Diary

All events will be held at the Stadium Leisure Club (unless otherwise stated)
  • Thu
    03
    May
    2018

    John Burgess Remembering Alex Welsh

    Two dedicated jazz band leaders who played in quite different styles died in the 1980s; Alex Welsh in 1982 (really! that long ago?) and Ken Colyer in 1988. Both these trumpet band leaders are revered today, none more so than Alex Welsh who will be especially remembered at this session. Two members of the Welsh band will be playing, Roy Williams on trombone and Tony Pitt on guitar and banjo, a happy connection.

    John Burgess on reeds, who puts the Remembrance together, has to take on the Archie Semple role and Enrico Tomasso, who did meet Alex Welsh, now has to remind us of his sound. Fred Hunt's piano style was quite exceptional and who better to portray him than Tom Kincaid. Finally,two musicians, no strangers to the club, Bill Coleman and Jack Cotterill will complete the rhythm section on bass and drums.When this band came last year they gave us the "woe" factor. Don't miss.

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018

    Jeff Barnhart's Waller Band

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018

    Kevin Grenfell's Jazz Giants featuring Paul Harrison

  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018

    Jazz Connection (Holland)

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018

    Richard Leach 7 Stars of Jazz

  • Thu
    02
    Aug
    2018

    Savannah Jazz Band

  • Thu
    06
    Sep
    2018

    Jeff Barnhart's Sweet & Hot featuring "Spats" Langham

  • Thu
    20
    Sep
    2018

    Brownfield-Byrne Hot 6

    (rearranged following cancellation in March due to bad weather)