New College Oxford Early Music Series

Thu 09 - Thu 09May2024

A Handel on Jazz trio present a programme crossing the music of Handel and jazz.

The New Space

Mansfield Rd, Oxford, OX1 3TE

2pm - 4pm

£18; Concessions £8


Sonata in F Major for Recorder and Basso Continuo, HWV 369. Reworked for jazz trio by Tom Ridout

A Handel on Jazz Trio

The Handel On Jazz Trio is a Recorder led Chamber Jazz Ensemble, formed for the 2018 Lancaster Jazz Festival Youth Commission, which Tom won with his plan to rework the Handel Recorder Sonata in F Major for improvising Jazz Musicians. The Trio has performed around the country including at the Lancaster Jazz Festival, Uckfield Festival and the SRP (Society of Recorder Players) Fringe Festival.

As well as playing reworked Handel, the trio also offers a unique intimate look at some of Tom’s own compositions, as well as jazz standards and other well known music, with a focus on group interplay and improvisation.

The trio comprises of Tom Ridout on Recorder, Billy Marrows on Acoustic Guitar and Flo Moore on Double Bass.

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