Marsden Jazz Festival
2017
6th-8th
October
Jazz In The Yorkshire Pennines
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Bonga / Mwamba / Champion

Full Price : £8

Child (16 and under): £

When : Sat 7th Oct at 12:00pm (Ends - 1:00pm)

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Where : Marsden Royal British Legion - Full details below ▼

Category : Headliners, New Stream, Ticketed

Description

A rare opportunity to experience three titans of free improv in close quarters. The group was first formed for a one-off gig in Newcastle with the help of Paul Bream from Jazz North East. Such was the chemistry of the trio, a recording was subsequently made and released in 2016 as “The Paperstone Suite”.

Featuring extended instrumental techniques and sonic textures varying between intricate quietness and fiery loudness, to witness a performance is to experience intense listening and communication between the musicians.

With Ntshuks Bonga (alto saxophone), Corey Mwamba (vibraphone) and Andy Champion (double bass).

“Paperstone Suite is a jewel of free jazz artistry, conceived and created in the moment, doing what Pukwana, Moholo and their confrères did five decades ago, bringing the love and brilliance of Africa to the very heart of England.” (The Morning Star)

Dr Strange

Sponsor: Dr Strange

Venue Info - Marsden Royal British Legion

A large, friendly club with dance floor and a range of very reasonably priced drinks including Tetley bitter and mild, John Smith bitter, and Carlsberg lager. Sandwiches are available at the bar.

Contact Details

Address:

Marsden Royal British Legion Grange Estates, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6AJ.

Tel: 01484 843617

Venue accessible to disabled people with assistance.

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