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Giraffe Sessions: Kamao Trio – Sat 30th Sept, 8pm

Fronted by singer and guitarist Jean de Talhouët, this trio version of the band is dry and full of grit. It includes clarinet/tenor (Dave Shulman) and rhythm guitar (Dave Kelbie). The repertoire ranges from hot jazz featuring captivating virtuoso improvisations, to traditional manouche songs, Django Reinhardt classics, as well as original compositions. Increasingly groovy and […]

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Word Spoken – Thur 26th April, 8pm

This will be an informal evening of literary stimulation, open to all. Recitals range from poetry and prose to compositions and quotations which are original or were, perhaps, penned by a favourite writer or poet. Join us to celebrate the enduring power of speech: listen, muse, enjoy, or even to take the stage yourself with […]

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Live Sessions: S.G.D Trio – Sat 26 Nov, 8pm

A new trio of widely travelled musicians perform music inspired by India, Africa and the Balkans. Shanti Jayasinha plays trumpet and cello and has worked with Mulato Astatke, Ruben Gonzalez, Jyotsna Srikanth, Sadjo Djolo Koyate. Giulliano Modarelli on Guitar has played with Talvin Singh, Dharambir Singh, Bikram Ghosh, and played at Womad with his own […]

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