By Alan Davies
Sunday, February 24, 2013
HAVING entertained music fans at last year’s Herts Jazz Festival, Byron Wallen returns to Welwyn Garden City this evening (Sunday).
The innovative trumpet player’s quintet will play Herts Jazz Club at Campus West on Sunday from 8pm.
Widely recognised as a seminal figure in world jazz, Byron is constantly travelling the globe recording, teaching and performing.
In recent years he has toured and recorded with jazz legends such as Sam Rivers, Andrew Hill, Jack Dejohnette and McCoy Tyner.
He has also been working with Gregory Isaacs, Ken Boothe and Mikey Spice, pioneers of the reggae world.
He’ll be joined by Neil Charles on bass and Tom Skinner on drums.
Tickets cost £11 in advance and £13 at the door. Members pay £8 and it is just £5 for students and under-21s.
Book online at http://www.hawthornetheatre.co.uk/whatsonstage.html