Martin Bennett’s Old Green River Hard Swinging Quintet On Tour and Heading for Lemsford

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Lemsford welcomes back Martin Bennett and The Old Green River during their 2016 Summer Tour.  BOOK NOW! Tel: Brian Smith (“Smiffy”) on 01707 880569 Email: smiffy.jazz@virginmedia.com Facebook: Lemsford Jazz Club Coming Next: Sunday, 4th September, The Fenny Stompers £8.00 Sunday, 2nd October, Bob Dwyer's Bix & Pieces … [Read more...]

Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle: Hymns and Spirituals in The Seamens’ Church

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Seaside Shuffle Festival fans enjoyed an uplifting concert of hymns and spirituals in Ramsgate Harbour’s famous Seamen’s Church on Sunday, 12th July, with Trefor Williams' "Big Easy" Quartet. Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

Annie Hawkins’ Jazzmen at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival: “Tishamingo Blues”

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Sadly Annie couldn’t make it to the festival due to a recent shoulder injury but she need not have feared. Although she was sorely missed her Jazzmen did her justice with Trefor Williams standing in for her on bass. Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

Sussex Jazz Kings at The 2016 Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival: “Breeze”

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It could have been a "Sea Breeze!" Dave Stradwick (Trumpet, Leader); Iain McAuley (trombone); Peter Clancy (Bass); Pete Lay (drums, vocal): Bernard Stutt (clarinet); Kevin Scott (banjo)                         It was great to welcome Pete Lay back to Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle. He assisted hugely in helping launch the Festival in … [Read more...]

“Basin Street Blues”: Steamboat Jazz Band at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival, 2016

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Richard Elmes (leader, banjo), Tony Richards (trumpet), Dave Corsby (reeds) Martyn Rawbone (trombone), Harry Cook (sousaphone), Jimmy Tagford  (drums) Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

Napier Jazz Band At Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival

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  "In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree" Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival Features The Golden Eagles

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Ever popular with Shuffle fans, The Golden Eagles gave their all! All except their Jelly Roll that is! Kevin Scott (Leader/Banjo); Roy Stokes (Trombone); Malc Murphy (Drums); Mick Scroxton (Trumpet); Trevor Williams (Bass); Alan Cresswell (Clarinet). Destination Isle of Capri after the gig ……? Peter M Butler Editor & … [Read more...]

Red Hot & Blue Set The Pace at Ramsgate Seaside “Shuffle”

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  Launched as recently as 2011, Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle is just a small, friendly festival, and the organisers and fans want to keep it that way. Local bands based in Kent, along with their fans, treasure the opportunities it offers but without question it is also fast becoming a favourite with top ranking bands. Jazz&Jazz … [Read more...]

Joan Chamorro Promises A Sant Andreu Fest Jazz MasterClass

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  Fest Jazz 2016 promises "The most exciting programme in the twelve years of the festival", Angelina Beauvir, Festival President. Headline acts include the Sant Andreu Jazz Band, the youth band from Barcelona, Spain, featuring youngsters and teenagers from 7 to 17 plus, led by Joan Chamorro, their inspirational mentor. Andrea … [Read more...]

Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Presents Jazz on the Harbour Concourse

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Windswept, but nothing daunted, Burt Butler & His Jazz Pilgrims jazz it up for festival fans and holiday makers. Perhaps not on a bamboo isle, but against the backdrop of a bamboo tree.   Continuing with the theme! Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]