A perfect way to spend a summer’s evening at the atmospheric Holt. An intimate meeting of two incredible guitarists from opposite sides of the Atlantic. Sheffield-based Jamie Taylor, one of the UK’s leading jazz guitarists and teachers, and a Hofner Artist, meets acclaimed New Yorker Sheryl Bailey, described as having ‘one of the most compelling tones of her generation’ and being ‘among the best bop guitar players’. Sheryl is a former finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Guitar competition, and a Professor at Berklee College of Music. Together Jamie and Sheryl are guaranteed to bring you an effortless and deeply knowledgeable mix of swinging lyricism, and dynamic invention.
"She is one of the new greats of her chosen instrument” Downbeat Magazine (about Sheryl Bailey)
Run by musicians on a voluntary, not for profit basis, the nights are funded entirely through ticket sales for the gigs, and our legendary raffle!
Music starts at 8:30pm, doors 7:30pm.
Tickets £10 OTD (£7 students, £5 under-18s)
Advance tickets are available for all Jazz at the Lescar gigs from Porter Brook Gallery (Sheffield Music Shop), Hickmott Road, (open 10am - 5pm, Tuesday - Saturday). Alternatively you can contact Jez Matthews for reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook event page here.