Neil Maya Quartet – The Brubeck project
Stokeinteignhead Village Hall – Friday 17th February 2017
Step back in time! Villages in Action brings you a chance to celebrate the late 50s/ early 60s with an evening with the Neil Maya Quartet. This superb Devon based quartet, made up of some of the South West’s finest musicians, will immerse you in the cool sounds of one of the world’s greatest jazz bands ever to exist, the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
50s/ 60s dress optional but encouraged!
‘Great evening! What a tribute to the Brubeck legacy. This band do some of the best jazz in the South West!’ The Barrel House Ballroom, Totnes
Start Time 7.30
Tickets available by phone (01626 873853) or from the Village shop.
£9 adult £7 concession/ child over 12 (children under 12 free)
Further £1 refund for those showing their ticket at Combeinteignhead VIA event on Sat 18th Feb – ‘Opera Dudes: Licensed to trill’ (see VIA website for information)
Playing such classics as Blue Rondo A la Turk, Unsquare Dance and of course Take Five, the band will take you back to 1959, a golden year for jazz. The band will also play some of its own well-loved compositions and other standards to thrill and excite.
Neil Maya on saxophone has played many gigs for Villages in Action and other rural touring schemes and delivers high quality, accessible music for all ages to enjoy. Matt Carter on piano is a rising star – at just twenty-one, his dexterity and musicality is already truly astounding and he is destined to become a big name on the British jazz scene.
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