Jazz at the University: Mark Lockheart and Cardiff University Jazz Ensemble
02/12/2017, 19:00 - 21:00
£5, free for students and under-18s
Cardiff University Jazz Ensemble and their director, Huw Warren, are joined by award-winning saxophonist and composer, Mark Lockheart in a programme which will feature Mark’s work. In 1992 Mark formed the eclectic quartet Perfect Houseplants, a group that released six albums and collaborated with classical artists such as the Orlando Consort, Andrew Manze and Pamela Thorby. 2016 saw Mark being awarded Jazz FM Instrumentalist of the year and in the same year he was nominated in the British Composer Awards for his composition With One Voice.
In the intervening years, Mark has performed with Radiohead, Prefab Sprout, collaborated with Mark Anthony Turnage on a number of projects, including Turnage’s opera Anna Nicole and continued to record and release jazz recordings which have won critical and popular acclaim.
This concert is part of the 2017/18 concert series at the School of Music.
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