Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends Feature “Basin Street to Harlem”at The Walnut, Blisworth

12.30 – 3.00pm Sunday 1st March in
The Ellington Room

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Let Adrian Make Your Day with Clarinet Marmalade!

Adrian Cox (clarinet), Joe Webb (piano), Gethin Jones (drums), Simon Read (double bass).

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Jazz&Jazz Portraits of Father and Son, Barry and Emile… The Martyn Maestro Drummers

My visit to Mandeville’s Dew Drop Hall
back in 2010 was 
more than magical, 
it was golden
.

It was the inspiration for my jazz portraits posted over the years on Jazz&Jazz – nowadays somewhat superseded by my Jazz&Jazz YouTubes.

But more than that, it was my first opportunity to present to
Barry Martyn the fine art Giclée prints of a portrait I had
painted of him at The 100 Club in London, and of his son
Emile on drums, at “Jazz in the Barn” in Throwley, Kent, with
his “Fallen Heroes”.

Barry’s reaction? I will never forget it. He held up both portraits for the audience to see and declared “Peter has just given me these two remarkable portraits of myself and my son, Emile. Take a close look at them and you’ll see Emile is already going grey!”

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Don Steele’s Jazz Band Heads South to Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle

The Don Steele Jazz Band
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Jazz at The Walnut Tree with The Tenement Jazz Band

Down south from Edinburgh, the dynamic
Tenement Jazz Band are sure to liven up the
Walnut Tree’s Ellington Room with their
old style New Orleans music.

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Jazz at The Walnut Presents “The Amazing Djangology of John Wheatcroft”

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A Message From China…

Douglas Mitchinson is a mainstay of The Hornchurch Jazz Club, but is based in China. Following his recent update on the Club’s forthcoming programme, I asked him
how he and his wife are faring amidst the Coronavirus turmoil. Positive as ever,
he replied:

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As I get longer in the tooth…

I’m urged to recapture the interlude in my life when I delved into Art & Verse!

Midnight Light ©
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Hornchurch Jazz Club presents March/April Sunday Night Jazz

8th March
Bob Dwyer’s Bix & Pieces

Bob Dwyer playing trombone leads his popular band with Max Emmons trumpet and blues harmonica, and Bernie Holden reeds. The band plays mainly in the style of the legendry
Bix Beiderbecke.

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Sunday 9th February Lemsford Jazz Club Welcomes Back The Portobello Jazz Band

Live Jazz in the New Orleans tradition!

Sunday 9th February
1.00 – 4.00pm

A traditional New Orleans / Dixieland jazz band playing music from the 1920’s.

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