Hot Jazz for December/January! Tad Newton Presents Sunday Lunchtime Jazz Live and Alive!

Pure Gold & Winter Warmth!

Presenting Jazz Live and Alive!


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A Walnut Tree Whirlwind with Washington Whirligig

Tad Newton welcomed Washington Whirligig back to the
Walnut Tree Jazz Club to popular acclaim!

“Whirligig by name and by nature, this band is a joy to both listen to and play with.”

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Vital! “There’ll Be Some Changes Made…”

“from now on I’m going to make some changes” to Jazz&Jazz!


In 2010 I visited New Orleans with Southern Sounds for the French Quarter Festival. It was an experience I’ll never forget and a catalyst for developing and expanding Jazz&Jazz.

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Henri Harrison’s Hot Shots Wow Lemsford Jazz Club Fans

Lemsford Jazz Club fans were treated to a star line up on
Sunday, 12th November.

Henri Harrison (drums), Denny Ilett (trumpet), Norman Garner (Sax, Clt), Gordon Dawson (banjo), Brian Butler (trombone), Colin Free (Electric Bass).

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Photo Story: Olney Jazz Club Presents Greg Abate & Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends

The occasion? A coterie of jazz musicians, including special guest Greg Abate from Rhode Island, USA, gathered together for the sheer fun of entertaining Olney Jazz Club fans.

Even with the very best of intentions, such was the revelry that filming for YouTubes was out of the question, but filming for freeze frame photographs depicting the party spirit and fun the band shared with their Olney fans was a must. Enjoy!

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Sunday, 12th November: Lemsford Jazz Club Welcomes Henri Harrison’s Hotshots

Lemsford Village Hall

Brocket Road, Lemsford, Herts AL8 7TT

Sunday, 12th November: 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Henri Harrison at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle

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Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Featuring The Sopranos at The Walnut Tree

The Sopranos is an exhilarating six piece jazz band, formed in 2015 by
reeds men
Chris Pearce and Andy Leggett.

Joseph Elliot Trudgeon

They play a wide variety of swinging jazz with influences ranging from New Orleans, to Arlo Guthrie, via Sydney Bechet, Johnny Dodds and Jimmy Noone.

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Don’t miss out on Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends’ Coach Trip To Fest Jazz, 2018

A Special Invite to Jazz Fans… of all ages, young and old, far and wide!
opportunity NOT to be missed!

Tad Newton

Tad and his Jazz Friends have been invited by Festival Organiser, Trevor Stent, to feature at Fest Jazz 2018 and are heading for Châteauneuf du Foau by coach on Thursday, 26th July. Tad has asked Jazz&Jazz to join him in inviting Jazz Friends’ fans to join the band on their journey for a scyntilating weekend in Châteauneuf du Foau, Brittany!

But get your skates on, the deadline for booking is the last week in this month, November.

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“Cold Morning Shout”: Remembering Tuba Skinny Magic at Fest Jazz, 2014

It was magical to film Tuba Skinny for a series of Jazz&Jazz YouTubes
during Fest Jazz, 2014, several of which I have featured on Jazz&Jazz.

Part 14 in the Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Series

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