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THEO TRAVIS QUARTET at The Tower Theatre

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tickets- 01303 223925
You can buy tickets at the door, but advisable to book in advance
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JAZZ AT THE TOWER
World Jazz Live Sessions
Hosted by Maiuko Fi
A PortCaia production in association with The Folkestone Tower Theatre
Dear Jazz lovers
It gives me great pleasure to announce the return of the World Jazz Live Sessions in our town, now taking up residency at the Tower Jazz Club in Folkestone.
The World Jazz events will be held on the last Thursday of every month starting from November 25th 2021.
“The aim is to continue to welcome national and international outstanding musicians from different cultural backgrounds of jazz and share the natural diversity of the genre” Mk.
Do join us at the Tower Theatre Jazz Club on Thursday November 25th to celebrate the opening of the Live Sessions with
THEO TRAVIS QUARTET
plus support act – NINA CLARK & SAM DUNN.
Tickets- 01303 223925
Buy tickets at the door on the night, but please note that for reasons of safety the venue will be respecting reasonable distance between tables, therefore numbers are limited, best to secure your seat by buying in advance.
(Wearing masks advisable, but at your discretion)
Looking forward to welcoming you.
Maiuko & The Tower Theatre Jazz Club.
THEO TRAVIS
Theo Travis is one of the finest tenor sax players on the British jazz scene, and a prolific composer and music producer.
He has led his own jazz quartet for 25 years, recorded ten albums as leader having, composed, arranged and produced the material and performed all over the UK as well as at Ronnie Scott’s Club in London over 75 times.
He is increasingly known as one of the top saxophone and flute players in the world in Progressive music and has appeared as featured soloist on over 150 albums. Travis has toured the world to great extent with some of the most internationally established artists,
Tonight, Theo Travis appears with his own Quartet for a performance of original compositions and a few well know Jazz standards.
Tenor sax & flute- Theo Travis
Piano- John Donaldson
Double Bass- Alexander Keen
Drums- Marc Parnell
Support act : NINA CLARK & SAM DUNN
Nina and Sam are an experienced jazz duo, with a repertoire curated from the Great American Songbook, Brazilian classics and original compositions, Nina and Sam’s self-contained vocals and guitar duo will bring an elegant atmosphere to the room.
Nina Clark is a jazz vocalist with a passion for melodic performance, whose recent album was supported by Arts Council England. A respected songwriter, Nina’s vocalese of John Scofield’s “Jeep on 35” was arranged for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and sung by Grammy award winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling, whose quartet Clark performed with at Chicago’s famed Green Mill Cocktail Lounge. Nina has performed in clubs, festivals and events around the UK, the US, Dubai, Europe and New Zealand. Storied music biographer Lesley Ann Jones wrote of Nina “she conjures songs both mellifluous and punchy which she delivers with charm and wit”.
“Sun-tinged…Nina Clark is cultivating a sound that marks her out from the crowd…” The Independent on Sunday
Sam Dunn is a widely respected jazz guitarist, whose swinging and lyrical playing has seen him perform at clubs, concert halls and festivals around the world. He is a regular performer at London’s legendary Ronnie Scott’s, and has also recently played at the Royal Albert Hall, the 606, the Royal Festival Hall, the Vortex and many other jazz clubs across the UK and beyond. Sam has toured Australia with Grammy nominated US pianist and singer Judy Carmichael, and recently performed with his trio n Valencia, Spain. He is a busy professional jazz musician, and can be heard performing with a veritable who’s who of UK jazz.
“Sam Dunn is a wonderful musician on all levels. He has a wide, interesting repertoire, beautiful sound…equally compelling with ballads and burners.” Judy Carmichael

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Date:
November 25
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tower Theatre
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Venue

Tower Theatre
North Road
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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Website:
www.towertheatrefolkestone.co.uk