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  Robert Ludlam Theatre | Derby

  Derby Jazz

  16th December 2016 8:00pm

  Children under 16 years old with an adult £0.00

  Standard £15.00

  Box Office Closed

Matthew Halsall

"Kind of Blue" meets The Cinematic Orchestra ..saturated in a life affirming glow". Time Out

"Meditative beauty"***** The Times

"Beautifil, spacious and spiritual music." All About Jazz

"A very special concert from acclaimed trumpeter, composer and bandleader Matthew Halsall and the remarkable Eastern-tinged, hard grooving Gondwana Orchestra. A great trumpeter, I'm a big fan of his music" Jamie Cullum BBC Radio 2

Matthew Halsall is one of the brightest stars on the UK jazz scene. With five albums already under his belt, his languid, soulful and deeply expressive playing has won him a legion of fans with critical praise from everyone from Jamie Cullum and Gilles Peterson to Jazz FM, MOJO Magazine, The Guardian, BBC Radio 6 Music and many more.His album "When The World Was One" was the iTunes jazz album of the year 2014. Always pushing boundaries. Halsall's music blends his love of the modal jazz of John and Alice Coltrane and Eastern Music with evocative, rain-soaked visions of his hometown Manchester. The result is a sublime spiritual jazz all of his own.

"Unreservedly recommended" All About Jazz

"Trumeter Halsall is one of the success stories of new British Jazz" The Independent on Sunday

"Halsall's trumpet sound is pure and his phrasing is graceful" The Guardian



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