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This Autumn, Greek sax star Vasilis Xenopoulos releases a new album celebrating the spirit and music of one of his musical heroes, Dexter Gordon. Vasilis will be bringing his quintet to Guildford to perform music from the album which consists of some of Dexter’s original tunes (specially arranged for this project), a few standards played in a “Dexter” style and a couple of original tunes written by Vasilis and inspired from Dexter’s legacy.Find out more »
A hundred year journey through the lives and music of the great jazz trumpet players including Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis and more….
Featuring trumpeter Stuart Henderson, formerly principal trumpet of The Scots Guards Band in Her Majesty’s Household Division and now playing on the UK jazz scene with many of the countries finest jazz musicians.
A fantastically exciting, playful and inventive saxophonist, Art Themen has been a beloved character of the British jazz scene for over 50 years, in the bands of Alexis Korner and Stan Tracey among many others, and remains as brilliant and inimitable as ever.Find out more »
Distinctive and creative, Ian Shaw has been cited, along with Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, as one of the world’s finest male jazz vocalists. Twice winner of the BBC Jazz Awards, and winner for Jazz Vocalist of the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Ian has already amassed a number of highly acclaimed internationally released albums. An evening of rollercoaster musical emotion and non-stop entertainment!Find out more »
The ever popular Comedy Songbook with a special Christmas theme.Find out more »
At the Electric Theatre on Monday 23rd December @ 7.30pm. Join jazz superstars Claire Martin and Liane Carroll on Christmas Eve Eve, as they frolic their way through some festive favourites. Claire Martin, OBE Linn recording artist Claire Martin has to worldwide critical acclaim established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the…Find out more »
At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 8th March 2020 @ 7.30pm. Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world. Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a tribute band can be and resulting in sell-out performances across the UK. ‘There can only be one Kate Bush’ says vocalist Mandy Watson, who never attempts to mimic Kate on stage. ‘When you sing her music…Find out more »