Stars Abound at Autumn Jazz Parade

“Celebrating the Ken Colyer Heritage”, The Autumn Jazz Parade at Seacroft Holiday Village in Hemsby, Norfolk, has always presented a gold mine of stars for Jazz&Jazz Art and this year was no exception. Stars abounded as the bands and musicians thrilled their fans with a wide range of Trad Jazz favourites.

So here are a selection of photos taken by Peter of the musicians and special guests performing at the Festival. You can click on the links below the photos to view Jazz&Jazz portraits already completed. And if you have a favourite you would like to see portrayed in Acrylics, why not email him to let him know: [email protected]

Pete Lay

Annie Hawkins









Chris Tyle and Johnny Rodgers

Barry Weston with the Gambit Jazzmen

Colin Bowden with the New Orleans Po' Boys



Colin Kingwell

Ian Wynne Rising Star with the Rae Brothers

Ian is featured under Rising Stars:

John Crocker with the New Orleans Po' Boys

Ray Smith

Tony Pollett, Savannah Jazz Band












Trefor Williams

Kevin Scott, Golden Eagle Band











Mick Scroxton and Alan Cresswell, Golden Eagle Jazz Band








Brian Ellis, Savannah Jazz Band

John Hummerstone, New Orleans Wriggle

Dave Aspinall, New Orleans Wriggle










Gerry Owen, New Orleans Wriggle

The "Infamous Eleven" Jam Session Band led by Ray Colyer and starring Laurie Fray

(Photos © Peter M Butler)

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