Vincent Herring & Soul Chemistry

Monday 5th February 2018 - Tuesday 6th February 2018
Dates: Monday 5th February - Tuesday 6th February Ticket Prices: £25.00 - £45.00
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Dates:

Monday 5th February 2018
- Tuesday 6th February 2018

Doors open time

First House
18:00

Ticket Prices:

£25.00 - £45.00

Featuring:

Vincent Herring & Soul Chemistry

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Line-up: VINCENT HERRING alto sax; URS HAGER piano; ESSIET ESSIET bass; JORIS DUDLI drums

 

Doors: 6.00pm

Support Act: 7.00pm-7.45pm

Main act (2 sets): 8.15pm-10.15pm 

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Vincent Herring and Joris Dudli look back on more than twenty years of very fruitful

cooperation. Along with keyboard virtuoso Mike LeDonne and top bassist Essiet Essiet,“Soul

Chemistry” produces hard swinging and always extremely soulful jazz music of today.

Downbeat gave their first record a four star review!
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Vincent Herring- alto saxophone
Vincent is a saxophone virtuoso with a uniquely intense and vigorous musical voice. He first toured
Europe and the United States with Lionel Hampton’s big band in the early 1980’s an began working with
Nat Adderley for nine years. Along the way he worked and/or recorded with Cedar Walton, Freddie
Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Hayes, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver Quintet, Jack
DeJohnette’s Special Edition, The Mingus Big Band, Kenny Barron, Nancy Wilson, Dr. Billy Taylor.
Vincent has appeared as guest soloist with many artists and ensembles including Wynton Marsalis and
John Faddis with the Carnegie Hall Big Band. While amassing these impressive credentials, Vincent
continued to develop his own voice and style.
Mike Le Donne- piano
Pianist Mike Le Donne is an internationally renowned pianist and organist with the unique experience of
having played with a wide spectrum of jazz masters from Benny Goodman to Milt Jackson and Sonny
Rollins. He has won praise not only from critics but from master musicians: Oscar Peterson picked him
as one of his favorite pianists of today. Later he worked with the Art Farmer-Clifford Jordan Quintet and
played with more modern masters like James Moody, Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Turrentine, and Bobby
Hutcherson, also with the Milt Jackson Quartet and Benny Golson. He has also been leading trios that
have included greats like Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Billy Hart, Pete LaRoca and Louis Hayes.
Essiet Essiet- bass
Definitely one of the top bassist on the international jazz scene, Essiet, originally from Nigeria, is an
established name all over the world. Among countless other fine musicians, he has recorded and
performed with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Abdullah Ibrahim- Dollar Brand, Bobby Watson’s
Horizon with Victor Lewis, Cedar Walton, Billy Cobham and Danilo Perez, just to name a few.
Joris Dudli- drums
Joris has been a steady member of the Vienna Art Orchestra and the Art Farmer Quintet from 1979 to
1985. After moving to the US in 1986, he has performed and recorded with many of the great jazz
musicians of the world: The Zawinul Syndicate, Benny Golson, Curtis Fuller, Johnny Griffin, Mullgrew
Miller, Clifford Jordan, Joe Lovano, Chico Freeman, Joe Henderson, and many more

 

 

 

Vincent Herring and Joris Dudli look back on more than twenty years of very fruitful cooperation. Along with keyboardist Urs Hager and top bassist Essiet Essiet,“Soul Chemistry” produces hard swinging and always extremely soulful jazz music of today.

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Downbeat gave their first record a four star review! 

Vincent Herring- alto saxophone

Vincent is a saxophone virtuoso with a uniquely intense and vigorous musical voice. He first toured Europe and the United States with Lionel Hampton’s big band in the early 1980’s an began working with Nat Adderley for nine years. Along the way he worked and/or recorded with Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Hayes, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver Quintet, Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, The Mingus Big Band, Kenny Barron, Nancy Wilson, Dr. Billy Taylor.

Vincent has appeared as guest soloist with many artists and ensembles including Wynton Marsalis and John Faddis with the Carnegie Hall Big Band. While amassing these impressive credentials, Vincent continued to develop his own voice and style.

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Urs Hager - piano

Urs took lessons with jazz piano icons like Barry Harris and Harold Mabern and attended workshops with Dave Kikoski, George Colligan, Gary Versace, Peter Bernstein, Gregory Hutchinson. He had shared the bandstand on gigs with Jiggs Whigham, Dusko Goykovich and Jim Rotondi and played on festivals in TIJC Bangkok, Bratislava Jazz Days, Langnau Jazz Nights.

 

Essiet Essiet- bass

Definitely one of the top bassist on the international jazz scene, Essiet, originally from Nigeria, is an established name all over the world. Among countless other fine musicians, he has recorded and performed with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Abdullah Ibrahim- Dollar Brand, Bobby Watson’s Horizon with Victor Lewis, Cedar Walton, Billy Cobham and Danilo Perez, just to name a few.

Joris Dudli- drums

Joris has been a steady member of the Vienna Art Orchestra and the Art Farmer Quintet from 1979 to 1985. After moving to the US in 1986, he has performed and recorded with many of the great jazz musicians of the world: The Zawinul Syndicate, Benny Golson, Curtis Fuller, Johnny Griffin, Mullgrew Miller, Clifford Jordan, Joe Lovano, Chico Freeman, Joe Henderson, and many more

 


Dates: Monday 5th February - Tuesday 6th February Ticket Prices: £25.00 - £45.00
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