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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Chris Hodgkins on tour in Wales

Cardiff-raised trumpeter Chris Hodgkins returns to Wales to play five dates with his quartet in November 2009.

Tues 24 Nov - Theatr Brycheiniog Bar, Brecon - 01874 611 622
Weds 25 Nov - The Carreg, Narberth - 01834 869 323
Thurs 26 Nov - Café Jazz, Cardiff - 029 2038 7026
Fri 27 Nov - The Copper Beech, Abercrave - 01639 730 565
Sat 28 Nov - Comrades Club, Pontypool - 01495 762 504

Chris will be joined by Alison Rayner on bass, Max Brittain on guitar and Diane McLoughlin on soprano and alto sax.

They'll be playing a selection of originals from Chris' trio and quartet albums, new originals by Henry Lowther and Diane McLoughlin, and favourites by Fletcher Henderson, Peggy Lee, Benny Goodman and Johnny Hodges.

Chris was a founder member of the Welsh Jazz Society before moving to London to take the helm of Jazz Services.

See www.chrishodgkins.co.uk for more about his work.


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