Printer Friendly

Jazz great in Anglesey.

ON Wednesday, October 30 North Wales Jazz will be presenting one of Britain''''s jazz greats, the award winning tenor saxophonist, Dave O''''Higgins, at the Victoria Hotel, Menai Bridge.

A popular and well-known figure on the international jazz scene, having recorded 13 albums as leader with various line-ups. He cut his teeth with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and took a sabbatical to tour with Icelandic group Mezzoforte. He then came to prominence as the front man of the widely-renowned band Roadside Picnic, at the same time winning much acclaim with his own trio, the Gang of Three.

For this concert Dave O''''Higgins will be joined by Wales''''s premier jazz guitarist, the Anglesey-born and renowned Trefor Owen, and three more fine musicians including Paul Kilvington (keyboards), Bill Coleman (double bass) and Britain''''s leading Latin percussionist, Dave Hassell (drums).

. ? The concert starts at 8.30pm and tickets are PS8, concessions PS7. Further information available: 01745 812260 and at


|Sax legend Dave O'Higgins
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2013 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Oct 18, 2013
Previous Article:Twelfth Night.
Next Article:HARRY WILSON; OF THE DAY tweets.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters