This show has been rescheduled to 24th April 2022.
Consultant surgeon and notable tenor saxophonist - a veritable Doctor Jazz! Art was involved in the early British blues movement and was a member of Michael Garrick and Graham Collier's bands in the '60s and '70s. 'Themen's fervent phrasing recalled earlier styles, old-time swing coated with a contemporary gloss' (London Jazz News).
See 2 tour dates featuring Art Themen
Piano and vibes prodigy who has been playing with the Norwich School's Jazz Orchestra and whose repertoire includes original compositions. He won the Jazz Services Award. When with his quartet he is joined by bass and drums.
See 2 tour dates featuring Lewis Wright
Kit Downes is one of the most highly regarded rising stars of the UK jazz scene, as the pianist in the band Empirical, composed of ex-Tomorrow's Warriors, and leader of the Fat Cat Organ Trio and Troyka. In 2008 he was awarded winner of the BBC Jazz Awards, in 2009 the Yamaha Jazz Scholarship Award and in 2010 he was one of PRS Foundation's Take Five Jazz Award winners. His 2009 album Golden, with the Kit Downes Trio, was shortlisted in 2010 for a Mercury Award and has won him great critical acclaim from the national press and Jazz reviewers.
See 2 tour dates featuring Kit Downes
Colchester Arts Centre
- Church Street
- CO1 1NF
- Disabled access:
- Bronze Status