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 26th WIGAN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 

  JULY 14th - 17th 2011  

The 26th Wigan International Jazz Festival took place from July 14th to 17th  at Celebration Hall, Indoor Sports Centre, Robin Park, Wigan - with the theme of "Big Bands and Beyond". To all those who attended, thank you for helping to make the event such a success. To relive the main concerts (or to get a flavour of what you missed if you were not there) a selection of photos appears below.

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ALL CONCERTS AT CELEBRATION HALL (except free town centre concerts)

(Indoor Sports Centre, Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan - opposite DW Stadium)

 

 

Thu.

July

14th

 

WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRAclick for artist website

with guest soloist  STEVE WATERMAN click for artist website

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THE RYAN QUIGLEY BAND click for artist website

'TRIBUTE TO MAYNARD FERGUSON’

featuring  trumpet virtuoso RYAN QUIGLEY 

with  New York based alto star  PATRICK CORNELIUS click for artist website

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Fri.

July

15th

 

  JOHN LAW TRIO  click for artist website

with YURI GOLOUBEV (Russia, bass) & ASAF SIRKIS (Israel, drums)

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Celebrating the release of his debut album ‘On Song’

A J BROWN & HIS BAND click for artist website  

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British Jazz Singer of the year 2005 & 2007, and BBC Jazz Singer of the Year 2006.

CLARE TEAL  & HER TRIO  click for artist website

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Sat.

July

16th

 

GEOFF EALES QUARTET click for artist website

with NEIL YATES (trumpet)

Playing the music of Freddie Hubbard and Bill Evans

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".. at 13, may yet be the best of them all" ...Irish Times

ANDREAS VARADY click for artist website

with the DAVID LYTTLE TRIO

DAVID LYTTLE (drums), BANDI VARADY (guitar) & EUAN BURTON (double bass)

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WIGAN JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND click for artist website

directed by IAN DARRINGTON MBE

‘Iconic Reeds’, with guest soloist

ALAN BARNES (saxophones & clarinet)  click for artist website

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Sun.

July

17th

 

 

THE DARIUS BRUBECK QUARTET click for artist website

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THE LAURENCE COTTLE BIG BAND click for artist website

Superlative Jaco-influenced electric bass virtuoso Laurence Cottle leads his barnstorming

16-piece big band, made up of the cream of London's brass section talent.

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"Arguably Great Britain's foremost big band drummer" 

(Jack Bowers, All About Jazz)

THE PETE CATER BIG BAND click for artist website

presents 'A Tribute To Buddy Rich'

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