Jazz on a Summer’s Evening 2018

Jazz on a Summer's Evening

Enjoy an evening of jazz in the barn with an exciting Jazz Trio called 'Without Words'.

Dorian Ford (piano), Dominic Ashworth (guitar), Lydian B Dhami (double bass) playing music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Billy Strayhorn and many more.

Date: Friday 20th July 2018
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Thames Chase Forest Centre - Barn
Tickets: £12.00 (booking essential)

Please bring your own drinks and nibbles, tea and coffee available. To book tickets or for more information, please email enquiries@thameschase.org.uk or phone 01708 642970. 

Dorian Ford (piano): Dorian Ford started playing jazz in his early teens when he began regular attendance at a weekly workshop led by trumpeter, composer, broadcaster and music writer Ian Carr. Playing alongside many musicians who went on to form the backbone of the London jazz renaissance of the 1980's, he won a scholarship to Berklee College of Music where he received the prestigious Chick Corea Jazz Masters Award. Piano studies were with Donald Brown, a regular in Art Blakey's band at the time.

Dominic Ashworth (guitar): Dominic Ashworth was born in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. He studied guitar at the University of Toronto, Canada with Eli Kassner and performed in the University Big Band directed by Phil Nimmons. Graduating in 1982, her performed at the Havana Guitar Festival Cuba, and studied under scholarship in Spain. 
Dominic has toured and recorded with Carol Kidd, Michael Garrick, Julian Marc Stringle and Digby Fairweather's Half Dozen with George Melly and recently Paul Jones. He recorded a CD "Portraits" with his acoustic trio in 2004 for Chugnut Records and a CD entitiled "Between Ourselves" for MCS Records in 2005.
In 2006 Dominic was awarded the Jazz Guitarist of the year at the Birmingham Jazz Awards. He is now based in Greenwich with his wife and two daughters and teaches guitar at Trinity College of Music. His musical inspiration includes J.S. Bach, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Paco de Lucia and George Benson.

Lydian B Dhami (double bass): Lydian B Dhami is a professional Upright and Electric Bass player and teacher. His focus is the Jazz idiom. Lydian teaches Double Bass and Bass Guitar with focus on increasing a good tone, intonation, rhythm and musicality. This includes both right and left hand technique, covering all styles of music where the Bassline and Time Signature is involved. 

Raising funds for Thames Chase Community Forest (charity no. 1115627)

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