Next Event - 19/11/2014  
 Sirkis/Bialas International Quartet
The Sirkis/Bialas International Quartet is a fresh new collaboration between Israeli UK-resident drummer/composer Asaf Sirkis, known for his work with the Lighthouse trio (ACT), Gilad Atz- mon, Tim Garland, Larry Corryel, John Abercrombie & the Asaf Sirkis trio, and Polish vocalist/ composer extraordinaire Sylwia Bialas (Germany-resident).

The quartet features USA resident bassist and harmonica player Patrick Bettison, and the acclaimed Frank Harrison on piano and keyboards (UK). With an emphasis on band interaction and sheer joy of playing, this band celebrates music from both collaborators, covering a wide range of influences such as contemporary classical music, Polish folk, South Indian & Middle Eastern musics as well as a wide range of dynamics – from the most delicate ballad all the way to high-energy electric virtuoso lines and everything in bet- ween. Expect soulful melodies, aerospheric sounds with strong grooves, a full colour electroa- coustic jazz with an ethnic touch and some uncommonly used instruments and sound effects. The quartet has recently been touring the UK and recording their new album 'Dreams Dreams'. The album will be officially released in November 2014.
Doors open at 7:30pm - Performance starts approx. 8:30pm - Members £7 - Non-Members £10


Upcoming Special and Ticketed Events  
Toby Stewarts’ Monsters on a Leash - The music of Tower of Power
Ticketed Event - Friday November 28th 2014

>MONSTERS ON A LEASH - 'The music of Tower of Power
MONSTERS ON A LEASH - 'The music of Tower of Power played by a stunning line-up comprising the finest and funkiest of London’s West-End players - prepare for a 'funky good time!'

The Monsters were born and raised in North America, fuelled on Motown and Funk, and seasoned on the road. Today after relocating to London they can be found playing their Tower of Power and Motown party sets in London’s exclusive hotels, nightclubs, aboard cruise ships and many city events throughout the year. The 10 piece band comprises of diverse performance credits from the Spice Girls to West End Shows, the Hard Hitting Rhythm Section, Power Horns and energy filled vocals will leave you gasping for air and nailed to the dance floor!

Doors open at 7:30pm - Performance starts approx. 8:30pm - Members £10 - Non-Members £13

Tickets also available every Wednesday from Swansea Jazzland

Jazzland Christmas Party - Alan Barnes with the Dave Cottle Trio
Ticketed Event - Wednesday December 17th 2014

>Alan Barnes
Alan is a firm favourite of ours at Swansea Jazzland. His impressive career has included two years with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, three years with the Tommy Chase Quartet and four years with Humphrey Lyttelton’s Band. His work on clarinet and saxes covers a staggering range and he includes Lester Young, Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins among his heroes. Alan played at the inaugural Swansea International Jazz Festival in June.

A great night on the way with the best of jazz, full of festive cheer and the party gets underway at 8pm!

Buffett included!

Doors open at 7:00pm - Performance starts approx. 8:00pm - Members £10 - Non-Members £13

Tickets also available every Wednesday from Swansea Jazzland


 

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