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John Wheatcroft and John Bailey

Thursday, 6 June 2019 - 7:30pm

 

Part of PRESTON JAZZ & IMPROVISATION FESTIVAL.

 

The Continental / Doors 19:30 / Tickets £10 in advance
 
This double-header brings together two of the most exciting jazz guitarists in the country, John Wheatcroft and John Bailey.
 
JOHN WHEATCROFT
John Wheatcroft leads a busy double-life as an artist and an educator. John has toured the world with both Carl Palmer (ELP) and John Jorgenson (Elton John/ Hellecasters) and he is a regular contributor to Guitar Techniques UK, along with contributing numerous lessons for Guitarist UK, Guitar Part (France) and Guitar World (USA). John currently holds the position of Head of Guitar at BIMM London and is a visiting lecturer for the University of West London (London College of Music) and Chester University. His first book, Improvising Blues Guitar was published by Schott has received rave reviews worldwide and he’s recently released his debut acoustic album, Ensemble Futur, to critical acclaim. He will be playing at the Continental with his band, the John Wheatcroft Trio.
 
JOHN BAILEY
Critically acclaimed classical and jazz guitarist John Bailey attained an MA in Jazz from Leeds College of Music and has received tuition from Ralph Towner, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Mike Moreno, Mike Walker and other leading jazz musicians. He teaches guitar at Liverpool University and also at home in Preston. John is a well-known fixture of the Preston music scene whose shows frequently sell out.  
 
All takes place from 7.30pm on Thursday 6th June 2019 
 
Tickets are £10 advance (+ booking fee) - online from HERE
 
Continental bar & Action Records later this week

 

 
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