July 19 – Nat Steele, who was described by Clark Tracey as ‘One of the best vibes players that this country has produced’.
July 26 – Allison Neale, an alto saxophonist with an extremely melodic and lyrical approach to jazz who has assimilated the stylistic approach of many players including Paul Desmond and Art Pepper.
August 2 – Anita Wardell, a vocalist famed for her improvisational skills and marvellous repertoire, her singing offers her audiences a rare mixture of supreme talent and a wonderful engaging approach.
August 9 – The Googlies Quartet with Dave Barnes. The evening will showcase the talents of Hilary Cameron, piano & vocals, Bill Yeomans, saxophones & flute, Wally Shaw, bass and John Jarvis, drums with guest spots by club member Dave Barnes on vocals, harmonica & guitar. Any requests, in advance please, to John.
August 16 – Mike Piggott, a violinist whose approach encompasses a wide range of styles from Stephane Grapelli, Stuff Smith and Joe Venuti. A remarkable command of his instrument is allied to a natural ability to entertain.
August 23 – Pete Long, a saxophonist and clarinettist and MD of several bands and shows, e.g Echoes of Ellington. His instrumental talent, ability to inform and amuse promises an evening of outstanding entertainment.
August 30 – Steve Waterman, on trumpet and flugelhorn is an arranger, educator and one of the most accomplished jazz trumpeters in the UK.
Further details of our July guests can be found by clicking their pictures under ‘Upcoming Events’ below. Further details of our August guests will be posted as soon as possible.
Entry for all events – Members £8 Non-Members £11. There is a 50% concession for students for all events.