East Marsh United presents the winner of the British Jazz Award for 'Best Small Group', Nigel Price Organ Trio, on Sunday 29th October 2023.
Sunday 29th October 2023
Doors 7pm | Curfew 11pm
Ages 14+ (U18s to be accompanied)
Advance Tickets | £7.50 + Fees
The audience for this show will be seated
East Marsh United is delighted to be working in partnership with Docks Academy to bring the best in British Jazz to the area. EMU secured funding from Arts Council England to deliver a grassroots music programme for the next two years. As well as bringing a number of excellent performers to the area, the project will offer young people opportunities to rehearse and record their own music, put on their own live events and have mentoring and support from local professional musicians. There will also be community music-making events and workshops.
We hope that the project will be the beginning of a longer-term partnership focused on bringing great jazz back to Grimsby.
The Nigel Price Organ Trio, nominated for the 2021 Parliamentary Jazz Award for 'Best ensemble' (they won in 2010) and winners of the 2016 British Jazz Award for ‘Best Small Group’ will be playing selections from their vast back catalogue as well as the recently released and critically acclaimed 'Wes Re-Imagined' (2021 Ubuntu), an album that celebrates the compositions of jazz guitar icon Wes Montgomery, but reworked into new, unexpected feels.
Nigel is known for his clear, no-nonsense, driving approach to jazz guitar and has steadily become one of the UK’s foremost exponents of the instrument.
Ross Stanley is not only one of the greatest ever UK musicians, but he also plays a real B3 Hammond Organ complete with 2 Leslie speakers.
Joel Barford is the man of the moment and has been causing a stir across the UK and further afield with his incredible drumming ability. He was featured in the ‘Taking Off’ section in last month’s Jazzwise magazine.
Together they form perhaps the most hard-hitting, dynamic and exciting jazz groups on the scene today.
"Inventiveness, originality and ensemble playing are terrific." ★★★★ The Observer
“For me, this is how jazz should be; communicative and inclusive. Jazz performed this way feels like a gift, a ‘here, this is for you’ scenario.” London Jazz News
Advance Tickets are now on sale, priced at £7.50, plus fees. The age requirement for this event is 14 plus (U18s to be accompanied).
Our ticket sales are handled by Seetickets.com. Seetickets’ policy is that all tickets are non-refundable unless, during the checkout process, you pay extra to protect your tickets. In this event, you may be able to claim a refund from Seetickets, if your reason for cancellation is covered by their terms and conditions. Docks Academy is unable to process refunds in all circumstances. Please note this event is for people aged 14 and over. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Anyone aged under 14 will be refused admission and no refunds will be issued for tickets purchased for under 14s, whether or not ticket protection has been paid for.
Docks Academy has a wheelchair-accessible lift which provides access to the first floor. We are committed to making the venue accessible to everyone and we endeavour to accommodate all access requirements within the constraints of our historic building, and health and safety regulations. Please do contact us prior to your visit so we are aware of your access needs. Email email@example.com or phone 07733244110.
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