Liverpool’s International Arts venue, The Capstone Theatre, is renowned for putting on an eclectic mix of wide ranging performances. As ever, the Autumn season sees them host a number of jazz shows, featuring some of the finest musicians in the world. Here we explore some of the fantastic jazz events coming up in the next few months….

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Fri 18th October: John Law’s ReCreations

Info: Known mainly for his Congregation, playing his original compositions, mixing jazz, and electronics, as well as classical projects, John Law (“One of the UK’s most imaginative and versatile jazz pianists” – International Piano Magazine, 2014) has put together a stunning new group of young musicians, playing arrangements of other people’s tunes.

In a move away from electronics to this purely acoustic group, Re-Creations present music not just from the standard jazz repertoire but also from pop and indie (Beatles, Radiohead, Adele, Daft Punk), a band which manages to play highly accessible melodic music and recognised tunes in extremely creative and interactive arrangements, simple and complex, with an emphasis on spontaneous interaction in a group of highly versatile young  musicians.

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Fri 8th November: Machado Ithursarry Duo

Info: An emotional poetic journey for piano and accordion. Jean-Marie Machado has collaborated with Andy Sheppard, Dave Liebman, Paolo Fresu and Naná Vasconcelos and has established himself at the first rank of the European jazz sphere.

Didier Ithursarry has worked in collaboration with singers, on projects in theatre and in jazz, and also as a studio session musician. In 1998 he was invited by French jazz guitarist Claude Barthélémy to join his quintet Sereine. Later that year he joined the National Jazz Orchestra (ONJ) from 2002 to 2005. In 2006 he created a duo Bilika with singer and percussionist Kristof Hiriart.

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Thurs 14th November: Natacha Atlas

Info: Heralded as one of the world’s most distinctive voices, Natacha Atlas has carved a path synthesising western and middle eastern vocal traditions with mind-blowing dexterity. Her latest work sees her push vocal and musical boundaries even further by effortlessly weaving jazz traditions into her already unique blend.

Atlas has worked with Peter Gabriel, Nitin Sawhney, Nigel Kennedy, Indigo Girls, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Ibrahim Maalouf, to name a few, and in this concert she will be performing tracks from her new CD Strange Days to be released in September 2019 as well as material from Myriad Road and previous albums.

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Fri 15th November: Reis Demuth Wiltgen

Info: Since the release of their first album, the band has toured extensively throughout the world and has appeared at major international jazz festivals in Europe and Asia. With their European style of melodic composition, set to an almost American sounding rhythm section that is exciting and dynamic, yet grounding and settled, Reis-Demuth-Wiltgen share the diversity of current jazz and a laid-back Europe.

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Fri 22nd November: Marius Neset

Info: In April 2011, Norwegian born/Copenhagen based saxophonist Marius Neset released his debut album Golden Xplosion which led to the saxophonist and composer becoming one of the most talked about newcomers on the European jazz scene. His subsequent releases – Birds (2013), Lion (2014) and Pinball (2015) – have proved that Neset is “on his way to being one of the biggest new draws on the circuit”.

On tour, his group will be featuring music from Marius’s newest album Circle of Chimes release on ACT Music in September 2017, taking the listener on a journey and bringing together his world of influences with remarkable energy, creativity and most of all, his highly original sound.

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The Capstone Theatre has is renowned for being a venue that showcases some of the best international talent, and there’s always been a big emphasis on jazz. Liverpool International Jazz Festival is set to be a fantastic musical extravaganza again in February, but until then there’s plenty of quality to enjoy at The Capstone Theatre!


The Capstone Theatre / Hope University Creative Campus, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool, L6 1HP / 0151 291 3578

For a full list of what’s on CLICK HERE!

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