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tbc: "Elder Moon"! (Postponed from December)
A night of warmth, live music, spoken word and mulled brews by candlelight raising money for Refugee Women Connect.
Elder Moon is excited to welcome the following musicians:
Jemima Thewes - An enveloping folksy fusion of dark songs and bright rhythms, evoking highland landscapes, the underworld and transformation. Jemima and her band charm you along a cathartic, spell-binding and life-affirming journey.
Ruby Geddes - Dark Blue-Green Folk. Ruby sings soft lyrical songs for time, home, Spring, rocks and water, all as a means to explore
the mistier elements of human experience and mystic elements of nature. Sharing songs from an upcoming album with the incredible Lady Incarnate & BamJam records!
Fabienne Rorke - another inspiring review from Seobhan, "she's great!"
Evocative and mystical melodies brought together with a rhythmic layer of finger-picked guitar. Growing up in the North Yorks Moors, Fabienne spent her youth supporting artists such as Meg Baird and Alessi's Ark. She is back with new songs just for you!
More artists will be announced very soon!
Please help us raise money for a wonderful charity helping refugee women feel safe, secure and connected. You can find out more information about Refugee Women Connect here: https://www.refugeewomenconnect.org.uk/
26 January - An Online Zoom Workshop Series:
The Symbolic Meaning and Significance of the Enneagram for the Future of Humanity.
Jazz at St James presents a solo performance by Tommy Smith.
Saturday 12 February 2022; 7.30pm (doors 7.00pm); £15.00 plus bf, from Eventbrite.
An entirely acoustic concert by one of the world's leading saxophonists, drawing on jazz, folk, classical, and praise song traditions.
Tommy Smith is one of the world's leading tenor players, having worked with many jazz greats such as Gary Burton, Chick Corea, JacoPastorius, John Scofield, Randy Brecker and Jack DeJohnette - and recorded for the definitive Blue Note jazz label. Founding director of the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and leader of the internationally-admired jazz course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he is a professor, he also tours the world as part of the Arild Andersen Trio, which records for the ECM record label.
Smith's solo acoustic concerts feature spontaneously chosen melodies, and highlight his wonderful tone production and consummate improvising capabilities.
'haunting, beautiful stuff' –Jazzwise