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Alec Dankworth
World Spirit

NCEM, York
Wednesday 3 December 7:30pm

Adults £13.00 | Concessions £11.00 | Students £5.00

Alec Dankworth bass guitar
Emily Dankworth vocals

Brandon Allen saxophone
Winston Clifford percussion

Formed out of Alec''s love of music from the Iberian peninsula, World Spirit crosses the Straits of Gibraltar into Africa and beyond. He has worked with artists as diverse as Stephane Grappelli, Abdullah Ibrahim, Van Morrison and currently Ginger Baker. His group explores melodies from Africa, South America and other continents from a jazz perspective. With tunes by Duke Ellington, Bela Flek, Antonio-Carlos Jobim, Abdullah Ibrahim and WC Handy originating from Ireland, Venezuela, Bulgaria, South Africa, Mali and Brazil, World Spirit offers an evening of global song and improvisation.
Interval Drinks!
Take advantage and pre-order your interval drinks at the bar before the start of the concert

Black is the Colour - World Spirit

For more information visit

Trio Da Kali

NCEM, York
Wednesday 5 March 7:30pm