Friday 23 September, 2016 @ 18:30 Lockerbie Jazz Festival, Town Hall Jazz Cafe, High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2ES, UK Leroy Jones + Paul Harrison Trio One of the greatest trumpeters to have come out of New Orleans, Jones made his name as Harry Connick's sidekick. Swinging, grooving, fingersnappin' music from the Crescent City, and makes everyone smile! http://www.lockerbiejazz.com/ Saturday 24 September, 2016 @ 12:00 Lockerbie Jazz Festival, Lockerbie Town Hall, High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2ES, UK Leroy Jones @ Take 5: An afternoon of music | 2 stages | 9 bands | all for just £5! An afternoon of swing, jazz, blues,soul, big band, vocals and much more, with two stages, nine bands, 100 musicians ALL for JUST £5. The programme features Bon Accord, The DG Big Band Kollective, Dumfries and Galloway Youth Jazz Choir, Dumfries and Galloway Youth Jazz Orchestra, Lisa Mills, Deke McGee, Trumpet Heroes and New Orleans Trumpet star Leroy Jones. http://www.lockerbiejazz.com/ Sunday 25 September, 2016 @ 17:30 Lockerbie Jazz Festival, The Moffat House Hotel, High Street, Moffat, DG10 9HL, UK Leroy Jones New Orleans All Stars Leroy Jones - trumpet and vocals, John Burgess - clarinet, Mike Owen - trombone, Ross Milligan - banjo, Jim Swinnerton - bass, Jack Cotterill - drums An evening of great entertainment from Preservation Hall regular, New Orleans trumpeter Leroy Jones and a classy, all-star sextet. http://www.lockerbiejazz.com/Save
Label: LJ Music & Spirit Of New Orleans Productions
Manager: Spirit Of New Orleans Productions
Bio: The legendary jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones is known to music lovers as the "keeper of the flame" for traditional New Orleans jazz and to critics as one of the top musicians ever produced by the Crescent City.
"The mission of the Leroy Jones Quintet is to expose audiences everywhere to the authent...See Full Bio
"Backed by a tasteful rhythm section, a cellist and a violinist, Jones unleashes a series of smouldering, soulful horn readings that are Zen-like, minimalist perfection. His tone is heartbreakingly beautiful, and his original compositions are of a piece with his classic material. This is a jazz treasure."