For International Women’s Day and as a curtain raiser to Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival, St George’s presents a special two part show by a fabulous new dectet of female composer/performers led by the inspirational saxophonist, composer and educator Issie Barratt. The band, all of whom compose, features Brigitte Beraha on vocals, Yazz Ahmed on trumpet and electronics, Helena Kay, Tori Freestone and Issie Barratt on reeds; Carol Jarvis, trombone, Shirley Smart, cello, Karen Street, accordion, Katie Patterson, percussion and Charlie Pyne, bass. In the afternoon session the performers will talk about their entry into music as well as rehearsing a number of pieces, while the evening concert includes the full band-repertoire.
1.30pm / £5 (plus fees), Free for concert ticket holders, advance booking required. Add the event to your booking before checkout.