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Adrian Litvinoff - September / October 2019 newsletter.

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Adrian Litvinoff writes;

Autumn Magic!

Back In The Swing

HI all.

I hope you’ve been enjoying the summer. I have! Now it’s time to get back into playing.

First, Interplay are back at The Albany Social Club for Jazz Coventry .  It’s two years since we last appeared there. We got a real lift from our gig with Alina Bzhezhinska and Tony Kofi in May, and are looking forward to playing together again.

Friday Night Blues Party sees SugarDaddies back in action at The Somerville.  If impromptu Blues jamming is your thing then this is for you! All players and singers welcome!

I’ll be jamming again in Rugby at the excellent monthly Jazz Jam run by Ian Hill, one of the finest sax players in the area. I’m looking forward to it!

There’s some big news for Shkayla fans too!  We are presenting Jacqui McShee’s Circle with us in a major double bill at the Coventry Belgrade in October. Circle is Jacqui’s top-flight new band after all her fantastic work with Pentangle which spanned over 50 years! It includes Coventry’s celebrated Kev. Dempsey on guitar, so expect a wide ranging programme of progressive Folk and Rock.  We are able to stage this because of some funding awarded by Arts Council England. 

Sunday September 15th
4.00pm - 7.00pm Ian Hill sx, Adrian Litvinoff bs. Other house band players to be announced. All jammers welcome! Rugby Jazz Jam
Rugby Hotel
Sheep Street
Rugby CV21 3BX

Thursday 19th September
£10 (Students £5)
Alan Wakeman sxs, Richard Baker tbn, Neil Hunter kbd, Dave Balen perc, Adrian Litvinoff bass Jazz Coventry
Albany Social Club
10 Earlsdon Street
Coventry CV5 6EG
07811 203727

Friday 20th September 8.30pm
Steve Roberts gtr, harmonica, voc,
Adrian Litvinoff bs, keyboards, voc, Rich Westwood dms, voc.  Guest blues singers and players welcome
Friday Night Blues Party
Somerville Arms
Campion Terrace
Leamington Spa
CV32 4SX
01926 426746

Saturday October 26th
£16 / £14 (concessions)
Jacqui McShee’s Circle
Kev Dempsey gtr, Mike Piggott vln, Tom Chapman perc
Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla
Joe O’Donnell vln, mand, voc, Martin Barter kbd, voc, Si Hayden gtr, voc, Adrian Litvinoff bs, voc, Karen Milne dms Legends of Folk and Rock
Belgrade Theatre B2
Corporation Street
Coventry CV1 1GS
024 7655 3055

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