Photo by Benjamin Amure C 2013

Sunday 27 October:
Saxophone Giants: A Tribute to Jazz’s Greatest Saxophonists.
Presented by Jean Toussaint Quartet


The much loved, virtuoso tenor player, Jean Toussaint, former band member of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers with whom Toussaint toured for four years alongside the trumpeter Terence Blanchard presents Saxophone Giants. He will be joined his regular bassist Larry Bartley, one of the most sought after bass players on the London jazz scene, as well as the late, great Abram Wilson’s former band members, Reuben James – piano and Dave Hamblett – drums.

Through some of the 20th century’s most celebrated saxophonists, including Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson and John Coltrane, Loftis and Toussaint will blow you away with their clarity of tone, honesty and passion.

“Jean Toussaint’s evolution from hard bopper to a player of considerable breadth and warmth has been an engaging exercise to witness”…THE GUARDIAN

Larry Bartley is “one of the top bass players on the jazz scene”…RONNIE SCOTT’S

Dave Hamblett is full of “energy, sparkling cymbals and a big sound”…LONDONJAZZ

Reuben James is “fast becoming Britain’s best young jazz pianist”…THE TIMES

Doors and bar 7.00pm, start time 8.00pm

£18 advance, £19 door, £10 under 18s.
£1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts.

Click here for tickets:-

Jean Toussaint presents Saxophone Giants

Box Office phone number 01726879500

Tickets now available from Levines in Calstock.

Supported by the Abram Wilson Foundation