Live jazz with a Middle Eastern inspired menu

Sunday Mezinee with Wendy Kirkland

Sunday Mezinee with Wendy Kirkland

  • Performance 1-3pm
  • Serving Brunch Menu
  • Serving Middle Eastern Meze Menu

“Proper jazz piano, excellent band ****….” – Dave Gelly, The Observer

“Mellow and stylish” – Clive Davis, The Sunday Times

“A bright and auspicious debut. She swings, is confident and has an engaging delivery, what’s not to like?”John Martin, Jazz Rag

“A refreshing tribute to pianist singers like herself: Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Eliane Elias”Jazzwise Magazine

Wendy Kirkland is the product of an incredibly musical family who is largely self taught; well, at least for jazz! Her voice has attracted comments such as “lucid warmth” (The JazzMann) and “vocal acrobatics” (Bebop Spoken Here). She has been a regular on the UK jazz circuit since 2002 and has been praised highly by fellow musicians Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes and Roger Beaujolais for her innate musicianship.

Her voice has been compared to Blossom Dearie and Diana Krall and her pianistic style, with complex harmonic voicings, has been described as a happy marriage of Wynton Kelly and Eliane Elias.

Pat Sprakes – guitar
Pat cut his jazz teeth with Tony Kofi, Darius Brubeck and has performed for Robben Ford. As a guitarist, his biggest influences are Wes Montgomery and George Benson, and he has a great love of latin rhythms. He is an excellent accompanist as well as a clear and melodic soloist.

Paul Jefferies – double bass
A hugely entertaining player with an inventive, lyrical approach he is well known for his superb sense of time and rhythmic playing. He can be seen all around the UK performing with an array of ensembles and luminaries including Tommaso Starace, Tina May, Nicolas Meier and Art Themen: he’s a member of GYPSY FIRE, the Frank Hockney Project, the Ben Holder Quartet/Quintet and his own chord-less trio, TANTRUM.

Jon Richmond – drums


Date

26 May 2019

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Ticket and Venue information:

SPECIAL ACCESS NEEDS
Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to reserve a suitable seat for you and your party
We have an accessible toilet on the ground floor.

ONLINE TICKETS/ON THE DOOR
Online ticket sales finish an hour before the listed start time

There are often tickets available on the door, but we would advise purchasing online as events can sell out well in advance.

DINING ticket
These are the premium seats, each one having clear sight lines to the stage.
Your ticket purchase guarantees you a seat, which we will allocate.

You can request to be seated in Dizzy (raked theatre), Duke (side wall), Monk or Bird (bar stools), Billie (front of stage) or Mingus (near piano) and we will do our best to allocate you to your chosen seats. (Though we can guarantee that you will have a table, we cannot guarantee exactly where, as we do our best to fulfill all customers requirements) Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk.

Each of these seats is at a table or bar where you can order food and drink with table service. Please note that these tickets are only for those wishing to dine (food is purchased separately)

DINING (Ella/Satchmo) ticket
These tickets are for seating in Ella or Satchmo, which are by the windows (please see floor plan). Please note, a few of these seats are restricted view.

We will do our best to allocate you to your chosen seats on a first come, first served basis. (Though we can guarantee that you will have a table, we cannot guarantee exactly where, as we do our best to fulfill all customers requirements).

Each of these seats is at a table or bar where you can order food and drink with table service. Please note that these tickets are only for those wishing to dine (food is purchased separately)

GENERAL ADMISSION tickets
These are for standing room only
If an event has not sold out of seated tickets, you may be able to occupy spare seating by arrangement with our maitre d’ on the night.

GROUP BOOKINGS
We are able to cater for bookings of up to 22 people in the area ‘Ella’ and up to 12 in ‘Satchmo’

We can also arrange for a standing buffet for more people on request
Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to discuss your enquiry.

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