JAZZ AT THE MANSION
Jazz music in the Valentines Mansion, a beautiful
320 year old Grade II* listed country house.
Exceptionally entertaining Jazz
Where : Ilford
When : Sundays
August 20th, 2017
Award-winning jazz vocalist/lyricist, Georgia Mancio, has proved herself one of the Europe’s most original, adventurous and multi-faceted new artists.
A true improviser with a boundless and bold imagination, Georgia produces music of beauty, bite and unfailing integrity, embracing a wide-ranging jazz and modern song repertoire alongside influences from her Anglo/Italian/Uruguayan heritage and her own original writings.
CAMERON PIERRE JAZZ TRIO
September 24th 2017
Guitarist Cameron Pierre, who has received glowing reviews from the world over for his warm, dextrous sounds and his engaging stage presence.
His solo albums range from Radio Jumbo and Friday Night, which met with critical acclaim, to Return to Source, fusing traditional French Antillean sounds with Pierre’s Jazz mastery, and The other side
of Notting Hill, the album which cemented his reputation as one of the jazz world’s finest guitarists.
Pierre’s eclectic style, fusing reggae, calypso and jazz, has made him one of the most highly regarded guitarists of a generation, touring extensively with legendary saxophonist Courtney Pine.
Jazzwise, the Uk biggest selling, multi award winning Jazz magazine, describes his guitar playing as,” suave, chunky and very moreish.”
Come and experience his wonderful playing at Jazz At The Mansion
DENNIS ROLLINS VELOCITY TRIO
Award-winning British trombonist Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio takes to the stage. The skilful and popular British Jazz trombonist launched this subtle trio in 2011, with Ross Stanley on Hammond organ and Pedro Segundo on drums – a rare combination of instruments which makes their sound unique.
Well-known on the British and international jazz scene Dennis is celebrated for his versatility and unique approach to the trombone.
Over the years he has lent his unique and stylish talents to some of the world’s top jazz and pop personalities including Courtney Pine, Baba Maal, Jamiroquai, US3, Brand New Heavies, and Blur.
He is also currently a popular and crowd-pleasing member of Maceo Parker’s band.
“Infectiously accessible, playful jazz trio”
— The Guardian