The Gareth Roberts Quartet
BMJ Club Programme
Time / Date
- Bar opens at 7.30pm
- Sunday 28th April 2019
- Melville Theatre: Pen-y-Pound, Abergavenny, NP7 5UD
£8 Friends of BMJ
Students £3 on the door
SUPPORTING QUALITY LIVE MUSIC IN ABERGAVENNY
Playing music composed by and inspired by the great Duke Ellington, this talented Welsh Quartet will ‘light up’ the intimate surroundings of the Melville Theatre.
- Gareth Roberts – trombone
- Dave Jones – piano
- Erika Lyons – double bass
- Mark O’Connor – drums
As well as running his own band, Gareth has played in numerous other bands. He has become a highly respected teacher of jazz trombone at the Royal Welsh College Of Music and Drama and has contributed much as musical director of Monmouth Big Band.
Dave Jones is an experienced and successful international jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and music journalist and has been a regular at Black Mountain Jazz and its wall2wall Jazz Festival.
Erika Lyons is also a regular on the Abergavenny Jazz scene and is one of the best known bass players in South Wales, with a career that has seen her performing in the best venues in London and around the UK.
Top drummer Mark O’Connor is another very familiar face on the Wales jazz scene, with a widely embracing playing career that also includes tutoring at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and being one of the leaders of the widely acclaimed Wonderbrass.