Performers

Vintage Twist from dance school ‘Revel In Dance’

  A toe tapping community dance group with a love for 20’s Charleston and Vintage Jazz from the 30’s and 40’s.To celebrate the beauty of our local town – Shrewsbury , and our love of Charleston dancing we created a video of us dancing all over the most iconic areas of the town.Revel in Dance… Read more »

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Tim Hawkes

I’m just a 19 year old who sings funny songs on a piano whenever possible.

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Theatr Clwyd

Once upon a time a man stood on a hill and decided to make the world a happier place. “But what makes people happy?” he thought. So he travelled the world to try to find out. He saw majestic parks, inspirational churches and elegant galleries. He saw bustling cafes, moving festivals and moments of drama… Read more »

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Confucius Institute, Bangor University

Our Confucius Institute performers and workshop leaders are a multi-talented group of young professionals from China, specialising in Mandarin language, dance, music, calligraphy and many other Chinese cultural forms. With a rich programme of cultural events, language provision and academic research, Bangor University’s Confucius Institute aims to provide the people of Wales with the opportunity… Read more »

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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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