HOSS, NORCROSS & JOHN-PAUL GARD (Online 7-30th August)



LINEUP: Elaina Hoss (vocals)  Dominic Norcross (sax) & John-Paul Gard (hammond organ),

Many will recognise Dominic from the colourful swing band, ‘The Numbers Racket’ that has amazed Brecon Jazz for the last few years, and he has also featured in the big band lineups at the Festival regularly.  Dominic has been a highly acclaimed and notable jazz saxophonist on the British scene and touring for many years. Digby Fairweather said it was, “like having Zoot Simms on stage playing next to me.”
Dominic’s lyrical style is akin to some of the greats in jazz performance, such as Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligan – but he has also toured with many in the Blues World. Ex Rolling Stone Mick Taylor called him, “the best rock ‘n’ roll sax player in Europe.”
Elaine Hoss is a much-loved jazz vocalist, has performed extensively in concerts and clubs across Wales, the UK and internationally. Highlights include the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, Disneyland Paris, the Millennium Centre, Cardiff, the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Elaina has been on tour to Spain, performing at the San Sebastian Jazz Festival, in a line-up including Keith Jarrett and Herbie Hancock.
John-paul Gard started playing Hammond organ at the age of 10 and since then has developed his own distinctive style – heavily influenced by Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff and Joey DeFrancesco. Recently John-paul joined the Jon Dalton Organ Trio based in Venice Beach USA and has released the album “Warm ghosts in a Cold World” .

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

Welsh »
WordPress Image Lightbox