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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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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“I Cover The Waterfront”: Featuring Dave Blenkhorn on Guitar

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Frog & Henry Trio in Morecambe 14th February 2018 – Courtesy of Jazz North West & Norman Gibson

Norman Gibson reported in Jazz North West, courtesy of Fred Burnett: “I have to report that there is no doubt that the Frog and Henry Trio UK Tour started with the best audience reception I’ve witnessed at Kendal Jazz Club in a long while. This was a really good marker for the success of their tour.

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Ginger Pigs Play to a Packed House at The Walnut Tree Jazz Club


Besides being influenced by the music of London in the “Swinging 60’s”, Northampton based Ginger Pig Band has had a long term connection with New Orleans. 

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Capacity Fans For Adrian Cox’s “Profoundly Blue” in Beds & Northants


Adrian, Gethin, Joe and Simon top the bill this month (January, 2016) in the
Jazz&Jazz Campaign to feature great young jazz bands and musicians.

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Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Courtesy of Alvin Roy’s “Reeds Unlimited”

“Alvin Roy has appeared on BBC TV and ITV and reached the Top 20 with ‘True Blue Alvin Roy’. Now based in Oxford, he has led “Reeds Unlimited” since the days of the Trad Boom
 in the early sixties.”

Alvin Roy (Clarinet), Roger Davis (Bass), Martin Hart (Drums), Mike Wills (Saxophones & Clarinet), Martin Pickett (Piano)

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Essential Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Part 19: Ben Holder Features Django Reinhardt

A key aim of Jazz&Jazz and Jazz&Jazz YouTubes is to focus on and promote younger jazz musicians. Ben Holder is an outstanding jazz violinist and an exhilarating entertainer.

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Sidetracked Again! More Jazz From Japan …

The YouTube says it all!


Peter M Butler
Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz