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Cape Town-born pianist/composer Philip Clouts’ South African roots have inspired a voyage of discovery that has led to him soaking up the joyful passion of Caribbean calypso, the bluesy melodies of middle eastern praise songs, the exuberant sway of Cuban dance music and the tuneful essence of Gospel while honouring jazz heroes including Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, and Charles Lloyd. Joined by rising star saxophonist Samuel Eagles, bassist Tim Fairhall and drummer Kiran Bhatt, Philip brings his musical journey alive with superb…Find out more »
Having performed both nationally and internationally, at festivals such as the Romerias de Mayo, Holguin, Cuba (2010), the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival, Mexico (2006), the Manchester Jazz Festival (2011) and the 2008 London Bossanova Festival. Canadian American Records nominated Neil and his trio in 2011 and 2012 for the initial ballot of the Grammy awards, for best improvised solo and best instrumental jazz album respectively. Also, the trio were nominated for the UK Jazz Services promoters choice award in 2008.…Find out more »
Here are five things you need to know about Mischa Lindan, coming to Davenham Theatre in July:- • He is a classical violin soloist sponsored by Sir Paul McCartney • Mischa studied at Chetham‘s School of Music in Manchester • He was evacuated from the Chernobyl reactor explosion area by a charity and resettled with a family in the North West • Mischa plays a variety of popular tunes such as the themes from the Godfather, Schindler's List and Wallace…Find out more »
Kevin Hassett’s REDUX ‘Redux’ offers an energetic jazz based musical entertainment for both jazz listeners and non-jazz live music lovers. The repertoire is an eclectic, lively and original amalgam of freshly interpreted and arranged jazz standards leavened with blues and soul. The Band features Kevin Hassett on vocals Paul Matthews on Guitar Jeff Henson on Bass Rob Phillips on Drums and is a live spin off from the Studio based Project Kevin Hassett’s ‘A’ Game whose 3rd album ‘Rules of…Find out more »
ROD PICOTT returns to Davenham Theatre as part of his extensive 2019 UK and European tour Seventeen years ago Nashville based Rod Picott dropped his tool belt, picked up an acoustic guitar and released his first album Tiger Tom Dixon’s Blues. The acclaimed debut put a nail in the coffin of his construction career and ignited his second career as a singer-songwriter. Rod's new album, his tenth, Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil, is recorded, mixed and mastered -…Find out more »
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