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News: BBC Proms Programme 2013 Announced

Django Bates at Kings Place
Photo Credit: Roger Thomas

The BBC Proms Programme has just been announced and the jazz headline is Django Bates performing  Prom 62: A Celebration of Charlie Parker, including the UK premiere of his new piece The Study of Touch on Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 10:15pm; Bates will be joined by regular trio members  Peter Bruun on drums, Petter Eldh on double bass, plus the Norrbotten Big Band and Ashley Slater on vocals. A Celebration of Charlie Parker features the ensemble’s take on classic Charlie Parker tunes interspersed with original compositions.

The Proms includes a complete Wagner Ring cycle. A few Proms of interest are:

Prom 7: Gospel Prom – 16th July 2013 at 10:15pm

Prom 22: Naturally 7 – 29th July 2013 at 10:15pm

Prom 25: Zappa, The Adventures of Greggery Peccary– 31st July 2013 at 10:15pm

Prom 37: Urban Classic Prom – 10th August at 8:00pm

Prom 40: 6 Music Prom – 12th August 2013 at 10:15pm

Prom 54: World Routes Prom – 22nd August 2013 at 10:00pm

Prom 59: Hollywood Rhapsody Prom – 26th August at 7:30pm

Prom 62: A Celebration of Charlie Parker – 28th August at 10:15pm

Link to full BBC Proms programme HERE.

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