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"Brigitte is someone who concentrates on the music's core values: imagination, individuality, improvisation." Jazz Review

 

 

MARCH 2018

 

THURSDAY 8TH: INTERCHANGE @ ST GEORGE'S BRISTOL

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble and mynew piece will be premiered that night.

There will be an open rehearsal and Q&A in the afternoon prior to the concert.

Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR

FRIDAY 9TH 5:30PM: WITH TOBY BOALCH @ JAZZLINES

Toby presents settings of classic poetry and song. Beautiful compositions and playingfrom the band, featuring Toby Boalch-piano, Nick Jurd-double bass and Euan Palmer-drums

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

 

TUESDAY 20TH 8PM: @ BUENOS AIRES CAFE

With John Turville, a chance to hear us in an intimate setting! We'll be playing some of our favourite jazz & latin standards.

Greenwich, London

 

THURSDAY 29TH TO MONDAY 2ND APRIL: CLJAZZ @ CAER LLAN

I'll be leading the vocal course, Andy Hague and Tim Hill will be leading the instrumental courses. Workshops during the day, jam all night,amazing food, great hang!

Near Monmouth

For more info and to book click here

 

 

APRIL 2018

 

SUNDAY 8TH 7.45PM: INTERCHANGE @ GATESHEAD JAZZ FESTIVAL

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble by band members and others.

Northern Rock Foundation Hall, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays,Gateshead NE8 2JR

 

WEDNESDAY 11TH: TORI FREESTONE & ALCYONA MICK ALBUM LAUNCH!!

I'm very excited to guest on this album and be part of this very special evening

Vortex Jazz Club, Gillet Square, London N16

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MONDAY 23RD 8PM: WITH CHRIS DOWDING & DAVE O'BRIEN

Special gig in Clerkenwell. We will be playing compositions by Chris as well as improvised music.

More info soon!

 

FRIDAY 27TH 8PM: INTERCHANGE @ CALSTOCK ART CENTRE

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble by band members and others.

There will be a workshop in afternoon preceding the concert.

The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock Pl18 9Qx

 

 

MAY 2018

 

FRIDAY 4TH 7PM: INTERCHANGE @ GSMD FESTIVAL

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble by band members and others.

Silk Street, Barbican, London

 

FRIDAY 6TH 1.15PM: INTERCHANGE @ CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble by band members and others.

Cheltenham

 

FRIDAY 6TH EVE: WITH FRANK HARRISON @ OCM

This concert celebrates a unique evening of poetry with music by Frank, as well as our new duo collaboration, with the album release of Frank's new album "The Way Home". A collection of Frank's beautiful tunes which I've written lyrics to.

Oxford Contemporary Music,Oxford

For more info and to book click here

 

TUESDAY 8TH 8PM: ST IVES JAZZ CLUB

With Alcyona Mick-piano & Tori Freestone-saxes, as part of their tour and to celebrate the release of their album!

Western Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall.

 

WEDNESDAY 9TH 8PM: ST LAWRENCE CHAPEL

With Alcyona Mick-piano & Tori Freestone-saxes, as part of their tour and to celebrate the release of their album!

Ashburton, South Devon

 

FRIDAY 11TH TIMES 8PM: RIFF RAFF @ BIRMINGHAM JAZZ

Led by Dave Manington and featuring Tom Challenger, Ivo Neame, Rob Updegraff & Tim Giles, this is an amazing band with a new album out!

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HE

 

SATURDAY 12TH 8.30PM: RIFF RAFF ALBUM LAUNCH!!

Led by Dave Manington and featuring Tom Challenger, Ivo Neame, Rob Updegraff & Tim Giles, this is an amazing band with a new album coming out!

Vortex Jazz Club, Gillet Square, Dalston Kingsland, London N16

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SUNDAY 13TH 7PM: BELSIZE MUSIC FESTIVAL

i am delighted to have been asked back by Carol Jewel to appear in this lovely church. Carol and myself will perform one set eachof our favourite jazz and latin songs, accompanied by an amazing band. More on this soon!

Belsize Park, London

 

MONDAY 14TH 8PM: ANDRE CANNIERE @ ASHBURTON

With the 'Darkening Blue' band featuring Ivo Neame, Tori Freestone, Michael Janisch & Andrew Baine. Inspired by writers Rilke & Bukowski.

