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Ljf: Adrian Knowles And Sounds Of 59 in Leeds

Ljf: Adrian Knowles And Sounds Of 59
Leeds College Of Music, Leeds
Saturday 20th July 2019, £7.50

Sounds of 59 recreate the music of a special year in jazz history. 1959 saw the release of classic jazz albums including Charlie Mingus Ah Um, Miles Davis Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck Out of Time and John Coltrane Giant Steps amongst many others. Bandleader and bassist Adrian Knowles will relate some of the history and stories behind these classic jazz albums.  Leo Richardson Quartet is widely recognised to be one of Londons leading jazz tenor saxophonists, best known for his honest, straight-ahead, contemporary hard-bop style. His most significant influences include John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver and Art Blakey.

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