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Live Review: Studio 9 Orchestra at KineoJazz

Studio 9 Orchestra KineoJazz @ The Basement, Brighton Sunday 14th June, 2015       This gig marked the return of the successful KineoJazz series from a few years ago which featured some big names of jazz such as Lonnie Liston Smith, Joe Lee Wilson and Claire Martin.     The band performed their usual eclectic mixture…

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Studio 9 Orchestra Interview

The Studio 9 Orchestra was formed in 2011 by Scott Sheridan and Philippe Guyard. Here, saxophonist Philippe discusses the orchestra’s latest project, a suite composed by Simon d’Souza based on the poetry of thirteenth century Sufi poet Rumi. How did the project come about?     “For Studio 9 it was a meeting of several ideas…

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A Brief Guide to the Big Bands of Sussex

The Freddy Woods Big Band     One of the longest surviving big bands in Sussex, the Freddy Woods Big Band in Horsham was formed nearly forty years.     Expect to hear some of the classics from Basie and Ellington alongside arrangements of tunes by Benny Golson,  John Coltrane and many others.     They perform on…