WJC: Anchormen Jazz Orchestra & Ryan Quigley
Wigan Jazz Club, Whelley Ex-Services Club Vauxhall Road, WIGAN, WN1 3LU
Wigan Jazz Club – June 2019
The Anchormen Jazz Orchestra
with their special guest:
Wigan Jazz Club are delighted to welcome the Anchormen Jazz Orchestra for their first appearance in Wigan.
AJO are absolutely delighted to announce that Ryan Quigley, one of the UK’s top jazz and big band trumpet players, will be guesting with us at our gig at The Wigan Jazz Club on Sunday 30th June.
Ryan is one of the most in-demand lead and jazz trumpet players in the UK as well as a highly regarded composer, arranger and educator. He has been involved in many projects involving musicians from around the world including the legendary Quincy Jones, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Buble and is part of the incredible trumpet line up of the Louis Dowdswell Big Band
He has also toured the world with George Michael, Robbie Williams, Salsa Celtica, The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra as well guest principal with the likes of the Berlin Staatskapelle, the Halle, the RPO, The RTE Concert Orchestra and The Irish National Symphony Orchestra.
As well as all of the above, Ryan leads and writes for his own bands, quartet, quintet, sextet and big band. Winner of a Parliamentary Jazz Award, a Scottish Jazz Award and a UK Jazz Services Award.
We were thrilled to have him join us on stage at one of our performances at the Guinness Cork International Jazz Festival last year, and since then have been working towards having him guest with us at a full gig.
We’ve got a very exciting set lined up for this one (incl. tributes to Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton, Arturo Sandoval, and Don Ellis) … so book your tickets fast, as this will definitely sell out!
Please remember that there are NO Monthly WJC Sunday sessions in July or August.
Psssst – Don’t miss the 2019 Jazz Festival!!
We’re back in September with our monthly Last Sunday in the month sessions