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image for Music item typeThe Oxley/Meier Guitar Project at Colchester Arts Centre

Music, Sun 3 Dec 2017

Oxley Meier

Oxley Meier




Church Street,


3rd December 2017

Guitarists Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier play music that always communicates with a feeling of spontaneity, passion and enjoyment.

Pete and Nicolas' latest offering, The Colours of Time, is their most ambitious project to date, a double CD that features them in duo and quartet formats, and continues to showcase their favourite sources – Pat Methenyesque tunes, Latin cool, Hot Club swing and Turkish music, with Indian influences also present.

So, expect a dazzling display of contemporary fare from two masters of their craft, ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of Latin America to English pastoralism. And hear this played on nylon string, steel string, electric, 12-string, fretless, slide, guitar-synth, glissentar guitars and more!

Completing the line-up are Raph Mizraki (Double Bass) and Paul Cavaciuti (Drums), whose credentials include working with, among others, John Etheridge, Jamie Cullum, Jim Mullen, Tina May, Jacqui Dankworth, Cayenne, Roberto Pla and the Gail Thompson Big Band.


“They have put together a feast of virtuosity delivered with depth, wit and joy." - Legendary guitarist Ralph Towner on ‘The Colours Of Time’.

" . . . not just a guitar album to love, a jazz album to savour, but a joyous album of music that reaches toward a goal beyond.” – Jazzwise on ‘The Colours Of Time’.

“Don’t fall into the trap of assuming that this is something exclusively for guitar buffs, or even jazz buffs. If you love music of any kind, you’ll probably fall for this.” - The Observer on ‘Chasing Tales’.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 3 Dec 2017


Tickets £14 / £12 Concessions
Jazz Express Offer: Book for any three gigs and get tickets for just £10 each!
Doors open 7pm, starts 7.30pm



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Colchester Arts Centre Parking

The closest car park to the Arts Centre is St Mary's Car Park. Find out more about parking in Colchester.

By Public Transport

Many buses that come into Colchester Town Centre Colchester stop on Head Street and the High Street, which are both just a few minutes' walk from the venue.

The closest train station is Colchester Town Station, a 15 minute walk from the Arts Centre. Colchester North Station is a 20 minute walk away (follow the Fixing the Link walking trail) or only a 10 minute journey by bus.

There are bike racks at the Arts Centre.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality