Join the Laura Jurd Quartet on Monday, March 10 at the Beaver Inn, Appledore.

YOUNG trumpeter and composer Laura Jurd brings her quartet and her exciting fresh music to North Devon Jazz Club at The Beaver, Appledore on Monday (March 10).

A diverse musician, Laura plays and writes a wide variety of music, drawing upon classical, jazz and folk influences.

At the age of 19 she was awarded the 2011 Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition and in 2012 the Worshipful Company of Musician’s jazz award, and was also short-listed for last year’s BASCA British Composer Awards.

The quartet will also feature talented young pianist Elliot Galvin, bassist Conor Chaplin and drummer Corrie Dick.

The gig starts at 8.30pm and entry is free but a collection is taken for the band. For more details call 01237 421065.