“NEW GENERATION JAZZ” Two Trios, Tuesday 11 June 8.00pm – 10:30pm
LINEUP1: Rachel Head Trio
Rachel Head – alto saxophone / Aeddan Williams – double bass / Jon Reynolds – drums
LINEUP2: Michael Blanchield Trio
Michael BlanchField – piano / Ben Manning – double bass / Eddie Jones-West – drums
Departing from the usual jazz club evening format to accommodate two linesups. This month, we feature six musicians who have graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama’s Jazz Performance degree, led by bassist Paula Gardiner. Continuing our support and partnership with this group, we showcase two different double bassists and two drummers, and a lead player on each of Alto sax and on Piano.
Known for her warm tone and beautiful compositions, saxophonist Rachel Head is one of the rising stars of the Welsh jazz scene. Pianist Michael Blanchield leads a number of admired jazz lineups and is also a popular figure with audiences, as compere of the College’s Foyer and Festival performances. The two bands will each perform a set which includes some of their own arrangements and compositions. These are experienced jazz musicians and band leaders who, during their studies have had performances, workshops and tuition with some of the leading names in UK and international jazz.
ALL WELCOME VISITORS, GUESTS (£12) AND MEMBERS (£10 – login required) UNDER 18s & Students (£5). Use our Ticket Link to pre-book or just pay on the door.
JAZZ SUPPER FROM 6PM £10 – PLEASE BOOK BY e-mail IN GOOD TIME – NOT ON THE DAY PLEASE
Members can join anytime – via our online box office CLICK_HERE or on the door. Don’t miss out these are great events in Brecon each month. You don’t need to be a ‘jazz buff’ or musician – there is something for every taste.