• KELVIN CHRISTIANE QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 8th February 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    Reedman - Kelvin Christiane - has played with most people from Don Weller to Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie
    and this evening has been lured away from his "jazz home" at the Twickenham Jazz Club to entertain us here at Bexley with his great tenor sound - baritone and flute.

    Supporting Kelvin this evening will be ROBIN ASPLAND - PAUL MORGAN and NOEL JOYCE.

    http://www.kcmusic.co.uk

  • DENISE KING SINGS....

    Date: 
    Monday 1st February 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Artists aren't made - they are born. Denise King is no exception to this rule. She comes to us via top venues in Philadelphia, New York, Paris, Turkey, Brazil, Africa, Germany and Japan - with much of her phrasing borrowed from Sarah Vaughan, Ella, Nat 'King' Cole and Sinatra - from Carmen McCrea and Nina Simone.
    This evening we welcome to Bexley another Great Lady of Jazz.

    Denise is accompanied this evening by John Pearce, keyboards - Simon Woolf, double bass and Bobby Worth, drums.

    http://www.denisekingsings.com
    http://www.woolfnotes.co.uk

  • DAVE NEWTON'S "BIG SCREEN" TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 25th January 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    THE "BIG SCREEN" TRIO

    A heavyweight of British jazz, pianist Dave Newton is joined for this project by bassist Tom Farmer (from Empirical & Joe Stilgoe), who has a contemporary approach to bass playing - together with Matt Skelton, John Wilson Orchestra, co-leader of Skelton-Skinner All Stars - whose virtuoso drum skills keeps everything moving nicely.

    Dave has always thrived on playing material that brings new challenges to his improvisation and he has gone out of his way to do so for this new Trio. There is an emotional and visceral joy when hearing these tunes rendered with the care, intellect, passion and excellence that Big Screen bring to the music - played with a finely-tuned sense of taste and swing.

    http://www.davidnewton.biz/
    http://www.musicalorbit.com/musicians/matt-skelton

  • THE MARC CECIL QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 18th January 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Like his own career Marc Cecil's own Quintet play a variety of music loosely based around the Library of Dizzy Gillespie . The band will take you on a journey around the world which includes; the Swing of New York, the salsa of Cuba, the 2nd line of New Orleans, and the samba of Brazil, all linking together with some original arrangements of classic Jazz standards.

    It's a stunning and exciting sound - not to be missed.

    Introducing the Marc Cecil Quintet ...........

    GUNTHER KURMAYER - keyboards & of the Ray Gelato Giants
    PAUL JAYASINHA - Trumpet & Flugelhorn
    JAMES ARBENT - SAXOPHONE
    DOMINIC HOWLES - Double Bass

    and, of course, MARC CECIL - drums

    http://www.marccecil.co.uk/-
    http://www.pauljayasinha.shantijazz.com
    http://www.dominichowles.com

  • JEFF HOOPER SINGS AND SWINGS AT BEXLEY

    Date: 
    Monday 11th January 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    JEFF HOOPER - International Cabaret and Big Band Vocalist and Entertainer - is one of the most talented and best-liked vocalists on the European scene. Bexley's in for a Sumptuous New Year's Treat.

    Early in his career Jeff worked with Matt Monroe - sang with Shirley Bassey and Sir Tom Jones - has been a great friend of lyricist Hal David of Bacharach David - who says Jeff is one of his favourite singers - and worked with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra.
    Claire Martin says "I was totally blown away by this CD - his vocal range is stunning - and he swings too!!"

    Jeff's hand-picked Rhythm section this evening is :

    JOHN PEARCE - keys
    PAUL MORGAN - double bass
    NEIL BULLOCK - drums

    http://www.jeffhooper.co.uk
    http://www.neilbullock.com/-

  • ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 4th January 2016 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    ALAN BARNES plays music that was radical 50 years ago - hard urban post bop - but he infuses it with so much passion and energy you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story of jazz (John Walters, The Guardian). Alan is a multi, multi Award Winning Saxophonist - and we're delighted to welcome him once more to Bexley - especially saying ' Hello ' to 2016 !!

