Our Next Concert (2)

Saturday 9th May 2020  (all concerts begin at 8pm and end at 10.30pm)


CONCERT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY



THE CHRIS INGHAM QUARTET


STAN GETZ – A MUSICAL PORTRAIT



“Chris Ingham has chosen well ~ a delightful collection featuring the superb sound of Mark Crooks' tenor saxophone”

- London Jazz News



CHRIS INGHAM  PIANO

Chris has been a man of many parts in the music world since he started playing drums in a punk band and violin in his school orchestra.  He has been a record producer, TV composer, author and musical director of several jazz projects, presenting Jazz at the Movies at Berkhamsted in 2016.  Over several years Chris has worked with many of the country's best singers and musicians and he now concentrates on playing piano but also enjoys singing the occasional song.


MARK CROOKS  TENOR SAXOPHONE 

Mark is always welcome at Berkhamsted and is, of course, featured in tonight's concert dedicated to the great Stan Getz.  No-one in the country is more suited to fulfil this role.  He is a master musician on clarinet and the alto saxophone as well as the tenor.  As a member of the renowned John Wilson Orchestra he was featured on alto at the Proms taking on the mantle of the great Johnny Hodges for the tribute to Duke Ellington.


ARNIE SOMOGYI  BASS

Arnie lives locally and was active in setting up concerts in the area under the banner of Greensand Jazz for a number of years.  He is one of the country's busiest bassists and is a teacher at the Birmingham Conservatoire.  He has played with some of the best jazz musicians in the UK as well as supporting such legendary artists as Shirley Bassey and Sir Tom Jones.


GEORGE DOUBLE  DRUMS

George is a versatile drummer much in demand on the jazz scene where he has supported numerous top musicians.  He also plays in musicals, recording sessions and classical orchestras and as an educator he has published several books, presents seminars and teaches drum kit at Trinity College.


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