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Louis Moholo-Moholo’s Four Blokes at Jazz Hastings

Legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo will be leading his quartet – he calls them his ‘Four Blokes’ – at Jazz Hastings September session on Tuesday 3rd. Julian Norridge reports. 

Posted 15:57 Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alexander Hawkins Four Blokes Jason Yarde Jazz Hastings John Edwards Julian Norridge Louis Moholo-Moholo

Odette Adams takes centre stage at Jazz Hastings

Singer-songwriter Odette Adams, whose fresh, vibrant and summery sound has been compared to the likes of Joni Mitchell and Erika Badu, will be taking centre stage at Jazz Hastings August session, writes Julian Norridge.

Posted 14:16 Monday, Jul 29, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Eric Ford Jazz Hastings Julian Norridge Kartik Raghunathan Matt Chandler Odette Adams

Hastings Big Band promise a big night

Legendary British saxophonist, composer and arranger Pete Hurt will be filling the stage at Jazz Hastings’ July session on 9 July, when he directs the sensational 17-piece Hastings Big Band. Julian Norridge previews what promises to be a big night.

Posted 17:10 Monday, Jul 1, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Hastings Big Band Jazz Hastings Julian Norridge

Jazz photographer finds his moment

Tim Motion’s scintillating exhibition of iconic jazz photographs currently on display at the Lucy Bell Gallery in St Leonards is called An Eye for the Sound – and there’s a very good reason for that, as Julian Norridge explains.

Posted 19:00 Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 In: Photography Tags: Chet Baker Julian Norridge Lucy Bell Miles Davis Ray Charles Tim Motion

HIPCC runner-up Kinasov returns for summer recital

Maxim Kinasov, the brilliant young Russian pianist who won second prize and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra prize at this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, is returning to the town to give this year’s prestigious Summer Recital at picturesque Fairlight Hall, on the afternoon of Sunday 7 July. Julian Norridge writes.

Jazz Hastings welcomes Julian Nicholas and his band

Jazz Hastings June session on Tuesday 4 June will feature one of the stalwarts of the South Coast jazz scene, Julian Nicholas and his band. Julian Norridge reports.

Posted 15:30 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Darren A Beckett Imogen Ryall Jazz Hastings Julian Nicholas Julian Norridge Mark Edwards Tim Robertson

From Woodstock to Hastings with Henry Lowther

It’s not often that Jazz Hastings gets the chance to feature a brilliant musician who appeared at the legendary Woodstock Festival in 1969. But that’s exactly what will happen when we host veteran trumpeter Henry Lowther and his long established band Still Waters at our next session on 9 April, says Julian Norridge.

Posted 11:56 Monday, Apr 1, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Barry Green Henry Lowther Jazz Hastings Julian Norridge Paul Clarvis Still Waters Woodstock

Piano competition set to start

If it’s wet and cold and February, it must be that time of year when brilliant young concert pianists from all around the world descend on Hastings to cheer us all up by taking part in the ever more prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (HIPCC). Julian Norridge has all the details. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

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