The Shy Revolutionary

Join Jazz aficionado Peter Gardner as he takes a look at the glorious Lester Young…

By the autumn of 1936 someone who would become one the most influential and imitated of all jazz musicians had been ‘on the road’ for most of his twenty seven years, but hadn’t yet been heard on record. Lester Willis Young had started out as a boy drummer in his father’s band, though in early adolescence he discovered that by the time he had packed up his drums at the end of an evening, the girls had gone.  So, he switched to saxophone.

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Flute Masterclass – 6th October, 2016

Together with Pearl Flutes we’re delighted to be supporting a Flute Masterclass with top European flautist Krzysztof Kaczka in Oxfordshire on October 6th…

Details:

Where: Oxfordshire County Music Service, Centre for Music, Bayswater Road, Oxford, OX3 9FF

When: Thursday October 6th (5pm – 7pm)

Suitable For: Any advancing flautist from Grades 2/3 onwards

Cost: FREE (Parents & Pupils all welcome)

Booking: Direct through OCMS: (Tel) 01865 816 999 (Email) paul.bruce@oxfordshire.gov.uk

More Info: If you’d like any more info please contact events@dawkes.co.uk or call us on 01628 630 800 (Contact Name: Karen or Linda)

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