April News

Quercus is now released on ECM, with tour details for April and news of other projects….

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June Tabor: voice
Iain Ballamy: tenor and soprano saxophones
Huw Warren: piano

‘Quercus’ means ‘oak’ in Latin and the roots of this particular tree dig deep into British folk music, while leaves and branches reach upward to embrace jazz-inspired lyrical improvising. The trio features the venerable English singer June Tabor whose dark voice has an uncanny ability to underscore the emotional essence of a ballad: “As I get older, I understand more the depths of sorrow and joy that made the song”, she has said. Tabor, who was recently voted BBC Folk Awards Singer Of The Year, is joined in the Quercus project by Welsh jazz pianist and composer Huw Warren, and by English saxophonist Iain Ballamy, well-known to ECM listeners as co-leader of the band Food. This is the first Quercus album but the trio has existed already for seven years, patiently developing its unique idiomatic blend.

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more info and audio

UK Tour Dates:

14 April The Stables, Milton Keynes £17.50
Box office: 01908 280800
The Stables

23 April Exeter Phoenix
Box office 01392 667080
Exeter Phoenix

25 April St George’s Bristol Tickets: £18; £15; £12
Box office: 0845 402 4001
St George’s

27 April The Sage Gateshead
Box office: 0191 443 4661
The Sage Gateshead

29 April Warwick Arts Centre B
ox office: 024 7652 4524
Warwick Arts Centre

30 April LSO St Luke’s, London
Box office: 020 7638 8891
LSO St Luke’s

31 May Salisbury Playhouse (Salisbury Festival)
Box office: 0845 241 9651
Salisbury Festival

 

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Other Projects:

3 April Huw Warren Trio

Jazz on Tap
The National Brewery Centre
Horninglow Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1NG
http://jazzontap.wordpress.com/

 

5  April Parc- Y Dyfadol/The Future

Canolfan Y Plase
Bala
Gwynedd,Wales

Concert presentation of the Parc Project with photographer David Woodfall and video artist Greg Byatt. Funded by ACW the Parc Project explores a small, but tightly knit, rural mid wales community. The exhibition (including music by Huw Warren) will run until 24th April

6 April  John Helliwell/ Huw Warren/Steve Berry/Zoot Warren 
Ex Supertramp frontman joins forces with the trio exploring original music and reinvented standards…

Galeri,
Doc Victoria
Caernarfon Gwynedd
LL55 1SQ

01286 685250

www.galericaernarfon.com
huw warren 6.4.13

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