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Artist Focus: Polar Bear & the Neil Cowley Trio

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British experimental jazz quintet, Polar Bear have a long-standing reputation as one of the most exciting bands on the UK jazz scene. Led by drummer Seth Rochford, the band brings together tenor saxophonist Pete Wareham, Tom Herbert on double bass, second tenor Mark Lockheart and Leafcutter John on guitar and … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Polar Bear & the Neil Cowley Trio”

Artist Focus: Arte dei Suonatori

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Baroque orchestra (or rather “an orchestra in a baroque manner” as they describe themselves) Arte dei Suonatori has a prolific concert schedule averaging on nearly one hundred concerts a year, performing in various settings and instrumental combinations. Formed in Poland in 1993 the group originally consisted of Polish string and … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Arte dei Suonatori”

Artist Focus: Joyful Company of Singers

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Now that booking has opened for the Summer Festival 2011 we’re going to crack on with our regular Festival blog features. This week we introduce the Joyful Company of Singers for the first Artist Focus post of the Summer Festival! The Joyful Company of Singers is one of Europe‚Äôs finest … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Joyful Company of Singers”