PARR JAZZ SPECIAL EVENTS
Here at Parrjazz we provide our support to local, extra special events featuring internationally renowned jazz musicians.
Matt Ramsey (bass)
Mason Guidry (drums)
Shaun Martin is a passionate pianist and producer hailing from Dallas, Texas .
Shaun Martin has a natural gift that has been evident since he began playing drums in church at the age of 4. Yes, his mother had the vision to arrange piano instruction from Carolyn Campbell and guide him on his path. Yes, he has several Grammys from his work with Kirk Franklin and the gospel powerhouse God’s Property and Yes, he has a Grammy that crowns his many years with jazz fusion phenomenon Snarky Puppy. But you will not find this information in discussion with this gently powerful man because he wears none of this on his sleeve.
Artists: Kirk Franklin, Snarky Puppy, Erykah Badu, Chaka Kahn, Fred Hammond, God’s Property, Kim Burrell, Yolanda Adams, Timbaland, The Weeknd, Tamela Mann...
Grammy Awards: Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album (Hero) Best Gospel Album (Hello Fear) Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album (Fight Of My Life) Best R & B Performance (Snarky Puppy & Lalah Hathaway)
Production Credits: Mama’s Gun (Erykah Badu) Guru’s Jazzamatazz Streetsoul (Erykah Badu, Guru) Hero (Kirk Franklin) Fight Of My Life (Kirk Franklin) Hello Fear (Kirk Franklin) Here Right Now (Tasha Page- Lockhart) Fast Forward (The Walls Group) I Will Trust (Fred Hammond) United Tenors- (Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Eric Roberson, Bryan Courtney-Wilson) Take Me To The King (Tamela Mann)
Tickets available from skiddle and ticket quarter
Limited advanced available at £15 (plus booking fee )
Forq are an American jazz fusion band from New York and Texas and were co-founded by keyboardist Henry Hey (David Bowie, George Michael, Empire of the Sun) and Snarky Puppy member, bassist Michael League.
Now featuring Henry Hey on keys ,
Chris McQueen on guitar (Snarky Puppy, Bokanté),
Jason 'JT' Thomas on drums (
Snarky Puppy, D'Angelo, Marcus Miller)
Kevin Scott on Bass (Wayne Krantz)
Limited early bird tickets available at £10 (+booking fee of £1) here:
Physical tickets available in store for £12.50