Brighton Acoustic Club welcomes Patterson Dipper

Posted On 02 Dec 2018 at 2:10 pm

The Brighton Acoustic Club hosts its monthly session at the Lord Nelson tomorrow evening (Monday 3 December).

James Patterson and John Dipper

The club said: “John Dipper and James Patterson will weave a rich tapestry of tunes and songs from the English tradition, infused with a musicality and thoughtfulness only found in musicians of their calibre.

“John, brought up in the Wiltshire home of performing and instrument making parents, has been playing fiddle for as long as he can recall.

“Widely regarded as one of the finest English fiddlers he has worked as part of the English Acoustic Collective, Alma, the Emily Askew Band and many others.

“James started singing in folk clubs while still a student in London in the early 1970s.

“He worked with the late Ralph Jordan in Silas, Crows and Patterson, Jordan, Dipper and has continued his musical explorations with John since Ralph’s death.

“James has also recently worked in the revived line up of Crows.

“As always, floor singers are welcome.”

The session is due to take place from 8pm to 11pm at the Lord Nelson in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, tomorrow (Monday 3 December). Admission is free with donations encouraged.

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