Friday 20 October - 8:45pm

Zhenya Strigalev “Glenn Miller Quartet” Jazz & Dinner Sunbeam Theatre

Supported by our soundscape designers Bang & Olufsen.

Doors open at 8:00pm

Performance starts at 8:45pm

Table service available for seated tables

£25 Seated Table

£15 Standing

Zhenya Strigalev (saxophone, electronics), Deschanel Gordon (piano), Edmondo Cicchetti (double bass), Gwilym Jones (drums).

Zhenya Strigalev will present a new program inspired by compositions from Glen Miller’s repertoire. It will vary between original arrangements on classics “In the Mood”, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Chattanooga Choo-Choo”, “American Patrol” as well as Zhenya’s own compositions.

Zhenya Strigalev

Since graduating from London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Music, where he was invited on the full scholarship, Zhenya has cut a dynamic path between the London and New York jazz scenes. He’s worked with some of today’s most forward thinking musicians (including Eric Harland, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tim Lefebvre, Chris “Daddy” Dave, Alex Sipiagin, William Parker, Aaron Parks, Joseph “Foley” McCreary from Miles Davis fame, Larry Grenadier) and has appeared at many prestigious jazz festivals and concert venues, performing extensively in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Czech Republic, Austria, Britain, Switzerland, Chile, Argentina, Peru…He has recorded more than 6 albums with his groups Smiling Organizm, Never Group, JZ Replacement. His music is played on BBC radio as well as national radio stations in Austria, Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, France. He enjoys the challenge of shining a light on the undiscovered, and describes the desired on-the-edge thrill that unfolds: “The whole point of what I do is that I need to surprise myself”.

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