Christmas Special - Alan Barnes + 11

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Tuesday, December 3rd

Event Summary

British jazz legend Alan Barnes celebrated his 60th birthday this year. In 1959, the year of his birth, Art Pepper recorded a classic called Art Pepper+11 with arrangements by Marty Paice and featuring Art Pepper as the main soloist throughout. With this in mind, Alan commissioned Mark Nightingale to write 13 charts for 12 piece big band of tunes written in 1959, including Boogie Stop Shuffle (Mingus), Naima (Coltrane), Blowin’ the Blues Away (Silver), Dreamsville (Mancini), As Catch Can (Mulligan) Little Rootie Tootie (Monk), Single Petal of a Rose (Ellington) and A Felicidade ( Jobim). Pat White – trumpet
James Copus – trumpet/ flugel horn
Howard McGill – alto sax/ clarinet
Mark Nightingale – trombone and director
Gordon Campbell – trombone
Robert Fowler – tenor sax/ clarinet/ bass clarinet
Andy Panayi – tenor sax/ clarinet/ flute
Mick Foster – baritone sax/ bass clarinet
Robin Aspland – piano
Sam Burgess – bass
Matt Skelton – drums

Price: £17 (to include glass of fizz and mince pie!)

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The Harlington
236 Fleet Road
GU51 4BY

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The event runs from 7:15pm to 10:15pm on the following dates.
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