Tate Liverpool: American Jazz Weekend

Yellow Islands 1952 by Jackson Pollock 1912-1956Saturday 4 July – Sunday 5 July 2015
FREE
IT DON’T MEAN A THING IF IT AIN’T GOT THAT SWING

To celebrate the opening of Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, visitors are invited to Tate Liverpool’s café which will host free live jazz performances during the opening weekend. Pollock was widely considered to be one of the most influential and provocative American artists of the twentieth century, who also had a love for jazz. Pollock was regularly spotted at jazz venues such as the Five Spot Club in New York and his love of jazz largely influenced his work and the development of his action painting technique.

Saturday 4 July 2015
16.00 – 17.00
Diners in the café can enjoy the big-band sounds of the Martin Smith Band who will be performing a mix of swing and early jazz.

Sunday 5 July 2015
11.00 – 16.00
Visitors can enjoy a special American themed brunch menu until noon. Between 11.00 – 12.00 and 15.00 – 16.00 local jazz pianist David Fischel and his jazz band will perform a relaxed set of jazz-style and funk songs.

Image: Yellow Islands 1952 by Jackson Pollock 1912-1956

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