Events and Shows, Music

Joe Hill’s North Ark at Stratford Jazz,Playhouse,Stratford-upon-Avon 28/11/18

Joe Hill’s North Ark
Wed 28 November 2018
20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
Stratford PlayHouse


Joe Hill’s North Ark is a septet made up of some of London’s top musicians. Between them they have played nationally and internationally with names such as Liane CarrollJames MaddrenAlan Barnes and The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, as well as receiving numerous accolades such as British Rising Star (Rory Ingham) and BBC Young Jazz Musician Finalist (Tom Smith). The band come together in this project to play Joe’s exciting original compositions and arrangements, which aim to engage not just jazz lovers but fans of any genre, and therefore concentrate on a wide variety of elements such as groovesimprovisationaccessible harmonic sequencesmelodic writing and odd time signatures. They have recently recorded their debut E.P., and are embarking on a U.K. tour in Winter 2018 / Spring 2019. This gig promises to be one not to be missed, as they play music from their new C.D., alongside some brand new compositions.

James Davison – Trumpet
Tom Smith – Alto Sax
Alex Hitchcock – Tenor Sax
Rory Ingham – Trombone
Joe Hill – Piano
Jack Tustin – Bass
Boz Martin-Jones – Drums

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