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David Sanborn has been described as one the most influential saxophonist on pop, R&B, and crossover players of the past 20 years.
Sanborn’s soulful saxophone has been one of the signature sounds in contemporary jazz for some four decades, in a career that’s travelled from James Brown and David Bowie to Jaco Pastorius and Gil Evans, as well as a string of landmark recordings of his own.
Following 2013’s sold out Barbican show he returns to the fiercely grooving electric fusion that defined his blistering live performances through the 80s and 90s, with a brand new jazz-meets R&B album Time and the River (released 7 April 2015).
The duo of jazz guitar hero John Scofield and vocalist/pianist Jon Cleary (Brit-born, but steeped in the deep traditions of New Orleans) takes its cue from Scofield’s Piety Street recording from 2009; a heady mix of blues and gospel flavours inspired by the deep South.
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Book 2 concerts & save £2 off each ticket (save £4)
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Contact Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661 for more details and to book (this offer is not available online). Offer excludes Tin Men & The Telephone Family Show on 11 April and all festival workshops.
A £2.50 handling fee (per transaction) is applicable when booking a Jazz Multi-Buy. For all individual performances booked a £1.50 handling fee (per ticket) is applicable.
£5 standby tickets may become available on the day subject to availability (one per person). Valid NUS card required.
£5 tickets are available for Sage Gateshead students including members of the Young Musicians Programme, Further Education and Youth Participation groups (one per person for each event).
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is delighted to announce an exciting international line-up for its 11th edition with its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving Northern jazz scene. The programme is packed with...