Olney Jazz Club’s Summer Bash and July Riverboat Cruise

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  July Newsletter   SUMMER JAZZ BASH 8.00pm Tuesday 7th July The next OJC gig is on Tuesday 7th July and it’s our annual Summer Jazz Bash. This year we feature Roy Williams (trombone), Mike Wills (sax/clarinet), Tomas Pedersen (bass), Bobby Orr (drums) and yours truly on keys with a special guest appearance by Susan … [Read more...]

The Covent Garden Marching Band Fine Tunes and Joyous Rent Collecting!

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  Should you have been in Covent Garden, London, at 4.30pm on Thursday, 18th June, you would have experienced one the City's unique and more eccentric events, The Annual Covent Garden Rent Collecting Ceremony: "…… a weird and wonderful occasion when the Chairman and Trustees march around the Piazza, accompanied by the Town … [Read more...]

Lemsford Jazz Club Presents The Fenny Stompers 1.00pm Sunday, 5th July

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This coming Sunday, 5th July, at the one remaining Jazz Club in the Welwyn Garden City / Hatfield area - once a hotbed of jazz. So be there and let's get it heated up again. Fun with the Fenny Stompers with guest star Richard Leach, when Smiffy featured jazz at now defunct Peartree Jazz Club, Welwyn Garden City: … [Read more...]

Plymouth Jazz Club Proudly Presents “Jazz On A Summer’s Evening”

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  In The Great Barn at Buckland Abbey Saturday 18th July 2015 from 6.00pm till late! Summer is here again! Following last year's highly successful inaugural event, Plymouth Jazz Club is again holding its 'Jazz on a Summer's Evening' at Buckland Abbey.  This fine National Trust property near Yelverton was formerly a medieval abbey and … [Read more...]

Plymouth Jazz Club Programme: July/August, 2015

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Founded 1984   Plymouth’s Premier Jazz Venue PRESENTING JAZZ LIVE AND ALIVE   Sunday, July 5th • 7.00 for 7.30pm Jazz Company featuring Terry Sloggett   Jazz Company is a long-standing band of fine Westcountry musicians featuring the great talent of veteran Plymouth saxophonist Terry Sloggett. The Royal British … [Read more...]

Marooned on The Ouse!

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  When Olney Jazz Club fans took a cruise on The Ouse the adventure surpassed all expectations! The weather was gorgeous and Julian Marc Stringle, Alan Haughton and Bobby Orr were brilliant, mesmerising fans into mellifluous waterborne fantasies. Until ……  when manoeuvring for the return journey the boat’s propeller became snarled up … [Read more...]

“Slide by Slide” at The Castle, Wellingborough, Thursday 2nd July

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  Tad Newton has been featuring JAZZ@THE CASTLE, Wellingborough, for almost 30 years and next up are Kevin Grenfell's and Richard Leach's "Slide by Slide" - great band, great music, great fun and I can vouch for that! Superb venue, stage, grand piano, intimate atmosphere. And …  a great line up of bands for September and October … [Read more...]

Jazz Portrait – Annie on Bass

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Annie Hawkin's Jazzmen will star at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival 10th, 11th & 12th July, 2015 My jazz portrait of Annie Hawkins depicts her guest starring with Sammy Rimington's International Jazz Band. Thrillingly vivacious, Australian born Annie might be petite but she is a virtuoso jazz artiste. She has been described as … [Read more...]

Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival – July 3rd-5th 2015

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The 9th Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th July 2015   Winner of the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Award “Remarkable Day Out” and recently included in The Telegraph newspapers Best 15 Festivals of 2015 for the over 50’s, Burton Agnes Hall will hold their 9th Jazz and Blues Festival July … [Read more...]

The Dukes of Dixieland’s Summer Update

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Since spending two wonderful weeks in New Orleans back in 2010, one of my key objectives for Jazz&Jazz is to continuously maintain contacts with The Crescent City. The Dukes of Dixieland regularly help me achieve this by emailing me their updates and their Newsletters, the latest containing their SUMMER, 2015 NEWSLETTER. So it is with … [Read more...]