The Shape of Jazz to Come: Elliot Galvin Laura Jurd Duo
Laura Jurd - Cornet
Elliot Galvin - Piano
After cancelling all gigs in the Shape of Jazz to Come Series in 2020 due to Covid-19 the series re-opens with a fantastic duo that includes Laura Jurd and Elliot Galvin. The performance that was recorded at the Vortex Jazz Club will be streamed Thursday 8 April 8pm. Visit www.vortexjazz.co.uk for information about tickets.
Laura Jurd and Elliot Galvin have been making music together for over a decade, most notably as one half of the Mercury nominated band Dinosaur. Tonight they will be playing a set of original music written by both of them, in a rare duo setting.
Together they form a formidable creative duo each bringing their own musical personality to both their compositions and playing. Both share a common in a background in classical music as well as jazz and are in their own element whether the work is composed or freely improvised.
The Shape of Jazz to Come Series of performances was set up in 2018 with the Dave Holland – Evan Parker Fund and hosted by the Vortex Jazz Club to support emerging talent as well as innovation and quality in jazz.