Velocity Trio in Welwyn Garden City

11:10 23 February 2014

Dennis Rollins

Dennis Rollins' Velocity Trio plays Herts Jazz Club in Welwyn Garden City [Picture: William Ellis]

© William Ellis

A trombone-led trio will be entertaining music lovers in Welwyn Garden City this evening (Sunday).

Dennis Rollins’ Velocity Trio plays Herts Jazz Club, at the Hawthorne Theatre, Campus West, on Sunday from 7.30pm.

Rollins is a renowned band leader and his various groups have won prestigious awards.

BadBone & Co was named the Best Band of 2007 at the BBC Jazz Awards and Velocity Trio bagged the Band Of The Year at the Jazz Yorkshire Awards in 2012.

Having won three ‘best trombone’ awards himself, Dennis was recently bestowed ‘Player of the Year’ by the British Trombone Society.

Velocity Trio has the rare instrumentation of the trombone-led trio, with Hammond organ and drums, which makes it unique.

Dennis leads the trio with his powerful and inventive trombone

He pushes the envelope with his creative and edgy approach to music.

Joining him on organ will be Ross Stanley with Pedro Segundo on drums.

Advance tickets cost £3 students, £8 members, £10 concessions and £11 full.

If still available, Walk-ups tonight cost £5 students, £9 members, £11 concessions, £13 full.

Book online at www.hertsjazz.co.uk/currentseason.html

Related articles

0 comments

More news stories

48 minutes ago
Isabel Frost and Ellie Pick

Families have been having fun in the sun over the Easter holidays.

Yesterday, 17:36
Jen Simonson and Lainie with red panda. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

The old adage about not working with children or animals hasn’t put off Jen Simonson. Far from her native home in Minnesota, Jen has devoted her time to teaching young children about animal behaviour in Shepreth.

Yesterday, 12:27
Six fire engines and a command unit were sent to Comben Drive

A car ended up on a bank after flipping over on the A505 between Baldock and Royston.

Yesterday, 11:35
Primary school places have been revealed.

This year 95 per cent of children in the county have been handed a place at one of their preferred primary schools.

”North

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition today E-edition