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* Tolmen Centre: Portico Quartet - Constantine Gig
Posted Apr 15, 2009 - 01:17 PM
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Music On Saturday 2nd May the Tolmen Centre in Constantine presents the unique London based street jazz group Portico Quartet...

The gig starts at 7.30 (ish) and tickets are 8 full price, 7 concessions and 4 children. Box office 01326 341353.

This amazing band are making waves wherever they go - they've played Glastonbury, Brecon, and London jazz festivals as well as busking on the South Bank! Their debut album "Knee Deep in the North Sea" was shortlisted for the 2008 Mercury Music Prize and was Time Out's No.1 Jazz Folk and World Album of the Year.

"Like nothing you've ever heard before" Time Out
"A phenomenon in the making" The Independent
"The darlings of the jazz/leftfield jazz scene" Big Chill website

Portico Quartet's music is wonderful but hard to classify - based around the plangent sound of hang drums and acoustic bass, with Jack Wylie's ethereal soprano sax weaving mesmerising riffs and melody to create a beautiful and harmonious - but quite mysterious - sound. Eclectic and accessible. Don't miss this rare visit to Cornwall - en route to Cheltenham Jazz festival and beyond.

Check this weblink for loads of detail and some great live film clips.


 
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