image for Music - Jazz item typeDave O'Higgins Quartet (UK tour) at Wakefield Jazz

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Music - Jazz, Fri 10 Nov 2017

Wakefield Jazz

Wakefield Jazz

Address

Wakefield Sports Club (College Grove),
Eastmoor Road,
Wakefield,
WF1 3RR

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Dave is a popular and well known figure on the international jazz scene, having recorded 16 albums as leader with various line-ups. He is a regular member of Darius Brubeck’s Quartet and co-runs the Two Minds Big Band with Pete Wraight. He is a respected educator and composer/arranger
Last in Wakefield with Geoff Gascoyne in May 2014 he has also visited for a memorable gig with American Eric Alexander in 2010 and many times previously. His professionalism is faultless and his playing always hits the spot for a Wakefield audience . A prospect to savour.

“A stunning player in the neo-bop vein, with an apparently effortless flow of coherent ideas, beautiful time and a highly developed harmonic sense.”…JAZZ GUIDEory of the

Dave O’Higgins - tenor saxophone
Graham Harvey - piano
Geoff Gascoyne - bass
Sebastian de Krom - drums

Latest CD : It's always 9:30 in Zog

Web : daveohiggins.com

Disabled toiletsOn-site cateringPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Recently refurbished premises with a great range of drinks at the bar.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 10 Nov 2017 19:15 to 23:30
Doors and food from 7:15pm; support from the Andrew Barry band at 7:30pm

Prices

£14.00, conc.s £13.00

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 335216  Lat: 53.69033 Long: -1.49400

By Road:
from M62 (J30) travel south on A642 through Stanley and on past Pinderfields hospital on Stanley Road. At the traffic lights at bottom of hill turn right into Eastmoor Road. Entrance to club is 500m on left.
From M1 (J41) travel south on A650 to join leeds Road (A61). At traffic lights turn left onto Westfield Road and then left onto College Grove Road and bear right onto Eastmoor Road. Club entrance is 200m on right.

By Public Transport:
Take a £3 taxi ride to Wakefield Sports Club from Wakefield City Centre

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Wakefield Westgate station

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Recently refurbished premises with a great range of drinks at the bar.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit