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Sagat Guirey’s Known Unknowns

27 January 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Guitarist Sagat Guirey will be performing in the upstairs room of  The Avocet with his group KNOWN UNKNOWNS.

FREE ADMISSION (donations most welcome!)

Sagat was classically trained in London, then later attended the Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles, specialising in jazz guitar, composition and arranging. He was also lucky enough to have private lessons with jazz guitar legends Ted Greene and Phil Upchurch. More recently he studied gypsy jazz with Lollo Meier in The Netherlands. And also with Sheryl Bailey and Jonathan Kreisberg. Sagat has also composed music for film, TV and commercials and worked with many artists including Nigel Kennedy, Belinda Carlisle, Roachford, Robert Trujillo and many others.

Tonight Sagat will be performing with fellow guitarist Rob Palmer, electric bassist Rodney Teague and drummer Dave Wallace to play a set which will include tunes by John Scofield, Jimmy Smith, The Crusaders, Kenny Burrell and The Meters. In the second set the quartet will be joined by vocalist Véronique Joly.

This gig will be held at The Avocet (formerly The Cow), next to Parkstone Railway Station. Please note the 20:00 (8 pm) start time for the forseeable future.

Entry is free

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27 January 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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15% pre-show food discount at The Grasshopper. Our regular host The Grasshopper, is kindly offering a 15% discount on food from their restaurant prior to every SoundCellar gig! Just show your ticket for that evening’s performance (the ticket QR code on your phone, or a printout). A table must be booked here or tel: 01202 741463 and food orders placed at least 60 minutes prior to the start time of the gig (eg by 7pm for a 8pm start).

(2) For young people: (i) U18s – FREE entry when accompanied by an adult; (ii) Age 18 to 25 – entry £10 (with NUS / TOTEM card). Simply select the relevant ticket option when booking. The offers are available for most of our gigs – please check individual listings for details. They are subject to seat availability, so for some gigs, it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment.

Parking is free at The Grasshopper but you must register your vehicle at the bar.