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The Gareth Fowler/Ian Ellis Quartet

7 October 2021 @ 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Southampton born guitarist Gareth Fowler has been based in New York City since 2016. Tonight he joins forces with virtuoso saxophonist Ian Ellis to front a very special quartet that also features Ben Taylor on bass and Andy Chapman on drums.

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Since graduating from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied privately with Rodney Jones, John Riley and Dayna Stevens, guitarist Gareth Fowler has continued to perform at various venues (55 Bar, Bar Next Door and Carnegie Hall) and teach in the city. He has performed in Iceland, South Africa, Malaysia, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, Denmark, Norway and Holland. Gareth was the first jazz artist to be awarded the Countess of Munster trust Recital award and has plans for an upcoming UK tour. “His playing – richly supportive, harmonically sophisticated, soaring on the solos” Peter Bacon – Jazz Breakfast Ian Ellis has worked as a professional jazz saxophonist since 1985 and has performed live and recorded with stars such as Ruby Turner, Victoria Newton, Artoro Sandoval, and Rumer. Jazzwise Magazine has hailed Ian as a “virtuoso saxophonist, one of our very best”. Entry is £13 + booking fee in advance through the below link, or £15 cash on the door Share this event Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail


7 October 2021
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
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SoundCellar at the East Dorset Tennis and Croquet Club
Salterns Rd
Poole, Dorset BH14 8BL United Kingdom


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 over 90% of our gigs, but 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.