Sunday at the College at Jazzleeds Festival at Leeds College Of Music
International jazz star (and former stand up comedian!) Ian Shaw will be here with his trio with music from his new album Shine Sister Shine at the College of music on the afternoon of Sunday 22 July
Leeds pianist Jamil Sheriff with his tribute to playwright Bill Naughton “Raefe’s Dilemma”- afternoon of Sunday 22 July
“Delights of the Duke” - Alan Barnes Ellingtonians Octet : Sunday evening 22 July at Leeds College of Music
A celebration of the Duke’s music sixty years after Duke Ellington met the Queen in Leeds on Saturday, October 18, 1958. The Queen and the Duke were guests of honour at the finale of the Leeds Centenary Music Festival. The Duke sent Her Majesty a copy of his 1959 composition as a gift and it remains one of his most remarkable, but least well-known, works “The Queens Suite”. It will feature in the Ellington Celebration concert at the festival with music by saxman Alan Barnes and his eight piece “Ellingtonians” band....
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