And all that jazz...

PUBLISHED: 09:31 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:31 10 April 2013

Jazz fest

Jazz fest

Archant

The award-winning line-up for the Budleigh Jazz Festival 2013 has been announced, with tickets now on sale.

Three nights of jazz will be on offer from Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21.

The Friday will see both of the Devon Jazz Youth Orchestras playing big band arrangements, including those from the Count Basie Band.

On Saturday there will be an all-star line-up evening featuring trumpet and flugel horn from Bruce Adams.

Bruce has played with many famous stars of jazz, including Dick Hyman, Benny Carter and Bob Wilbur.

He appears with the Scottish Radio Orchestra and the BBC Big Band and has co-led a band with Alan Barnes.

He joins Alan Barnes, who plays alto and baritone sax, on stage, making a welcome return from last year.

Alan has played in the Humphrey Lyttleton Band and the Pizza Express Modern Jazz Sextet, and toured the USA with Bryan Ferry and Warren Vache.

In Budleigh last year he partnered tenor saxist Scott Hamilton in a memorable evening, having previously been named best instrumentalist in the 2001 and 2006 BBC Jazz Awards.

Glaswegian Jim Mullen, who was named best guitarist in the British Telecom Jazz Awards in 1994, 1996 and 2000, appears in the same set.

These artists are backed by the Craig Milverton Trio.

Craig, who lives in Exeter, was voted best British jazz pianist in 2011. He has also accepted the presidency of the Budleigh Jazz Festival following the sad death in December of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett.

On Sunday, Budleigh welcomes star jazz singer Clare Teal and her band.

Clare, who hails from Yorkshire, studied music on electronic organ and clarinet before choosing music at Wolverhampton University, where she found her voice.

In 2005 she was named British jazz vocalist of the year, and in 2006 BBC jazz vocalist of the year.

Tickets for the festival are available from Onionheart Records in Exeter Road, Exmouth, and The Card Shop Too, High Street, Budleigh Salterton.

For further details, log on to www.budleighjazzfestival.org

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:18

Ian Shaddick, from Lympstone, has been jailed for eight months at Exeter Crown Court. Shaddick, who has a history of mental illness, attacked the police and his family, brandished a knife at officers and slashed the tyres of a car.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30

An Exmouth 10-year-old with autism is seeking help from the town to raise funds and awareness.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

A Budleigh Salterton fisherman claims a decision to ‘force’ him into taking expensive public liability insurance on vital seafront huts will ‘screw’ his livelihood.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:10

Residents of an Exmouth care home have had a visit from a four-legged friend.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30

A disabled woman’s fear of becoming housebound will become a reality if funds cannot be found to pay for a new wheelchair.

Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Inspired by British astronaut Tim Peake, youngsters from St Peter’s Primary School have held a ‘space week’.

Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017

A competition has been launched to inspire people to provide habitats for bees.

Read more
Friday, March 24, 2017

A thieving son who broke into his father’s home when he was in hospital has been jailed after the victim told a judge he had broken his heart.

Read more
Friday, March 24, 2017

A professional footballer paedophile who worked in Exmouth and was found guilty of child abuse has been told by a judge his ‘long jail sentence’ has been adjourned so he can apply for legal aid.

Read more
Friday, March 24, 2017

A Judge has banned nightmare neighbour Alex Humphreys from returning to her former address in Exmouth after her ‘disgraceful’ behaviour towards other residents.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications