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Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB

February 2020

Durham Jazz Society Presents: Stephane Grappelli After Hours

19/02/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£3.00 – £5.00

A night for the strings, Durham University Jazz Society presents the life and work of jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli. From the era of Quintette du Hot Club de France to his unique renditions of classic jazz standards, enjoy an evening of improvisation and gypsy jazz. Sonia Bae on violin, Tom Burgess and Jack Theaker on guitar, Isaac Costello on bass, Angus Shennan on keys and David Byfield on drums. Including a special guest, Clara Falkowksa on flugelhorn/violin.

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May 2021

JazzSoc hosts: Tom Ollendorf Trio

30/05/2021 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£3.00 – £5.00

Professional jazz guitarist Tom Ollendorf is touring to celebrate the release of his debut record, 'A Song For You'. Join us for our first live gig in over a year, as we hear the trio perform some smooth, harmonious tunes, with Conor Chaplin on bass and Marc Michel on drums.

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December 2021

Tom Ollendorff Gig

01/12/2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£4.00 – £5.00

Jazz Society are delighted to welcome guitarist Tom Ollendorff , who has been fast building a reputation as an outstanding improviser and imaginative composer. His album A Song For You is an elegantly accomplished mix of gracefully grooving songlike themes, warmly conversational improvising, baroque-like unaccompanied etudes, and headlong fast-bop swing. Come and hear him play at Cafédral on 1st December at 20:00!

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February 2022

After Hours #1 – An Evening of Standards

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£4.00 – £5.00

JazzSoc's first of many in our After Hours gig series! Come and see some of JazzSocs finest musicians play some great music in Cafedral.

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Bossa Nova After Hours

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£4.00 – £5.00

JazzSoc’s second After Hours of the term is an exciting recital of music from the fantastic Brazilian genre of Bossa Nova. An outstanding genre within Jazz, Bossa Nova is a Latin American samba tradition that has also been a spark of inspiration for jazz musicians like Dexter Gordon and Cannonball Adderley. Featuring compositions and arrangements by Antônio Carlos Jobim, João Gilberto, Dizzy Gillespie, and many more, highlighting the authentic Bossa Nova sound as well as its collaboration with American Jazz. Come to Cafédral to see some of JazzSoc’s great musicians perform a showcase of these fantastic Brazilian tunes!

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Kurt Elling After Hours

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafédral, Owengate House
Durham, DH1 3NB
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£4.00 – £5.00

One of the greatest jazz vocalists of his generation, JazzSoc pays tribute to the phenomenal Kurt Elling through a selection of his original takes on standards, popular song and original numbers. With a phenomenal band undertaking everything from blitzing swing tunes to strident Latin grooves, this is not one to be missed!

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