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Jay Stapley & Robin A Smith: An Evening of Cool Blues / Soul / Jazz *

This gig is for a seated audience.

An evening of coolest Blues/Soul/Jazz.
With music in the styles of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, JJ Cale, Bill Evans & Mike Oldfield.

A magical and highly entertaining evening featuring two of the industry’s most experienced musical pioneers. Friends and collaborators, these two have shared a stage with Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells II Live 1993) and the recent UK Anniversary Tour of Tubular Bells.

Robin A Smith is a musician, arranger, composer and conductor and has worked with Grover Washington, Earth Wind & Fire, George Benson, Andrea Bottelli, Goldie, Rod Stewart and Burt Bacharach. He’s currently arranging two albums for the great virtuoso cellist, Hauser - of 2Cellos fame.

Jay Stapley is a musician, writer, producer, studio owner and educator with over 40 years in the industry. He’s has worked as a session guitarist for many years and his credits include Roger Waters, Scott Walker, Mike Oldfield, Suede, Today, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Shakin’ Stevens and Westernhagen; as well as film and TV work.

“Jay and Robin boldly go where none have gone before, and have found themselves in Elysian fields with their beautiful 'Improvisations on Themes’” Tom Newman, producer of Tubular Bells.

Tickets £10 / £8 concessions.
Doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm.

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