Next Event - 16/04/2014
Davide Logiri Quintet
Italian pianist Davide Logiri is a graduate of the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan, where he now lives. His quintet will be laying a repertoire of mostly jazz standards and includes Ben Thomas on Trumpet and Andrew Fawcett on saxophone.

www.davidelogiri.eu



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Simon Allen With the Dave Cottle Trio
Ticketed Event - Sunday May 11th 2014

Saxophonist Simon Allen
* includes 2 Course Dinner *
To be held at The Village Hotel, Fabian Way, Swansea - 1:00pm – 4:00pm


Simon began his career with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Pendulum Jazz Orchestra, performing alongside the likes of Jazz Stars Art Themen, Gerard Presencer, Jamie Cullum and Peter King. After being a winner in the Daily Telegraph ‘Young Jazz’ competition, and a finalist in the ‘Young Jazz Musician of the Year’, Simon gained a place at the Royal Academy of Music, and was selected to join UK drummer Clark Tracey’s acclaimed Quintet, winning further awards and touring the UK over 7 years. Simon is also a member of the Laurence Cottle All Star Big Band, and works with Colin Towns Mask Orchestra for the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Matthew Herbert Big Band, touring around Germany, China, Belgium and Poland. He has appeared at major UK venues and festivals including Ronnie Scott’s, the Barbican and Brecon Jazz Festival, and worked with an astonishing array of top musicians from the jazz and pop world.
Simon has been featured in Stan Tracey CBE’s various groups, and on Jools Holland’s “Later” TV show performing a track from the album. Outside of jazz, Simon leads a horn section, which among others has backed Phil Collins, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney. Simon has been working with Jamie Cullum, Beverley Knight and Florence Rawlings, a young soul singer managed by Mike Batt. Simon has also recently released an album under his own name, “Any Minute Now – Simon Allen Quintet” (2011).

Tickets also available every Wednesday from Swansea Jazzland

 

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