Doors 11.30am. Starts 12pm. Adv ticket £11. OTD ticket £15.
The quartet is passionate about sharing the joy of jazz and we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to perform for all jazz lovers at CICCIC.
As musicians they’ve spent countless hours refining their craft and perfecting their sound and will take you on a musical journey that celebrates the legacy of one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. The experience will leave you feeling inspired and uplifted.
DPQ quartet comprises of four talented and established musicians who have been inspired by Coltrane’s sound and spirituality.
They are excited to perform some of John Coltrane’s most beloved and iconic compositions, including
- “Central Park West”
- “Lonnie’s Lament”
- “My Favorite Things”
- and more.
In addition, they will be featuring some original compositions by McCoy Tyner, one of Coltrane’s most trusted collaborators.
Join us for a exceptional jazz music that honors the legacy of these legendary musicians. Experience the energy, passion and spirituality of John Coltrane’s music, through the incredible musicianship of DPQ quartet.
About the Players
Daniel Pogorzelski is experienced tenor and soprano saxophone player. During the day, he works as a professional woodwind instrument technician, but outside of his day job, he is known among his friends for his passion for jazz music. Daniel fell in love with the genre many years ago. While residing in Poland, he took lessons from the internationally renowned Polish saxophonist Piotr Baron and was simultaneously engaged in multiple fusion jazz projects and avant-garde experiments.
Nick Strong – originally a music technology graduate, multi-instrumentalist Nick is most at home on the piano in which he holds the ABRSM Diploma in Classical Piano Performance. Alongside classical piano training, Nick has held a long interest in the study and performance of jazz music. Nick has performed in a variety of professional set-ups with leading musicians from across the music industry. Some highlights include headlining BBC radio 6’s Craig Charles Funk and Soul roadshow with Motown style soul outfit The Earthquakes and holding a variety of residencies in Brighton with funk/jazz outfits including the locally well-known East Brighton Rhythm Section.
Federico Leonori is a double bass player based in Bristol, he is often seen playing with various bands throughout the UK and mainland Europe but started playing the bass guitar in his teens. The accidental discovery of Mingus’s music was his inspiration in starting to play jazz and the double bass. He later enrolled for a Master Degree in Classical Double Bass at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of his hometown Rome, while pursuing an active performing schedule in Classical Orchestras, Jazz Big bands and small groups. He graduated under the guidance of one of the leading European double bass player, Daniele Roccato, in 2014. During his studies, he deepened his knowledge of the jazz idiom by attending masterclasses and workshops. Federico was also lucky enough to have the chance to study with many jazz legends including John Abercrombie, Uri Caine, Cameron Brown, Eddie Gomez & Dave Liebman.
Jon Whitfield is a drummer and educator from Bolton, Lancashire now living in the South West. After graduating in Jazz at Leeds College of Music Jon worked throughout Europe and the USA and has played and recorded with, amongst others, Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, Peter King and Julia Fordham.
Music of John Coltrane - Sun 14th May (doors 11.30am start 12pm)
May 14, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm