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SUNDAY JAZZ/FOLK & SUPPER AT TIMESPAN
"The Fraser Fifield Trio will play to a Sutherland based music loving audience in an intimate venue, Timespan Art Gallery in Helmsdale, on Sunday 5th March 2006 at 8 pm. This will be a family friendly event and Tickets will be available at the door (5 adults, 3 concessions, 10 families max 4 people, Children & Young People still at School 1). Previous concerts promoted by The Highland Council in collaboration with Timespan have included Spanish Guitar by Eduardo Niebla, Contemporary Harp by Ruth Wall, Indian Classical Music... and they were all greatly enjoyed by the public. If you would like to reserve tickets please phone me, Roxana Meechan, Arts Development Officer for Sutherland on 01408 635211."

"Timespan has organised a raffle and Supper (lasagne, salad and sweet for 7 per head). Supper will be served at 6.30 pm before the performance which starts at 8.00 pm. Drinks and raffle will be in the interval if. If you would like to book supper please phone 01431 821 414 or 254" explained Penny Woodley, Timespan Chair.

Fraser Fifield Trio ( www.fraserfifield.com )

'Operating at the point where Scottish and European traditions, jazz improvisation and grooves converge, the Fraser Fifield Trio defies simple categorisation while making melodic, adventurous music that draws the listener in. Fifield's eloquent, deeply expressive soprano saxophone and low whistle playing, guitarist Graeme Stephen's masterful patrolling of lead, rhythm and bass beats and drummer Stuart Ritchie's canny blend of sensitivity and effervescence conduct a three-way musical conversation that ranges from soulful reflection to exciting, high octane folk dance tunes. Music for the head, heart and feet'