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Orphy Robinson Septet: Bobby Hutcherson Project

Full Price : £22

Age 17-29: £11

16 and under: £1

When : Sun 14th Oct at 5:00pm (Ends - 6:30pm)

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Where : The Mechanics Hall - Full details below ▼

Category : Ticketed, Headliners


Orphy Robinson, former Jazz Warriors member and Blue Note artist, has helped turn the tide of jazz in the UK from continual reproduction of standards to contemporary compositions distinctly UK and World Music in nature. He is a prolific composer and educator and performs across genres, with artists such as Robert Plant, Nigel Kennedy and Andy Shephard.

In September 2016 Orphy Robinson assembled a band to pay homage to vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson shortly after his passing. Voted “Live Experience Of The Year” at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards, a septet from the same gifted players will play Bobby’s compositions, arranged by Orphy Robinson.

With Orphy Robinson (vibraphone), Byron Wallen (trumpet), Tony Kofi (saxophone), Rowland Sutherland (flute), Robert Mitchell (piano), Dudley Phillips (bass) and Mark Mondesir (drums).

Orphy Robinson interviewed on JazzFM for the original performance of this tribute:

Venue Info - The Mechanics Hall

The magnificently restored nineteenth century Mechanics Institute hall is our main concert venue. Full bar facilities are available for all Festival concerts. A full range of meals and snacks are also available throughout the Festival. The Festival Book Office is also located at the Mechanics Hall over the Festival weekend.

Contact Details


The Mechanics Hall Peel Street, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6BW.

Tel: 01484 844587

Fully accessible for disabled people.