Setting the Pace for Fest Jazz 2020 24/25/26 July

Jazz&Jazz is delighted to share news about Fest Jazz 2020!

Fest Jazz welcomes back Sean Moyses!

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Live at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Noon, 12th January, Dennis Vick’s Fenny Stompers launch the 5th Decade of Tad Newton’s Sunday Lunch Time Jazz!

When Dennis Vick named his band Red River Stompers back in 1977 his wife suggested that as he was born in Fenny Stratford, the band should be renamed
The Fenny Stompers Jazz Band.

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Lemsford Jazz Club’s New Year Special with …

“Here’s looking forward to another fun session at Lemsford Jazz Club with Henri’s Hotshots this Sunday afternoon, 12th January. It would be great to see you there, bring a friend and share the good times.”
(Courtesy of Brian Butler)

Doors open at 12.30pm: 1:00pm Start.
Lemsford Village Hall, Brocket Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 7TT.

Tel: Brian Smith (“Smiffy”) on 01707 880569


Facebook: Lemsford Jazz Club

Peter M Butler
Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz

Announcing the 5th Decade of Sunday Lunchtime Jazz at The Walnut


12-2.30pm Admission £10 on door (unless otherwise stated)

Reservations can be taken. Call Tad Newton 01604 858549

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Sunday 5th January
“Not ‘Yer Standard Jazz Band!”
Hot jazz and blues with Boysey Battrum [sax legend], Richard Baker[trombone], Stewart Russell [drums], Tom Purr [bass], Jamie Osborne [guitar..director of The County Youth Big Band] and Christelle Morrison [vocals, from Jazz Colossus]

Sunday 12th January: The Fenny Stompers

Sunday 19th January: Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends

Sunday 26th January: Dave Harmer’s New Orleans Hotshots

Sunday 2nd February: Dave Rance’s Rockin’ Chair Band 

Frog & Henry

Sunday 9th February: Frog & Henry – on tour from New Orleans!

Sunday 16th February: The Amazing Djangology of John Wheatcroft [guitar] Martin Winning [clarinet/sax] with Bill Coleman [bass] and
Will Ballard [guitar]

Sunday 23rd February: The Tenement Jazz Band from Edinburgh.
Great young band playing old style New Orleans.

**** **** ****

            Great venue, three miles from J15 on M1.
Free parking, real ales, great hot food, bar snacks.
Top national and international jazz bands. 

TEL: 01604 858549

TAD NEWTON 01604 858549

Peter M Butler
Editor Jazz&Jazz

Olney Jazz Club Hotfoots it into The New Year with Alan Haughton’s Jazz Hot Shots

Carlton House Club, High Street, Olney MK46 4BB
Tickets are available NOW! £10 in advance, £12 on the door.
Tel 01234 713298 for tickets and to book food. 
Tickets are also available from Phonebox Magazine, Stanley Court, Olney. 

Looking forward to seeing you there!

(Alan Haughton – Organiser)

Jazz&Jazz is grateful to Olney Jazz Club for their reciprocal support.

All Sorts of Xmas Fun at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Sunday 29th December…

Banish those post Xmas blues! Great band, great venue, great beer, great food, great host. Not to be missed!!!
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Plymouth Jazz Club’s January/February 2020 Programme

Plymouth’s Premier Jazz Venue Founded 1984


Jazz&Jazz is delighted to support Plymouth Jazz Club

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Sunday, 19th January 2020
7.00 for 7.30pm


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Farewell Bagpipes!

18th December 2019: Ginny and I are sad, lamenting the passing our beautiful, inspirational black and white cat, Bagpipes.

“Baggie” cared every bit as much for us as we did for her. She was our friend and inspiration. For years she spent hours alongside me in my Den, first overseeing my artistic endeavours and then helping me master my patience in creating YouTubes from my films of jazz musicians and bands. Somehow she had a calming influence evoking in me my very best endeavours.

So this feature is in memory of you, Bagpipes, all too soon
so sadly departed.

The very last movie of Bagpipes filmed by Ginny just a few days before her passing as she followed me to my studio
to supervise my
latest releases.

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Mellifluous Festive Frolics at The Walnut, Blisworth, Sunday 22nd December…

Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends and

Surprise Guests!

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Lemsford Jazz Club’s Seasonal Extravaganza Featured Dave Rance’s Rockin’ Chair Band

Fans flocked into Lemsford Village Hall on Sunday, 9th December, for Lemsford Jazz Club’s frenetic Xmas Party starring
Dave Rance & His Rockin’ Chair Band.


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