Saturday 16th February 2019
Frog and Henry Jazz Band (USA)
From New Orleans, Frog and Henry perform old dance and jazz music from the early 1900’s, on brass and stringed instruments. After 10 years of research, living, partying and playing in New Orleans, their ensemble playing comes very close to the sounds of the earliest New Orleans jazz bands.
Saturday 2nd March 2019
Adrian Cox presents Profoundly Blue
Profoundly Blue, is a highly-acclaimed concert celebrating the traditional hot jazz music of Louisiana born clarinettist Edmond Hall. The concert features Hall’s work with Eddie Condon, Teddy Wilson, and Louis Armstrong.
All events take place at St Augustines Parish Hall Larchfield Street Darlington DL3 7TG
Entry is £10 on the day, Children under 16 free with Accompanying adult
Sessions are from 12.30 to 3.00 usually with one interval
Doors open at 12.00
Saturday 2nd February 2019
Dale Storr - The Sounds of New Orleans
Dale Storr is recognised as one of the U.K’s leading exponents of New Orleans piano, regularly touring in this country and in Europe, Dale showcases the legendary piano players of New Orleans. ‘A very, very fine piano player indeed’ Paul Jones BBC Radio2 amongst the best in the U.K’ Paul Bream, Jazz Alert.
Dale’s inspiration comes from the evocative rhythms of New Orleans, bringing sharp twists to everything from a classically influenced minuet, a Latin rhumba and some junker-blues piano, to a red hot stomping boogie-woogie. His influences range from Fats Domino and Floyd Cramer to Dr John and James Carroll Booker.
Dale has played with many acclaimed bands, embarking on his solo career in 2006 since when he has toured throughout the UK and in Europe with huge success.