Shanti Paul Jayasinha’s World
Eastside Jazz Club, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
£10 - over 60s, under 16s
6.30pm - student support
7.45pm - main show
Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat.
Guide dogs are welcome at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire venues. If you wish to bring a guide dog or wheelchair, please let the Events Office know by calling 0121 331 5909.
Shanti Paul Jayasinha trumpet
Julian Siegel sax
John Crawford piano
Andres Lafone bass
Davide Giovannini drums
Shanti is a versatile multi-instrumentalist and composer who plays all sort of music – jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and other world music from Eastern Europe, Africa, India and China. His main instruments are trumpet and cello. His career started in London playing jazz with the likes of Jason Rebello, Tim Garland and Courtney Pine, African music with Congolese band Somo Somo, as well as in reggae and calypso bands. He played salsa with Roberto Pla and Brazilian music with Mônica Vasconcelos.
Through his work with the Grand Union Orchestra he also learned about Indian (Hindustani) music, Turkish, Chinese, Indonesian and Ghanaian styles. He joined Gregori Schechter’s Klezmer Festival Band and worked with him for several years, playing concerts around the UK and in the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.
Running time approx. two hours and 15 minutes.