Jazz at Chickenshed – It’s Clazzical (Album Launch)
7:30 — 10:30pm - Sunday, 24 March 2019
The charismatic virtuoso clarinettist Julian Marc Stringle plays ‘It’s Clazzical’ in concert with his all-star ‘Dream Band’ and violinist Sonia Slany’s ‘Solid Strings’.
‘It’s Clazzical’ is an effervescent fusion of popular classic melodies and pulsating Latin Jazz rhythms. This dynamic show features stunning arrangements of masterworks by: Gershwin, Bernstein, Piazzolla, Mangione, Bechet, Jobim, Aznavour, Rimsky Korsakov, Dankworth, Stratta and Stringle.
Performing ‘It’s Clazzical’ with Julian at this gala concert in Chickenshed’s Rayne Theatre is a remarkable ensemble of renowned jazz players and distinguished classical instrumentalists: Neil Angilley - Piano, Dominic Ashworth - Guitars, Chris Dodd – Bass, Mike Bradley - Drums, Marc Cecil - Percussion, Sonia Slany - Violin, Jonathan Truscott - Violin, Steve Tees - Viola and Nick Cooper – Cello.
The show is aimed at classical music lovers, devotees of musical theatre and fans of accessible Latin jazz.
“Julian is an immense talent ! The best clarinettist to emerge in British Jazz in decades. His playing has ‘world -class’ written all over it” - Sir John Dankworth CBE
“Stringle’s sound is exquisite . It has freshness , sparkle and a flute-like softness. At times this breathtaking clarinettist makes the instrument sound re-invented.” - John Fordham - The Guardian
“Julian has got it all – sound, technique, ideas and feeling . ‘It’s Clazzical’ exemplifies the brilliant eclecticism of Julian and his Dream Band - I love it.” - Ken Peplowski
“Julian is a consummate artist. His life has been dedicated to his craft. Today, his place among the ranks of the all-time great clarinettists is assured.” - Digby Fairweather
This event is seated but if you would like to reserve a table and dine with us on the night, please call Brothers Grill on 020 8440 2221 and book your place (subject to availability).