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Issie Barratt's Interchange at Leeds Jazz Festival at Howard Assembly Room

Posted by Howard Assembly Room on March 21, 2022

Where

Issie Barratt's Interchange at Leeds Jazz Festival at Howard Assembly Room

When

Sun, June 5, 2022
16:00

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Musicians

Issie Barratt
composer/conductor
Becca Toft
trumpet
Helena Kay
saxophone
Alyson Cawley
saxophone, tenor
Imogen Churchill
voice / vocals

About

Composer and baritone sax player Issie Barratt brings her stellar all-female ensemble INTERCHANGE to the Howard Assembly Room for Leeds Jazz Festival, performing two eclectic sets from their acclaimed debut album Donna’s Secret.

Journey through a series of intensely coloured musical vignettes in the company of the 10-strong ensemble led by Barratt, featuring the brilliant MOBO Award-winning pianist Zoe Rahman, and Leeds Conservatoire’s Caroline Boaden on drums.

From the deep valleys of Fennoscandia in Barratt’s own Kulning, to the streets of Jerusalem in cellist Shirley Smart’s Palmyra trilogy; from the rhythms of tango in Karen Street’s Still Here to the irregular patterns of Tori Freestone’s Spontaneous Symmetry, expect a boundary-breaking, transcontinental voyage with the nation’s most innovative women composers and improvisers....

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