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ALEC DANKWORTH

QUARTET

‘World Spirit’

 

Inspired by Alec’s love of music from the Iberian peninsula, World Spirit crosses the Straights of Gibraltar into Africa and beyond. Joining forces with daughter Emily Dankworth, leading tenorist Brandon Allen and world percussionist Paul Clarvis they explore melodies from Africa, South America and other continents from a jazz perspective. Including Duke Ellington, Bela Flek, Antonio-Carlos Jobim, Abdullah Ibrahim and WC Handy originating from Ireland, Venezuela, Bulgaria, South Africa, Mali and Brazil, ‘World Spirit’ offers an evening of global song and improvisation with some of the world’s top jazz musicians.

Tickets: £15.00

25's & under: £7.50

18 & under: £1.00

Alec Dankworth is son of John Dankworth

and Cleo Laine, and an award-winning jazz

bassist and composer who leads several of his own groups and has worked with an amazing list of artists including Van Morrison,

Stephanne Grappelli and The Dave Brubeck

Quartet.

 

Emily Dankworth’s voice is forged from the

DNA of Jazz royalty – she has a few musicians in her family tree! She studied Jazz vocals at the Guildhall School of Music. and sings in the a capella group Vive, her own group and with Alec.

 

Branden Allen studied at the Perth

Conservatorium and re-locating to England has forged a name as a leading saxophonist on the UK scene working with the likes of Eric

Clapton, Jools Holland and Claire Martin to

name a few, and hosting the ‘Late Late Show’

at Ronnie Scotts with his quartet.

 

Paul Clarvis crosses all musical genres,

playing drums and worldwide percussion.

Working with musicians ranging from Mick

Jagger to Nina Simone, Harrison Birtwhistle,

Paul McCartney and Mark Anthony Turnage,

he juggles his career as a musician leading live groups such as Orquestra Mahatma, with

teaching at the Royal Academy of Music.2

event 4

The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury

7.30pm

Sunday 5th November

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Sunday 27th May

Part I: 3.30pm / Part II: 7.30pm

A SCHUBERT EXPERIENCE

Friday 8th June 8.00pm

EX CATHEDRA

‘Summer Music by Candlelight’

Sunday 5th November 7.30pm

ALEC DANKWORTH QUARTET

Sunday 12th November 3.00pm

AVISON ENSEMBLE

Monday 20th November 1 - 2.00pm

Delyth & Angarad DnA - Lunch time

Friday 1st December 7.30pm

EX CATHEDRA - Christmas

Sunday 14th January 6.00pm

QUINTETS AT TWILIGHT

Friday 16th February 7.30pm

MOUSSA DEMBELE

Sun 18th March 3.00pm

CARDUCCI STRING QUARTET I

"From Budapest to Vienna"

with Julian Bliss – clarinet

Friday 13th April 7.30pm

CBSO FRIENDS

Sunday 15th April 6.00pm

EUROPEAN UNION

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Friday 13th October 7.30pm

ZOË BEYERS - Solo Bach

Friday 9th February 7.30pm

PALISANDER RECORDER ENSEMBLE

Saturday 28th October 7.30pm

LONDON MOZART PLAYERS

Sunday 22nd October 2.30 - 3.00pm

WASTEPAPER OPERA CO.

Coffee Opera

Sun 13th May 3.00pm

CARDUCCI STRING QUARTET III

‘From Budapest to New York’

Sun 29th April 3.00pm

CARDUCCI STRING QUARTET II

‘From Budapest to Leipzig’

Monday 9th April 1.00 - 2.00pm

CONVIVIO - Lunch time