Tony Yoko in association with the Auto & General Theatre on the Square presents The Fourth Annual Jazz & Blues Weekend from 29 – 31 January.
The Auto & General Theatre on the Square will again be red hot and blue for the start of the New Year and its annual jazz Weekend at the end of January. Tony Yoko by arrangement with the theatre will be hosting a line-up of outstanding international and local jazz artists for a memorable musical weekend.
FRIDAY 29 at 20h00 – ‘THE BLUES & BEYOND’
A night of high energy music laced with anecdotes and stories from the world of blues and beyond!
‘The Blues & Beyond’ features the outstanding guitarist/vocalist Mike Rowe plus the wonderful talents of Dobro guitarist Wayne Coughlan, Gerald Louw electric bass and drummer Terry Hunt with a ‘surprise’ guest.
SATURDAY 30 at 20H00 – ‘RED HOT & THE BLUES’
From New Orleans, the cradle of jazz – from the birth of the blues, to rock n roll!
‘Red, Hot & the Blues’ sails up the Mississippi with swinging stops in Memphis, Kansas City and Chicago including some side trips to New York and other interesting places!
Featuring the inimitable US entertainer & multi-instrumentalist Michael Canfield and His Band, with the talents of guitarist Alistair Coakley, bassist Cesare Cassarino, saxophonist Thomas Dancer, pianist Bobby Pashovski and the passionate voice of Ms. Nicole Theron.
SUNDAY 31 at 16H00 – ‘A JAZZ SHOWCASE’
Anthony Yoko, jazz drummer & producer of ‘Jazz & Blues Weekend’ presents ‘A Jazz Showcase’ featuring the fabulous jazz singers Hannah Foster & Andrew Massey performing a variety of swinging jazz standards and ‘duets’ from the American Song Book and more!
Plus the talents of pianist and arranger David Cousens; with bassist Graeme Currie, drummer Anthony Yoko and the outstanding UK Jazz trumpeter Bob Wade.
Bookings can be made by calling the theatre on 011 883 8606, Strictly Tickets on 082 553 5901 or book online: www.ticket.co.za