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Remi Harris Project

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Renowned Gypsy Jazz and Blues Guitarist
Remi Harris playing at the Stroud Subscription Rooms

"incredible guitarist... I'm absolutely blown away by his talent"
Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2

"Absolutely brilliant" Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 6 Music​

"Remi Harris is one of the most exciting young guitarists in the Gypsy Jazz world"
Martin Taylor MBE

Following last year’s performances at the legendary Montreal Jazz Festival, playing alongside Jamie Cullum at the BBC Proms and gaining critical acclaim for his second album, 2017 has has already seen the Remi Harris Trio headline the Django Festival in Oslo, Norway and perform at one of London's finest Jazz Clubs Pizza Express, Soho. Acoustic Guitar Magazine selected Remi, as one of the five "Acoustic Acts of 2017".

Concert goers can expect a night of virtuoso guitar based Gypsy Swing, infused with influences from Jazz, Blues, Rock'n'Roll, Funk and World Music, with repertoire from Django Reinhardt, Peter Green, Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix and Charlie Parker to name a few. Legendary jazz guitarist Martin Taylor MBE recently commented “Remi is one of the most exciting young guitarists in the Gypsy Jazz world".

Remi's latest album “In On The 2” has already received rave reviews from national publications. "Far from being a slavish acolyte of Django's holy order, his choice of repertoire and diverse influences bring something genuinely fresh to the genre..." Guitarist Magazine Presents Acoustic

“2016 was a big year for us and I’m really looking forward to carrying the momentum through 2017 with our tour dates” - Remi Harris

With over 150 dates already in the diary for 2017, Remi’s growing fan base will have lots of opportunity to see him perform across the country. For dates and event information check out www.remiharris.com

“​an incredible display of melodic improvisation"
Guitarist Magazine

"remarkable, genre-defying take on gypsy jazz guitar..."
Total Guitar Magazine

"...his choice of repertoire and diverse influences bring something genuinely fresh to the genre..."
Guitarist Magazine Presents Acoustic

"The standard of playing is stunning"
★★★★★ Guitar Techniques Magazine

"Ridiculous is about the only adjective that seems to fit Remi Harris' stupendous acoustic playing"
Acoustic Magazine

Time: 20:00

Cost: £10 (concs £8)

Where: Stroud Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire. .
Postcode: GL5 1AE

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This page was last updated: 9 August 2017

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