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Museum Lates + Live Music at Leighton House Museum
Fri 13 January 2017, 17:30 – 21:00 GMT
Join our Museum Lates for the chance to visit Leighton House Museum and exhibition Flaming June: The Making of an Icon , until 9pm while enjoying live music with a complimentary drink.
Friday 13 January 2017: Late Opening + Live Music from 6.30pm with Katy Jungmann & Chris Jerome
Katy is a lyrical saxophonist with a rich tone, who performs in London on the jazz and world music scene as well as writing original inspired material from film and singer song writing music. Chris Jerome is a dynamic and versatile keyboard player /pianist /composer who has performed and recorded extensively with a multitude of artists. He was a member of the UK's premier saxophonist Courtney Pine's band for eight years, performing at major venues and festivals all over the world as well as featuring on his last two albums. He has also been part of legendary singer Tom Jones' band performing in numerous television shows across Europe and has performed on several TV shows with Lionel Ritchie.
Friday 17 February 2017: Late Opening + Live Music from 6.30pm with Solasta Trio
Solasta are an outstanding folk trio who are fast building a name for themselves on the back of their inventive arrangements, unique sound and exhilarating live performances. Comprised of award-winning fiddler Elisabeth Flett, cellist Hannah Thomas and guitarist Jamie Leeming, their dynamic interpretations of Celtic based material are rooted firmly in tradition, whilst incorporating elements from diverse musical worlds including classical, jazz and early music.
Friday 10 March 2017: Late Opening + Live Music from 6:30pm with Fred Thomas & Zac Gvirtzman
Fred Thomas and Zac Gvirtzman are two multi-instrumentalists and composers who have been working together in a variety of contexts over the last decade. Steeped in jazz but also versed in classical and folk forms, the duo's album "Living Standards" was released in 2012 on the F-IRE Label. They bring a wide ranging programme to Leighton House from jazz standards to contemporary compositions, performed on piano, double bass and clarinet.
>> Please note that the Museum Late performances have not been designed as formal concerts; people listen to the music while visiting the museum. There will be some seating available however by purchasing your ticket you don't secure a seat.
>> Leighton House Museum remains open until 9pm (last entry 8.30pm). Music from 6.30pm.Ticket price includes access to Museum, temporary exhibition and a complimentary drink.
>> Free entry with National Art Pass from 5:30pm (Museum Lates only)