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2018 Programme

All events take place at the Ropetackle Arts Centre
J20

Saturday 20 January 2018

Sat 20 Jan

11:00am-04:00pm
Mezzanine

Well Versed Workshop

Claire Martin OBE and Elaine Crouch take a holistic look at how to get the best from your involvement in music. More info

Sat 20 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Sat 20 Jan

from 7:00pm
Auditorium

100 Years of Jazz in 99 minutes

Pete Long and The Jazz Repertory Company present ‘100 years of Jazz in 99 minutes’ featuring vocalist Georgina Jackson. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

J21

Sunday 21 January 2018

Sun 21 Jan

11:00am-1:00pm
Auditorium

Terry Pack’s Trees

A welcome return for this ‘Unfeasibly Large Ensemble’. More info

free

donations welcome
on exit

Sun 21 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Sun 21 Jan

from 7:00pm
Auditorium

Liane Carroll & Ian Shaw present ‘Latin Flavours’

An unmissable opportunity to see two of the UK’s most treasured vocalists explore the influence of Latin American music on the jazz repertoire in this specially commissioned show for this year’s festival. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

J22

Monday 22 January 2018

Mon 22 Jan

10:00-11:00am
Mezzanine

Jump’n’Jazz

Introducing the very young to the joys of jazz music, with Joe Stilgoe and Katie Beard. For children from 2 – 5 years. Babies on parents’ arms welcome, too. More info

booking is advised

Mon 22 Jan

2:00-4:00pm
Mezzanine

Sax Workshop

Julian Nicholas will be giving a sax master class involving everyone playing together and discussing individual approaches to ‘taming the beast’! More info

Mon 22 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Mon 22 Jan

from 8:00pm
Auditorium

An Evening with Gwilym Simcock & Yuri Goloubev

“The pairing of UK pianist Gwilym Simcock and Russian double-bassist Yuri Goloubev was something of a masterstroke. Both musicians are fluent improvisers with strong personalities who blend jazz and classical influences with panache.” (Mike Hobart, FT)  More info

8pm: Interview with Gwilym Simcock and audience Q&A.
8.40 – 9.30pm: Buffet food by our guest chef Jaq Brewer
9.30 – 10.30pm: Concert set performance

Last Few

Includes a buffet meal prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

J23

Tuesday 23 January 2018

Tue 23 Jan

10:00-11:00am
Mezzanine

Jump’n’Jazz

Introducing the very young to the joys of jazz music, with Joe Stilgoe and Katie Beard. For children from 2 – 5 years. Babies on parents’ arms welcome, too. More info

booking is advised

Tue 23 Jan

2:00-4:00pm
BIMM

38-42 Brunswick St W
Hove BN3 1EL

Piano Workshop

Presented by Eliott Galvin who performs with his trio later this evening. More info

Tue 23 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Tue 23 Jan

from 7:00pm
The Walrus

10 Ship St
Brighton BN1 1AD

Elliot Galvin Trio

From de-constructing standards to creating his own mirco-tonal melodica, Elliot Galvin’s music is both playful and deadly serious drawing on a wide range of influences. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

J24

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Wed 24 Jan

10:00-11:00am
Mezzanine

Jump’n’Jazz

Introducing the very young to the joys of jazz music, with Joe Stilgoe and Katie Beard. For children from 2 – 5 years. Babies on parents’ arms welcome, too. More info

booking is advised

Wed 24 Jan

2:00-4:00pm
Mezzanine

Bass Workshop

Presented by bassist, bandleader and producer Laurence CottleMore info

Wed 24 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Wed 24 Jan

8:00pm
Auditorium

Pee Wee Ellis ‘Funk Assembly’

The architect of James Brown’s era-defining soul classics of the late ’60s, saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis played on many of James Brown’s greatest hits in the ’60s and ’70s, and even served as his long term band director. More info

J25

Thursday 25 January 2018

Thu 25 Jan

10:00-11:00am
Mezzanine

Jump’n’Jazz

Introducing the very young to the joys of jazz music, with Joe Stilgoe and Katie Beard. For children from 2 – 5 years. Babies on parents’ arms welcome, too. More info

booking is advised

Thu 25 Jan

12:00-2:00pm
Mezzanine

Jazz Photography Meet-Up

Hosted by South Coast Jazz Festival photographer Lisa Indigo Burns Wormsley. More info

free

Thu 25 Jan

2:00-4:00pm
Auditorium

Film Showing ‘Round Midnight’

Grab your popcorn from the foyer and settle in to watch a jazz music inspired film specially selected by the festival directors. More info

free

Thu 25 Jan

6:30-7:30pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Thu 25 Jan

from 7:00pm
Auditorium

Clark Tracey Quintet ‘Bebop and Beyond’ feat. Alexandra Ridout

The English equivalent of Art Blakey – a great drummer, most often known for his work with father Stan, works today with the stars of tomorrow. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

J26

Friday 26 January 2018

Fri 26 Jan

10:00-11:00am
Mezzanine

Jump’n’Jazz

Introducing the very young to the joys of jazz music, with Joe Stilgoe and Katie Beard. For children from 2 – 5 years. Babies on parents’ arms welcome, too. More info

booking is advised

Fri 26 Jan

from 7:00pm
Auditorium

Brotherhood of Breath – the music of Chris McGregor

Reunites members of previous editions for this special one-off show at South Coast Jazz Festival 2018. The stellar line-up includes Annie Whitehead and Claude Deppa. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

J27

Saturday 27 January 2018

Sat 27 Jan

1:00-4:00pm
Mezzanine

Jazz Promoters Workshop

Hosted by Issie Barratt in conjunction with Help Musicians UK – Workshop for Promoters More info

free

Sat 27 Jan

11am – 3:30pm
Mezzanine & Auditorium

Youth in Jazz

11am – 1pm: Jazz 4 Juniors / Jazz In Schools workshop
1:30 – 3:30pm: Celebration of Youth in Jazz performance
More info

free

Sat 27 Jan

4:00-4:45pm
Foyer

BIMM student showcase

Students of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute curate a showcase in the foyer each evening. More info

free

Sat 27 Jan

from 7:00pm
Auditorium

Smitty’s Big Four ft special guest Joe Stilgoe

The Big Four’s unique combination of trumpet, soprano sax/clarinet, guitar and bass, differs from traditional Dixieland groups by the omission of drums and piano. More info

7:00-7:30pm: Q&A with the artist(s)

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