    BRIAN DEE accompanies on keys this evening - he who has pretty much 'done it all' from Harry Klein & Vic Ash Jazz Five to Bobby Wellins - Tommy Whittle - the bands of Ken MacIntosh, Eric Winstone - touring with Tubby Hayes.
    Brian is also a superb accompanist - having worked with Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee and Elaine Delmar.

    So - together with SIMON THORPE on Double Bass and MATT HOME on drums - we're off into yet another year of superb JAZZ AT BEXLEY JAZZ CLUB...........do come and join us.

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    http://www.henrybebop.co.uk/briandeehtm
    http://www.matthomedrums.wordpress.com/-

  • CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS - REOPENING 04 JANUARY 2016

    Date: 
    Monday 28th December 2015 at (All day)
    Ticket Price: 
    N/A

    JAZZ CLUB CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY AND REOPENING

    MONDAY 04 JANUARY 2016 - WITH ALAN BARNES

  • OUR CHRISTMAS BASH - WITH DEREK NASH

    Date: 
    Monday 21st December 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    SOLD OUT

    IT'S THE TRADITIONAL "BEXLEY CHRISTMAS BASH" - WITH DEREK NASH ...... and Stellar Cast

    DEREK NASH - featured soloist with the JOOLS HOLLAND R&B Band - Leader of SAX APPEAL
    co-leader of PROTECT THE BEAT......and a true "Son of Bexley"

    ENRICO TOMASSO - rated the best Trumpet player in the UK and winner of THE B J A 2012 & 2013

    With DAVE NEWTON - GEOFF GASCOYNE - RICHARD PITE forming the greatest possible rhythm section Bexley is assured of a wonderful Christmas Bash - complete with CAKE & MINCE PIES !

    BOOKINGS ARE NOW BEING TAKEN.

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.davenewton.biz
    http://www.geoffgascoyne.com
    http://www.jazzrep.co.uk/

  • MARK LOCKHEART QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 14th December 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    MARK LOCKHEART makes his first appearance at Bexley Jazz Club this evening - one which is long overdue.

    Mark first came to prominence in the mid 80s with the influential big band, Loose Tubes - and later Radiohead. Since that time Mark has performed with many, many 'household' names - Django Bates, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, John Parricelli, Martin France, John Pattitucci, Gwilym Simcock - to name but a few. Along the way Mark has acquired many awards - including Parliamentary Jazz Musician of the Year 2010"

    This evening's superb rhythm section is made up of :

    SIMON WALLACE - keys
    STEVE WATTS - bass
    ROD BROWN - drums

    http://www.marklockheart.co.uk/-
    http://www.simonwallace.org/-

  • MICK FOSTER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 7th December 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    MICK FOSTER - Composer and Saxophonist - covering all instruments from Soprano to Bass as well as Clarinet. Mick has "played with them all" - from John Dankworth and Cleo Laine - to Guy Barker - Mark Nightingale - the London Philharmonic - the Syd Lawrence Orchestra etc etc.

    Mick also teaches at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and at the Guildhall as well as being Tutor for the National Jazz Youth Collective.

    This evening Mick has the 5 star support of :

    COLIN OXLEY - Jazz Guitar
    JULIAN BURY - bass
    MATT HOME - drums

    http://www.mickfoster.org.uk/-
    http://www.matthomedrums.wordpress.com/-

  • THE JOE MUDELE BLUE ROOM SEVEN - led by COLIN HICKMAN

    Date: 
    Monday 30th November 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £15

    JOE MUDELE'S "BLUE ROOM SEVEN" led by COLIN HICKMAN

    Before Joe died on 7th March 2014 he and Colin talked about setting up this event at Bexley. Colin did so and it'll now be performed regularly in loving remembrance of JOE MUDELE who played bass at this Club for over 20 years - subsequently taking on the running and organisation of the Club 13 years ago - together with his wife, Jan Mudele - who will make certain Bexley Jazz Club remains one of the best in the country.

