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The Music of Dizzy Reece
Routes in Jazz
This concert honours legendary Jamaican-born jazz trumpeter Dizzy Reece’s accomplishments and artistry as well as celebrating West Indians who departed the Caribbean on the Windrush and contributed to rebuilding Britain following World War II.
Dizzy Reece’s unique approach to his instrument and blistering yet warm tone gained him the opportunity to record for the iconic Blue Note Records label. He also shared the bandstand with some of the greatest international jazz legends including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, and Miles Davis.
Byron Wallen Trumpet
Ralph Moore Tenor Sax
Trevor Watkis Piano
Dezron Douglas Bass
Willie Jones III Drums
2 hours including interval
Available from 5.30pm in the Pavilion Café, with last orders 45 minutes before the start of the performance. Advanced table booking recommended.