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Alan Barnes & William Ellis - Live! Scarborough Jazz Festival, September 25th

Published: 2011-09-22
William Ellis is one of the world's leading jazz photographers and also an informative and highly entertaining speaker who has given talks on his work internationally. In this show, as his photographs are screened, William gives us the story behind each shot, and saxophonist Alan Barnes leads an all-star band performing a piece by each selected musician.

Saxophonists Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter
b.1933
saxophone
, Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins
b.1930
saxophone
and Illinois Jaquet will be spotlighted, and the inclusion of trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
1917 - 1993
trumpet
, Miles Davis
Miles Davis
Miles Davis
1926 - 1991
trumpet
and Clark Terry
Clark Terry
Clark Terry
b.1920
trumpet
make the presence of the mighty Bruce Adams
Bruce Adams
Bruce Adams
b.1951
essential. The David Newton
David Newton
b.1958
trio will swing as intensely as usual with works by Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
b.1940
piano
and Horace Silver
Horace Silver
Horace Silver
b.1928
piano
. Sprinkle in some Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus
1922 - 1979
bass, acoustic
and this will be a brilliant insight into the players behind some of the greatest jazz ever heard.

For ticket information call Jazz Festival Box Office: +44 (0) 1723 357869


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