Michael Janisch – formidable bassist, inventive composer and internationally renowned band leader is bringing top American saxophonist Walter Smith lll to Wakefield Jazz on Friday 1st February 2013. Texan Smith is much in demand appearing on no less than 75 CDs and achieving a top ten iTunes hit with his latest offering “III”. This unique band also includes fellow Texan Jamire Williams on drums with the incomparable Matthew Stephens on guitar. Friday night is a Wakefield exclusive presenting the only opportunity to see this ensemble in Yorkshire. Chris de Saram WJ promoter says “Jansich has written music for this tour which will bring out the best in these musicians, their energy will threaten to blow the roof off at Wakefield Jazz”
Doors open at 7pm. Food is available from 7.15. First set 8.30pm prompt, tickets £14.00/£12.00 on the door. Full details or to buy tickets online go to www.wakefieldjazz.org or you can join the Wakefield Jazz group on Facebook and Twitter.