Awen Ensemble

Sunday 21st April

7:00 PM

12

Event starts in10d 1h 50m

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Awen, meaning ‘poetic inspiration’ in Welsh, outlines the intention of their music to explore folkloric heritage, landscape and the human mind, inspiring audiences to reflect on and connect with these subjects. Playing both vocal led and instrumental work, the outfit take inspiration from modal tradition, spiritual jazz, and folk music found across the globe, creating […]

Date & Time

Sunday 21st April

7:00 PM

Price

12

Event starts in10d 1h 50m

Book Tickets

About Event

Awen, meaning ‘poetic inspiration’ in Welsh, outlines the intention of their music to explore folkloric heritage, landscape and the human mind, inspiring audiences to reflect on and connect with these subjects. Playing both vocal led and instrumental work, the outfit take inspiration from modal tradition, spiritual jazz, and folk music found across the globe, creating compositions that are melodically focused and groove driven. Featuring spoken word, shimmering instrumentation and a Celtic mystique, Awen Ensemble bring a unique offering to the jazz table.

 

Line Up:

Amy Clark – Vocals

Emyr Penry Dance – Trumpet / Flugel

Saul Duff – Tenor Saxophone

Ruari Graham – Guitars

Glen Leach – Fender Rhodes

Joe Wilkes – Upright Bass

Eddie Bowes – Drums / Bodhrán

 

Press Quotes:

“Beautiful, beautiful composition.”

– Jamz Supernova, BBC Radio 6

“an expansive folk-jazz workout.” 

– CLASH Magazine

“Brilliant… a really great band.”

– Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio 6

“The Folk-Jazz Revival is most definitely on.”

– UNCUT Magazine

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