Playtime presents: Paul Towndrow

Saxophonist Paul Towndrow is a crucial figure at the forefront of the Scottish jazz scene. His CV is remarkable: long-standing member of the renowned Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, saxophonist with Hue and Cry, leader of his own trio and quartet, prolific composer and arranger. He is also a highly respected educator, both through his own annual Jazz Summer School and as saxophone instructor on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Jazz Course. As a player he has a truly unique sound, and can move from beguiling lyricism to blistering chromaticism in the blink of an eye.


For this special concert he'll be joined by the Playtime Quartet of Martin Kershaw (saxes), Graeme Stephen (guitar), Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums), performing a programme of inspiring originals and contemporary jazz classics.


The concert will be live-streamed from Pathhead Village Hall on www.facebook.com/playtimemusic1/live at 8.15 pm on Thursday 3 December.


Check out Tom's great interview with Paul here: https://fb.watch/21PhJ8sK-L/


The event is free, but please make a donation (we would suggest £10) to paypal.me/interrupto so that we can keep doing these great concerts!


Thank you for your support! :)


We should stress that this event is with the full endorsement of the Pathhead Village Hall Committee, with whom we have agreed to take such precautions as: wiping down the hall before and after use, separate entrances for musicians and technicians, temperature checks and hand sanitiser for all on arrival and departure, minimum of 2 metres social distancing between personnel from different households, no sharing of equipment and use of face masks where appropriate.




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