Stuart McCallum Trio with Steve Hanley and Sam Vicary @Seven Arts Sun 5 May 1.30pm

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A welcome return for guitarist Stuart McCallum to Seven Arts with his jazz, alt-folk and electronica, with Steve Hanley – one of the UK’s most creative drummers and percussionist and bassist Sam Vicary well known in the jazz and improvised music fields

Stuart McCallum is one of the most vital and creative musicians of his generation. An in-demand guitarist, composer, producer and educator, Stuart’s current projects include:

e Breath – signed to Peter Gabriel’s Real World Records, the duo of Stuart and vocalist Rioghnach Connolly was nominated for Best Act at the BBC Folk Awards.

Solitude – a series of solo acoustic guitar albums released on Edition Records.

Music for Imaginary Film – a series of cinematic-inspired albums co-written with Mark Slater

Richard Spaven – co-writing and performing with the well known UK drummer

Research – Stuart’s research interests are practice-based approaches to contemporary music performance, composition and production. He completed his musical composition doctorate, ‘Making Music in the Real World’, in 2020.

Education – Stuart is Deputy Head of Popular Music at the Royal Northern College of Music

Stuart rose to prominence writing for and playing with the Cinematic Orchestra, on their Ma Fleur and Live at the Albert Hall albums, as well as on their award winning Disney soundtrack, The Crimson Wing.

Stuart’s varied career has involved collaborations with electronic artists such as Jordan Rakei, James Zoo, JP Cooper and Bjork percussionist Manu Delago; performances with UK jazz greats John Surman and Kenny Wheeler; recordings with American jazz stars Ari Hoenig, Ira Coleman and Dan Weisz;  and performances with prominent folk artists, such as Danny Thompson and Michael McGoldrick.

Stuart McCallum Trio with Steve Hanley and Sam Vicary @Seven Arts Sun 5 May 1.30pm

Tickets £12/10 Kids 16 and under free – here