Tuesday 17 January 2017

Stefanos Tsourelis Trio - Mediterranean Improv

Stefanos Tsourelis
Stefanos Tsourelis Trio
Stefanos Tsourelis - oud and guitar
Dave Jones - bass
Eric Ford - drums

Date - 11th January 2017
Venue - A World in London, Resonance FM, London, UK

Future Performance

February 8th 2017 - The Bulls Head in Barnes

Dave Jones
Jazz Improv & melodies from the Med by Stefanos Tsourelis Trio on this A World In London! 
Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-11th-january-2017/

AWIL got off to a great start in 2017 with a formidable live session from bassist Dave Jones, percussionist Eric Ford, and Stefanos Tsourelis on oud & guitar! The trio was formed only recently in 2015 yet is already one of the most skilled & thrilling jazz-based outfits in our midst. Watching these three wise men of instrumental gifts is almost enough to make you forget the huffing & puffing of ‘that’ Trumpet across the Atlantic for a moment or two. They draw you into their rolling conversation of riffs and fills, questions and answers, solos and choruses, chattering, reflecting, and exclaiming along a musical route stretching from the Sahara to Thessaloniki and back to the UK. Stefanos Tsourelis Trio will release their debut album, ‘Native Speaker’ later this year.
Eric Ford
11/1/17 – AWIL at Res 110  Online: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-11th-january-2017/  Pics by Sofia Gaetani-Morris and Alban Low. Also this week, New Year global music on AWIL at SOAS Radio featuring Aurelio, Seckou Keita, Warsaw Village Band, Debashish Bhattacharya, Vocal-Global, Karmana, and more! Coming up on Jan 25th at AWIL on Res – Adesh Sundaresan. #AWorldinLondon – IN ITS ELEVENTH YEAR! Live on Wednesdays 6.30pm Resonance 104.4  www.resonancefm.com & 4pm SOAS Radio  mixlr.com/soasradio 

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Monday 16 January 2017

Liam Stevens Trio with Aydenne Simone

Liam Stevens
Liam Stevens - piano
Aydenne Simone - vocals
JJ Stillwell - bass
Joe Dessauer - drums

Date - 5th January 2017
Venue - The Bull's Head, Barnes, UK

Future Performance
14 February 2017, 8:30 pm, The Bull's Head, Barnes - Valentine’s Extravaganza with Liam Stevens & friends
14 March 2017, 8pm, The Bull's Head, Barnes - Liam Stevens Trio album launch
9th May 2017, 8pm, The Bull's Head, Barnes - Aydenne Simone sings Sarah Vaughan

JJ Stillwell
An evening of swinging standards to dispel the January blues. Aydenne Simone and Liam Stevens make the archetypal odd couple, Simone is exuberant and overflowing while Stevens cuts a pensive and intense figure at the piano. The rhythm section of Stilwell and Dessauer cast lithe shadows against the red velvet curtain of the new Jazz Room at the Bull's Head. The event promoter Seven Star Arts is pulling up the socks of this once iconic venue by swelling audiences and indulging in classic repertoires.

The Liam Stevens Trio is one of the most exciting young groups on the jazz scene today. Led by the dextrous piano playing of Liam who displays a deep understanding and passion for music, gaining plaudits from audiences and respected veteran musicians alike.

Joe Dessauer
With drummer Joe Dessauer and bassist Jj Stillwell, they produce a swinging sound and an electrifying visual performance, thrilling audiences of all ages and musical tastes.
They frequently perform with Ellie Bignall (Vocals) with recent gigs at Glentham Gardens, Kew’s Musical Museum and the Hamstock Orpheus and Equus Gala.

Aydenne Simone
Aydenne Simone has wowed audiences with her deep, powerful vocal tones, taking her career to countless prestigious milestone performances including; Lead role in “Break Away Angel” musical Theatre Royal, a Royal Performance, Jazz Cafe, Ronnie's, Cambridge University, ‘Jazz in The Park’, Pizza Express  (Olympia, Kensington, Beckenham), International Isle of Wight Jazz Diva Festival,  to name just a few.