TUESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 8PM
LIAM BRENNANS ABACUS
Liam Brennan is a Birmingham Saxophonist and Composer. He performs primarily on Alto Sax but also Soprano, Tenor, Flute and Clarinet. Liam has performed at events such as the Sienna and the Cheltenham Jazz festivals, and since 2021 has been running Jazz at the Spotted Dog.
Liam's new project, ABACUS, had their debut at The Spotted Dog in December 2022. The project concept was heavily influenced by Omer Avital’s Asking No Permission which featured a 4-horn frontline. The music aims to combine concepts from both the Jazz small group tradition as well as the Big Band lineage. It features some of the most exciting improvisors from Birmingham and London:
Check out Liam's website here.
TUESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 8PM
Calypso Moon is an all-female jazz band playing vintage swing, jazz, latin and calypso classics to get everyone, of all ages, dancing with delight!
Calypso Moon plays upbeat music from the 1920s-1940s, with numbers from Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, The Andrews Sisters and Harry Belafonte in their repertoire, plus many more!
Come and join these legendary ladies as they take you on a joyous journey into a bygone era!