TALK: ASHLEY J LONG (Online 7-30th August)



LINEUP: Ashley J long (double bass, vibes) in conversation with Dave Jones (piano)
Ashley is a renowned jazz bassist and musician who has toured and recorded globally, performing with many international artists and leading UK names. A virtuoso improviser,
Ashley has developed a unique approach to the instrument, creating innovative new performance techniques, including methods of preparing the bass.
Over 20 composers have written new works for him, and he has had performances broadcast on television and radio across U.K and Europe. Fellow performer jazz pianist Dave Jones, who is also a writer,
composer and teacher, joins Ashley to discuss creativity in the lockdown, jazz scholarship and musical composition. Dave also presents a special award of recognition to his friend, on behalf of the organisers of Brecon Jazz Club & Festival.

TO JOIN ‘BRECON JAZZ ONLINE’, simply register and sign up with us now. We’ve made the 2020 Festival FREE, but first, we encourage you to make a donation and help cover running BJF this year without ticket income or arts funding. Click anywhere on the image below to be linked to Vialma (‘enriching journey’ through the arts), our dedicated music platform partner. There, you will be offered a free subscription which gives you access for all of August. In Vialma, you can receive all of BJF2020, and a lot more. You only need to register and join once, and just with an email address: reminder messages will be posted to you when the festival starts and closes.

Please help with a small donation first – every little bit helps – you will then be taken to the BJF2020 sign in page

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