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Spark Trio Jazz Series Ft Kevin Mackenzie

Fri 01 Sep 2017 
KM + Spark Trio

Spark Trio are back with their monthly series (now on Fridays!) and this month feature a double-guitar line-up, joined by prestigious Scottish guitarist Kevin Mackenzie. Hailed as ‘’an international-class jazz performer’’ by the Herald, Kevin has been active at the highest levels of Scottish jazz for many years. For a time, he lived in New York, performing with some of the city’s finest and hosting a residency at The Rooster Bar – his 2009 release ‘East of East 7th Street’ features some of these top American musicians, including guest saxophonist Donny McCaslin. Also a distinguished composer, in 2001 Kevin received the Creative Scotland Award, which he used to write and record music for his nine-piece band ‘Kevin Mackenzie’s Vital Signs’ to critical acclaim, chosen as album of the month in The Observer, and CD of the week in The Guardian. More recently, Kevin has been touring new music with his own trio, featuring Mario Caribe and Alyn Cosker. Kevin’s fruitful career has seen performances with many jazz greats including Kenny Wheeler, Ari Hoenig and Bobby Wellins. Tonight he joins Spark Trio to perform some of his original compositions and selections from the modern jazz repertoire. Spark Trio are Joe Williamson (guitar), Paul Harrison (Organ),  Stephen Henderson (Drums). Doors at 7.30 £7/£6 Venue is a mix of seated and standing. Seating is allocated on a first come first served basis unless you have booked reserved seating in advance.     Booking Reserved Seating Should you wish to guarantee seating, reserved seating is available at £10 per person in advance. Our cabaret style tables seat 4 to 6 so smaller groups may be sharing and larger groups split over several tables. Alternatively you can just turn up on the night £7 entry on the door but seating is guaranteed. There are standing areas at the bar and throughout the club. Tables can free up later at night. Club open 7.30pm – 3am

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