Meet The Charlie Pyne Quartet

I was privileged to meet and film Charlie Pyne back in March, 2015, accompanying herself on bass along with Dave Keech’s “Close To The Bone Quintet” at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth.

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Jazz&Jazz Celebrates Savannah Jazz Band’s 40 Years in Jazz

… with Film & Photos

Brian ‘Sam’ Ellis (Trombone), John Meehan (Drums & Leader), Bill Smith (Cornet), Tony Pollitt (Bass), Roger Myerscough (Clarinet).

Introduction by Band Leader John Meehan


The Savannah Jazz Band was launched in Huddersfield in the Spring of 1979 and I joined in October, 1979, when the band played at a pub in Slaithwaite. Modest beginnings but early in 1980 we moved to the Station Tavern in Huddersfield, our successful residency for the
next 25 years.

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Reminiscing On Days Gone By …

I’m delighted to re-feature my YouTube featuring Ken Sims filmed at
Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Jazz Club.

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An Appeal To Jazzers: Ease Up On Brexit

I have to admit to becoming increasingly concerned about the reaction of so many of my Jazz Friends to Brexit.
 I would say the majority are totally anti Brexit for very sincere reasons which I fully understand and empathise with. Yet we have to consider the future and the overriding geopolitical picture.

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Olney Jazz Club Presents Kim Cypher – Saxophonist, Vocalist and Composer!

8.00pm Tuesday 2nd April

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Woburn Sands Big Swing Band Appreciation Society

Jazz&Jazz is pleased to introduce the


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The New Orleans Ragtime Festival 2019

NEW ORLEANS, LA – April. 4-7, 2019 –The New Orleans Ragtime Festival is returning to America’s jazz city for the fourth year running. The four-day festival will span across multiple venues as it promotes the musical legacy of the Ragtime movement through performance and education.

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Best Remember April!

Hunkered down in my den this cold, stormy March day,
what better way to salve the mind
than thoughts of April!

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Fest Jazz Brittany 2019 Presents a Dream Line Up: 26th/28th July …

… Here’s how and why you should book quickly!

Gunhild Carling

Fest Jazz Welcomes Back Gunhild Carling!


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Jazz&Jazz Presents Henri Harrison & Lemsford Jazz Club’s Very Own Smiffy in a Washboard Extravaganza!

Gratitude and huge thanks to Smiffy’s son Mason for capturing this remarkable video of two Washboard Giants during Henri’s Hotshots March Sunday Lunchtime Gig at

Lemsford Jazz Club

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