Xhosa Cole


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Xhosa Cole Quartet

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Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year Award – aged 22 – Xhosa Cole brings together an all-star quartet featuring some of the finest talent based in the UK.

Alongside fellow finalist and bass player James Owston, powerhouse drummer Jim Bashford and Canadian trumpet virtuoso Jay Phelps, this band embodies the spirit of the Bebop and Hard Bop greats. With a repertoire inspired by the great music of Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown and Gigi Gryce, this band lights up the stage with all the charisma, passion, edge, chemistry and spontaneity reminiscent of this great era.

Featuring classic arrangements, contemporary takes on standards, as well as original works from members of the band.

Tickets: £12 advance, £13 door, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 21s and students with ID.

Tickets available via CRBO website or phone 01726 879500, also available Calstock Arts on Fridays 17, 24, 31 January and Friday 7 February – 10am - 12noon. In the evenings, again from Calstock Arts, at all events in January – 7:00pm - 8:00pm.

From mid-February tickets again available from Limekiln Gallery, Calstock. Opening times 11:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Doors and bar 7:00pm, start time 8:00pm

Xhosa Cole

Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year, Xhosa Cole is an embodiment of the success of numerous community arts programmes in Birmingham. Having grown up in Handsworth and first played the Tenor at Andy Hamilton's Ladywood Community Music School, he's now among a long legacy of Birmingham Saxophonists.

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Calstock Arts

  • The Old Chapel
  • Sand Lane
  • Calstock
  • PL18 9QX

01822 833183