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Wednesday Night Jazz at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB

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From October 11, 2023 19:00 until 22:00
Categories: Jazz Club
Fringe Jazz presents ART THEMEN QUARTET at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton. Bristol BS8 1LP  on Wednesday 11th October at 7PM. Tickets £20.

Art Themen - Saxophones
Huw Warren - Piano
Riaan Vosloo - Double Bass
Tony Orrell - Drums

Doors Open 7pm
Performance Starts at 7.30pm
We kick off our autumn season with the return of one of the greats of British Jazz, the incomparable Art Themen.
'One of the tiny handful of undeniably perfect jazz musicians' (The Observer)
Art's annual visit to Fringe Jazz is always a highpoint, rated by many the very best evenings we present. Tonight Art will be joined by three master musicians with Huw Warren on Piano, Riaan Vosloo on Double Bass and the wonderful Tony Orrell on Drums.

ART THEMEN is one of the most important musicians in the history of British Jazz. This living legend of a tenor player made his first impact on the scene in the 60's as a member of Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, followed by important contributions to the music of Mike Westbrook, Michael Garrick, Graham Collier and Jack Bruce. Then in 1974 Themen began an association with pianist Stan Tracey that lasted for twenty-five years and showcased Themen’s consistently creative saxophone playing in bands ranging in size from quartet and sextet to full jazz orchestra. Art Themen has continued to work at the highest level both in the UK and on the International stage. Having started out listening to the music of Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and John Coltrane, Themen's own individual creative voice is now seen as a major influence on the young players of today.

This is going to be a very special night, don't miss it.

Tickets are also available at TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop, 52 The Mall in Clifton Village.

FRINGE JAZZ, Wednesdays at 7PM at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton. Bristol BS8 1LP

Fringe Jazz at The Bristol Music Club is run in association with TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop


REMEMBER – buy an Advance Ticket to avoid disappointment.
Tickets are also available at the weekly gigs and at TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop, 52 The Mall in Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4JG. Treblerock is open all day Mon - Sat.