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The Wirral Guitar Festival – Friday 11th November 2016

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Join us for a night a great entertainment as the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain proudly presents Esmond Selwyn Quartet and their illustrious guest, the wonderful British Jazz Saxophonist Tony Kofi on alto sax

Playing in the Blue Lounge of the Floral Pavilion Theatre on Friday 11th November; this is big news for Jazz fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in and around New Brighton……put simply, this will be a musical master class and one show not to miss!

Esmond has been acknowledged as one of the world’s great jazz guitarists and equally one of the world’s foremost jazz guitar instructors ever since his entry in 1995 into the highly prestigious and much coveted work by Ivor Mairants, ‘The Great Jazz Guitarists’.  His style forms a direct link with the great jazz guitarists of the past: Chuck Wayne, Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith and Sal Salvador.

Esmond has been made an ambassador for the Wirral Guitar Festival for his fine standard of work in representing the jazz element of the guitar.  He first became involved in the Wirral Guitar Festival in 1987 at the invitation of the late and great Brendan McCormack when he was asked to appear opposite Charlie Byrd in the theatre at Port Sunlight and has continued to perform for the event most years ever since.

A little about Tony Kofi – winner, best instrumentalist at the 2008 BBC Jazz awards; winner, best Ensemble at the 2005 Parliamentary Jazz Awards; winner, Radio 3 Jazz line up album of the year 2005 BBC Jazz awards; nominated for a MOBO award 2008.  Also an instructor of Saxophones (Alto/Soprano/Tenor & Baritone) Flutes, Piano, Recorder, Percussion instruments and music notation.

 

Don’t miss out on seeing Esmond Selwyn Quartet with very special guest Tony Kofi, at the Floral Pavilion Theatre on Friday 11th November!

The venue is located on Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside CH45 2JS

Advance tickets are £12.00 (includes ticket fee), concessions £10.00 and to book please call 0151 666 0000 or go online at www.floralpavilion.com/en-GB/shows/esmond%20selwyn%20quartet%20featuring%20tony%20kofi/info

Don’t be late, doors open at 7.30 p.m.

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