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Sheila Jordan, who is celebrating her 90th birthday in 2018, will be in residence during the festival and will be in concert with a trio led by pianist / composer Pete Churchill, joined by a string quartet for selected numbers.
The unique American jazz vocalist, who was married to Charlie Parker’s pianist Duke Jordan, was immersed in the 1950’s bebop scene and gained her reputation from the 1960s onwards both as a singer and as a hugely influential teacher.
Zoë Gilby is a vocalist and songwriter, making a stunning impression on the music scene today. Her compelling original compositions are written with double bassist husband Andy Champion. Her stockpile of music reaches a wide range of more contemporary material from composers such as Pink Floyd to Kate Bush, with influences from Sheila Jordan and Joni Mitchell.
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Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back for 2018 and will welcome some of the greatest jazz artists from around the globe at the three-day event. The UK’s biggest jazz festival held under one roof, fills four stages at Sage Gateshead from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 April 2018. Headlining...