Concert Jazz Event in the Chilterns
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Lewis Wright Vibraphone sensation
Jazz as it should be heard in perfect acoustics, seated in relaxing surroundings.
Concert Jazz Presents on Wed 14th Nov 07
@ The Jazz Suite, Wellington St, Thame OX9 3WT
The Lewis Wright Quartet - formed in the autumn of 2001 and combines the talents of
Lewis Wright - Vibraphone
Simon Brown - Piano
Andy Doyle - Double Bass
Will Clarke - Drums
Lewis Wright Phenomenal fluid improviser at the tender age of 18 years - began his musical education at the age of 3 when his father, a percussion teacher and professional musician began giving him formal drum lessons. He took up Piano as well - at the age of 7 as he showed a keen interest in the Vibraphone and was advised to take up the piano first. He then started Vibraphone at the age of 9 when he was bought a set of Premier Vibes. They have played at venues such as The Boxford Fleece Jazz Club in Suffolk, The Sands Jazz Club in Lincolnshire, the Wigan Jazz Festival, Peterborough Jazz Club, The Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer, and Pizza on the Park in London. Lewis has worked with such musicians as Bill le Sage, Lennie Bush, Jack Parnell, Marc Parnell, Mike Capocci, Peter King, Jean Toussaint, Kate Williams, Mark Lockheart, Alan Skidmore, and Roger Beaujolais. He is currently studying jazz at Trinity College of Music in London.
Simon Brown since graduating from UEA in 1990, has worked as a performer, teacher of piano, and music arranger and regularly appears at the most popular jazz clubs in the East Anglia region. His involvement in Blues, and Jazz combos have led to appearances at the Soho, Parsons Green and Cheltenham jazz festivals, and over the years has shared the billing with the likes of Jools Holland, The James Taylor Quartet, Stacey Kent and Bobby Wellins
Andy Doyle After playing bass guitar in the Norwich funk band, The Persuaders, he studied bass with double bass guru Jeff Cline in London. He is in great demand playing with the likes of Jim Mullen, Don Weller, Alan Barnes and Martin Speake and other UK jazz artists, both on stage and in the recording studio.
Will Clark Since leaving school Will has been working as a pro drummer / percussionist and is at present resident in London. He graduated from City University (with tutoring from the likes of Trevor Tomkins) where he completed a 3-year music technology degree. He has been playing with Simon for several years and has worked with a vast array of the UK Jazz scenes talent.
More info on http://www.jazzeddie.f2s.com/Gig29LewisWright.htm
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The Superb Venue – has a raised dais stage, 120 capacity with seating & tables with large bar, all on the Ground Floor wheelchair facilities,
DOORS & BARS OPEN 7.30pm / CONCERT FROM 8.30pm till 11.00pm
Ideal Concert Jazz, no babble, just good clean straight ahead blowing session for Music Aficionados.
Get a Nightlife and experience it.
Tickets £10 on the Night (Advance Direct Booking £9 Conc. £8 & Students £5)
Email Reservations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 01844 353117
Text 0778 656 2133
Future Attractions -
Dan Smiths Bassoon & Beyond Jazz Quartet
– CD Launch celebration 28th November 07
Stekpanna - a la Russe – 12th December 07 truly International Group with Russian Guests
Get a Nightlife and experience it - Straight Talkin’ Jazz!
- Jazz Eddie
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