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Concert Review – Tord Gustavsen Trio

Tord Gustavsen Trio – Lichfield Garrick Theatre – 16th July 2005 The final performance of the 2005 Lichfield Festival at the Garrick was a fitting way to close the 10 days of performances. The Norwegian Chamber Jazz trio, led by … Continue reading

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Social Isolation is not like it is in the films

By now you have probably realised that Social Isolation is not like it is in the films. You will not keep yourself entertained with a baseball, and glove-like Steve McQueen did in the Great Escape. You will not be like … Continue reading

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Concert Review – Theo Travis Quartet

Theo Travis Quartet – December 20th 2002 The ghosts of John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davies were invoked when Theo Travis returned with his talented quartet to Lichfield’s Guildhall. The audience made up with enthusiasm what they lacked in … Continue reading

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Concert Review – The South African Gospel Singers

South African Gospel Singers – November 29th 2003 The South African Gospel Choir gave a rousing show of South African music when they bought their ‘Rainbow People’ tour to the stage at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre on November 29th. The … Continue reading

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Concert Review – Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor – Lichfield Guildhall – November 7th 2010 One of the world’s best-known solo jazz guitarists, Martin Taylor played to a large Lichfield audience when he played the Guildhall. He is famed for his solo work, but he is … Continue reading

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Concert Review – Jools Holland – December 2002

Jools Holland – Birmingham NIA – 21st December 2002 Jools Holland left behind the television studio and the dubious task of advertising whiskey to return to his day-job, of leading one of the best big bands in the country, when … Continue reading

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Concert Review – John Etheridge and Sweet Chorus

John Etheridge and Sweet Chorus – Lichfield Guildhall – 17th October 2003 Jazz Guitarist John Etheridge and his band, Sweet Chorus bought the music and passion of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt to a small but enthusiastic audience when they … Continue reading

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