Alan Barnes celebrates his 60th birthday with a collection of tunes from his birth year in large-group format, with new arrangements by trombonist Mark Nightingale. Even though it was set in an exceptionally fertile decade, 1959 still stands out as a remarkably fruitful year for jazz albums. Kind of Blue, Giant Steps, Mingus Ah Um, Thelonious Monk at Town Hall, and Dave Brubeck’s Time Out are all iconic recordings from that year. Expect joyous playing, outstanding virtuosity, variety and Alan’s inimitable sense of humour.
This concert is hosted by Sheffield Jazz and is subject to change in the light of government restrictions. Please read their Covid-19 precautions on their website.