We proudly present a unique and intimate special concert with Curtis Stigers at Tonbridge School in Kent on Saturday 27th October.
Tickets are in high demand for what will be a sensational evening concert with one of the most distinctive voices in music. Singer, songwriter and saxophonist, Curtis Stigers blazes a path as one of his generation’s finest and most original interpreters of modern songs.
Curtis performs this unique, intimate, special concert at Tonbridge School after having already sold out eight shows at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club earlier this year. This energetic singer, songwriter and saxophonist regularly barnstorms concert halls, festivals and clubs everywhere from Moscow to Manhattan, accompanied one night by his quartet, another by big band or orchestra. This latest UK tour includes many smaller regional venues, something that really appeals to Curtis and we look forward to presenting him at Tonbridge School.
“A Rockin Jazzman” - New York Times
“An artist of genuine class and laconic charm” - The Guardian
Curtis Stigers first appeared on the scene in the early 90s with hit songs ‘I Wonder Why’ and ‘You´re all that Matters to Me’ which have become soul classics over the years.
His rich singing voice has landed him on records with the likes of Al Green and Shawn Colvin, in studios with venerated producers like Danny Kortchmar and Glen Ballard, and onstage with a plethora of legends, including
Eric Clapton, Elton John and Rod Stewart.
The debut album, Curtis Stigers, released in 1991 sold 1.5 million records and his string of hit singles touched every continent. He has released new work nearly every year since he started recording in his 23-year recording
A first class jazz singer with 7 albums out so far and many awards under his belt: In 2003 his album “You Inspire Me” was the London Times´ ‘Jazz Album of the Year’, in 2007 Stigers was named ‘Jazz Artist of the Year’ by BBC Radio 2, and in 2010 Stigers won the German Jazz Echo in the category ‘Best International Male Jazz Singer’.
Tonbridge School offers a wealth of outstanding facilities including the Big School event space where the Curtis Stigers concert will take place.
A combination of traditional charm and the most up-to-date resources ensure the facilities are ideally suited for a wide range of events. These include residential, academic, musical and artistic courses, conferences, exhibitions, concerts, musical recordings, theatre productions, sports development camps and private functions. A browse through these pages provides an idea of what is available, but the possibilities are by no means limited to those featured and we would be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail.
The school is ideally located on Tonbridge High Street, close to major road and rail links, only fifteen minutes’ drive from the M25 and half an hour’s drive from Gatwick Airport. It is a ten minutes’ walk from Tonbridge railway station which enjoys a frequent 45 minute service to London Charing Cross.
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