Emma Fisk & James Birkett

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Emma Fisk is a UK based jazz violinist, specialising in Hot Club/ Gypsy Jazz, Classic Jazz and Swing styles. She has received critical acclaim both for her spirited gypsy jazz performances, and her interpretations of early jazz violin master, Joe Venuti’s music.

Emma’s current projects include her Gypsy Jazz quartet ‘Hot Club du Nord’; a Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang inspired duo with guitarist James Birkett; The Ushaw Ensemble led by Paul Edis and a violin/ piano duo with Paul Edis. She also appears as a guest soloist at jazz festivals and clubs and was a longstanding member of Gypsy Jazz quartet Djangologie with whom she toured and recorded c.2000-2015.

“Dazzling violinist Fisk plays the classic early fiddle jazz of Joe Venuti with guitarist James Birkett.”  — Guardian Guide, Editor’s Picks   

Emma has played alongside many inspiring musicians including  Keith Nichols, Jeff Barnhart, Remi Harris Trio, Spats Langham, Martin Wheatley, Daryl Sherman, Enrico Tomasso, Matthias Seuffert, Duke Heitger, Daryl Sherman, Cecile McLorin-Salvant, Andy Schumm, the Tony Oreshko Trio, Michael McQuaid, Josh Duffee, Frans Sjostrom, Guy Barker, Mike Piggott, Mellow Baku, Morten Gunnar Larson, Lars Frank, Martin Litton, Robert Fowler, Richard Exall, David Boeddinghaus and Jean-Francois Bonnel.

Emma Fisk – Violin
James Birkett – Guitar

www.birkettandfisk.com

🗓 Saturday 17th August
⌚️ 1700
📍 Tyne Bank Brewery
🎟 Purchase Ticket

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