GILAD ATZMON (Saxes) at Jazznights – The Cherry Tree on Sunday 20th January 2013

Never a dull moment when Gilad is around!  A monster musician on both saxophone and clarinet, his previous performances at Jazznights have always been among the highlights of the year. His busy schedule includes international touring with the Orient House Ensemble Jazznights Gilad Atzmon 161011 (17)and his “Charlie Parker with Strings project”

“A formidable improvisational array…a local jazz giant steadily drawing himself up to his full height…”-John Fordham, The Guardian

“…Atzmon is an astonishing musician.”
John Lewis, Metro, September 07

“Atzmon is surely the hardest-gigging man in British jazz…” The Times

“Atzmon is a loose cannon: a larger than life figure with an almost overpowering musical personality… it’s as perfect a jazz marriage as you could wish for” Phil Jonson, Independent on Sunday

“A revelation, a multi-reed man of enormous talent.”-Tony Richards Musician Magazine

“Atzmon sends his soprano sax and clarinet soaring over complex rhythms from all points of the globe with a poetry that never forfeits control.”- Nina Caplan, MetroJazznights Gilad Atzmon 161011 (15)

“Audiences are clearly bowled over with Atzmon’s whirlwind approach … dynamic, charismatic and … exasperating!”-Brian Blain, Jazz UK

“His flow of ideas and coherent marshalling of them makes for solos that are as exhilarating as they are impassioned  fantastiK” The Herald Sunday Tribune

Gilad Atzmon was born in Israel in 1963 and had his musical training at the Rubin Academy of Music, Jerusalem (Composition and Jazz). As a multi-instrumentalist he plays Soprano, Alto, Jazznights Gilad Atzmon 161011 (38A)Tenor and Baritone Saxes, Clarinet and Flutes. His album Exile was the BBC jazz album of the year in 2003. He has been described by John Lewis on the Guardian as the “hardest-gigging man in British jazz”. His albums, of which he has recorded nine to date, often explores political themes and the music of the Middle East.

Jazznights presents the best in modern jazz at:
The Function Suite, The Cherry Tree, Knowl Green, Belchamp St Paul, Suffolk, CO10 7BY.
Tel: 01787 237263       Admission £8.         Doors 7.30pm.       Music 8.00-10.30pm.

Reserve your table seating on 01787 237653 or email.  Pay on the night.
Food available and can be served before or during the performance.

For further information go to www.jazz-nights.com


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