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£5 Ticket to Jazz Discovery Thursdays: Hugh Pascall Quartet

At Peggy's Skylight

Description

 7:00pm till Midnight (Performance 8:00pm till 10pm)
- Perfect night to try the Jazz Club experience
- Classic Jazz & Middle Eastern Meze Menu
- Monthly Residents + Djs
- Middle Eastern Meze Menu served until 21:30
- Doors open to the public free of charge at 10pm

“An outstanding soloist” – London Jazz News

“Exemplary hard bop” – Jazz Journal

Hugh Pascall is an award-winning trumpet player and composer from a musical family, born in Nottingham in 1983. He studied jazz at the Royal Academy of Music with Gerard Presencer on a Full Entrance Scholarship, graduating in 2006 with a 1st class BMus (hons) and LRAM teaching diploma. He was the Academy’s 2005 Scott-Fulbritzer Prize Winner and one of the first Sir Elton John Scholarship holders, studying also at the Paris Conservatoire with Rick Margitza for one year as part of the Erasmus programme.

His 12 year professional career as a trumpet player and composer has taken him around the world, working with a great variety of artists and productions. He is currently recording and performing with ensembles such as The Last Poets, The David Ferris Septet, The E17 Large Ensemble and The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra. Hugh brings his quartet to Peggy’s Skylight to begin a new fortnightly residency.

With his sound characterised by a rich tone and melodic line, the quartet play with a strong energy firmly in the classic jazz tradition and inspired by post-bop legends such as Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw and Tom Harrell.


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Peggy's Skylight

3 George Street
Nottingham
NG1 3BH
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