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The Casimir Connection
Meet the Artists

The Casimir Connection perform an exclusive preview of their new album, now featuring award-winning pianist Alcyona Mick.


Following their critically-acclaimed debut album Cause and Effect, The Casimir Connection is back to perform a set of newly-composed material for their next album.


The ensemble explores the boundaries between classical, folk and jazz. The music is quiet and brooding, serene and uplifting, with influences from Keith Jarrett to Bartok. Featuring memorable compositional themes and exciting improvisation, The Casimir Connection is a jazz chamber group for the modern era.

Nick Lea from Jazz Views described Cause and Effect as:

“A stunning album that deserves to be widely heard, and lauded not just for the outstanding playing of all concerned, but also the beautiful compositions .. something very special indeed”

Meet the Artists

Diane McLoughlin: Band leader, composer, saxophonist. Diane has had extensive experience playing in diverse musical genres. Currently playing with ARQ (the Alison Rayner Quintet) she has also led many groups including Giant Steppes, her 18-piece big band, which performed to critical acclaim throughout Britain.

Kit Massey: Violin. Kit studied at the Trinity College of Music and has played with the Philamonia de Santiago Chile. In London, he continues a busy recording and performing career with the Heritage Orchestra and teaches at Trinity Laban.

Tim Fairhall: Double bass. Tim has played widely on the UK jazz scene and abroad with artists including Julie Kjaer, Ma/ti/om and The Markov Chain; world music superstar Yasmin Levy; the John Martin Quartet and Madwort's Menagerie.

Alcyona Mick: Piano. Alcyona is much in demand worldwide as a jazz pianist and composer. She has worked with a wide array of artists in the UK and abroad, performing at major European, American, Canadian festivals and in North Africa and the Middle East.




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For our free lunchtime concerts, we are also asking attendees to book in advance to limit numbers. Tickets are free, but do let us know if you can no longer attend so that we can release the spaces to others.