Tuesday 3 December, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
The Café, Rose Theatre, Kingston, KT1 1 HL,
Free lunchtime jazz session with exciting saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos featuring selections from his new album ‘Dexterity’ supported by Ross Stanley, (piano) Dario Di Lecce (double bass) and Steve B
Saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos’ third album as a leader – celebrates the music and spirit of Dexter Gordon. It features Gordon’s original compositions, classic jazz standards played ‘Dexter-style’, and a couple of Xenopoulos’ own Dexter-influenced compositions.
Dexter Gordon was one of the most iconic figures in jazz history and a true heavyweight of the tenor saxophone. His powerful tone and unique ability to create melodic lines influenced many saxophonists around the world and still do to this day.
Jazz First Tuesday is sponsored by Performing Arts Community Engagement (PACE)