Remembering Les Squires Stage Manager Supreme

Les Squires – B. 1/8/1951 D. 18/11/2018

Les, who passed away on Sunday 18th November aged 67 after a three year fight with cancer, was Acker Bilk’s Tour and Stage Manager along with mixing the band’s stage shows for over 40 years.

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Malvern Big Band Plays at Colwall, 7.30pm Saturday, 8th December …


… in “A tribute to Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Glenn Miller”

Colwall Village Hall, Mill Lane, Colwall, WR13 6EQ
Tickets are £5 each (£3 concessions) available on the door. Cash bar available.

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New Orleans Jazz Museum Gala Fundraiser


Greg Lambousy, Director of The New Orleans Jazz Museum, has asked me to feature on  Jazz&Jazz the Museum’s forthcoming inaugural Improvisations Gala Fundraiser. I’m only too pleased to do so, Greg, as I remember so well the escorted tour of the museum my wife and I were given back in 2010.

The Fundraiser is scheduled for 7-10pm on Saturday, 8th December, at
400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans.

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Olney Jazz Club Presents The Ian Bateman Jazz Band Playing Kenny Ball’s Greatest Hits

Book early for this exceptional event.
Olney Jazz Club invariably packs in the fans!

Ian Bateman

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Jazz at The Bedford with Amy Roberts and Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends

8.00pm THURSDAY 29th NOVEMBER

The Jazzfriends at Fest Jazz 2018

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Sunday 25th November: Ben Cummings & Amy Roberts At The Walnut…


… with “The Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker Band”

 

THE WALNUT TREE INN
STATION RD, BLISWORTH, NORTHANTS NN7 3DS

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Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Welcomes Back The Tuxedo Jazz Band

Saturday 24th November 2018
12.00 noon •  Doors Open 11.30am

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Dave Westley-Smith Due At The Walnut…

… 12.30pm, Sunday, 18th November

WALNUT TREE INN, STATION ROAD, BLISWORTH, NORTHANTS, NN7 3DS 

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

ADMISSION: £10 on the door

LIVE JAZZ … USE IT OR LOSE IT!
TAD NEWTON 01604 858549

www.tadnewtonsjazzfriends.com

Peter M Butler
Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz

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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The Walnut Tree, 9th December, Tad Newton Presents Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm

THE WALNUT TREE INN
STATION RD, BLISWORTH, NORTHANTS NN7 3DS

Catch up with Dave and his “Rascals” at 12 Noon on Sunday, 9th December, at the
Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, Northants, NN7 3DS.

Dave Moorwood

LIVE JAZZ … USE IT OR LOSE IT!

TAD NEWTON 01604 858549
www.tadnewtonsjazzfriends.com

Peter M Butler
Editor Jazz&Jazz
www.jazzandjazz.com

Jazz&Jazz is grateful to Tad Newton for his reciprocal support.