    As always COLIN HICKMAN will lead - having made all of the Arrangements for the following superb lineup.

    ENRICO TOMASSO/trumpet
    MICHAEL COATES/alto
    DAVE BLACK/tenor
    COLIN HICKMAN/baritone
    JOHN PEARCE/keys
    PAUL MORGAN/double bass
    BOBBY WORTH/drums

    http://www.purejazz.co.uk/coates/biography-html
    http://www.triorecords.co.uk_morgan.html

  • DAVE O'HIGGINS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 23rd November 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    DAVE O'HIGGINS - Saxophonist, Composer, Educator and Producer says that he is busier than ever trying to spread the message of jazz and the essence of the great African - American tradition - Swing, Blues, Harmony and Improvisation. Long may this tradition remain vital and alive.
    In 1992 Dave played with Sinatra at The Albert Hall - Sinatra's last appearance in the UK - I remember it so well - what an evening ! - again, in 1996 he recorded and toured with Ray Charles.

    SIMON WALLACE - Accompanies Dave this evening. As Composer, Pianist and Musical Director Simon has, over the years, written and produced music for Shows such as Absolutely Fabulous, French & Saunders, Rub Wax etc etc. In contrast, he has written a 5 Movement Symphony for the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra.

    This evening's rhythmn section is completed with Davide Mantovani on bass and Rod Brown on drums.

    http://www.daveohiggins.com
    http://www.simonwallace.org

  • ALAN BARNES and PHIL DE GREG

    Date: 
    Monday 16th November 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    ALAN BARNES - The multi Award Winning Alan Barnes is back with us once more with music that was radical 50 years back - hard, urban post bop - but inspired with so much passion you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story with jazz.

    With Alan this evening we are privileged to welcome once more Cincinnati pianist PHIL DE GREG whose main influences have been Bud Powell and Bill Evans - but Phil is equally accomplished and comfortable in a wide range of jazz styles from mainstream to bebop to Brazilian jazz. Among so many others Phil has worked with Scott Hamilton, Greg Abate, Warren Vache, Dizzy Gillespie and Rufus Reid.

    Accompanying Alan and Phil will be the superb DAVE GREEN on bass and STEVE BROWN on drums.

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    http://www.phildegregg.com/

  • BRUCE ADAMS WITH BRIAN DEE

    Date: 
    Monday 9th November 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    BRUCE ADAMS/Trumpet & Flugelhorn - is one of the most dramatic & stimulating of performeres - and a most affable companion - often creating a happy, riotous band-room with his stream of hilarious jokes, anecdotes and showbiz stories.

    We're delighted to welcome him back to Bexley this evening together with great backup in the form of :

    BRIAN DEE - keys
    ANDY CLEYNDERT - bass
    BOBBY WORTH - drums

    http://www.bruce-adams.co.uk/
    http://www.henrybehop.co.uk/briandee.htm

  • JOSH KEMP QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 2nd November 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    JOSH KEMP is a wonderfully rich-toned tenorist playing a mix of contemporary and post-bop styles.
    "mature, fully realised jazz of a high order" - says Ian Carr.

    This evening Josh is supported by :

    ROBIN ASPLAND on keyboards
    SIMON THORPE - bass
    PAUL CAVACIUTI - drums

    http://www.joshkemp.com
    http://www.paulcav.com/biography.html

  • BEN CLATWORTHY QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 26th October 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    Famously the grandson of the legendary Gertrude Lawrence - Ben was born in England in '55. However, in 1980 - following lessons from Ronnie Scott - he moved to L.A. and studied with Phil Sobel. As a resident in LA, Ben has worked with such as Lionel Hampton, Cedar Watts, Jimmy Cleveland, Horace Silver and has been variously described as a 'master player' - 'sublime' - 'brilliant'.
    However, do be warned, Ben's often outrageous humour can bemuse and disconcert ....!! So - on all counts an evening not to be missed.

