Fri 22 & Sat 23 May 2020 : Philip Clouts for classical/jazz piano with Ron Phelan on double bass

Pianist Philip Clouts was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and lived in London from an early age. He studied social anthropology at Cambridge University, and jazz at the Guildhall School of Music, London. In addition, he has studied classical music with Michael Shak, and jazz piano with Bheki Mseleku, Howard Riley and Simon Purcell. Clouts was a founder member of worldbeat jazz band Zubop, with whom he composed music and played the piano, touring internationally and releasing five CDs.

Ron Phelan studied bass in Dublin before moving to the UK. He has worked with some of the best musicians and performers in the country touring both nationally and internationally in projects ranging from jazz ensembles to large scale theatrical productions. He currently lives in the South West of England where he divides his time between performing and composing.

Music will be announced later.