Top Secret: Advance Plans for the Z’hulus UK Spring Campaign, “Operation New Orleans”

Formed over a quarter of a century ago, The New Orleans Z’Hulus zealously continue to carry the banner for traditional jazz. (Photo © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

Last seen on these shores in Ramsgate, April, 2012, Brian Turnock’s New Orleans Z’hulus launch their 2013 Spring Campaign in the Parish of Little Witley, Worcestershire, before route marching in wandering minstrel style via Macclesfield, Harwich and Enfield for their final skirmish at the 1066 Club in Hastings.

Here, for dedicated jazz fans’ eyes only, is the itinerary for their closely guarded Battle Plans.

March 9th: Village Hall, Little Witley, Worcestershire.

March 10th: Club AZ Hulleys, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Contact: [email protected]

March 11th: Bluebird Social Club, Ferndown, Bournemouth, Dorset

March 12th: Botany Bay Jazz Club, Enfield, Middlesex

March 13th: Walmley Social Club, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

March 14th: Electric Palace, Harwich, Essex

March 15th 1066 Club, Hastings, East Sussex

The New Orleans Z’hulus in Switzerland, August 2013, with the usual suspects (left to right) John Defferay, Emile Van Pelt, Frederick Van Den Berghe, Dan Vercruysse, Philippe DeSmet and Brian Turnock. For their U.K. campaign Emile Martyn will take the place of Frederick Van Den Berghe. (Photo courtesy of Brian Turnock)















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