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Def. Tone 17 – Exclusive One-off Concert with 17+ Piece Contemporary Big Band Jazz

def tone 17 contemporary big band jazz posterSat Aug 2nd 2014. Tickets £7 online or £9 on the door. Concessions for students and over 65′s £6 online or £8 on the door.
Have you ever heard contemporary big band jazz at CICCIC? If not then you’ll be amazed by this exclusive concert by newly formed Def. Tone 17.

Def. Tone 17 In Detail

Who are they? What are they? 5 Saxes, 4 Trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 More.  Roof raising BIG jazz band.  Improv.  Contemporary.  Mingus.  Loud. Quiet. Boof.  Fun.  Serious.  May contain nuts.  No flash gits. No dress code. Weather Report- More improv.  Dancing on the edge.  Good.
A new 17 piece band is born – first ever gig taking place at Creative Innovation Centre in Taunton on Aug 2nd.

Fresh & Different to Traditional Big Bands

Although big bands are often stereotyped as purveyors of 1930s–1940s dance band music, many composers have continued to be fascinated by the play of composition and improvisation inherent in large jazz based ensembles. But this gig through Def. Tone 17 will allow listeners to explore the different ways in which the big band has been (re)imagined by contemporary jazz artists; gaining a practical understanding of the creative possibilities of the contemporary big band. A truly one-off experience for those who love all form of jazz.

Supporting Band

As well as hearing from this amazing contemporary big band jazz we also have a surprise supporting band to make the whole night a fresh music experience in one of  Taunton’s well respected music and culture centre’s.

Why You Should Book Early

Due to the size of our bands spaces are even less than normal so if you want to be the first to experience this amazing you should book as early as possible.
Doors open at 7.00pm.
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