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Sunday 29 Sept 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Recalling the majestic sound of Argentina, Serenados Tango performs timeless classic compositions from the tango repertoire with true authenticity. Featuring Argentinian national Sebastian Tesouro on violin, Ben Modley on guitar and flute, and James Rintoul on double bass.
Sunday 27 Oct 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Unique acoustic guitar and ukulele folk duo, Jayne and Adam Freeman. ‘Quality songwriting, engaging, uplifting and filled with memorable melodies’.
Sunday 24 Nov 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Wallscourt Brass Quintetand Friends
Thrill to the sound of brass in the fine acoustics of this wonderful church withmusic ranging from Gabrieli and Handel to Peter Warlock and George Gershwin, with Ailsa Bailey and Stephen Bodiley on trumpets, Dave Gee on horn, Alice Bodiley on trombone, Philip Chidgey on tuba, plus John Bodiley on organ, and friends.
Sunday 26 Jan 2020, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Trumpet player Mac Kirby leads this six-piece band playing a mixture of jazz styles and popular music. It has been around for many years and has travelled extensively all around the world; one of the most prestigious gigs was in Ned Kelly’s famous jazz club in Hong Kong.
Sunday 23 Feb 2020, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Folking.com soloist of the Year 2019, Somerset singer, songwriter and storyteller Reg Meuross writes and sings some of the most heart-aching love songs ever written, performed with depth and spellbinding delivery. ‘Brilliant singer-songwriter and true troubadour with a social conscience’. BBC Radio 2 Folk Show
Sunday 29 March 2020, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Platform for young musicians
A concert in two halves
The first part of the concert features musicians from Bridgwater and Taunton College. The students are this year completing the performance pathway on the level 3 Music Technology and Performance Extended Diploma.
After the interval, the platform will be given over to the South West Music School (SWMS). “We operate on a virtual basis across the South West region”, explains Tracy Hill, the school’s General Manager, “providing mentoring, workshops and master classes to talented young musicians aged 8 – 20.”
Sunday 26 April 2020, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Madrigals and songs for voice and lute
Songs and lute solos from the Golden Age of English music. An afternoon of musical delight presented by soprano Mary Morgan and lutenist Steve Graham.
Sunday 31 May 2020, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church
Award-winning songwriter, singer and guitarist from Somerset, whose music takes its inspiration from the Levels, from the starling murmurations to the lowly eel’s epic migration, and the small part we ourselves play in a much bigger picture, her songs are bound together by the underlying theme of mankind’s relationship with the wild.
Saturday 20 June 2020, 3.00 pm St Mary’s Church
Church fête concert: Rough Round The Edges
Rough Round the Edges is a group of friends who have a shared love of music that ranges from folk songs and tunes to classics like My Old Man’s a Dustman. It performs with banjo, mandola, whistles, guitar, recorder, flute and percussion. It has featured at the Glastonbury Fringe, Night at the Abbey and the Lavender Fields, and has played in a range of places incluing tents, a cow shed and an inglenook fireplace!
Note Saturday date and earlier start-time.
A reminder of last season’s concerts:
Sunday 30 September 2018, 3.30 pm Church Hall TA7 0ED
Friendly Spirits Swing Quintet
Sunday 28 October 2018, 3.30 pm Church Hall TA7 0ED
Sunday 25 November 2018, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Colin Bloch: Sound the Trumpets!
Sunday 27 January 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Mitchel and Vincent
Sunday 24 February 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Trio Paradis:the Latin American Collection
Sunday 24 March 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Centre for Young Musicians Taunton (CYMT) and Taunton Preparatory School
Sunday 28 April 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Sunday 26 May 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Black Cat Jazz
Saturday 22 June 2019, 3.30 pm St Mary’s Church TA7 0EP
Church Fête Concert- Si Barron