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Tina May at Jazz Hastings

The legendary Tina May, one of the UK’s most renowned and respected jazz vocalists, will be starring in Jazz Hastings January session at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association on the Stade on Tuesday 15 January. Julian Norridge rolls out the red carpet.

Posted 15:18 Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , , ,
Gen Li, finalist in last year's Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

Gen Li to give winter recital

Chinese pianist Gen Li, who thrilled the audience at the final of last year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition with his rendition of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No 3, will be performing in Hastings once again this month. Julian Norridge sets the scene.

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Hexagonal play the Kino-Teatr

Featuring internationally recognised musicians, Hastings-based jazz band Hexagonal get around, but on Friday 7 December they are back in town to play a gig at the Kino-Teatr in St Leonards. Julian Norridge reports.

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Jazz Hastings December gig

Jazz Hastings has a real Christmas treat in store for its next session: celebrated jazz singer Claire Martin, ranked by Jazz Times USA as “among the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet”, will be appearing alongside fabled guitarist, Jim Mullen on Tuesday 4 December at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association on the Stade. Julian Norridge writes.

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Jazz Hastings: Remi Harris plays guitar

Jazz Hastings’ gig on Tuesday 6 November features guitarist Remi Harris and his trio. It will be an evening to look forward to, says Julian Norridge – Remi has been described by Jamie Cullum as “an extraordinary musician” while Cerys Matthews has said he plays “astonishing stuff”.

Posted 14:28 Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: , ,
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Coltrane recalled at Jazz Hastings gig

The music of jazz great John Coltrane will be centre-stage when Israeli-born saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and his quartet headline at Jazz Hastings monthly gig on Tuesday 2 October. Julian Norridge reports.

Posted 12:39 Monday, Oct 1, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , ,
From the festival in 2015.

Feast of new music at composers festival

More than 200 musicians, 70 pieces of music, composers flying in from all over the world and a Japanese dance troupe: all will feature in the Fourth International Composers Festival, which will take place in Hastings and Bexhill from 21 to 23 September. Julian Norridge provides the details.

Asagi Nakata from Japan captured by Bob Mazzer playing her heart out in this year's piano competition - one of the photos in the exhibition at St Mary in the Castle.

Piano competition goes biennial

The prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which has been growing in stature every year for the last 14 years, is to become a biennial event after next year’s competition. Julian Norridge reports.

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