Gilad Atzmon: ‘Hardest gigging man in British jazz’ plays Quay Arts

Israeli-born British jazz saxophonist, novelist, political activist and writer heads to Quay Arts this Friday for the Jazz Cafe sessions.

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The Quay Arts Jazz Cafe returns this Friday (1 March) with multi-instrumentalist Gilad Atzmon.

His album Exile was the BBC jazz album of the year in 2003 and he’s been described by John Lewis from the Guardian as the “hardestgigging man in British jazz”.

Gilad has recorded nine albums to date, many often exploring political themes and the music of the Middle East.

Prior to the gig starting, the cafe is open for the usual Jazz Cafe supper. Full menu details are available over on Events OnTheWight.

For a taster of what to expect check out the video below. Tickets for the event can be booked through Quay Arts Box Office by calling 822490. Gig at 8pm. Bar and Menu from 6.30pm. Tickets £11 / £13 on the door.



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Tuesday, 26th February, 2013 11:45am

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2 Comments

  1. Bass Gurl's comment is rated +1 Vote +1 Vote -1

    26.Feb.2013 11:54am

    Not to be missed. Superb. I must’ve missed this one being advertised. Am definitely going to book tickets later for this.

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  2. steephilljack's comment is rated +1 Vote +1 Vote -1

    26.Feb.2013 8:41pm

    The best jazzman in UK IMO. His range of styles and emotions is amazing. He has been a great influence on the British jazz scene in addition to his regular international tours.
    Challenging stuff but,if you like to see the roof lift off, he’s your man. Not to be missed.

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