Jazz News (Oct. 2019)

Skinny Pelembe at Brighton’s Patterns

Guitarist/vocalist Skinny Pelembe tours the UK in October with dates across England, Wales and Scotland. He is currently promoting his latest album Dreaming Is Dead Now on Brownswood Recordings. He appears at Patterns in Brighton on Thursday 17th October with support from Elsa Hewitt.

 

Guildford Jazz Festival

2020 will see the launch of Guildford Jazz Fest ’20, a weekend jazz festival to be held at The Electric Threatre in Guildford. Bassist and jazz promoter Marianne Windham has been running Guildford Jazz since 2012 and has put on numerous one-day festivals and monthly gigs in the Guildford area. Earlier this year she announced that drummer Bill Bruford would become patron.

 

Liane Carroll at The Verdict

Vocalist and pianist Liane Carroll returns to The Verdict in Brighton on Friday 18th October with her regular trio of Roger Carey on bass and Spike Wells on drums. Tickets are now on sale, though previous performances have sold out well in advance.

 

Gregory Porter UK Tour in May 2020

US vocalist Gregory Porter has announced the dates for his UK tour in May next year, ending in Brighton. The tour includes four dates at London’s Royal Albert Hall, where he recorded his latest live album. Tickets are now available for all dates. The tour ends at the Brighton Centre on 26th May.