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John Etheridge and Chris Garrick

NCEM, York
Friday 2 November 7:30pm

Adults £12.00 | Concessions £10.00 | Students £5.00

Please note that online booking is no longer available but tickets can be bought by phoning the box office on (01904) 658338 until 5pm, or on the door tonight from 6.30pm.
John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Stephane Grappelli, Dizzy Gillespie, John Williams and Nigel Kennedy) and virtuoso violinist Chris Garrick (Van Morrison, Cleo Laine, Wynton Marsalis, Bireli Lagrene and Bryan Ferry) have been associated for many years starting with the Sweet Chorus project and concurrently in duo.

The duo provides a feast of interplay, improvisation and eclectic repertoire. Both players make extensive use of looping and other effects, creating exotic tapestries of sound, almost orchestral at times, yet can seamlessly switch to the most acoustic sound. They can evoke Reinhardt and Grappelli and then summon up the spirits of the electric avant-garde. They can roar, seduce and whisper…

'One of the most potent relationships in European Jazz' The Guardian


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