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Hejira - Celebrating Joni Mitchell at Royal & Derngate 

Courtesy of Ina Wieczorek | Posted on March 23, 2024

Where

Royal & Derngate 
19-21 Guildhall Rd
Northampton
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Hejira - Celebrating Joni Mitchell at Royal & Derngate 

When

Fri, June 14, 2024
19:30

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Musicians

Pete Oxley
guitar
Ollie Weston
saxophone
Chris Eldred
keyboards
Marc Cecil
percussion
Hejira
band / ensemble / orchestra

About

‘Hejira’ is a 7-piece band set up to celebrate and honour the masterpiece works of Joni Mitchell, mostly from the late ‘70s. Having released the albums ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’, ‘Hejira’, ‘Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter’ and ‘Mingus’ (regarded as her ‘jazz period’), Joni then toured briefly with a band formed from the crème de la crème of contemporaneous jazz musicians (Metheny, Mays, Brecker, Pastorius and Alias). The tour was recorded, producing the outstanding live album, ‘Shadows And Light’; it is from this album that the band Hejira is drawing the body of its repertoire...

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