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VASILIS XENOPOULOS & NIGEL PRICE XPQ

Wednesday 5th May 2021

Livestreamed from the Boileroom at 7.30pm

with Vasilis Xenopoulos (tenor sax), Nigel Price (guitar), Dario Di Lecce (Bass), Winston Clifford (Drums).

“Irrepressible swing and drive, and inventiveness” – Trio Records

For more than a decade Nigel Price and Vasilis Xenopoulos have established a strong musical partnership through their shared stylistic and artistic connections. Their last album “Sidekicks” is a compilation of Jazz Standards where each one of them pays homage to some of the greatest guitar/saxophone collaboration in the history of Jazz such as Jim Hall/Sony Rollins, Wes Montgomery/Johnny Griffin, Kenny Burrell/Stanley Turrentine, Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd and from the UK jazz scene Dave Cliff/Geoff Simkins and the legendary Morrissey/Mullen.

★★★★ “Downright irresistible!” The Guardian

The performance will be broadcast live from the Boileroom in Guildford at 7.30pm on Wednesday 5th May 2021, and will be followed by a Q&A with the band.

How to buy a ticket to our livestream events

The performance will be recorded and broadcast live from the Boileroom starting at about 7.30pm and finishing shortly before 9pm, followed by with a post-gig chat with the band. There are online Chat and Ask A Question features on the livestream site which you can use during the performance to get in touch.

Tickets are £10, available below until 7pm on the day of the performance. If there’s more than one person in your household who’ll be watching, we’d be grateful if you’d consider buying the appropriate number of tickets so that we can support the musicians as much as we can, but it’s entirely voluntary and at your discretion. If you have a discount code, just enter it at the checkout, and if you have any problems please contact info@guildfordjazz.org.uk.

We’ll send you an email to confirm your booking, and the link to the performance the day before, which you can watch on computer or mobile device or on a Smart TV.

With our thanks and a warm welcome also to members of Berkhamsted Jazz, Chichester Jazz Club, Jazz in Reading, Scarborough Jazz, Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club and Fleet Jazz clubs, for being part of these unique livestream collaborations.

Huge thanks also to our partners who support us in running these events: Ultimate Stream and The Boileroom.

A view from the audience

Some comments from the Clark Tracey concert in April, with thanks to everyone who watched…

The evening was a great success with some material I didn’t know.  And I thought your hosting was excellent, superbly conceived and executed.. sufficiently in tune with both your interviewees and your subject matter, that everything was ‘just so’ . Great stuff- Richard

Last evening was really great, I enjoyed it very much, thanks for all you do and the GJC team too! – Roy

Wonderful concert last night with Clark Tracy et al. What a great medley of compositions by his father Stan. I thought that Simon Allen on Saxes was excellent. Again the lighting & camera work was superb. Thank you for organising & I look forward to the next concert. – Steve

Thanks for a brilliant concert last night. I thought that the whole event was very professional, the filming and sound was spot on. In conclusion, a good job well done in spectacular fashion. – Peter

Truly wonderful event. Playing was absolutely sublime! Great hosting by you Marianne! And great job on camera work. – Zoe

Another very good gig. Thank you for organising it, and congratulations for collecting more participatory jazz clubs along the way. – Martin

Thanks for the great music last night, by very good musicians. Hope you carry on with the live streaming even after everything opens up, as it is good to access at home.- Elaine

Very enjoyable gig last evening. Close your eyes and it could have been Stan at the piano!  So well done to Bruce & all. – Peter

Thanks, Marianne, for organising the wonderful live stream concert this evening.  As Bruce said, perhaps the future of jazz concerts is a live concert, with an audience, but reaching a much wider audience as well via simultaneous live streaming.  What made the difference, I thought, between watching a concert on YouTube, of which there are many, was the interactive Q&A at the end. As we were eating dinner, we said it was like being at Ronnie Scotts and eating while watching a jazz concert.- John

Thank you so much for a wonderful gig. It was such a treat.- Jane

Just a short message to register thanks to you and all involved for the work you put in to provide the livestream event earlier this week.  The sound and vison were both excellent and it was great to enjoy the experience of a live gig once again.  Many thanks and I look forward to future events.- Colin

PREVIOUS LIVESTREAM PERFORMANCES

Previous livestreamed performances are available to watch online. There’s a small fee to watch the performances, all of which we send on to the artists to support them at this time. To watch the full performance of either band below, including the band Q&A afterwards, just select the performance you would like to see, and we’ll email you the link to watch the concert online.

Click here to read reviews of previous gigs from Trevor Bannister at Jazz in Reading

CLARK TRACEY QUARTET

April 2021: Clark Tracey (drums), Simon Allen (tenor and soprano sax), Bruce Boardman (piano), Andrew Cleyndert (bass)

DEREK NASH QUARTET

March 2021: Derek Nash (saxes), Graham Harvey (piano), Marianne Windham (double bass), George Double (drums)

FREDDIE GAVITA QUARTET

February 2021: Freddie Gavita (trumpet) with Tom Cawley (piano), Tom Farmer (double bass) and Chris Higginbottom (drums).

TRISH CLOWES – MY IRIS

January 2021: Trish Clowes (sax) with Ross Stanley (Rhodes piano), Chris Montague (guitar) and James Maddren (drums).

ALAN BARNES & DAVE NEWTON

January 2021: ALAN BARNES (sax) with DAVE NEWTON (piano), MATT HOME (drums), MARIANNE WINDHAM (bass)

“A magnificent evening” – Trevor Bannister, Jazz in Reading (read full review)

LIZ FLETCHER QUARTET

August 2020: LIZ FLETCHER (vocals), NIGEL PRICE (guitar), DARREN BECKETT (drums), Marianne Windham (bass). Click here to watch a trailer.

“Fletcher has heart, sensitivity and subtle control – she’s the real deal”- John Fordham, The Guardian`

DAVE LEWIS QUARTET

July 2020: DAVE LEWIS (tenor sax), ROBIN ASPLAND (piano), LLOYD HAINES (drums), Marianne Windham (bass). Trailer below

Watch a taster!


With thanks to…

These concerts have been made possible through the generous support of our partners: