A Jazzy Christmas Tickets
The youth big band Jambone will perform a support set at Ushaw College ahead of the Alan Barnes Christmas Carol concert.
This cross-border quartet return to the Jazz Bar with new material building on their acclaimed 2016 release ‘Sure Will Hold a Boat’. Expect more off-kilter earworms and heartfelt ballads mining the stray seams of jazz, improv, funk and prog-rock. Wilson, a Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra stalwart, has worked with everyone from Evan Parker to John Faddis and Bill Wells. Paul Edis is on call for the likes of Tim Garland, Julian Siegel and Alan Barnes; Drummer Adam Sinclair’s extraordinary versatility is in demand for acts as diverse as Tony Kofi, The Unthanks, Nitin Sawhney and Therapy? “Joyous solos…brilliant rhythm team… This is the sound of a band having fun” – The Jazz Mann; “As good as it gets” – Bebop Spoken Here
A solo set from Pianist Paul Edis followed by a set from the most talented young jazz musicians in the North East.