Jeff Williams Bloom

Literary and Philosophical Society, Tyne And Wear.

14s - 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets.

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
GENERAL ADMISSION £11.00 (£10.00) Fees applicable *
CONCESSIONS (MU / NUS / OAP / BENEFITS) £8.80 (£8.00) Fees applicable *

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More information about Jeff Williams Bloom tickets

Saturday 16th May 8.00pm (doors 7.30pm)
The Literary and Philosophical Society - Newcastle
£10 / £8 Concessions

Jeff Williams (Drums) / Carmen Staaf (Piano) / Michael Formanek (Bass)

When rising star Carmen Staaf (Dee Dee Bridgewater MD) stepped in for legendary drummer Jeff Williams' usual pianist the musical connection was powerful and instantaneous. Williams who resides in both London and New York himself has an impressive CV having performed with Stan Getz, Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman and the list goes on. “We talked about the idea of a trio, after which I ran into Michael (bassist Formanek and ECM artist) - we first met in the 1970s, gigging together in New York. That was the eureka moment – it bloomed outta nowhere, hence the album title.” The threesome recorded Bloom in New York and released it on the Whirlwind Label in April 2019 garnering high praise from the jazz press - four and five star reviews and NPR ranking the album #7 on the  iTunes jazz charts. This performance is part of an 8-date UK tour.

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The Literary and Philosophical Society
23 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Contact: 0191 232 0192 /
Accessibility: Partly accessible for wheelchair users, contact venue for details
Travel: Any Bus and Metro to Central Station

All of our concerts are 14+ with under 18's accompanied by an adult but please do contact the venue for full details regarding younger ages and for any further queries regarding accessibility.


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Our concessionary rate is available to MU / NUS / OAP / Benefits




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