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Hackensack: Cinder | Rob Luft

  • Cafe Jazz 21 Saint Mary Street Cardiff, Wales, CF10 1PL United Kingdom (map)

Hackensack Sessions

Hackensack is a double bill night dedicated to the fresh and the new and occurs on the first Thursday of every month during the students' term times.

Tickets Choose which you pay

Big Price - £10 - for the arts supporter who would like to chip in that bit extra towards Hackensack's longevity and be remembered dearly
Medium Price - £7 - for the awesome audient, supporting the Hackensack without quite the glamour and philanthropy associated with the big price
Little Price - £5 - for the music lover who's thinking "that's all well and good but I’m a student who’s on a budget here and I come to bloody everything anyway so stop pestering me for cash"

1st set Cinder 

Rachel Head sax
Alina Miroshnichenko voice
Frazer McIntosh piano

The first outing for this new trio project, Cinder will be playing original music and settings of poems by Emily Dickinson, W. B. Yeats and more. Influenced by folk melodies and contemporary music, this trio will combine the complex with the simple to create their own unique sound.

2nd set Rob Luft

Rob Luft guitar
Joe Wright sax
Joe Webb piano
Tom McCredie bass
Corrie Dick drums

A winner of the prestigious Kenny Wheeler Music Prize as well as placing second in The 2016 Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition, London-based Rob Luft is already garnering praise from critics across Europe. His debut album "Riser", assisted by a formidable quartet of musicians whose natural sensibilities and talents only serve to enhance the project, embodies a mix of jazz, African beats and Celtic folk.

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“Guitar virtuoso makes enticingly vivacious debut” –  The Guardian (UK)

“With Riser, Luft has not only made an overwhelming debut, but sets himself at the forefront of the outstanding and interesting guitarists in jazz. A miraculous achievement for such a young guitarist, but based on Riser, this is no more than perfect. Very impressive!” –  Written In Music (NL)



Earlier Event: March 29
Cardiff Music Awards
Later Event: March 29
CCJO at Porters