Events

Dec5

Liverpool Hope University Wind Band

TBA, 17 Shaw Street, Everton

An assortment of classical pieces and popular songs arrangered for students, postgraduates and voluntary musicians with Mark Jones contributing help for the flute section.

Tickets OTD: TBA

Dec9

Peter Westbrook's Jazz Flute Big Band

TBA: Mossley Hill, Liverpool

TBA

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Here is an excellent collection from Brighter Sound of their 'Classics & Experimental' competition results featuring various emerging artists, including Are You Here with ESKA with all details and audio links: 

https://www.brightersound.com/classics-and-experimental/?mc_cid=1126a83869&mc_eid=98bc2421be 

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There is now footage on display of O.K. - The Musical (held at Tate Liverpool 2017 performance) featuring brilliant Burnley-based actors, The Choir With No Name and local instrumental musicians (with Mark Jones on flute) such as Jon Hering (MD), Rory Ballantyne (Trumpet), Loaf (Guitar) amongst many other fantastic members that backed Christopher Kline's international play:

http://okthemusical.com/

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A lucky band we are!  Jazz Flute Big Band in the north-west are to appear in a special concert with the utterly brilliant flautist, Andy Panayi on 2nd December (2017):

http://www.andypanayi.co.uk/ap/

See event details above for more info.

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Having been chosen for ESKA's "Are You Here?" platform, Mark Jones (on flutes and guitar) joined a fantastic array of talent and thoughtful team musicians/visual artists, check out the link below for more info!

www.brightersound.com/picturepick-june2017/

https://www.rachelbywaterphotography.com/eska-are-you-here/#comment-9759

"Our eighth Artistic Directors Series, led by multi-instrumentalist ESKA and Cardboard Citizens‘ Adrian Jackson, came to a conclusion at the “Are You Here?” showcase performance at Band on the Wall. A fantastic evening of immersive performance from the 14 emerging artists!"

LIVE RECORDINGS: https://soundcloud.com/brightersound/sets/are-you-here

Mark Jones appears with brilliant fellow creative minds on the songs 'Behemoth 2' and 'Tib Street Dragon' performing with flute and guitar at Manchester's Band on the Wall.

Brighter Sound Footage, Artistic Directors Series 008: ESKA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFJOgYEcq48&t=16s 

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Mark Jones was on flute with a brilliant collection of fellow band musicians, and had a fantastic time performing in the excellent Liverpool Tate arts centre event, namely O.K. The Musical!

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On the 27th April, the Jazz Flute Big Band (Merseyside based) had the tremendous pleasure of taking part in a workshop led by the UK woodwind legend, Andrew Panayi! With Mark Jones (on alto flute) as one of the members amongst many, band leader Peter Westbrook and partipants have continued to help bring and sustain this creative approach to foreground of fresh ears:

https://www.media-match.com/uk/music/cv/PeterWestbrook  / 

http://www.andypanayi.co.uk/ap/

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Not so long ago, Mark Jones took part as a member of the Merseyside Improvisors' Orchestra for the arts funded, Open Circuits Festival 2017 (University of Liverpool) concert, you can read more about what happened back then and stay tuned for more links!  http://www.iccat.uk/media/OpenCircuit2017.pdf

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This year The Mindset Ensemble were chosen to perform Mark Jones' commissioned composition 'City Sites' (with Laura Spark's visual artwork) as a part of Liverpool Lightnight 2016 on May 13th at the local Nordic Church!

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A successful launch of The Mindset Ensemble at the Bluecoat was brilliant concert and raised £206 for the Cancer Research UK charity with the gripping, original compositions of Mark Jones!

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Mark is taking a much needed sabbatical from music making in Liverpool and will be back performing again in early 2014!

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A review by Seven Streets of Wirral Festival of Firsts, an event Mark took part in earlier this year (2013):
http://www.sevenstreets.com/23710/really-new-music-wirral-festival-of-firsts/

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A brilliant gig and recording of the Mark Jones Trio performance this year at the Liverpool Bluecoat, playing his original jazz blues compositions: https://soundcloud.com/markjonesmusic/mark-jones-trio-the-bluecoat-1

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