Brand new jazzies in the city

The Neil Cowley Trio
The Neil Cowley Trio
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The Dukes is hosting the headline act at this year’s Lancaster Jazz Festival at the Dukes on Saturday night.

The Neil Cowley Trio, currently holding a Jazz FM award, is not your typical jazz trio.

Neil has done stints with many pop and soul artists including the Brand New Heavies and Adele.

He is a composer and pianist who creates powerful music. Tomorrow the venue is also hosting a day-long Jazz Festival Symposium.

Thinking with Jazz will feature talks to consider the role of festivals within the local economy and a workshop to explore the practical aspects of developing and managing such events.

The symposium is free but early registration is required as lunch will be provided.

Box office: 01524 598500.