Thursday 30 March
St John's Arts Centre, St John's Walk Market St, Old Harlow, CM17 0AJ
8PM - Admission: £10. Details Tel: 01406 365 731
Sarah Spencer, described as "one of the exciting, new, young breed of traditional jazz players and the hottest tenor saxophonist on the Jazz scene today," makes her debut appearance at St John's Arts Centre (St John's Arts Centre, St John's Walk Market St, Old Harlow, CM17 0AJ) at 8pm on Thursday 30th March.
Sarah's creed has always been to "play it Hot and Dirty." She started playing clarinet at the age of 8 and tenor sax at 15, later taking up the baritone, alto and soprano saxophones.
Arriving on the British traditional jazz scene at 18; Sarah quickly spread her wings - was the youngest visitor to play in Preservation Hall, New Orleans at 19; and formed the first of her own bands at 20.
A move to the USA brought her global fame appearing at numerous top festivals with many legendary figures from the New Orleans jazz world. She has regularly returned to the UK playing triumphant concerts including the prestigious Purcell Room, one of London's premier serious music venues.
A poll winner in the cradle of jazz, New Orleans, Sarah has been recognised in several categories, including "Favourite New Artiste", "Favourite Tenor Saxophonist".
New Orleans record producer, George H Buck Jr. of Jazzology Records said, "Sarah plays tenor sax in the true New Orleans style of that instrument.... It is nice to hear a lady who has assimilated so much of the New Orleans feeling and tradition."
In addition to her instrumental skills, Sarah is a fine blues vocalist.
Completing the line-up will be top Essex piano man, Tim Huskisson, a popular visitor to the venue, Harlow bassist, Keith Donald and ex Harlow drummin' man, John Petters.
The concert starts at 8PM and admission is £10.
A High Resolution Jpeg is available upon request.
The session starts at 8pm and admission is only £10.
Details from 01406 365 731
Admission is only £10. Details from 01406 365 731 and www.traditional-jazz.com
Drawing from a repertoire ranging from Ragtime to New Orleans Jazz, Dixieland, Swing and the American Songbook, this show is guaranteed to delight all present.
Admission is only £10 and the session starts at 8PM.
Further details Tel: 01406 365 731
Jpeg photos available upon request.
St John's Arts Centre
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