Jazz @ HEART - Mark Donlon Quartet
Piano – Mark Donlon
Sax – Matt Anderson
Drums – Sam Gardner
Bass – Simon Read
Doors 7.30 p.m. Tickets £10 (£6 concs) from HEART reception or online at:
Mark Donlon is a pianist, composer, conductor and educator based in New Zealand. As a solo pianist he has recorded CD's and given recitals of his Jazz/Contemporary Classical crossover compositions to critical acclaim in the press. He is also particularly known as a specialist in Latin Music. He moved to New Zealand in 2013 where he is Head of Jazz at the New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University Wellington, having also taught at Trinity Laban, Guildhall and Leeds College of Music.
Saxophonist, composer and band-leader Matt Anderson graduated from Leeds College of Music in 2010. He has since studied with British jazz greats Iain Ballamy and Stan Sulzmann and was awarded ‘Young Musician of the Year’ at the Jazz Yorkshire Awards 2010. He relocated from Leeds to London in 2015 and is currently studying for an MA Performance at the Royal Academy of Music. He released his debut album with his band Wild Flower Sextet in 2015.
Tickets on door or from www.heartcentre.org.uk