At The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Noon March 25th: Matt Palmer’s Aces of Rhythm

The Aces of Rhythm specialise in authentic 1920’s small group jazz and popular music.

Their repetoire includes popular songs of the day and breathes new life into the music of the jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Williams and Jabbo Smith.

Matt Palmer-Reeds/Vocals
Chris Carmell-Cornet/Vocals
David Kimmins-Banjo/Guitar/Vocals
Joe Nutman-Piano
Doug White-Double Bass/Sousaphone

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Full House for Jazz Colossus Big Band at The Walnut, Blisworth!


Jazz Colossus packed The Walnut Tree

on Sunday 25th February

Jazz Colossus at The Walnut

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Sunday, 18th March at The Walnut: Emily Bacon’s Good Time Jazz Gang

Note: Sadly, due to atrocious weather, Tad has reluctantly had to cancel this Walnut Tree event. He will be offering Emily and the band a new date at the earliest opportunity.


The Bacons: Down from Tyneside for the day!


Not too long ago Paul and Liz Bacon were known as “The Mississippi Dreamboats”.
But time has seen the band evolve and now their daughter Emily on piano and vocals heads up “The Good Time Jazz Gang”.

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They’re Back! “Slide by Slide” Make a Welcome Return to Bedford
 Golf Club: 8.00pm, Thursday 29th March

Jazz with “Slide by Slide”


High Spirited and Full of Fizz!


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Lemsford Jazz Club Sunday 11th March & Revised 2018 Programme


Attention Lemsford Jazz Club Fans.
Changes have been made to the 2018 Programme.
The new programme includes changes to the
March and May Events.

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An American in Bedford: Frank Griffith & “Saxtivity” at The Fancy Bakery

American Jazz Musician, Frank Griffith is livening up the jazz scene in and around
Bedford and environs.

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Presenting Richard Exall’s Shooting Stars at Bedford Golf Club

Thursday 22nd February: Full house for the Shooting Stars
at Bedford Golf Club.

Thanks go to Tad Newton for promoting jazz live and alive in Beds, Bucks and Northants.

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Doc Houlind Revival All Stars March/April 2018 UK Tour

Thank you, Jesper, for sending Jazz&Jazz details of
The Revival All Stars UK Tour

Doc Holland at Olney Jazz Club 2015

Doc Houlind Revival All Stars on Tour: England

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Olney Jazz Club Presents The Simon Spillett Quartet’s “Tribute to the Tenors”

Tuesday 6th March 8.00pm


Simon Spillett©jazz&jazz

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The Walnut Welcomes The Don Steele Jazz Band: Noon, Sunday, 4th March

Note: Sadly, due to the atrocious weather, Tad has reluctantly had to cancel tomorrow’s Walnut Tree event featuring The Don Steele Band with Jan Bryce. Tad messaged me: “I will offer an October date to Jan and band Cheers, Tad.” The band would have had to travel from deepest Kent, one of the worst hit counties. Years ago when I lived in East Kent there were devastating winters. The sea even froze for almost a mile off shore in 1963.

Despite current inclement weather, Don and his band are assured of a very warm welcome at
The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, on Sunday, 4th March. Hailing from Kent, this will be a very special gig for trombonist Jan Bryce.

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