Ellington in Anticipation

Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Arts and Law, Performance
Friday 23rd March 2018 (19:30)
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  • University Music & Music Society

New Music Ensemble and Big Band
Jonathan Silk 
Mark Lockheart saxophone

World-renowned tenor saxophonist Mark Lockheart and University Big Band director Jonathan Silk bring together the Big Band and University’s New Music Ensemble for a concert that explores the music of Duke Ellington and music from Mark’s own extensive catalogue. The New Music Ensemble will be exploring Mark’s research and performance work on the music of Duke Ellington, re-arranged for this compelling jazz-orchestral crossover group. The Big Band also performs a set of Mark’s big band charts, originally written for the German NDR big band.

PLUS: Jazz Collective from 18.30 in the Bramall Foyer

Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, The Bramall

Admission: £10, £8 concessions, £3 students/under 18s (Available from The Bramall website or by calling +44 (0)121 414 4414)