Alex Clarke Trio (Live Music)
Join us for a performance from Alex Clarke Trio in our newly refurbished Bandstand, they will be performing between 2pm – 4pm. Normal admission prices apply (members free)
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Anyone who saw Alex Clarke’s streamed performances alongside Alan Barnes from West Bromwich Central Library in October’s festival will have no doubt that hers is a remarkably mature talent and one steeped in the great traditions of jazz.
As a finalist in the BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2020, and winner of the Rising Star category in the 2019 British Jazz Awards, Alex is known to be one of the most in-demand and versatile young reeds players emerging on the British Jazz scene. Praised for her extensive repertoire list and intelligent ear for harmony, she brings youthful, intuitive approach which sounds authentic in a variety of musical settings from New Orleans to behop. Alex’s deep respect for the heritage of the music can he heard in a swinging, melodic approach reminiscent of Scott Hamilton and Lester Young , with a strong influences of Phil Woods and Cannonball Adderley