Sunday March 18th 2018 ... £14
The Trudy Kerr Quartet

 

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Jazz singer, lyricist, voice coach, with many albums released to critical acclaim.

 

 

Trudy Kerr:vocals
Tom Cawley:keyboard
Geoff Gascoyne:bass
George Double:drums

 

 

"Trudy Kerr is the genuine article - She is a Joy!" Mojo Magazine

 

Sunday April 15th 2018 ... £14
BBC Blues Night West Weston's Bluesonics

 

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A hard and tight authentic Chicago style blues band fronted by top harmonica player West Weston

 

 

 

 

West Weston:vocals & harmonica

Paul Garner:guitar

Orlando Shearer:bass

Mike Thorne:drums

 

Sunday May 20th 2018 ... £15
Paul Higgs and ‘Pavane’

 

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‘Pavane’ - original compositions that blur the boundaries between classical and jazz.

 

Paul Higgs:trumpet

Andy Watson:guitar

Chris Ingham:keyboard

Natelie Rozario:cello

Jerome Davies:bass

George Double:drums

 

‘Crossover Jazz at its Best.’ Tony Andrews

 

Sunday June 17th 2018 … £18
'Fish Tales' with Alan Barnes and the Pat McCarthy Octet

 

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'Fish Tales' is a jazz suite written by Alan Barnes and Pat McCarthy, with poetry written and performed by Josie-Ann Moon

 

Alan Barnes:saxes, flute

Josie-Ann Moon:poet

Pat McCarthy:guitar

Dean Masser:sax,clarinet

Gilad Atzmon:saxes, bass clarinet

Neil Yates:trumpet

Mark Nightingale:trombone

Dave Green:bass

Sebastiaan de Krom:drums

 

Sunday July 15th 2018 … £15
The Talinka Quartet + Gilad Atzmon

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Led by the Israeli actress and singer Tali Atzmon, this blend of folk, early music, jazz, tango and free improvisation weaves a considerable spell

 

 

 

 

Tali Atzmon:vocals

Gilad Atzmon:saxes, bass clarinet, accordian
Frank Harrison:keyboard

Yaron Stavi:bass

 

Sunday August 19th 2018 … £15
‘Nancy Meets Cannonball’ with Sara Dowling & Tommaso Starace

 

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Sara sings Standards and her own compositions with an impresssive vocal range and ringing tone.

 

 

 

Sara Dowling:vocals

Tommaso Starace:sax

Chris Ingham:keyboard

Yaron Stavi:bass

George Double:drums

 

Sunday September 16th 2018 ... £15
Tassos Spiliotopoulos + Swedish Band

 

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Born in Athens, moved to London in 2000 but since 2013 has been based in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

‘Tassos embraces his instrument so imaginatively.’

 

 

 

Tassos Spiliotopoulos - Guitar

Örjan Hultén - Saxophone

Robert Erlandsson - Bass

Fredrik Rundqvist - Drums

 

 

Sunday October 21st 2018 ... £15
The Art Themen Trio

 

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'Themen's fervent phrasing recalled earlier styles, old-time swing coated with a contemporary gloss' (London Jazz News)

 

 

 

 

 

Art Themen - Saxes

Pete Whittaker - Organ

George Double - Drums

 

Sunday November 18th 2018 ... £15
The Jim Mullen Organ Trio

 

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Jim Mullen is a jazz guitarist with a distinctive style, like Wes Montgomery before him, picking with the thumb rather than a plectrum.

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Mullen - Guitar

Mike Gorman - Organ

George Double - Drums

 

Sunday December 16th 2018 ... £16
'Embraceable Ella' - Joanna Eden
Special guest - Alan Barnes

 

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An entertaining evening of anecdote, insight and classic songs associated with the legendary First Lady of Song - Ella Fitzgerald.

 

 

 

Joanna Eden - Vocals

Alan Barnes - Saxes & Clarinet

Chris Ingham - Keyboard

Owen Morgan - Bass

George Double - Drums

 

Sunday January 20th 2019 ... £18
Rick Estrin + The Nightcats

 

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Wildly fun, musically fearless and bursting with bravado, 2018’s Blues Music Award-winning Band Of The Year Rick Estrin and The Nightcats have created one of the blues’ most instantly recognizable sounds and no-holds-barred styles. Rick and the band serve up sharp and incisive original blues and gritty roadhouse rock ‘n’ roll.

 

 

Rick Estrin - Vocals and harmonica

Kid Andersen - Guitar, background vocals

Lorenzo Farrell - Keyboard

Alex Pettersen - Drums

 

Sunday February 17th 2019 ... £16
Karen Sharp + Nikki Iles Quartet

 

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Karen has continued to establish herself as a first class tenor and baritone player through working with her own band.

 

Nikki Iles - ‘Formidably creative’ … Guardian

 

 

Karen Sharp - Saxes & clarinet

Nikki Iles - Keyboard

Dave Green - Bass

Steve Brown - Drums