Part 1: Richard Witts Chats with Led Bib @ Liverpool International Jazz FestivalBy Tom Dootson
Richard Witts went to have a chat with Led Bib's Mark Holub at the Liverpool International Jazz Festival, Part 2 will be available later in the week.
The first Liverpool International Jazz Festival took place at the The Capstone Theatre from the 28th of February till the 3rd of March. For a full four days the Capstone Theatre came alive to the sounds of Roller Trio, Led Bib, Robert Mitchell, Kit Downes Quintet, Denys Baptiste's Triumvirate and Courtney Pine to name a few highlights, and all under one roof.
In the short time since its opening in 2010, The Capstone Theatre has established itself as the city's leading venue for cutting edge jazz and world music. This new festival is went all out to showcase original and innovative instrumental sounds from an array of high profile artists to satisfy the genre lovers and to introduce the fascinating world of jazz to a whole new generation of music fanatics.
No festival in Liverpool would be complete without the very best in native talent and the Liverpool International Jazz Festival is no exception. Supporting these jazz supremos will also be a series of free performances by Liverpool jazz musicians, including Blind Monk Trio, Martin Smith’s The Weave, Perri and Neil Quartet, White Canvas and GORP.