• DEREK NASH QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 17th June 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    DEREK NASH - "Son of Bexley !" - that multi award winning Saxophonist - especially well known
    as a featured Saxophonist with the Jools Holland Band, Leader of the hugely successful Sax Appeal, Picante and co-leader of Protect The Beat - is back with us at Bexley.

    We are also delighted to welcome back DAVE NEWTON.
    Dave specialised in piano at Leeds College he also played Clarinet and Bassoon !
    In 2003 Dave became a Fellow of Leeds College of Music
    where he is a Principal Lecturer in Jazz Piano.
    In 2014 Dave was voted Best Jazz Pianist in the British Jazz Awards for the 13th time

    We are also pleased to welcome GEOFF GASCOYNE on bass and SEBASTIAAN DE KROM on drums

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.davidnewton.biz

  • SHIREEN FRANCIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 24th June 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    We are truly delighted to welcome SHIREEN FRANCIS for her first performance at Bexley Jazz Club.

    Born in London of Jamaican and Goan heritage - Shireen has honed her craft in Afro Caribbean music.
    However, inspired later by such as Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dianne Rooks, Carmen Lundy - she
    has since moved to jazz.

    This evening Shireen is supported by GUNTHER KURMAYR on Keys - MANUEL ALVAREZ, Bass and
    RICHARD PITE on drums.

    This truly is one not to be missed !

    http://www.shireenfrancis.com

  • THE ROBERT FOWLER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 1st July 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    THE ROBERT FOWLER QUARTET will be with us at Bexley this evening.

    Robert's broad toned mellow sound is reminiscent of the great saxophonists of the 40s and 50s - with a swinging vibrancy to complete with the very best. Robert is also remembered as a former member of the Pasadena Roof Orchestra.

    Joining Robert will be JOHN PEARCE/Keys - DAVE GREEN/double bass - STEVE BROWN/drums

    http://www.woodvillerecords.com/robertfowler htm

  • GREG ABATE QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 8th July 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £15

    From the USA - GREG ABATE visits us again this evening - bringing to Bexley his passion and melodic tone. Greg is outstanding - a Bebopper pure and simple and multi-instrumentalist - equally at home on Alto, Soprano, Baritone and Flute ......... think Charlie Parker - Phil Woods.

    Supporting Greg will be MATT CARTER/Keys - ADAM KING/Bass and DAVID INGAMELLS/drums.

    In all respects - a very special evening.

  • FROM NEW YORK - THE ROBERT CASTELLI QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 15th July 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    From New York we're delighted to welcome Drummer/Bandleader - ROBERT CASTELLI - whose Quintet receives reviews such as .... "one of the happiest and greatest jazz events I've been to in years " .... "Castelli is a rythm machine" .... "Castelli is a rare drummer .." "funky, gutsy jazz ... Jazzwise London".

    The Quintet is completed with NIC MEIER/Guitar - GILLES ESTOPPEY/Keys - GREG HEATH/Sax - and DAVIDE MANTOVANI/double bass.

    This promises to be a very, very special evening.

    http://www.batteristo@gmail.com

  • THE ROGER BEAUJOLAIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 22nd July 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    As a UK Vibraphone player - ROGER BEAUJOLAIS co-founded the Chevalier Brothers in the 1980s and was an Acid Jazz Artist in the 90s with his band - The Beaujolais Band - Vibraphonic. Roger's Quartet released their album "SUNSET" in 2017.

    This evening's very special quartet is completed with ROBIN ASPLAND/keys - SIMON THORPE/double bass and WINSTON CLIFFORD/drums.

    http://www.rogerbeaujolais.com

  • JOSH KEMP QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 29th July 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    JOSH KEMP - Saxophonist - embodies the very spirit that sustains jazz - a musician at the coal-face of jazz - one hundred percent Full Range Swing.

    GUNTHER KURMAYR - on Keys - formerly of the Roy Gelato Giants.
    MANUEL ALVAREZ on Double Bass of whom Richard Scarr says - "I haven't heard a Bassist whose playing made me smile so much as Alvarez has in a long time"
    DAVID INGAMELLS on Drums - " one of the most versatile jazz drummers of his generation" - John Fordham - The Guardian.

    http://www.joshkemp.com
    http://www.mannelalvarez.blogspot.co.uk
    http://www.davidingamells.co.uk

  • DAVE O'HIGGINS QUINTET + ERIC ALEXANDER

    Date: 
    Monday 5th August 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Tenor sax player DAVE O'HIGGINS is adding the great US saxophonist ERIC ALEXANDER to his quintet this evening - Eric is an incredible musician and this a rare opportunity to hear him.

