December 13 2013 Latest news:
By Alan Davies
Sunday, November 3, 2013
AN American tenor saxophonist will be performing live in Welwyn Garden City this weekend.
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet plays Herts Jazz Club, in the Terrace Suite, at the Hawthorne Theatre, tonight (Sunday).
Bergonzi is an internationally recognised jazz performer, composer, author and educator.
His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity.
Relentless drive, inner fire, total command, awesome technique, elastic lyricism, rich resonance, world-class and a musical visionary are among the rave reviews credited to his sound.
Bergonzi’s music has been applauded throughout the world at festivals, concert halls and jazz venues, and his dedication to jazz music has been well documented by an extensive discography of over 150 sides.
Joining Jerry in Welwyn Garden City will be Gareth Williams on piano, Dave Santoro on bass and Andy Michelutti on drums.
Nominated ‘Best Live Jazz Venue’ in the 2013 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Herts Jazz gigs this season are starting at the slightly earlier time of 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm.
Advance tickets cost £3 for students and under-21s, £10 club members, £13 concessions and £14 full price.
Walk-ups are £16 full, £15 concessions, £12 Herts Jazz members and £5 students.
Book online at http://www.hertsjazz.co.uk/octdec2013.html
For more information about Herts Jazz Club, vist www.hertsjazz.co.uk