The Remi Harris Trio take Gypsy Swing characteristics and infuse them with influences from Jazz, Blues, Rock 'n' Roll, Funk, World Music and more. They play an eclectic mix of original compositions, jazz standards and new arrangements of music from Django Reinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Charlie Parker, Peter Green and more.
The show features Remi on a variety of acoustic and electric guitars accompanied by a hot club rhythm section of acoustic guitar and double bass, and it includes solo, duet and trio playing interspersed with Remi's commentary about the history of the music and the guitars he plays. Remi and his trio have toured worldwide as well as performing at Buckingham Palace, Montreal Jazz Festival, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with Jamie Cullum, on BBC 4 Television and live on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3. Tickets: £12.00 including refreshments
"extraordinary musician" Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2
"astonishing stuff" Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 6 Music
NORSEY WOOD SOCIETY TALKS 18 June: ‘Dormice and Norsey Wood’by Michelle Tyrrell and Kate Mann 22 October: ‘Fungi and Norsey Wood, an ancient woodland’
The Fold is delighted to host these Norsey Wood Society’s quarterly Illustrated Talks. The Society supports the Basildon Council Ranger in the management of Norsey Wood Nature Reserve, our 165-acre Ancient Woodland gem. In pursuit of the Society’s aims of encouraging public interest in wildlife conservation and biodiversity in Billericay and the surrounding area, the Society holds four Illustrated Talks on Natural History subjects each year. ADMISSION FREE ALL WELCOME
Please explore their website www.norseywoodsociety.uk if you want to know more, or enjoy a tranquil walk in the woodland fresh air only a mile from Billericay High Street. Pick up a map outside the Ranger’s Office by the car park off Outwood Common Road (CM11 1HA) near Norsey Road. The Easy Access Trail is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.