    Supporting Dave and Eric will be pianist GRAHAM HARVEY - On Double Bass we have JEREMY BROWN - a member of Pete Kings Qrt for some 10 years and on Drums JOSH MORRISON - with "Scalding Swing" !

    http://www.daveohiggins.com
    http://www.joshmorrisondrums.com

  • THE MARC CECIL QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 12th August 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    As a JAZZ and LATIN drummer MARC CECIL has a substantial list of credits - including Art Themen, Dominic Ashworth, Paul Booth, Geoff Gascoyne, Alan Barnes, Steve Waterman, Pete Long, Karen Sharp, Derek Nash - SWING - SALSA - SAMBA - all linked together with some original arrangements of classic jazz standards.

    On Tenor Saxaphone will be ZAK BARRETT who studied at the RNC of music in Master Classes featuring such as Ed Thigpen, Victor Mendoza, Phil Wood etc.

    The trio is completed by two simply superb musicians.
    On Key will be GUNTHER KURMAYR and on Double Bass NEVILLE MALCOLM.

    http://www.marccecil.co.uk

  • JAN MESSEDER with the JOHN PEARCE TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 19th August 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    JAN MESSEDER is a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra - the Orchestra's Lead Vocalist. Jan's stage work includes The Life of Barbara Streisand as well as tours throughout Canada and Europe with Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis. An evening at Bexley not to be missed ! - especially with the great JOHN PEARCE on piano - DAVE CHAMBERLAIN bass and ROD BROWN drums.

  • THE TED BEAMENT TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 26th August 2019 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Surely there can be no better way to round off an August Bank Holiday than an evening at Bexley with the superb TED BEAMENT Trio - with MURRAY SALMON on bass and LES CIRKEL drums.

    See you there !

  • KELVIN CHRISTIANE QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 2nd September 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Saxophonist, Flautist, Clarinettist, Composer and Arranger KELVIN CHRISTIANE visits Bexley once more with his extensive repertoire in Jazz, Blues and Latin.

    On Trumpet will be STUART HENDERSON who, from 1983 to 2005 played Lead Trumpet with H.M. Household Division - performing worldwide and - during that period - at every State Occasion in London.

    Supporting will be ROBIN ASPLAND/Keys - RICHARD SAADLER/Double Bass - NOEL JOYCE/Drums.

    http://www.kelvinchristiane.com
    http://www.stuarthendersontrumpet.co.uk

  • RON DRAKE QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 9th September 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    RON DRAKE - Tenor and Clarinet - is widely respected in the world of Jazz as one of the very finest of Reed players. Ron's style is cultured and immaculate (rather like the man himself) and we are always delighted to welcome him to Bexley.

    Supporting Ron this evening will be ROBIN ASPLAND/keys - JEROME DAVIES/Bass and ROD BROWN/drums.

  • DAMON BROWN QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 9th September 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    By popular request DAMON BROWN - one of our leading Trumpet players and Composers - is back with us at Bexley once more. Damon has appeared at many of the leading Clubs such as Ronnie Scotts, Pizza Express etc.
    This evening Damon has the support of a superb Trio with LEON GREENING on keys - Classic Jazz Bassist SEAN DRABBIT making his first appearance at Bexley. One of Sean's more unique projects is his Tribute to Jaco Pastorious - the superbly funky Bass Virtuoso. On drums we welcome - CLARK TRACEY.

    http://www.dbrown.co.uk
    http://www.leongreening.co.uk
    http://www.livevictoria.com/sean drabbit
    http://www.clarktracey.com

  • ANDY CLEYNDERT TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 23rd September 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    This evening Andy Cleyndert presents his Trio featuring - for the first time at Bexley - an exciting Pianist from Bristol - TOM BERGE. Andy tells us that Tom is in the Monty Alexander/Ray Brown style and regards him as the "swingingest thing" yet to make his name in London.

    On Double Bass - of course - it's Andy himself - with Drums yet to be advised.

    http://www.info@triorecords.co.uk

  • DEREK NASH and PICANTE !

    Date: 
    Monday 30th September 2019 at 8:00pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    DEREK NASH is at the forefront of the British Jazz movement - one of the most versatile saxophonists in the UK today - and dearly loved by us as "SON OF BEXLEY"..........so who better to entertain us this evening on what would have been our dearly loved and forever missed - JOE MUDELE's 99th Birthday !!

    Derek's superb PICANTE brings us DOMINIC ASHWORTH/guitar - NEIL ANGLLEY/keys - ANDY STAPLES/Electric Bass - with MARC CECIL/jazz and latin Drums.

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.dominicashworth.eu
    http://www.angilley.com
    http://www.marccecil.co.uk