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      Archipelago & J Frisco plus The Mark Williams Trio in Gateshead

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      July 23, 2019

      Tuesday   8:00 PM

      St. Mary's Square
      Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 2JR

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      Archipelago & J Frisco plus The Mark Williams Trio

      The Archipelago J Frisco ‘superband’ began as a commission for Lancaster Jazz Festival in 2018 to create one hour of new music in a collaboration bringing together some of the most exciting musicians to emerge from the northern creative scene.

      ‘Escaping to Us’ is a string of songs composed by Faye MacCalman, focusing on the connection between light, colour and sound through tonal explorations of clashes and stillness, minimalist riffs and improvisation.’

      Lara Jones Soprano Saxophone/FX/Voice
      Faye MacCalman Reeds/Voice/Compositions
      John Pope Bass Guitar/FX/Voice
      Megan Roe Guitar/Voice
      Christian Alderson Drums/Percussion/Voice
      Jemma Freese Keys/FX/Voice

      Mark formed his own trio in 2006 and they recorded they’re first album “Balaclava Street” in 2007 . Since then they have been gigging throughout the North East regularly, whilst constantly composing new material.
      The much anticipated second album ‘Last Bus to Bensham’ has finally been recorded!

      An impressive offering from Williams and one that showcases his abilities as both a guitarist and a composer“ – The Jazz Mann

      Mark Williams Guitar
      Paul Susans Bass
      Russ Morgan Drums

      Cost: 9.90

      Categories: Performing Arts

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