Roger Beaujolais vibes it up on the road


Roger-BeaujolaisVenerable vibes veteran Roger Beaujolais sets out for UK dates with his longstanding quartet this month following the release of his Mind The Gap album last year that drew on Brazilian influences as well as Wes Montgomery and Chick Corea tunes. The Beaujolais Quartet includes pianist Robin Aspland, bassist Simon Thorpe and drummer Winston Clifford, all who played on the album, and will appear with him at the following venues: The Woodman, Sevenoaks (7 May); The Eagle, Rochester (11 May); Grimsby Jazz Club (14 May); Jazz North East, Newcastle University (15 May); Wakefield Jazz Club (16 May); Capstone Theatre, Liverpool (17 May); The Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster (18 May); Riverhouse Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames (30 May); Harrow Arts Centre (6 June) and Cheltenham Jazz Club (13 May).