23rd May 2014: Courtney Pine with guest Jess Gillam

Courtney Pine, Britain’s most famous saxophonist, will also take to the stage of the Coronation Hall, bringing his new tour “House of Legends” to Ulverston on Friday 23rd May. Courtney Pine has outstanding international acclaim as a jazz saxophonist – he has been at the forefront of the UK Jazz scene for the past 25 years. In recognition of his career to date and his contribution to the black community and jazz music, Courtney was awarded an O.B.E in the 2000 New Year’s Honours and it was announced in the 2009 New Year’s Honours that he was to be made a CBE for services to Music, which he received in March 2010.