Regular Sunday lunchtime diet of jazz at St George’s cafe
- Credit: Norfolk Jazz
Sunday lunchtime jazz is being introduced to the menu at St George's Theatre café in Great Yarmouth.
The regular sessions aim to provide a varied diet of music for jazz fans and attract a new audience to the reviving venue in the heart of the town.
The first one is on Sunday February 18 and features Norfolk Jazz, who – like the other bands - will be majoring in jazz standards and music from the American songbook. Tim Densham (clarinet and sax), Peter Gregory (guitar) Liz Underdown (bass) and Vic Brown (drums) are a versatile combination whose experience ranges from skiffle and rock and roll to orchestral and dance music.
Tickets are £6 and jazz fans are also invited to combine the music with enjoying a light lunch at St George's café.
Norfolk Jazz drummer Vic Brown is organising the jazz events and said: 'We have built up a regular and loyal audience at similar sessions we have run at Sheringham Little Theatre over the past three years and are excited about taking jazz to another venue.'
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Other jazz sessions include:
March 18 – Tom Harris Trio - New takes on old favourites from Tom Harris (piano), Vilem Hais (double bass) and Neil Kane (drums).
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April 15 – The Art of the Trio – Music of the great jazz guitarists including Herb Ellis, Barney Kessell, Tal Farlow and Oscar Moore by Phil Brooke (guitar), Simon Brown (piano) and Ivars Galenieks (bass)
May 20 – Red Shadow Quartet – original material and jazz standards from Peter Hayes (piano), Trevor Rowland (sax), Dave Pullin (bass) and Rob Masters (drums).
Other upcoming musical offerings at St George's include:
March 3 - Aba Queens – Mamma Mia. Here I go Again!
March 10 - Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers
March 17 - Pure Floyd
March 23 - Hayley Moyses and the Britgrass Three
April 7 - Twist and Shout 1960s nostalgia
April 25 – The Fureys
May 5 – Jersey Guys
May 12 – Lee Vasey Band party night
May 18 – Kast Off Kinks
May 19 - Tina Turner tribute
June 2 -Rolling Clones
Tickets and details from the box office on 01493 331484 or www.stgeorgestheatre.com