Performers

Casey Greene’s Latin Four

During his illustrious career, Australian saxophonist Casey Greene has accompanied the legendary Ray Charles, toured with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and performed at California’s famed Monterey Jazz Festival. An exciting player whose chief influences include the legendary John Coltrane and Dexter Gordon plus Latin players David Sanchez and Maraca, Casey has been leading bands in… Read more »

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Grant Russell Quartet’s East Coast Jazz

A virtuoso double bass player, Grant Russell has played with an array of high profile artists including Chris Potter, Norma Winstone and Digby Fairweather, and won the award for best jazz interpretation at the Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Competition in Romania. He comes to Llangollen with three more first-rate musicians who share his commitment to… Read more »

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Jamie Brownfield

The vocals led Suzanne Mott Quintet brings together five leading musicians, including one of the finest young trumpet players on the scene and winner in the Rising Star category at the 2012 British Jazz Awards, Jamie Brownfield, plus virtuoso keyboardist Tom Kincaid. With swing, ballads and Latin sounds all featured, the Suzanne Mott Quintet delivers… Read more »

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Skeet

I draw my inspirations from my lifeʼs journey, ever evolving but never without an ember from which my creative spark bursts to life. I compose from my heart.. I have worked as a musician for over 25 years and currently teach guitar privately to many students within the Dee Valley area. I also work as… Read more »

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Carmina

We’ve been writing songs together for 32 years. Rob and I met at a seminar on Beowulf at the University of Bristol. We won the Tipperary International Song of Peace competition. Our song Concorde was played at Heathrow on the day the Concorde came to the end of its commercial service. We recorded a new… Read more »

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The Organic Lawn Management

Biography: The Organic Lawn Management are a three-piece folk/rock band from the rural fields of West Worcestershire. Wes, Matt and Josh have been writing and recording together since 2009, and in 2013 released their debut album, Folk’s Reason for Living. The band have played numerous gigs as well as a festival or two, and have… Read more »

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The Herbert Spliffington Allstars

Biography: The Herbert Spliffington Allstars have been together in various combinations for over 20 years. They specialise in reggae with a strong jazz flavour. The band features: Tony Peers – trumpet and vocal, Dave Alexander – guitar, Niall Ross – saxophones, Kevin Willoughby – bass guitar, Gary Foote – drums, and Pete Beresford –keyboard. Members… Read more »

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The Cavern Club

Biography: The Cavern Club opened its doors in 1957, originally as a jazz club, and now stands as ‘The Most Famous Club in the World”. Undoubtedly, without the 292 gigs that The Beatles played there between February 1961 and August 1963, the Cavern’s story would be a very different one. But they did put the… Read more »

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North Wales Owl Sanctuary

Biography: Throughout the year, members of Owlrescue visit country and agricultural fairs, societies, clubs, schools, fetes and similar events for the dual purpose of education and fund raising. They have a number of Education Birds which are handled by the public daily. They were delighted from the response they had last year with their new… Read more »

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