AGMP presents:

John Scofield

Country For Old Men

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    Tue 15 May 2018

  • Doors open: 19:00

  • £27.50 adv + cmsn

Entry Requirements: Under 16s accompanied by an adult

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John Scofield

In 2016, John Scofield released “Country for Old Men” on Impulse. The album is a homage to Country Music and features jazz renditions of classic tunes by George Jones, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Bob Wills, Patti Page to name a few!

In John Scofield’s words, “We’re going to turn “outlaw” country tunes into Jazz vehicles. Rather than go to Nashville and record with “real” country players in a country style, I’m joining forces with my jazz cronies to play the songs with our jazz approach. We improvise while keeping the integrity, character and twang of this wonderful American music. I’ve always loved Country music and am super excited to put my treatment of them into play.”

John Scofield has influenced Jazz since the 1970’s. He is a masterful jazz improviser whose music falls between post-bop, funk edged jazz and Rhythm & Blues.

After his debut recording with Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker, Scofield was a member of the Billy Cobham/George Duke band for two years. In 1977 he recorded with Charles Mingus and joined the Gary Burton Quartet. From 1982-1985 he toured and recorded with Miles Davis. His career as a bandleader started in 1978 and he has made over 30 albums since then collaborating with Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Mavis Staples, Govt Mule, Joe Lovano, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Dave Holland and Terumasa Hino along the way amongst many others.

John Scofield – Guitar

Vicente Archer – Bass

Gerald Clayton – Keys

Bill Stewart – Drums

Estimated Times

All times are subject to change on the night

19:00 – Doors, Bar and Margins Cafe serving hot homemade food open

20:15 – John Scofield

22:30 – Curfew

Union Chapel Bar open after the show.

Margins Cafe

Margins Cafe serves hot homemade food. It is open to all ticket holders when doors open at 19:00. Limited 18:30 dinner reservations are available above, when tickets go on sale. The Bar is also open at 18:30 to Union Chapel members who have tickets to the show.

Mains

Organic Lemon, Thyme Chicken with Spring Veg

Potato, Aubergine & Goats Cheese Gratin

Smaller Bites

Broccoli & Stilton Quiche with Salad

Red Onion & Cheddar Quiche with Salad

Dessert

Apple, Apricot & Almont Tart with Cream

Access to the cafe at 18:30 is via the side gate to the left of the main entrance to the Chapel on Compton Terrace.

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Please note you must have a ticket to the show to come to Margins Cafe & Union Chapel bar.

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