Performers

Ed Watt Band

  Tuesday 4 July – Globe Stage- 13.00 and 16.30 1950s /60S Soul and disco… but its just a tribute to the great music of the 1950s this time at LLangollen We are all Jazz Musicians as well. Ed and John are members of the Liverpool Jazz Club house band at the Everyman theatre Liverpool…. Read more »

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WALES PLAYS BRAZIL

Tuesday 4 July, Globe Stage, 18.00 Twenty years after he recorded his celebrated album, “Wales Plays Brazil”, featuring tenor sax star Dave O’Higgins, guitarist Trefor Owen has put together this exciting Latin-flavoured quintet which revisits a number of his own original lyrical compositions from the CD plus some well-chosen standards by composers like Antonio Carlos… Read more »

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SUE PARISH QUINTET PLAYS THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Wednesday 5 July, Globe Stage, 18.00 A spellbinding vocalist, Sue Parish has been performing around the Northwest for some twenty years, developing a wide repertoire of classic and lesser known jazz standards epitomized by composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Jerome Kern. A thoughtful and thought-provoking singer, Sue has forged musical relationships with… Read more »

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SARAH BARNWELL QUARTET: GYPSY JAZZ A LA GOT CLUB DE FRANCE AND MORE.

Saturday 8 July, Globe Stage, 18.00 The Sarah Barnwell Quartet is an exciting, violin-led outfit that plays jazz with authentic passion, fire and virtuosity, keeping alive the spirit of the great Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli with classic numbers like Cherokee, Puttin’ on the Ritz and  Limehouse Blues. An award-winning violinist, Sarah has performed across… Read more »

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THE BROWNFIELD BYRNE QUINTET: NEW ORLEANS TO NEW YORK

Thursday 6 July, Globe Stage, 18.00 Co-led by two of Wales’ top young jazz musicians, The Brownfield Byrne Quintet brings a fresh approach to standards and bebop favourites from the Blue Note era of the 40s and 50s as well as some choice material from the swinging 30s. Saxophonist Liam Byrne has established himself as… Read more »

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ANDRZEJ BARANEK QUARTET, FEATURING KYRAN MATTHEWS (SAX)

Globe Stage, Friday 7 July, 18.00 A swinging, edgy and inventive pianist who many jazz fans will recognise as a member of the renowned Magic Hat Ensemble, Andrzej Baranek (keyboards) has performed with UK jazz stars including Dave O’Higgins and Enrico Tomasso and now leads this outstanding quartet which features Frank Grime (double bass), Hugh Lawrence… Read more »

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Lloyd Hughes & Sims

Accomplished, versatile piano / double bass duo with many years of musical experience between them who play and sing with wit and panache and a touch of frivolity. A quirky, versatile piano and acoustic (double) bass combination who entertain their audience with a range of music from jazz, and boogie woogie to traditional sing along… Read more »

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Taiko Wales

Taiko Wales is a dynamic association of experienced practitioners who aim to spread the joy of Taiko drumming throughout Wales, so that the benefits of playing Taiko can be enjoyed in Welsh communities – whatever the age and whatever the ability of the people taking part. Taiko Wales actively promotes connections within the Taiko community,… Read more »

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Mair Thomas

Mair was brought up in Montgomeryshire in a musical family, where she grew up in the chapel and eisteddfod tradition. She sings both in English and Welsh, and has an interest in traditional Welsh songs. Mair started writing songs in 2003, and has since been played on Radio 3’s Late Junction, and recently featured as… Read more »

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Henry Fung

Henry Fung began is musical career when he had his first Erhu lesson from his father at the tender age of ten.  Practice of up to 10 hrs a day perfected his craft and by the age of 17 he was proficient enough as a musician to join the Huang Kwong Chinese Orchestra.  By doing… Read more »

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