CATRIN FINCH CENTRE
CATRIN FINCH CENTRE
School Children and
Students' Union members £3
Saturday 3rd Hydref / October 2020
JAZZ GUITAR SPECTACULAR
Widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the jazz guitar, ADRIAN INGRAM is
a respected player, teacher and author of several books including 'Wes Montgomery' and
'The Gibson L5: Its History and Players'.
He has accompanied many of the greats of jazz including Pete King, Jim Mullen,
Bobby Wellins and Digby Fairweather, and has performed regularly at New York's Classic
American Guitar Show, sharing the main stage with the cream of US jazz guitarists like
Jimmy Bruno and Howard Alden, and has taught and performed alongside the legendary
Jim Hall at the Hull Jazz Guitar School.
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).