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Past Events

If you weren’t here for these past Jazz Club evenings then why not? This is what you’ve missed!

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Emily Francis TrioDecember 5th, 2016

Fast becoming one of the hottest young groups on the British Jazz scene, the Emily Francis Trio are a London based group who combine influences from Jazz-Funk, Soul and Progressive Rock with a traditional improvised sensibility, resulting in fresh and exciting compositions.

To date the trio have had several high profile shows including EFG London Jazz Festival, Ealing Jazz Festival and Cheltenham Jazz Festival as well their recent successful 10-date UK tour, which has earned them high acclaim among the Jazz fraternity. Their debut album “The Absent” received several highly positive reviews, which have all praised the group’s accessible and memorable writing. Find out more here.

Tommaso Starace QuartetNovember 7th, 2016

The Tommaso Starace Quartet came to Kenilworth to present their Cannonball Adderley Tribute.

Born in 1975 in Milano, Italy Tommaso started playing the saxophone and studying music at the age of 18. He moved to the United Kingdom in 1994 where he graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire with a Bmus first class honours and later at the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama with a Postgraduate Degree in jazz studies in the year 2000. He has performed with some of the most respected jazz musicians including Billy Cobham, David Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Stan Sulzmann, Jim Mullen, Jonathan Gee, Paolo Pellegatti, Gianni Giudici. In the year 2004 he collaborated with award-winning oscar film composer Dario Marianelli ( ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘ The Atonement’ ) recording music for ‘This Little Life’, a BBC drama for Channel Four.

In 2008 Tommaso was awarded an Honorary Membership by Birmingham Conservatoire given to him for his significant contributions made across the years within the various branches of the music profession.

Tommaso is currently busy performing concerts with his quartet all over Europe.

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