    This evening Ben is supported by a superb rhythm section of :

    JOHN DONALDSON - keys
    SIMON THORPE - bass
    MATT HOME - drums

    http://www.benclatworthy.com
    http://www.matthomedrums.wordpress.com

  • ANDY PANAYI QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 19th October 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    ANDY PANAYI is an exceptionally gifted jazz musician and composer who plays all the flutes, all the saxophones and clarinet. To name but a few Andy has worked with Cleo Laine, John Dankworth (receiving The John Dankworth Award), Shirley Bassey, Paul McCartney, Ronnie Scott, Humphrey Lyttleton, the BBC Big Band, Royal Philharmonic, English National Ballet, etc etc.

    We 're delighted to welcome him back to Bexley Jazz Club - together with an all star line up of :

    MARK EDWARDS - keyboard
    ANDY CLEYNDERT - bass
    WINSTON CLIFFORD - drums

    http://www.andypanayi.co.uk/reviews.htm

  • THE TED BEAMENT QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 12th October 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    THE TED BEAMENT QUARTET with - for Bexley at least - three exciting "new" names.

    Ted Beament - as we all know so well - is one of the UKs most revered pianists. Ted was with the Humphrey Lyttleton Band for many years and, before that, with George Melly. In addition, Ted has played with just about every major name on the UK jazz scene - as well as many visiting American jazz stars.

    With Ted this evening we will meet :

    COLIN WATLING - Tenor
    THOMAS PEDERSON - Bass
    JOHN SCOTNEY - Drums

  • ALAN BARNES with MARTIN SHAW

    Date: 
    Monday 5th October 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    ALAN BARNES plays music that was radical 50 years ago - hard urban post bop - but he infuses it with so much passion and energy you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story of jazz (John Walters, The Guardian).

    This evening Alan is joined by the great MARTIN SHAW - on trumpet & flugelhorn and regarded as one of the top jazz soloists in the counftry.

    Alan and Martin will be backed by a truly 5 star rhythm section of :

    ROBIN ASPLAND - PAUL MORGAN - BOBBY WORTH.

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com

  • TIM WHITEHEAD QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 28th September 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    TIM WHITEHEAD/tenor is welcomed to Bexley for the first time this evening.

    Dave Gelly says :

    "Those of us who have caught him live have been left in blinking disbelief. It's not just his mastery of the tenor saxophone - phenominal though it is - but the absolute conviction of his playing that is so impressive "

    Tim will be supported by a simply superb trio :

    SIMON WALLACE - keys...ANDY CLEYNDERT - bass....MATT SKELTON - drums

    http://www.timwhitehead.co.uk
    http://www.simonwallace.org

  • JIM RATTIGAN QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 21st September 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    Something a little different for Bexley this evening with the ...JIM RATTIGAN QUINTET........

    Jim Rattigan - French Horn
    Martin Speake - Alto
    Ant Law - Guitar
    Steve Watts - Bass
    Mike Pickering - Drums

    There will be standards - a few Parkers - and some originals

    http://www.jimrattigan.com/about
    http://www.martinspeake.com/

  • CHRISTIAN BREWER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 14th September 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    The CHRISTIAN BREWER QUARTET -

    Christian Brewer is one of the most lyrical and soulful alto players - loved for his melodic playing and pure tone. He's one of the most creative exponents of the early 60s post-bop style - and now a regular at Ronnie Scotts.

    With Christian this evening will be :
    LEON GREENING/keys - ANDY CLEYNDERT/bass and MATT SKELTON/drums

  • DEREK NASH with his NEW CD

    Date: 
    Monday 7th September 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    This evening DEREK NASH presents at Bexley Jazz Club his new CD - launched only the previous evening at Pizza Express ... An exciting event not to be missed !