Ashburton, South Devon

 

TUESDAY 15TH 8PM: ANDRE CANNIERE @ ST IVES JAZZ CLUB

With the 'Darkening Blue' band featuring Ivo Neame, Tori Freestone, Michael Janisch & Andrew Baine. Inspired by writers Rilke & Bukowski.

St Ives, Cornwall

 

WEDNESDAY 16TH 8.30PM: RIFF RAFF @ LESCAR

Led by Dave Manington and featuring Tom Challenger, Ivo Neame, Rob Updegraff & Tim Giles, this is an amazing band with a new album out!

Sheffield

 

WEDNESDAY 23RD 8PM: WITH FRANK HARRISON @ KING'S PLACE

ALBUM LAUNCH!! This concert is a celebration of our duo collaboration, with the album release of Frank's new album "The Way Home". A collection of Frank's beautiful tunes which I've written lyrics to. I can't wait for this music to go on the road!

King's Cross, London.

To book & for more info click here

 

THURSDAY 24TH 8PM: BABELFISH @ KARAMEL CLUB

This will mark the first gig of our UK tour before we record our new album! There will be some new music and plenty more beautiful, exciting and unexpected things. With the incomparable Paul Clarvis-drums/percussion, Chris Laurence-double bass & Barry Green-piano

4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, London N22 6UJ

 

 

JUNE 2018

 

SUNDAY 3RD 3.45PM: BABELFISH @ CLEETHORPES JAZZ FESTIVAL

UK tour has started!! There will be some new music recorded on the road and plenty more beautiful, exciting and unexpected things. With the incomparable Paul Clarvis-drums/percussion, Conor Chaplin-double bass (for this date) & Barry Green-piano

To book & for more info go here!

 

THURSDAY 14TH 8.30PM: RIFF RAFF @ SOUNDCELLAR

Led by Dave Manington and featuring Tom Challenger, Ivo Neame, Rob Updegraff & Tim Giles, this is an amazing band with a new album out!

The Boar, Poole

 

MONDAY 18TH 8PM: ANDRE CANNIERE @ NORTH DEVON JAZZ CLUB

With the 'Darkening Blue' band featuring Ivo Neame, Tori Freestone, Michael Janisch & Andrew Baine. Inspired by writers Rilke & Bukowski.

Appledore, North Devon

 

THURSDAY 21ST 8PM: ANDRE CANNIERE IN KINGSTON

With the 'Darkening Blue' band featuring Ivo Neame, Tori Freestone, Michael Janisch & Andrew Baine. Inspired by writers Rilke & Bukowski.

More details soon

 

JULY 2018

 

FRIDAY 13TH 4.30PM: EDDIE PARKER'S DEBUSSY MIRRORED @ CHELTENHAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

Very honoured to be part ofthis project. Eddie has created a repertoire which takes Debussy’s music as a starting point and leads us on a fascinating journey. This will be world premiere! With James Gilchrist voice, Eddie Parker, Rowland Sutherland & Gareth Lockrane on flutes, Jan Hendrickse flute, nay, James Allsopp clarinet, bass clarinet, Simon Limbrick vibes + percussion, Imogen Ridge harp, Alcyona Mick piano, Steve Watts bass, Martin France drums

For more info and to book click here

 

SUNDAY 29TH TO FRIDAY 3RD AUGUST: GSMD SUMMER SCHOOL

Led by Scott Stroman and featuring many amazing tutors. For more info click here

 

 

AUGUST 2018

 

MONDAY 6TH TO THURSDAY 16TH: LOIRE SUMMER SCHOOL

I will be leading the vocal workshop in weeks 2 and 3 of this amazing summer school in France, led by Tristan Mailliot-drums. There might still be a few places left, this books up very early!

Loire (near Le Mans), France

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SEPTEMBER 2018

 

WEDNESDAY 19TH: BABELFISH TOUR STARTS!!

We'll be embarking on our UK tour all the way through to the end of November - our 3rd album will be recorded live on a few select dates which is very exciting. There will be some new music and plenty more beautiful, exciting and unexpected things. With the incomparable Paul Clarvis-drums/percussion, Chris Laurence-double bass & Barry Green-piano

More info on all of our touring dates soon!

 

FRIDAY 28TH 1.15PM: INTERCHANGE @ WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE

This dectet is led by Issie Barratt-baritone sax, featuring Tori Freestone, Yazz Ahmed, Katie Patterson, Helena Kay, Carol Jarvis, Shirley Smart, Karen Street and Charlie Pyne. All compositions have been written for this ensemble by band members and others.

More info soon!

Bradford upon Avon.

 

 

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