Malc Murphy’s New Orleans Jazz Bandits Target The Ellington Room…

The Walnut Tree, Blisworth

12 Noon til 2.30pm, Sunday, 10th March

New Orleans Jazz Bandits at The Bay Jazz Club

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Ben Holder at Fest Jazz 2016…

Trevor Stent commented “Ben Holder was so well received, he is an extraordinary talent!”

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Doolally Tap Take “Jazz at the Bedford” By Storm

Doolalley Tap’s infectious foot stomping live shows are taking the London jazz scene by storm, evoking the bold, brassy, blues infused spirit of the 1920’s New Orleans Jazz Age. Jazz&Jazz has featured their gigs at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle in recent months and now, courtesy of Tad Newton’s “Jazz At The Bedford”, we are delighted to present a series of Jazz&Jazz YouTubes filmed at their February Bedford Golf Club Show.

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Jazz&Jazz Nostalgia: Ben Cummings Gerry Mulligan Band

Filmed at The Walnut Tree Jazz Club, Blisworth, February, 2017

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Already popular among Jazz&Jazz followers, it’s time to give a full feature and hearty welcome to Doolally Tap! Not so long ago, David Lalljee explained to me the origins of Doolally:

From the town of Deolali, the location of an army base and sanatorium where soldiers leaving India in the late 19th century were sent before leaving for home.
Those who became mentally deranged after contracting a fever, or Tap
in Urdu,
were said to have gone Doolally Tap.”

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A Touch of Jazz Nostalgia …

Featuring Max Collie’s Rhythm Aces

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I launched Jazz&Jazz back in April 2011, inspired by a visit to the
2010 New Orleans
 French Quarter Festival.

Since then interest in the site has increased exponentially.

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Doolally Tap Delighted Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Fans With A Fanfare of Solos

… as each musician took a turn in the spotlight at
Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle’s 2018 Summer Festival!

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Fast and Furious with Doollaly Tap at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle …

… “China Boy” aka “When You’re Smiling The Whole Word Smiles At You!”

Especially when with Doollaly Tap

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“The Second Line”: Napier Jazz Band at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle

Filmed on one of those 2018 sweltering hot Summer days at the Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival, July 2018, with best efforts made to zoom in on the second line musicians. 

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