Contemporary jazz visits Bedales

“One of the glories of contemporary jazz”, singer Norma Winstone joins her ECM recording partners at Bedales Jazz on 12 February. Klaus Gesing (soprano sax and bass clarinet) and Glauco Venier (piano) have been hailed as ideal foils for Winstone’s renowned artistry. Their previous album won Best Vocal CD (Academie du Jazz) and a Grammy nomination. The Bedales community gets the opportunity to hear a group whose tour itineraries include London’s Barbican, Zurich, Elmau and Basel. They perform jazz ballads and original compositions from Stories Yet To Tell. Tickets £14/£12 conc. from tickets@bedales.org.uk or 01730 711511. More information.

Winstone / Gesing / Venier Trio

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Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.

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