Brubeck plays Brubeck
Posted on 2nd Aug 2021 by John Rosie
We're back! After more than a year of not being able to hold fund-raising concerts, the National Jazz Archive is excited to welcome the Darius Brubeck Quartet to our local venue of Loughton Methodist Church on Saturday, 18 September, 2021.
The quartet will be celebrating the music of Dave Brubeck and includes Dave Brubeck's son Darius on piano, Dave O'Higgins on saxophone, Matt Ridley on double bass and Wesley Gibbens on drums.
The concert is at Loughton Methodist Church, 260 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 1RB. Doors open at 1:45pm with the concert starting at 2.30pm. This is sure to be a popular event, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Tickets cost £20.00 and can be ordered on the WeGotTickets website with the addition of a small booking fee.
We look forward to welcoming you to Loughton. You can find directions to the Methodist Church using the map in our Contact page. Parking can be found in the car park next to the nearby library and leisure centre.
The Darius Brubeck quartet
- Darius Brubeck is an American jazz pianist, composer, author and a retired university professor. Son of jazz legend Dave Brubeck, he leads the Darius Brubeck Quartet and tours annually with his brothers Chris and Dan in the band 'Brubecks Play Brubeck'.
- Dave O'Higgins is a British saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, educator and recording producer. A player of soprano and tenor saxophone, Dave received a nomination as 'Best Tenor Sax Player' in the 2018 British Jazz Awards.
- Matt Ridley initially learned the piano, before gravitating towards bass guitar as a teenager. A graduate of Trinity College of music, British born Matt is also an educator and band-leader.
- Wesley Gibbens moved to London from South Africa in 2005 and has played drums with the Darius Brubeck quartet since its inception. He is a drum teacher at the North London Music Academy and has studied Brazilian and African music under Barak Schmool as part of the F-ire collective.
If you have any queries about this event, please contact us using the form in our contact page. The event will be held in accordance with Government Covid guidance and regulations that apply at the time.
Times updated 3 August 2021, link to WeGotTickets changed 5 August 2021.