The Jazz Sanctuary are very excited to announce our 2nd Jazz Sanctuary evening

Friday 23rd October - doors open 6.45 first act 7.30 headline act 8.30 -9.30

@ the Turks Head, Winchester Road, St Margarets, TW1 1LF.

Due to current Covid-19 tier 2 restrictions, tickets must be booked in household groups only.

In the event of the gig having to be postponed due to any new Covid-19 restrictions, you may choose to either have your ticket refunded or keep it for the rescheduled date.

Andre Canniere

Andre Canniere is an acclaimed trumpet player, composer and educator currently based in London. Originally from rural Pennsylvania (USA), Canniere spent time in New York City working with the likes of Maria Schneider, Becca Stevens, Donny McCaslin, Kate McGarry, Ingrid Jensen and Darcy James Argue. He has toured Nationally and Internationally, performing at Southbank Centre, Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Barbican, Birdland, the London Jazz Festival, The Hague Jazz Festival, The Manchester Jazz Festival and the Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Hailed as “one of the most compelling artists on the current London jazz scene” (The Scotsman), Andre has released three critically acclaimed albums as a bandleader for Whirlwind Recordings. His music has been aired on national radio and TV and has been lauded by Jazzwise, The Guardian, Northern Echo, The Scotsman, Jazz Journal and many others. He has just released  ‘Ghost Days’, his fourth album on Whirlwind.


Emma Waricz

Emma  is a saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and composer/arranger from North Devon, soon to begin her studies in jazz saxophone at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has attended Chetham’s, Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama, multiple National Youth Jazz Collective summer schools and programmes, and was accepted to the Brubeck Institute 2020 Summer School in California which she will attend next year. She has been writing and arranging her own music for various ensembles from the age of eight, though more recently for her quartet, which performed a set of her originals at the 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival, plus larger ensemble settings such as the NYJO Jazz Exchange, which she is a part of. She has also had a lot of performance experience in a big band setting, playing with the NYJO big band as well as others, as well as forming part of other larger jazz ensembles such as the Kenny Wheeler Project. She has played a number of gigs drawing on her love of free improvisation, and draws her influences from a number of different areas of music such as traditional British and American jazz, Latin and Brazilian music, free jazz, funk, soul, blues, hip hop and more. The Kenny Wheeler Project allows her to play music that’s been close to her heart since the very start of her discovery of jazz, as well as playing with good friends and inspirational musicians.


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