Olivia Murphy Presents: The Virgil Suite

Olivia Murphy Presents: The Virgil Suite
Date and time
20 Mar 2019 (6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Eastside Jazz Club, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£8 (£6)

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Olivia Murphy Almost Big Band
Olivia Murphy compositions/saxophone
James Romaine saxophone
Dan Spirrett saxophone
Alicia Gardener-Trejo saxophone
Percy Pursglove trumpet
Gareth Howell trumpet
Richard Foote trombone
Dave Sear trombone
Rebecca Wilkins voice
Francis Tulip guitar
Stella Roberts piano
James Owston bass
Jim Bashford drums

The debut performance of composer and saxophonist Olivia Murphy’s suite of music based on Virgil’s Aeneid. As well as telling the story of the epic poem, the music draws inspiration from jazz composer greats such as Mike Gibbs, Kenny Wheeler and Maria Schneider. Olivia’s Almost Big Band features 12 of some of the strongest musicians in the Birmingham jazz scene and beyond.

6.30pm Support
7.30pm Main show