David Newton Trio with John Pearce
It has been said that David Newton is 'one of our nation’s treasured pianists'. The man has a lovely touch, that is for certain. With him tonight as usual are Clive Morton (bs) and Terry Howard (dms), but they are joined by a special guest, John Pearce on violin.
Alan Barnes Trio
Alan Barnes is a prolific international performer, composer, arranger, bandleader and touring soloist. His unique musicianship and warm rapport with audiences have made him uniquely popular in British jazz. He has received over 25 British Jazz Awards and has twice been made BBC Jazz Musician of the Year.Tonight joined by Clive Morton (bs) and Keith Bill (kybd)
Art Themen Quartet
A stalwart of the British jazz scene for more than 50 years Art's saxophone style originally owed much to the influence of Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins, but later influences included such disparate saxophonists as Coleman Hawkins, Evan Parker and John Coltrane. Expect mischief and twinkly charm from a genuine treasure of British jazz. Tonight joined by Bill Coleman (bs),Keith Bill (kybd), Mal Garrett (dms).
Victoria Klewin Quartet
Victoria Klewin sings.......Blossom Dearie
The life and work of the late jazz/cabaret pianist and singer, Blossom Dearie, is celebrated with reverence and charm by this group of established UK musicians.
Victoria Klewin (Vcls), Denny Ilett(Gtr), Dan Moore (Kybd), Chris Jones (Bs)
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Roy Sainsbury Trio
Roy Sainsbury leads his trio on guitar with Tom Hill (bs) and Charlie Wilson (rds) Beautiful melodies from the era of the great singers - Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Billy Holliday etc. Audiences appreciate the respect Roy has for this music whilst using subtle musical arrangements and variations.