Friday, 8 September 2017

Monkmans Jazz Season 2017/18

Our 2017/18 series of Jazz events in association with Monkmans restaurant, Cunliffe Road start on 20th September, on the third Wednesday of the month through to 20 June. We have some great duo acts lined up for you from the North of England. Combined with an amazing 3 course meal you will have a great night out for £39.50.
For Bookings please call 01943 817 485


20 September Nik Svarc and Sam Dunn

Yorkshire based guitarists start the series with a two guitar special, playing a heady mix of original material and well known standards.
18 October Julie Edwards and Kevin Dearden
We enjoyed Julie Edwards fantastic jazz festival performance so much we have invited her and Kevin back for a second performance, this time at Monkmans. Julie is a true jazz singer supplying us with a mix of standards and some more contemporary songs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
15 November The Inside Outside Duo
Dr Kathy Dyson and John Dyson, guitar and sax, having played many French venues, come to Monkmans for the first time!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20 December Rebecca Frodsham

First time to Monkmans for Rebecca and Canadian guitarist Jeffrey Hewer, more details to follow!





 
17 January Birkett and Fisk
James and Emma make a welcome return to Monkmans, this time with their new cd, for an Ilkley CD launch! For those unfamiliar with their work, they present an entertaining, virtuosic and informative evening of the music of Venuti and Lang, the first great guitar and violin duo.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21 February Beverley Beirne and Adrian Knowles
Beverley returns, this time with bass player Adrian Knowles, playing some classic standards and little known gems.
'Finger clicking good' - Jenny Ells BBC radio York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21 March Stuart MacDonald
Stuart MacDonald, master sax man, is accompanied by vibes, playing the music of Milt Jackson, Gary Burton, Stan Getz and Stanley Turentine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18 April Zoe Gilby's Pannonica
Zoe returns after her fabulous performance at Ilkley Jazz Festival, this time with Paul (Monk) Edis on keys to play the music of Thelonious Monk with workds written by Zoe.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16 May Ben Lowman and Sam Dunn
The dynamic Duo of Ben Lowman (Sax) and Sam Dunn (Guitar) make a welcome return to Monkmans, playing standards from the golden age of jazz.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20 June Jazz vocalist Beverley Beirne closes the season.

In association with Ilkley Jazz Festival

 

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