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Big Chris Barber Band

Julian Joseph presents concert music from the Big Chris Barber Band recorded at the Theatr Brycheiniog as part of the 2014 Brecon Jazz Festival. 2014 marks Barber's 65th year as a bandleader with over 10,000 concerts to his credit, the legendary trombonist has collaborated with a diverse range of musicians including Lonnie Donegan, Monty Sunshine and Ken Colyer. The line-up includes Chris Barber and Bob Hunt on trombones; Pete Rudeforth and Mike Henry on trumpets; Richard Exall and Bert Brandsma on saxophones and clarinets; Amy Roberts saxophone and flute; Jackie Flavelle bass; Joe Farler Banjo and guitar and John Watson on drums. Plus an interview with Claire Martin & Mark-Anthony Turnage who speak passionately about the music of Joni Mitchell and Richard Rodney Bennett, whose songs they have recorded recently in collaboration with the Montpellier Cello Quartet.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sat 23 Aug 2014 18:00