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An incredible line-up has been booked for this unique 2 day Jazz / Blues event in Bloomsbury.
Generations Jazz Festival, March 12th-13th 2005
The Generations Jazz festival is unique in that it is an International Standard music festival for young people, by young people. This sums up what the Festival is all about.
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Format and Ticket Information
On entry the audience will be free to see what they wish throughout the day, on our 5 separate stages. Opening times are 3.30pm on Saturday and 2.30pm on Sunday, and acts will on until close.
Day Tickets – Advance: £15 Student/U18, £18 Adult advance
– Door: £18 Student/U18, £22 Adult
Weekend Tickets – Advance: £26 Student/U18, £32 Adult
– Door: £32 Student/U18, £40 Adult
TIMETABLE OF PERFORMANCE STARTS
SATURDAY MARCH 12
4pm Kirk Lightsey with Bobby Wellins
5.15pm Kirk Lightsey with Bobby Wellins
7pm Generations Jazz Orchestra plays Duke Ellington 9pm Ben Allison’s Medicine Wheel
10.25pm Ben Allison’s Medicine Wheel
3.30pm University of London Jazz Orchestra
4.45pm University of London Jazz Orchestra
5.45pm Malcolm Earle Smith’s VoxCity5
7pm Malcolm Earle Smith’s VoxCity5
8.30pm The Spoonful
9.45 The Spoonful
4pm Josh Ison Tom Wood Quartet
5pm Josh Ison Tom Wood Quartet
8.45pm Benny Greenslade-Stanton’s Whirligig
9.45pm Benny Greenslade-Stanton’s Whirligig
4.30pm Guildhall School of Music and Drama Student Showcase
8.45pm Dave Holland
9.45pm Dave Holland
STUDENTS UNION BAR, CAFÃ
3.45pm Workshop with Malcolm Earle Smith
5.15pm Olivia Tebutt
7pm Red Stripe Band
8pm Red Stripe Band
9pm Jam Session Open to All
SUNDAY MARCH 13
3.45pm John Escreet
5pm John Escreet
6.30pm Generations Jazz Orchestra plays Benny Goodman
8pm Dennis Rollins Badbone & Co.
9.15pm Dennis Rollins Badbone & Co.
3pm Allen Beechey’s Bright Stars of Jazz
4.15pm Allen Beechey’s Bright Stars of Jazz
5.30pm Joe Stilgoe
6.30pm Joe Stilgoe
7.45pm Earles 11 with guest Enrico Tomasso
9pm Earles 11 with guest Enrico Tomasso
3.15pm Dan Spanner’s Jazz Punks
4.15pm Dan Spanner’s Jazz Punks
5.15pm James Eaton Generators
6.15pm James Eaton Generators
3.15pm Trinity College of Music Student Showcase Groups
STUDENTS UNION BAR, CAFÃ
3pm UCL Jazz Society Groups
5.45pm The MP’s
7pm The MP’s
8.10pm Jam Session
For timings, please email for the timetable, or check http://www.generationsjazz.co.uk
Ben Allisonâs Medicine Wheel Groundbreaking and award winning original music from the co-founder of the Jazz Composers Collective of New York.
Press Documents (pictures and articles) at http://www.benallison.com/support/presskit/
Dennis Rollins Badbone & Co. – “the most exciting British trombonist for decades” Jazzwise. Bio and pictures available at http://www.dennisrollins.com/biography.htm
Kirk Lightsey & Bobby Wellins – American Pianist of the golden era, renowned for his work with Chet Baker and Dexter Gordon, is teamed up with Britains own golden era giant, Bobby Wellins http://www.bobbywellins.co.uk
Malcolm Earle Smith VoxCity: An original group featuring vocal duets including Nia Lynn and Malcolm, who is also on Trombone. http://www.malcolmearlesmith.com
Earles 11 Malcolm Earle Smith teams up with Enrico Tomasso to create Basie Style improvised Swing to dance to!
Generations Jazz Orchestra with Richard Lanyi: The Premier show for the Festival Directors newest project, playing authentically the music of Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman.
Allen Beechey’s Bright Stars of Jazz – Good-time driving jazz style of Eddie Condon, Louis Armstrong, Wild Bill Davison and their colleagues of the 1930’s-50’s. http://www.brightstarsofjazz.co.uk
The Spoonful: London’s Premier Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. http://www.thespoonful.com
The Red Stripe Band: A Boogie Woogie set-up. http://www.theredstripeband.com
Lautrec: delicious Sample delics (Guardian). A modern and original group, that incorporates Jazz and electronic sampled music, as well as special guests! http://www.lautrecmusic.com
Joe Stilgoe: Talented Young Singer/Pianist with great potential and appeal.
Josh Ison: An exceptional young Tenor Saxophonist.
Benny Greenslade-Stanton: A young Australian Trombonist with a formidable young British band, playing Ben’s originals.
John Escreet: Young Pianist rapidly making his name, and also playing for Dennis Rollins.
JazzArc: A young London based jazz musician collective led by drummer Julian Saul.
Dan Spanner’s Jazz Punks:Combine jazz, funk, rock and ska styles.
University of London Jazz Orchestra: 25 Piece group, led by Richard Lanyi
Trinity College of Music: Showcase groups from their Jazz Students.
Guildhall School of Music: Showcase groups from their Jazz students.
The MP’s: A hard driving jazz/funk group.
Olivia Tebutt: up-coming Jazz Vocalist.
The Bridge: Jazz/Funk group made from Trinity and other students.
James Eaton Generators: Hammond Organ Trio http://www.thegenerators.co.uk
For further press information, please contact Richard Lanyi on:
Generations Jazz Ltd.
25 St. Mary’s Avenue
Mobile: 07855 552 946