Ribble International Valley Jazz Festival 2018, 3rd - 7th May

13 For more information about the Festival and Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues visit: www.rvjazzfestival.co.uk - from Carnival Arts to Camilla Crafts... SUNDAY 6 MAY Camilla George Quartet Doors: 1:30pm | Stage: 2:00pm to 4:30pm Venue: The Grand | Adv Ticket: £14/£12 members, under 16s: FREE She has made a big impact in the past year, leading a terrific young quartet that jumps straight from the jazz tradition with an added calypso twist. Camilla George, a young alto saxophonist - performer, improviser, composer & teacher - is an excellent addition to the Ribble Valley Jazz Festival programme! Camilla has featured with Jazz Jamaica and Courtney Pine's Venus Warriors. She presents her modern edged quartet comprising some of London's finest young players who have performed individually with the likes of Gilad Atzmon, Clark Tracey, Ezra Collective and Tomorrows Warriors. Though inspired by contemporary artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Garrett, Jeff 'Tain' Watts and Kenny Kirkland, the quartet pays homage to the jazz tradition, with a bit of calypso thrown into the mix. In 2014, Camilla performed at Ronnie Scott's with Jazz Jamaica for 3 consecutive nights. The performances received rave reviews and each was a sell out. Later that year she also joined Courtney Pine's Venus Warriors, an all female super group. Camilla George is definitely one of jazz's Rising Stars! "Thoroughly enjoyable" Courtney Pine 4.30pm to 5.30pm Jacky Bond Blues Band Legendary blues, harmonica player/singer, Jacky Bond, appeared in the 60's with the Hurgs, and performed on the same bill as top British Blues bands including John Mayall's Blues Breakers, Fleetwood Mac, & Rolling Stones. Lucy Mae Stage: 3:00pm to 5:00pm Venue: Rose & Crown | FREE! Jazz infused Soul and R&B, co-written with French multi instrumentalist Luc Phan. Jane Smith sings with Trish Ferrarin's Breaking Jazz Stage: 3:00pm to 5:00pm Venue: Emporium | FREE! Trish & the band will light up the Emporium for a couple of hours with some well known tunes and fine vocals from Jane Smith. The Section Blues Rock Band Stage: 3:00pm to 5:00pm Venue: Maxwell's Café Bar | FREE! The Section Blues Rock Band is a popular and very experienced Lancaster based blues/rock band who will be certain to entertain with some popular blues/rock tunes! Rick Shaw & Limehouse Laundry Boys Stage: 1pm to 3pm Venue: Station Bar & Grill Rick Shaw & the Limehouse Laundry boys will play some memorable jazz tunes which will have you tapping your feet! Mark Lewis Trio with Gair Carson & Lyn Fairbanks Stage: 2pm to 4pm Venue: Spread Eagle, Sawley | Free but book a table A Luncheon Jazz Festival special at the Spread Eagle features local favourite Ed Lomax with his Mark Lewis Trio, and special guests, tenor sax/flute & guitar player, Gair Carson, and delightful vocalist, Lyn Fairbanks.

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