JAZZ BY THE SEA FESTIVAL 2017: A PROFILE OF LOCAL JAZZ STARS
Jazz by the Sea Festival will take place across multiple venues in Poole and Bournemouth from 11-17th June 2017. Not only bringing world class jazz musicians to Dorset, but also showcasing local jazz acts. With live performances in retail outlets, shopping arcades, hotels, bars, restaurants, clubs and pubs as well as in public areas, with musicians also playing from the Festival’s unique Jazzmobile.
Playing as part of Jazz FM’s Blues & Boogie evening on 15th June at Lighthouse Poole, will be local blues vocalist Zoe Schwarz and electric guitarist Rob Koral, along with their Blue Commotion Band.
Dorset based Sharp 9 Duo, consisting of Jazz guitarist Ben Pedley and saxophonist and vocalist Clare Manners, will be performing at Cosy Club Lounge on 11th June, Jenkins & Sons Steak & Jazz on 12th, Koh Thai Booscombe on the 13th and Neo Restaurant on 14th June.
Recently launched modern jazz group the Tom Gwyther Trio, will perform on our Jazzmobile stage at various locations all week from 11th June, whilst local vocalist Rachel Rafter performs with her jazz trio at Cliff House Hotel on 11th June, The Brewhouse & Kitchen Bournemouth on 14th June and at Beales Store Bournemouth on Saturday 17th June.
Bournemouth based sax/clarinet and flute player Sarah Bolter will perform at The Miramar Hotel on Sunday 11th June as part of their Gin & Jazz evening, as well as performing alongside local Jazz singer Tina May at West Beach Restaurant on 15th June.
For full programme details visit www.jazzbytheseafestival.co.uk