Soft Machine Legacy
John Etheridge - guitar, Theo Travis -sax, flute, Roy Babbington - bass, John Marshall - drums
Feb 14 France - Lyon Jazz Festival
April 7-12 the Caribbean - Cruise to the Edge. The famous 'Prog Cruise' from Miami, to Mexico and round the Caribbean. Also features Yes, Marillion, UK, the Steve Hackett Band, Tangerine Dream, Tony Levin's Stick Men, Lifesigns and others.(cruisetotheedge.com)
April 30. London - Jazz cafe, Parkway, Camden with very special guest pianist Keith Tippett.(0207 485 6934)
Fri 4 July - Tonbridge, Kent - Hop Farm Festival (with Ray Davies, 10cc, Echo and the Bunnymen) Paddock Wood, TN12 6PY (01622 872068)
Sun 20 July - Manchester - Band on the Wall. Special performance including pianist Keith Tippett.
Sat 26 July - Finland - Festival
Fri 5 September - London - Pizza Express Jazz Club Dean St, W1
Sat 6 September - London - Pizza Express Jazz Club Dean St, W1
Cipher - Past Lives (cipher.f9.co.uk/pastlives)
Theo Travis-sax, flute, clarinet, keys
Dave Sturt - basses, sound design, samples
added strings from Sinfonia Viva performing the Past Lives film and original score by Travis and Sturt.
Sat March 15 Bolsover, South Yorkshire.
Sun July 20 (1pm) Stainsby Festival, Derbyshire
Thurs 6 Feb. London - 606 club. 90 Lots Rd, Chelsea. With John Lester (bs and vocals), Steve Lodder (piano) and Davide Giovanini (drums) playing songs by Lester and imaginative jazz arrangements of rock classics by Pink Floyd, The Police, Tori Amos, Seal and the Cure.
Sun March 2 London - the Boaters. Lower Ham Rd, Kingston. KT2 5AU. 8.00pm free entry. Electric jazz featuring Simon Carter (keys) and bass and drums tbc.(0208 541 4672)
Sun April 27 (1pm) Rochester - The Eagle Tavern, 124 High St. (The Theo Travis Quartet with Marc Parnell on drums , Alex Keen on double bass and pianist to be confirmed. Free entry.(01634 409040)
Thurs May 8 Aberdeen - The Blue Lamp, Gallowgate. Theo Travis flies to Scotland with guitarist extraordinaire John Etheridge for a one off appearance with full band. (jazzatthebluelamp.com)
Sat 31 May - London - Islington Assembly Hall - Theo appears with Progressive Rock Band The Tangent for one night only. (booking/info)
Sat 15 Nov (3.30- 5.30pm) - Teignmouth Jazz Festival - Teignmouth Community School Auditorium (Exeter Rd, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 9HZ)
- Theo Travis' Double Talk - with Mike Outram (guitar), Pete Whittaker (organ), Nic France (drums). A very rare outing for this bluesy progressive jazz four piece, including some brand new material specially written for this concert. (see website for information)