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By Alan Davies
Sunday, February 23, 2014
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