Chris Ingham’s Rebop Featuring Miles Davis, John Coltrane & Cannonball Adderly

The Wonderful Music of


Miles Davis, John Coltrane & Cannonball Adderley 

Featuring Chris Ingham’s Rebop

Friday 1st April – Tickets £25

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London, W1D 3RW


Miles Davis, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer is widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. Together with his musical groups, he was at the forefront of the major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.
Working first with Charlie Parker, then with the hard bop styles of the early ’50s and his own
quintet of the late ‘50s, in 1959 he produced his masterpiece album “Kind of Blue”,
introducing an unsuspecting jazz world to modal music (improvisations around
note series rather than chord sequences).

John Coltrane

John Coltrane

Cannonball Adderly

Cannonball Adderly


Featuring the classic tracks “So What” and “All Blues”, the album highlighted the extraordinary talents of soon-to-be-legendary jazz greats, John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley.


Chris Ingham

With a string of successful Hoagy Carmichael and Jazz at The Movies concerts and with his Rebop Ensemble playing to sell out audiences in last year’s London Jazz Festival,
Chris Ingham on piano comes to Pizza Express Dean Street with
Rebop to evoke the style and sounds of the wonderful music of the
Miles Davis Sextet, plus their own imaginative
creativity and improvisations.

Paul Higgs – trumpet, Colin Watling – tenor saxophone,  Kevin Flanagan – alto saxophone,
Chris Ingham – piano,  Arnie Somogyi – bass and George Double – drums. 

“Rebop are one of the best bands in the country” East Anglian Daily Times

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London, W1D 3RW

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Tad on trombone, Alan Haughton (keyboard), Tomas Pedersen (bass), Ronnie Fenn (drums), Gary Wood (trumpet with an Xmas flourish), Trevor Whiting (saxophone) plus guest soloists Richard Exall on saxophone and 2015 British Jazz Awards Winner on flute, Amy Roberts.

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Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz

(Photos & YouTube © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

“Shades of Miles”at Olney Jazz Club 8.00pm Tuesday 3rd March …

A Touch of Magic with Paul Higgs
and the Chris Ingham Trio on the night plus a magical Olney Flash Back!

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All About FiddleBop …

Wales-based FiddleBop plays Gypsy Jazz updated!
On violin, Spanish guitar, keyboard, and fretless bass.
And we sing too, with four voices in harmony.

FiddleBop’s jazz is sophisticated yet never pretentious or stuffy. It’s danceable but not rhythmically bland. Has plenty of improvised solos
but is tuneful and melodic.

We play jazz that’s drawn from all of the genres’ century-long history. Look forward to our unique beggars-in-velvet treatment of get-up-and-dance jazz from the 1920s (when “jazz was king”), 1930s chilli-hot swing, and bop and cool post-bop. Also jazz-flavoured classic pop, some folk-jazz, as well as our very own creations. All with Gypsy zing and passion!

Gypsy Jazz-Zing: Updated

Yes, FiddleBop plays Gypsy jazz – which was jointly created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris — updated for the 2020s.

And the “jazz-zing” bit? That’s the pizzazz and excitement that comes from loving what we play! And from being (ahem!) pretty good musicians.

All of which is why – please excuse us, we’re about to blow our own trumpet (and mix our own metaphors) – audiences love FiddleBop’s unique gypsy-tinged flavour of jazz music. Music which can be sweet, chilled, yet even mysterious at times. Such as:

  • our delicate instrumental explorations of the great John Coltrane’s exquisite “Naima”
  • our bluesy takes of Thelonious Monk’s “Round Midnight” and “Well, You Needn’t”
  • classic cool jazz by Miles Davis. “So What”!
  • FiddleBop’s nostalgic close-harmony vocals in Paul McCartney’s “Here, There, and Everywhere” and Irving Berlin’s “Cheek to Cheek”
  • jazz-favoured folk tunes including “O Give Me Your Hand” written c. 1603 by harpist Ruairdi Dáll Ó Catháin
  • Jo’s poetic late-night-smoky-bar “Thirteen-and-a-half Days In The Desert”, and Paul’s sea-soliloquy “Sailing All Alone”.

Also music which, with its roots in the fiery Gypsy jazz tradition, is hot unto cooking. FiddleBop will get your feet stomping and your heart thumping (in a good way, of course) during:

  • “The Charleston” from the early days of jazz;
  • Traditional Gypsy jazz tunes: “Minor Swing” “Dark Eyes”, and the more modern “Swing Gitan”;
  • Gypsy jazz staples such as “Dinah”, “Bei Mir Bistdu Shein”, and “Sweet Georgia Brown”;
  • Irish reel “Drowsy Maggie” and East European rouser “Odessa Bulgar”;
  • Duke Ellington’s classic “It Don’t Mean a Thing”;
  • the John Coltrane Quartet’s interpretation of “My Favourite Things”;
  • FiddleBop’s very own searing take on Dizzy Gillespie’s “A Night In Tunisia”. Yaaay!

FiddleBop is:

So how about having FiddleBop liven up your next event or party with some “Gypsy jazzing: updated”? We’re friendly, we don’t bite, and we cost less than you might think.

Why not check us out? Simply email us or phone us (01982 560726 / 07968 950870) for a quote.

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends Feature “Basin Street to Harlem”at The Walnut, Blisworth

12.30 – 3.00pm Sunday 1st March in
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Jazz&Jazz Presents Plymouth Jazz Club’s March/April 2019 Programme

Founded 1984

Plymouth’s Premier Jazz Venue

Jazz&Jazz is delighted to support Plymouth Jazz Club.

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Early Days in Jazz

It was in the late 1950s/early 1960s, that I first took an interest in Jazz. Well I would, wouldn’t I – it was the popular music of the era. I remember especially one late night party thrown by in one of the grand old Georgian Terrace house on Herne Bay sea front. Two jazz hits played over and over again that night still haunt me – Miles Davis’s “Lift To The Scaffold” and Lonnie Donegan’s “Seven Golden Daffodils”.

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Jazz&Jazz Values NJA’s Permission to share their Monthly Newsletter

Welcome to our July 2017 Newsletter

Welcome also 
to the 90 new subscribers who signed up to receive
the NJA newsletter at the Love Supreme festival at the beginning of July.
We hope you enjoyed our display and that you will continue to follow
activities and developments at the Archive through these newsletters.

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Andrea Motis, Joan Chamorro & Scott Hamilton

I consider myself fortunate to have had two CDs featuring Andrea Motis amongst my Christmas presents, and think them so good as to deserve to be better known,
hence this joint review.

Joan Chamorro and Andrea Motis ‘Feeling Good’

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Jazz&Jazz is privileged to share The National Jazz Archive’s March 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our March 2017 Newsletter

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