    With Derek will be with DAVE NEWTON - GEOFF GASCOYNE - SEBASTIAN DE KROM

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.geoffgascoyne.com
    http://www.davenewton.biz

  • GUNTHER KURMAYR's TRIO - The Great American Songbook

    Date: 
    Monday 31st August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    GUNTHER KURMAYR - has spent many years touring the world with the Ray Gelato Giants. Tonight he leads his top notch trio on a journey through the Great American Songbook, shining new light through old windows and infusing timeless standards with a uniquely impressionistic classical style.

    With Gunther this evening is JEROME DAVIES on Double Bass.........who, as well as playing, also makes and repairs String Instruments which, he says, gives him a unique insight to a musician's relationship with his instrument.

    RICHARD PITE - a drummer who has made a speciality of vintage drumming techniques during the early days of the 20s and 30s through to the great names of the swing era - Jo Jones, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa. Richard also plays tuba and double bass and, in his spare time, is Director of Music at Boisdale.

    http://www.sounds1.streamlinetrial.co.uk/richard.htm
    httt://www.jeromedavies.com

  • DON WELLER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 24th August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    DON WELLER - tenor saxophonist - worked regularly with pianist Stan Tracey - also with Harry Beckett and Art Themen's Quintet - amongst so many others. Don is renowned for his versatility and character - from idiosyncratic headgear and whiskers to his Top Tenor Awards in '94, '96 and '98.

    With Don this evening is gifted pianist & composer JOHN DONALDSON - having worked with them all - from Clark Tracy to Scott Hamilton to Norma Winstone etc etc etc.

    On Bass this evening will be the great ANDY CLEYNDERT with his wonderful 'woody' sound and, for the first time at Bexley, DAVE BARRY on drums.

    www.http//triorecords.co.uk/don_weller.html
    www.http//triorecords.co.uk/john_donaldson.html

  • ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 17th August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    ALAN BARNES plays music that was radical 50 years ago - hard urban post bop - but he infuses it with so much passion and energy you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story of jazz (John Walters, The Guardian)

    32 years ago Alan formed a "musical marriage" with DAVE NEWTON which, to our delight, has survived the test of time. Dave's musical upbringing in Scotland saw him listening always to Peterson, Tatum and Garner. So - it's hardly surprising he was best Jazz Pianist in BJA for the 13th time in 2014. In 2003 he was made a Fellow of the Leeds College of Music.

    On double bass it's the simply DAVE GREEN - with BOBBY WORTH - drummer to the Stars.

    www.http//alanbarnesjazz.com
    www.http//davenewton.biz

  • MICK FOSTER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 10th August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    MICK FOSTER - Musician and Composer plays all saxes from Soprano to Bass and currently also teaches at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance at the Guildhall.

    This evening Mick entertains us on Bass, Alto and C Melody saxes - together with the superb COLIN OXLEY on guitar, JULIAN BURY, double bass and MATT HOME, drums.

    www.http//mickfoster.org.uk
    www.http//matthomedrums.wordpress.com/-

  • THE TIM RICHARDS TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    THE TIM RICHARDS TRIO with DOMINIC HOWLES on bass and JEFF LARDNER on drums.

    "Exuberantly swinging...gospel-tinged bop freshly served" JAZZWISE MAGAZINE

    "Something of a master class in contemporary jazz piano from a vigorous,vibrant but tastefully interactive band" VORTEX JAZZ

    http://www.timrichards.ndo.co.uk
    http://www.jefflardner.co.uk/wp/

  • T B A

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd August 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
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  • GREG ABATE WITH CRAIG MILVERTON TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 27th July 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    GREG ABATE returns to Bexley this evening. Greg is a multi instrumentalist - equally at home on Alto, Tenor, Soprano, Baritone, Flute. He is a be-bopper pure and simple - think Charlie Parker, Phill Woods. When our very own - and so sadly missed - Joe Mudele first heard him last year he turned to me and said "What a sound" - quite a compliment coming from Joe.

