Saxophonist to give illustrated talk as part of Ipswich Jazz Festival

Saxophonist Martin Hathaway is coming to Ipswich Picture: MARTIN HATHAWAY

Saxophonist Martin Hathaway is coming to Ipswich Picture: MARTIN HATHAWAY - Credit: Martin Hathaway

Saxophonist and educator Martin Hathaway, professor of jazz studies at the Guildhall School in London, is to give an illustrated talk on the genre’s history later this month.

The event will be held on Sunday, June 24 and will form part of the Ipswich Jazz Festival, which runs from June 22-24.

Mr Hathaway is an active member of the current jazz scene, and has performed with many of the country’s leading musicians including Mike Westbrook, Michael Garrick, Stacey Kent and several Dankworths.

His illustrated lecture will provide a whistle-stop tour of British jazz since the Second World War. The History of British Jazz talk will take place at 3pm at the Ipswich Institute Reading Room, 15 Tavern Street, Ipswich.

Tickets cost £8, or £7 for Institute members, by calling 01473 253992 or emailing library@ipswichinstitute.org.uk or 01473 253992.


You may also want to watch:


Refreshments will be available at the event.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter