Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music 2018

Thursday 4 October

Joe McPhee, photo © Žiga Koritnik

Joe McPhee Trio

Joe McPhee (saxophone and mixed instrumentation)

John Pope (double bass)

Paul Hession (percussion)

Newcastle University King's Hall

Doors: 12.45pm (begins 1.10pm)

Free entry on the door

'Something Smashing' - Improvised Music and Dance Workshop

Graeme Wilson and Alma Lindenhovius

Dance City Workshop

Doors: 2.45pm (begins 3.00pm)

Free entry

Tickets available from Dance City

'Something Smashing' - An Evening of Improvised Music and Dance

Graeme Wilson (winds)

Mike Parr-Burman (guitar)

Russell Wimbish (double bass)

Ana Almeida (vocals)

Christian Alderson (percussion)

Alma Lindenhovius (dancer)

Holly Irving (dancer)

Tess Letham (dancer)

Emma Snellgrove (dancer)

Skye Reynolds (dancer)

Adam Russell (dancer)

The Black Swan Bar and Venue

Doors: 7.30pm (begins 8.00pm)

£7 / £5 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Lit and Phil, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Friday 5 October

Nikki Iles and Stan Sulzmann

Nikki Iles (piano)

Stan Sulzmann (saxophone)

The Literary and Philosophical Society

Doors: 12.30pm (begins 1.00pm)

£10 / £8 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Lit and Phil, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Elliot Galvin Trio + Corrie Dick solo

Elliot Galvin (piano and mixed instrumentation)

Tom McCredie (double bass)

Corrie Dick (percussion)

The Literary and Philosophical Society

Doors: 5.45pm (begins 6.15pm)

£8 / £5 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets on the door

Koan 8: Liberation with Rhodri Davies / Kleevex / Ojay / The Newcastle Improvisers

Rhodri Davies (harp)

Kleevex: Gwilly Edmondez (voice / dictaphones) / Faye MacCalman (reeds)

Ojay (electric bass and electronics)

The Newcastle Improvisers (mixed instrumentation)

The Globe

Doors: 7.00pm (begins 7.30pm)

£8 / £6 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Jazz Cafe, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Graeme Wilson Quartet: Album launch party

Graeme Wilson (reeds and winds)

Paul Edis (piano)

Andy Champion (double bass)

Adam Sinclair (drums)

Upstairs at The Jazz Cafe

Doors: 8.45pm (begins 9.15pm)

£8 / £6 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Jazz Cafe, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Saturday 6 October

'Enchanted Tales' with Lizabett Russo and Graeme Stephen + Ceitidh Mac

Enchanted Tales: Lizabett Russo (voice and multi-instrumentation) / Graeme Stephen (guitar)

Ceitidh Mac: Ceitidh MacLeod (voice and cello) /

Will Hammond (vibraphone and percussion) / Faye MacCalman (reeds)

Upstairs at The Jazz Cafe

Doors: 1.30pm (begins 2.00pm)

£7 / £5 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Jazz Cafe, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Swing Manouche Play Jazz workshop

Mick Shoulder

Giles Strong

Gavin Lee

Sage

Doors: 1.45pm (begins 2.00pm)

£20 / £18 Jazz Co-op members

Tickets available from Sage

Zoë Gilby Quartet with Noel Dennis + Thomas Dixon Quartet

Zoë Gilby Quartet: Zoë Gilby (vocals) / Andy Champion (double bass) /

Mark Williams (guitar) / Noel Dennis (trumpet and flugel horn)

Thomas Dixon Quartet: Thomas Dixon (saxophone) / Inês Gonçalves (piano) / Jamie Mackay (guitar) / Ollie Petrie (bass)

Downstairs at The Jazz Cafe

Doors: Open all day (begins 4.30pm)

Free entry on the door

Full Blast with Peter Brötzmann + Pak Yan Lau and Chris Corsano + Candlesnuffer

Full Blast: Peter Brötzmann (reeds) / Marino Pliakas (electric bass) /

Michael Wertmüller (drums)

Pak Yan Lau (prepared and toy pianos) / Chris Corsano (percussion and objects)

Candlesnuffer (prepared guitar)

The Literary and Philosophical Society

Doors: 6.30pm (begins 7.00pm)

£12 / £10 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from The Jazz Cafe, Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Swing Manouche

Mick Shoulder (guitar)

Giles Strong (guitar)

Gavin Lee (clarinet)

Paul Grainger (double bass)

The Globe

Doors: 7.30pm (begins 8.00pm)

£10 / £8 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from Jazz Co-op at The Globe, and on the door (subject to capacity)

Sunday 7 October

The Tuesday Jam on Sunday

The house band, featuring James Harrison (piano) / Sue Ferris (saxophone) /

Paul Grainger (double bass) / Russ Morgan (drums)

Downstairs at The Jazz Cafe

Doors: 11.30am (begins 12.00 noon)

Free entry on the door

The Improvisors' Workshop

Special guest mentor Joe McPhee

Upstairs at The Bridge Hotel

Doors: 2.45pm (begins 3.00pm)

Free entry on the door

HTrio with Nate Wooley + Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano Duo

HTrio: Mark Hanslip (tenor saxophone) / Otto Willberg (double bass) /

Andrew Cheetham (drums) / Nate Wooley (trumpet and electronics)

Joe McPhee (saxophone and mixed instrumentation) /

Chris Corsano (percussion and objects)

The Bridge Hotel

Doors: 7.30pm (begins 8.00pm)

£10 / £8 concessions (MU / NUS / OAP / benefits)

Tickets available from Reflex Newcastle, online from Seetickets, and on the door (subject to capacity)