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Chris Garrick and John Etheridge
John Etheridge and Chris Garrick have been associated for many years. The duo provides a feast of interplay, improvisation and eclectic repertoire. Both players make extensive use of looping and other effects-creating exotic tapestries of sound, almost orchestral at times, yet can seamlessly switch to the most acoustic sound. They can evoke Reinhardt and Grappelli and then summon up the spirits of the electric avant-garde, atmospheric and hypnotic. They can roar, seduce, whisper. Jazzwise described their relationship as one of the most potent in European Jazz.
Chris has revitalised jazz violin playing so that it has been rejuvenated for the 21st century. Whilst still able to play in the tradition established by Stephane Grappelli Chris has now forged his own style, which reflects his contemporary interests. Chris has worked with Cleo Laine, Bireli Lagrene, John Etheridge, and no less than Dolly Parton as well as playing on the soundtracks for the films of Borat, Chicago, Chocolat and Moulin Rouge.
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One of the world's most respected guitarists, John Etheridge's music spans a myriad of styles and influences. The guitarist for the celebrated jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli, Etheridge has performed as one half of a duo with the eminent classical guitarist, John Williams and has also performed with Soft Machine, Pat Metheny, Andy Summers and Nigel Kennedy. 'I never wanted to be a star, just a highly respected musician like John Etheridge' (Sting in The Guardian).
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Constantine Tolmen Centre
- TR11 5RP