Monthly Archives: June 2019

Special FoBJ Weekend Pass no longer available after Friday 14 June

A reminder to Members to order their hugely discounted Brecon Jazz Festival Weekend Passes by Friday 14 June.  These are only available to paid-up members so if you have not paid your membership subscription yet please do so today or tomorrow as our Membership Secretary will be away from Wednesday 12th for a few days so will not be able to process applications again until her return at the weekend.

Then go to http://www.breconjazz.org and click on “ticket sales” at the top of the page, go to Thurs 8 August and enter your special membership code in order to proceed.

Also there is a reduction in the price of individual tickets during the month of June.  Tickets can be purchased on line from http://www.breconjazz.org or they can be purchased by telephone through Bobbins of Brecon on 01874 622287.

Summary of programme for Brecon Jazz 2019

Starting from Friday, through Sat and Sun (9/10/11 August) :

  • Talk by international guitarist Maciek Pysz (Fri 1pm Ty Helyg)
  • Samantha Wright clarinet Quintet (Fri 2.15pm Muse Arts)
  • Liane Carroll (solo) fundraiser for Side by Side with Refugees (Fri 6pm St Mary’s)
  • Steve Waterman’s Festival Big Band (Friday 8.30pm [meal 7.30] Castle Hotel)
  • Gentle Jazz: Siriol & Talfan Jenkins (‘not the big band’ option) (Fri 8pm Ty Helyg)
  • Maciek Pysz/Gerard Cousins (guitars) /Paula Gardiner concert (Sat 12.00, Wellington)
  • Alice Leggett (alto sax) Quartet (Sat 1.30pm Guildhall)
  • Ellington Set Quartet: Gareth Roberts (trombone) (Sat 3.15pm Wellington)
  • Barbara Dennerlein Hammond Organ Trio / Kumar Chopra, Alex Burch (guitar, drums) (Sat 5.00pm Guildhall)
  • Scott Hamilton Quartet with John Pearce piano (Sat 8.00pm Guildhall)
  • Frazer Nelson Trio (Sun 12.00pm Ty Helyg) – and also 3 options:
  • Ocaso with voc. Inês Castillo (Sun 12.00pm Castle Ballroom)
  • Ross Stanley Trio (Sun 12.15pm Muse Arts)
  • Gethin Liddington’s (‘swing’) Goodkatz (Sun 12.15pm Wellington)
  • Karen Sharp Qtet /Nikki Iles (tenor sax/piano) Dave Green, Steve Brown (d.bass/drums) (Sunday 2pm Guildhall)
  • Gypsy Jazz legends Stochelo & Mozes Rosenberg, Chris Quinn (guitars) Christiaan von Hemert (violin) Arnoud Van Den Berg (d.bass) (Sun 4pm Theatr Brycheiniog)
  • Rory Ingham (trombone/vibes/sax) Quintet (Sun 6.30pm St Mary’s Church)
  • Celtic Jazz Quartet (sax/piano/vocals/violin) Wales & Ireland (Sun 815pm
  • Wellington)

SPECIAL DISCOUNTED WEEKEND PASS FOR THE FRIENDS.  SEE DETAILS UNDER “FRIENDS NEWS” ABOVE.  TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST ACCORDING TO THE ORGANISERS.