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Gilad Atzmon, of The Blockheads, performs at Peterborough Jazz Club




International saxophonist and clarinetist, Gilad Atzmon, performs live with his quartet at Peterborough Jazz Club at The New Theatre in The Broadway, on Sunday (November 10), at 7.30pm.

As a member of The Blockheads, who performed ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’, Gilad also recorded and performed with their front man Ian Dury, as well as with Robbie Williams, Sinead O’Connor and Paul McCartney.

In 2014, he recorded with Pink Floyd and is featured on their latest album The Endless River (Anisina).

Jazz star Gilad Atzmon. (20944396)
Jazz star Gilad Atzmon. (20944396)

Atzmon’s album, Exile, was the BBC jazz album of the year in 2003, and in 2013 his Metropolis album was voted top CD of the year by the Jazz Journal Critics’ Poll.

His ‘fiery, fluent playing and remarkable technique’ are said to have established him as one of the most talented saxophonists on the world stage.

He performs a mix of classic jazz standards and originals with an energy and enthusiasm that is dubbed ‘hugely infectious’.

Tickets for the performance cost £15 and are available from The New Theatre on 01733 852992 or from the website at: www.newtheatre-peterborough.com

Also coming up at The New Theatre is The Fawlty Towers themed dinner show on Friday, November 15, at 7.30pm.

Join Basil and his team as they open the notorious dining room at the Fawlty Towers Hotel to the public for a night of theatrical mayhem ‘like no other’.

You’ll enjoy a three-course meal with some of the gang’s most iconic TV moments recreated in uproarious live action – with you as a much honoured guest.

There’s a Ghost Hunt event on Friday, November 22, at 8pm and Fame, The Musical from Monday, November 25, until Saturday, 30. This production of Fame stars Keith Jack from Any Dream Will Do, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jorgie Porter from Hollyoaks and Dancing On Ice.

The New Theatre Fame Masterclass for children aged 12-18 on November 30 has now sold out.

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