Concert jazz @ Thame Snooker Club
Concert Jazz Presents – The Mark Allaway Quintet –
Mark Allaway - Alto - Tenor Saxophones
Nick Tomalin - Piano
Dominic Howles - Double Bass
Jeff Lardner - Drums
After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music in London where he received expert tuition from Jean Toussaint [ex Art Blakey] and British jazz legend Don Rendell, Mark studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Mark was invited to tour Europe with the internationally renowned saxophone quartet Itchy Fingers playing opposite many top American artists including David Sanborn, Cecil Taylor, Bob Berg and Chick Corea. The tour incorporated most of the major European Jazz festivals - Stockholm, Vienna, Lugano, Leipzig and Frankfurt. His Allaway Quartet band was formed in 1991, shortly after I finished a European tour with 'Itchy Fingers',. He has recorded with the London Jazz Orchestra.
He has worked in various musical styles from the music of the 1930’s through to contemporary pop sounds and beyond. Mark has worked alongside various artists including Shirley Bassey, Helen Shapiro, Michelle Hendricks and Salena Jones, and has written and produced Three albums under his own name ‘Samizdat’, ‘When Time Stops’ and ‘Triessence’.
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Tickets £10 Conc. £9 – there are the usual 4 ways of securing them
Email Reservations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 01844 353117
Text 0778 656 2133
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The Superb Venue – has a raised dais stage, 120 capacity with seating & tables with large bar, all on the Ground Floor wheelchair facilities, More casual arrangement - you are not locked into crampy rows of seats.
DOORS & BARS OPEN 7.30pm / CONCERT FROM 8.30pm till 11.00pm
Ideal concert jazz no smoking, no babble, just good clean straight ahead blowing session for Music Aficionados.