CATRIN FINCH CENTRE

 

CATRIN FINCH CENTRE

GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY

MOLD ROAD

WREXHAM

LL11 2AW

Commencing 8.30pm

Admission £8,

Concessions £7,

School Children and

Students' Union members £3

9th April 2022

JAZZ GUITAR SPECTACULAR

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Wales' premiere guitarist, TREFOR OWEN, has toured with such guitar greats as

Mundell Lowe, Louis Stewart and Doug Raney, has performed extensively throughout this

country and the USA, and has won widespread acclaim for his CDs, including Wales Plays

Brazil, Road Song and A Tribute To Wes Montgomery. A renowned educator, Trefor has given

celebrity workshops/performed at Cork International Jazz Festival, London’s Guitar Institute,

the Zinc Bar, New York, New York Guitar Show, Long Island, the Chet Atkins Convention in

Nashville and the prestigious Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.

Over a career spanning more than 25 years and over 500 appearances at London's Ronnie

Scott's Jazz Club, award winning jazz guitarist NIGEL PRICE has become widely

acknowledged as one of the hardest working musicians in the business.

Musically, his blend of flowing bebop lines, deep blues sensibility and his mastery of chording

continue to delight audiences and fellow musicians alike, with career highlights including a

56-date tour in late 2016, a Parliamentary Jazz Award (Best Jazz Ensemble, 2010), and a

British Jazz Award (Best Guitarist, 2016).

A highly original guitarist with both modern and traditional gypsy jazz influences,

JOHN WHEATCROFT has performed with artists as diverse as Billy Cobham,

John Williams, Frank Gambale, Paulus Schäfer, Mozes Rosenberg and many more, and has

toured the world with both Carl Palmer (ELP) and John Jorgenson (Elton John/ Hellecasters).

He is also a regular contributor to many international guitar publications and currently holds the

position of Head of Guitar at BIMM London.

“John Wheatcroft has an incredible arsenal of knowledge on the guitar...that will be appreciated

by casual listeners as well as diehard music fans. Most importantly, he really swings”

– John Jorgenson

In concert with BILL COLEMAN (double bass) & ANDY BOLD (drums).