    Greg will be supprted this evening by the superb CRAIG MILVERTON/keyboards - JULIAN BURY on double bass and NICK MILLWARD on drums.

    http://www.gregabate.com
    http://www.craigmilverton.co.uk

  • DEREK NASH & DICK PEARCE - BAKER/MULLIGAN QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 20th July 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    The heyday of the Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker pianoless quartet was in 1952/3.

    This evening DEREK NASH - DICK PEARCE - GEOFF GASCOYNE - MATT HOME will transport us back to those halcyon days of quintessential "cool jazz"

    HTTP://www.dereknash.com
    HTTP://www.dickpearce.co.uk
    HTTP://www.geoffgascoyne.com
    HTTP://www.matthomedrums/wordpress.com/-

  • THE MARC PARNELL TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 13th July 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £1O

    MARC PARNELL - son of the legendary Jack Parnell - is an extraordinary musician and renowned for his spectacular playing - who, for some time, was the industry's best kept secret. Marc's Trio includes :

    NEIL ANGILLEY - fleet fingered keyboard virtuoso who makes regular appearances at Ronnie Scotts & the 606 Club.

    CHRIS DODD - bassist and multi instrumentalist

    http://www.marcparnell.biz/

  • SARAH MOULE & SIMON WALLACE

    Date: 
    Monday 6th July 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    SARAH MOULE is one of Britain's foremost interpreters of modern song - although she is clearly influenced by jazz phrasing. Her truly outstanding voice will get under your skin. She has said "I really fell in love with jazz listening to Thelonius Monk"......"and then I discovered fantastic writers like Lorenz Hart and Johnny Mercer."

    SIMON WALLACE - Sarah's husband, Composer, Pianist and Musical Director has, over the years, written and produced music for Shows such as Absolutely Fabulous, French & Saunders, Rub Wax etc etc. In contrast, he has written a 5 Movement Symphony for the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. The 4th CD he has made with Sarah Moule will be released in September 2014. Simon can frequently be seen at Ronnie Scotts, the 606 Club, The Vortex etc etc.

    This evening's rythmn section is completed with the superb Dave Green/bass and the perfect "vocalist's drummer" - Rod Brown.

    http://www.sarahmoule.net
    http://www.simonwallace.org

  • THE CHRIS DEAN QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 29th June 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    Bexley is in for a real treat this evening.

    Band Leader, Trombonist & Vocalist CHRIS DEAN has done - and is doing - it all - from Boy Soldier with the Household Cavalry to major Session Musician, to lead Trombone in the great Ted Heath Orchestra, to Bandleader with his own Great British Big Band and now with his current Leadership of the Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

    We're delighted to welcome Chris back to Bexley this evening - together with JOHN PEARCE on keyboard -
    DAVE CHAMBERLAIN - bass and DAVE TANDY on drums (and also with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra)

    http://www.syd-lawrence-orchestra.com

  • THE ROGER BEAUJOLAIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 22nd June 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £11

    ROGER BEAUJOLAIS - has emerged as an essential player on the British jazz scene following a long career which has taken in jump/jive and acid jazz along the way and, this evening, we'll revel in his quite masterly technique on the Vibraphones.

    With Roger this evening will be the inestimable ROBIN ASPLAND on keyboard - bassist SIMON THORPE - and the sublime WINSTON CLIFFORD on drums.

    http://www.rogerbeaujolais.com

  • ALAN BARNES with TONY FISHER

    Date: 
    Monday 15th June 2015 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £12

    ALAN BARNES - The multi Award Winning Alan Barnes is back with us once more with music that was radical 50 years back - hard, urban post bop - but inspired with so much passion you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story with jazz.

    TONY FISHER - one of the most recorded Trumpet players in the world - joins Alan this evening and we're simply delighted to welcome him to Bexley for the first time.

    The stellar Trio this evening is :

    JOHN HORLER/keys - PAUL MORGAN/bass - BOBBY WORTH/drums

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    http://www.johnhorler.co.uk

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