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Jazz, World Music,

The Deppa Hirst Band

Friday 8th February 2019 - Starts 8pm


An evening of vibrant world music from The Deppa Hirst Band. Having performed at jazz festivals up and down the country and led by Claude Deppa (trumpet) and Clare Hirst (saxophone), the band perform eclectic compositions ranging from township jive to Brazilian samba, Jamaican reggae to pop infused jazz. Completing the line-up is pianist, composer and broadcaster Andrea Vicari, bassist Dorian Lockett, plus teenage drum prodigy Jordan Hadfield.

Claude Deppa has been at the forefront of South African jazz music for many years, and Clare Hirst has enjoyed distinguished career in pop and jazz music, working with the likes of David Bowie, The Communards, and Maxi Priest.