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Feb
12
Sun
JAZZ at the JPC: Art Themen Quartet
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
JAZZ at the JPC: Art Themen Quartet @ John Peel Centre

Art Themen Quartet

The exciting, playful and inventive saxophonist and beloved character of the British jazz scene for over 50 years, Art Themen is a living legend. Whether with Alexis Korner and Stan Tracey in the 1960s and 1970s or purveying his own vibrant projects, Art remains as brilliant and inimitable as ever. With Chris Ingham (piano), Malcolm Creese (bass) and George Double (drums).

One of the tiny handful of undeniably perfect jazz musicians” THE OBSERVER

Jazz individualism at its joyous best…” THE GUARDIAN

 


Doors open 2.30pm

Seated

Tickets £13 adv/ £15 otd.

Book online (fee applies) or call our Box Office on 01449 774678 (open 10am to 2pm weekdays).

Licensed bar.


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Forthcoming events:

May 14th – A Brief History of Jazz – Paul Higgs Quartet

August 13th – Jazz at the JPC: Embraceable Ella – Joanna Eden

November 19th – The Jazz of Dudley Moore – Chris Ingham Trio

 

 

 

 

May
14
Sun
JAZZ at the JPC: A Brief History of Jazz – Paul Higgs Quartet
May 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
JAZZ at the JPC: A Brief History of Jazz - Paul Higgs Quartet @ John Peel Centre

A Brief History Of Jazz

Paul Higgs Quartet

A delightful musical tour of jazz’s history with music from legends Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker and Miles Davis with stylistic nods to New Orleans, swing, bebop, cool jazz, modal and Latin. Musical Director and Composer at the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, National Theatre and the RSC, Paul is also widely recognised as one of the UK’s best jazz trumpeters. With Chris Ingham (piano), Malcolm Creese (bass) and George Double (drums).

A gorgeous tone, unflagging inspiration, stylistic cognizance at its most perceptive and enviably faultless chops” JAZZ RAG


Doors open 2.30pm

Seated

Tickets £13 adv/ £15 otd.

Book online (fee applies) or call our Box Office on 01449 774678 (open 10am to 2pm weekdays).

Licensed bar.

 

 

Aug
13
Sun
Jazz at the JPC: Embraceable Ella – Joanna Eden
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jazz at the JPC: Embraceable Ella - Joanna Eden @ John Peel Centre

Embraceable Ella Joanna Eden

 

Singer Joanna Eden, mentor and teacher to pop superstar Sam Smith, is acclaimed for her silky smooth vocals with Jazz At The Movies and her own jazz and songwriting projects. Today she salutes her vocal heroine Ella Fitzgerald. Swinging, scatting and visiting the best of Ella’s legendary songbook series, Joanna presents a memorable evening full of music, anecdote and infused with the spirit of the First Lady Of Song. With Chris Ingham (piano), Andres Lafone (bass) and George Double (drums).

Joanna is the reason I sing” SAM SMITH

Eden’s honeyed vocals…great diction and innate jazz timing, ringing out clear as a bell” MARLBANK

 


Doors open 2.30pm

Seated

Tickets £13 adv/ £15 otd.

Book online (fee applies) or call our Box Office on 01449 774678 (open 10am to 2pm weekdays).

Licensed bar.

Nov
19
Sun
Jazz at the JPC: The Jazz of Dudley Moore – Chris Ingham Trio
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jazz at the JPC: The Jazz of Dudley Moore - Chris Ingham Trio @ John Peel Centre

The Jazz of Dudley Moore  Chris Ingham Trio

Beloved comic actor Dudley Moore (1935-2002) was also a dazzling jazz pianist and a composer of wit and depth. The Chris Ingham Trio revisit Dudley’s fabulous 1960s jazz in an entertaining presentation packed with fascinating anecdote and gorgeous swinging music, as heard on their acclaimed CD Dudley. With Chris Ingham (piano), Geoff Gascoyne (bass) and George Double (drums).

Swing, humour and poignancy, a jazz joy” **** MOJO

A vibrant and moving homage” DOWNBEAT (USA)

Dudley would have been delighted” **** OBSERVER


Doors open 2.30pm

Seated

Tickets £13 adv/ £15 otd.

Book online (fee applies) or call our Box Office on 01449 774678 (open 10am to 2pm weekdays).

Licensed bar.