The last of our double bills at St Mary’s Old Church and we have world renowned trombone player Annie Whitehead leading her own quartet and also, for the first set, leading a 20 piece big band made up of many local musicians of all ages.
This will be a fun and exuberant finale to our St Mary’s season.
1989 – 2014 Celebrating the 25th anniversary year of Blow the Fuse
Annie Whitehead 4
Trombone virtuoso with South African and ska influences.
with Steve Lodder keyboards, Jennifer Maidman bass, Liam Genockey drums.
“Funk rubs shoulders with reggae, rhythm and blues as well as jazz – effortless, unpretentious, direct and groovy.”
One of the UK’s brightest and most versatile trombone players, Annie Whitehead has played on over 50 albums
“The Sly and Robbie of British brass, the woman everyone turns to when they want a class trombone player”
World Music Workshop Big Band. An exciting blend of music from twenty horns, featuring jazz, african and latin grooves, under the leadership of Annie Whitehead. Repertoire includes tunes by Chris McGregor, Dudu Pukwana, Duke Ellington and Diane McLoughlin.
St Marys Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 9ES
Doors 8pm First set 8.45pm £10 (£8 concessions available on the door only)