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Every second Sunday of the month, Music in the Museum: Jazz presents the very best of jazz in a music performance taking place in the stunning Drawing Room, surrounded by the museum's unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.


Line Up:

Marius Ptas - Guitar
John Williamson - Bass
Alessandro Lombardo - Drums


Age Guidance: 12+

Special Offer: Purchase tickets for 3 or more Music in the Museum events and save 30%


About Marius Ptas


Polish born session guitarist Marius Ptas honed his skills sharing the stage from a young age with some of the world’s finest Grammy Award Winning jazz musicians such as Wlodek Pawlik, Jim Mullen and Philip Achille.

Ptas’ career has seen him play some of the world’s finest stages and festivals including Apollo Theatre in New York, Rockhal Area In Luxembourg, North By Northwest Philadelphia, Poland’s prestigious FAMA festival, an impressive list of UK concerts including The 02, Isle of Wight Festival, Rhythm of the World festival, Queen Elizabeth Park Olympic Stadium and London’s famous Jazz Café.

Most recently Marius embarked on a USA tour with UK singer-songwriter Juliette Ashby to Austin Texas’ SXSW festival 2014. Marius performed 4 impressive showcases including a press dinner for the launch of Russell Simmons (CEO Def Jam) & Steve Rifkind's new label "ADD52‟ at Samsung Music Experience, and global superblogger Perez Hilton's "One Night In Austin‟.

Ptas has supported X Factor’s James Arthur, Olly Murs, Brit Nominee Laura Mvula, Ella Eyre, VV Brown and Brian McKnight. Marius has played multiple BBC Radio live tours and sessions including Radio 1

Dates

  • Sunday, October 13, 2019

Wardown House

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is situated in the beautiful landscaped Wardown Park, on the outskirts of Luton town centre. The house was formerly the home of the Scargill family, then a military hospital and is now a museum and gallery.

Step back in time and glimpse an insight into a wealthy family home during the Victorian period. Explore the different rooms with hands-on displays for a fully immersive experience. The museum tells the story of Luton’s transformation into the exciting and diverse town it is today.

The museum also houses a range of displays throughout the building, including the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Gallery and the popular Luton Life Gallery.

The museum underwent a redevelopment during 2016, reopening in April 2017. Wardown House, Museum and Gallery also holds events and activities for all ages and interests throughout the year.

Venue Hire

Wardown House has a range of rooms that can be hired for your meetings, training days, drinks receptions and events in the gorgeous surroundings of Wardown Park. See Venue Hire for more information.

Programming

To become part of Wardown House's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com

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