JAZZ EXCHANGE - TRIPLE-BILL Lyth Arts Centre - 28th May 2016
2nd May 2016
Caithness Big Band - we are always delighted to welcome back this happy gang who keep jazz alive in the north by playing the well-loved swing repertoire to a very high standard to which they add a few of their own surprises. We feel proud that Caithness has a big band of its own - there is nothing quite like that rich sound to get your feet tapping.
Sam Walker and Will Bartlett - two of the popular regulars on the London jazz scene using their weeks residency at Lyth to record an album of jazz standards arranged for piano and sax. Here are those timeless melodies which have been re-interpreted by countless jazz musicians, each one discovering something new in this musical treasure trove.
Fergus McCreddie Trio - Fergus is the new boy on the block with his trio winning lots of attention across Scotland with virtuoso piano playing. This is a chance to hear an exceptionally talented young man definitely on the way up.
Impressive – (The Scotsman)
One of Scotland's finest young pianists – (The Herald)
DATE: May 28, 2016
TIME: 7:30 pm
LENGTH: 3 hours
AGE SUITABILITY: 8+
LOCATION: Lyth Wick Scotland KW1 4UD
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Cosy beanbags, craft activities and free popcorn! Bring the whole family along and to enjoy a FREE family film every month here at Lyth Arts Centre. Follow the Facebook page and be the first to find out what our next film will be...
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