Friday 25 July – Friday 29 August
Back by popular demand, Hereford Cathedral’s summer series of Jazz in the Chapter House Garden returns with a swinging programme of Hereford favourites and red hot local talent. The extended programme for 2014 starts on the last Friday in July and is supported by The Friends of Hereford Cathedral.
Admission free is free with a retiring collection and a wide selection of lunchtime refreshments are available from the Cloisters Cafe and Chapter House Garden bar open between 12noon and 2.30pm.
Concerts take place inside the cathedral if wet.
Friday 25 July, 1pm
Trio of fiddle, clarinet and guitar with three part vocal harmonies are much loved by Hereford audiences. The band will be playing a eclectic mix of good time jazz and swing with numerous surprises along the way!
Remi Harris Trio
Friday 1 August, 1pm
Widely regarded as one of the UK’s Top Gypsy Jazz Guitarists. He has played with the likes of John Etheridge, Gary Potter, Alan Barnes and Tina May as well as performing live on BBC Radio 2.
Dave Price Trio
Friday 8 August, 1pm
Pianist Dave Price specialises in the familiar melodies and standards of the Great American Songbook, performing with Erica Lyons (bass) Ben Thomas (trumpet).
Brownfield Byrne Hot Four
Friday 15 August, 1pm
British Jazz 'Rising Star' award winner Jamie plays straight ahead jazz with a fresh and youthful enthusiasm for the 'Blue Note' era hardbop styles, including standards and bebop favourites from the 40's and 50's.
Friday 22 August, 1pm
A special acoustic set of Louisiana-style jazz, blues and bluegrass, featuring fiddle, double bass, vocals, guitar and banjo.
Trevor Davies & Friends
Friday 29 August, 1pm
Local favourite Trevor and friends return to the Chapter House Garden for a special celebration of Latin, jazz and swing.