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1. A FUNDRAISER CONCERT IN AID OF CANCER RESEARCH - JULY 3RD 2005
2. DAVID SKINNER'S SOLO PIANO CONCERT IN AID OF THE RED CROSS - 16TH NOVEMBER 2003
3. A CLASSICAL EVENT - 13TH JULY 2003
4. A FUND RAISING CONCERT IN AID OF DIABETES UK - 7TH JUNE 2003
5. A CONCERT IN AID OF THE ROBERT OGDEN MACMILLAN CENTRE AT ST JAMES'S HOSPITAL - 26TH JANUARY 2003
 
 
 
"ANOTHER FUNDRAISER CONCERT IN AID OF CANCER RESEARCH"  
 
SUNDAY 2.00 PM JULY 3RD 2005
£6 ENTRY
At Besbrode Pianos, Galway Mill, Unit A Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds 11 (off Readmans roundabout) Premisies car parking. Access is through the yard at the back of the mill.
 
The programme:
Albeniz: Piece from ‘Iberia’ (solo)
Dvorak: from ‘Legends’ (duet)
Beethoven: Allegro con brio from Piano Concerto No.1 (Six hands at two pianos)
Bach: Adagio from Keyboard concerto in F minor (duo)
Bach: Sonata for flute
Brahms and Verdi: Songs for soprano
Schumann: Three Romances for Flute and Piano
PERFORMERS:
 
Tony Hind, Paul Higgins, Susie Braime, Avril Bullus, Gaynor Chaplin, Hilary Garrett and Ray Park.
 
For more information call: 0113-2955251
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"WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED DAVID SKINNER'S SOLO PIANO CONCERT IN AID OF THE RED CROSS"  
 
14.00 SUNDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2003
At Besbrode Pianos, Galway Mill, Unit A Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds 11 (off Readmans roundabout) Premisies car parking. Access is through the yard at the back of the mill.
 
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David Skinner is a young pianist who is active as a professional musician in the North of England. His main roots lie in jazz; however his playing reflects an interest in other styles, such as western classical music, the blues, ragtime, and Eastern European folk music. His interests in jazz include particularly stride piano, bebop, and free music from the 1960s to the present day. He is also influenced by the contemporary Norwegian creative music scene.
 
 
 
 
"WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED OUR CLASSICAL EVENT"  
 
SUNDAY 13TH JULY 2003
At Besbrode Pianos, Galway Mill, Unit A Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds 11 (off Readmans roundabout) Premisies car parking. Access is through the yard at the back of the mill.
 
 
 
" WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED OUR FUND RAISING CONCERT IN AID OF DIABETES UK"  
 
4.00 - 6.30 PM SATURDAY 7TH JUNE 2003
At Besbrode Pianos, Galway Mill, Unit A Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds 11
 
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PERFORMERS:
 
BORAH BERGMAN: - PIANO
LOL COXHILL: - SOPRANO SAXOPHONE
PAUL HESSION: - PERCUSSION
 

The New York based pianist Borah Bergman has been widely acclaimed for his astonishing technique and musical intelligence.

"Bergman has perhaps the most comprehensive technique of any jazz musician on any instrument. His facility is nonpareil with both hands. Bergman can improvise spontaneous free counterpoint at unfathomable speeds and with remarkable precision. His utterly personal style is due in no small part to his own technical innovations; no pianist in the history of jazz has ever developed more speed and agility in his left hand. Additionally, Bergman has refined a technique of playing with crossed hands that augments his fluency to an even greater degree. Bergman's greatest attributes are, however, the staggering quality and quantity of his ideas, and the ineffable intensity with which he executes those ideas. Bergman is of a kind with the very greatest jazz musicians in terms of originality and inspiration" (www.allmusic.com)

For this concert - his only UK date - Bergman will be paying will be playing a brand new Steinway 9' concert grand piano. He will be joined by two eminent British improvisers, the saxophonist Lol Coxhill ("a vastly talented soprano specialist with an utterly individual tone; it ranges from aching sweetness to hard-edged multiphonics"-- Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, 2002) and Paul Hession ("a drummer of subtlety and power"-- Guardian, 2003). The opportunity to see three musicians of this calibre engaged in spontaneous, unfettered and collective improvisation is surely one to relish.

For more information about the musicians, see:
-- Lol Coxhill: http://www.shef.ac.uk/misc/rec/ps/efi/mcoxhill.html
-- Paul Hession: http://www.shef.ac.uk/misc/rec/ps/efi/mhession.html
-- All three: http://www.allmusic.com
 
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Acts of Love - Lol Coxhill, Borah Bergman and Paul Hession
 
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"WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED US AT OUR CONCERT IN AID OF THE ROBERT OGDEN MACMILLAN CENTRE AT ST JAMES'S HOSPITAL"  
 
14.00 SUNDAY 26TH JANUARY 2003
At Besbrode Pianos, Galway Mill, Unit A Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds 11 (off Readmans roundabout) Premisies car parking. Access is through the yard at the back of the mill.
 
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THE PROGRAMME:
 
Szalowski: Sonatina (Clarinet and piano)
Shostakovich: Preludes from Opus 34 (Solo piano)
Furstenau: L'Union (Two flutes and a piano)
Honegger: Sonatine (Clarinet and piano)
Bush: Five tributes (Clarinet and piano)
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Piano duet)
Mozart: Eb Concerto movement (French horn and piano)
Crespo: Nortena and Dyens: Tango en Skai (Guitar solo)
Rachmaninoff: Sonata movements 3 & 4 (Cello and piano)
 
The musicians are professionals, semi-professionals and Leeds University final year music students. Peter and Fedora Lynch accompanied by Tim Gray, Dan Gibson, Ken Hedley and Ray Park Harriet Parris-Piper, Sophie Collins, Jenny Hardy accompanied by Daniel Gordon
 
 
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