• ROGER BEAUJOLAIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 7th July 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ROGER BEAUJOLAIS - stella jazz vibraphone player - brings his wonderful quartet to Bexley this evening with ROBIN ASPLAND, one of our most accomplished and sought after jazz pianists - master bassist SIMON THORPE and the sublime WINSTON CLIFFORD.
    Four wonderful musicians, all very active on the jazz scene who work together brilliantly.

    HTTP://www.rogerbeaujolais.com

  • LEON GREENING QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 30th June 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    The brilliant pianist LEON GREENING brings his quartet to Bexley this evening when the top class line up will be :

    LEON GREENING - Keyboards
    MARTIN SHAW - Trumpet
    ADAM KING - Double Bass
    MATT HOME - Drums

    HTTP://www.leongreening.co.uk
    HTTP://www.pureblissmusic.com/artist/martin-shaw
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com/gallery/inded/html
    HTTP://www.matthomedrums/wordpress.com

  • VASILIS XENOPOULOS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 23rd June 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    We are lucky to have VASILIS XENOPOULOS - Greek Saxophonist here in the UK via Athens, Berklee School of Music Boston and hence to London to study with Stan Sulzman & Eddie Harvey - added to which he is a delightful and charming young man. Supporting Vasilis this evening will be :

    TED BEAMENT - one of our finest pianists and former member of the Humphrey Lyttleton Band.

    DAVE CHAMBERLAIN - a great bassist who says "I guess my approach to playing the bass is first of all to swing as hard as I can and so everything with a groove and a bounce......."

    WINSTON CLIFFORD - arguably the greatest exponent of his instruments on the UK jazz scene - great Scat Singer too - when he feels like it !!

    HTTP//:www.vasilisx.com
    HTTP//:www.davechamberlain.biz

  • JOE MUDELE'S " BLUE ROOM SEVEN "

    Date: 
    Monday 16th June 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

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

    Before Joe died on 7th March 2014 he had asked Colin to set up this event at Bexley. Colin has now done so and it'll be performed in loving rememberance of Joe Mudele who played bass at this Club for over 20 years - subsequently taking on the running and organisation of the Club 12 years ago - together with his wife, Jan Mudele, who will make certain Bexley Jazz Club remains one of the best in the country.

    The line up this evening - led by COLIN HICKMAN - will be :

    PETE COOPER/trumpet-MICHAEL COATES/alto-DAVE BLACK/tenor-COLIN HICKMAN/baritone
    HUGH OCKENDEN/keys - JOE PETTITT/double bass - BILLY MAGEE/drums

  • DAVE LEWIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 9th June 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DAVE LEWIS is well known for his distinctive tenor sound and feel - which he plays as though from his soul.
    This evening he is supported by ROBIN ASPLAND - one of the best loved and most accomplished jazz pianists to play on a regular basis for us at Bexley. Robin has played with them all including Eddie Henderson, Ronnie Scott, Kenny Wheeler, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame ....

    Also in support and appearing at Bexley for the first time are two members of Dave's 1Up Band :
    Bassist NEVILLE MALCOM and Drummer ROD YOUNGS

    HTTP://www.davelewis1up.com/

  • DEREK NASH QUARTET with RICHARD BUSIAKIEWICZ

    Date: 
    Monday 2nd June 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DEREK NASH is back once more with us Bexley & how fortunate we are to live "next door" to Leader of SAX APPEAL ; co-leader of funk/groove band PROTECT THE BEAT and featured member of the JOOLS HOLLAND R&B BAND. This evening he brings to us a pianist who will be playing for the first time at Bexley.

    RICHARD BUSIAKIEWICZ - we welcome this premier jazz pianist to Bexley.
    Amonst many others Richard has played with Warren Cache, Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowski, Spike Robinson, Art Farmer - as well as playing for Prince Charles's birthday event at The Ritz - attended by HM The Queen.

    GEOFF GASCOYNE - so well known as the immaculate bass player and we at Bexley are so lucky to have players of his calibre around the local jazz scene.

    MATT SKELTON - said to be the UK's best Big Band drummer - always so at home beating out the Basie Book.

    HTTP://www.dereknash.com
    HTTP://www.geoffgascoyne.com

  • A N I T A W A R D E L L

    Date: 
    Monday 26th May 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    The wonderful ANITA WARDELL will entertain us at Bexley this evening together with ROBIN ASPLAND/keyboards - DARIO de LECE/double bass and TRISTAN MAILLOT/drums

    HTTP://www.anitawardell.com

  • SPIKE HEATLEY TRIO w ART THEMEN

    Date: 
    Monday 19th May 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    That great Bassist SPIKE HEATLEY returns to Bexley once more together with ART THEMEN and they will be supported by ANDY WILLIAMS/guitar and MAL MORTIMORE/drums.

    Needless to say, we're delighted to see Spike and Art back amongst us once more.

    HTTP://www.malcommortimer.com

  • SIMON BATES Quartet

    Date: 
    Monday 12th May 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    SIMON BATES/Alto - presents a new sound for us here at Bexley this evening with a Tribute to the great Paul Desmond - together with
    DAVE WARREN/guitar - DOMINIC HOWLES/double bass -and MATT SKELTON/drums.

    HTTP://www.simonbates.net
    HTTP://www.davewarren202.demon.co.uk

  • ALLISON NEALE Quartet

    Date: 
    Monday 5th May 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ALLISON NEALE - Alto and Flute - will be supported this evening by LEON GREENING/keyboards -
    JULIAN BURY - double bass and MATT HOME - drums.#

    HTTP://www.allisonneale.com
    HTTP://www.maggironson.com/contributors/julian-bury-uprightbass
    HTTP://www.matthomedrum.wordpress.com

  • ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 28th April 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    There is only one ALAN BARNES who, over the years, has won more awards and accolades than can be listed here - but perhaps the most prestigious of which must be the BBC Jazz Instrumentalists Awards 2001, 2006 and 2010 in 3 categories - Clarinet, Alto, Baritone - not, of course, forgetting the Fellowship of the Leeds College of Music awarded in 2003.
    Alan is a superb musician and key figure on the British jazz scene - but let us not forget his other great achievement - which is the huge respect and affection in which he's held both by his fans and fellow musicians.

    Alan will be backed this evening by JOHN PEARCE/keys - part of the Scott Hamilton Quartet since 2000 and said to be "one of Britain's best kept secrets" : SIMON THORPE, bass and BOBBY WORTH, drums.

    HTTP://www.alanbarnesjazz.com

  • MATT FISHWICK/MATT WATES Quartet

    Date: 
    Monday 21st April 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    In 2004 MATT FISHWICK went to live and work in New York. His time in NY gave Matt the opportunity to work with many of the great musicians there, such as John Colianni, Joe Wilder, Anita O'Day, Jeremy Pelt and so very many others.
    Matt is now one of the first call drummers on the London scene - also co-leading a band with his twin brother, Steve Fishwick.

    MATT WATES is the most swinging alto player on both sides of the Atlantic. He is an incredibly talented musician and composer and we're delighted to welcome him back to Bexley this evening.

    This evening Matt and Mike have great support from no less than :
    BILL MUDGE/keyboards and ADAM KING/bass

    HTTP://www.mattfishwick.net/
    HTTP://www.mattwates.com
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com

  • JIMMY HASTINGS and MARTIN SHAW

    Date: 
    Monday 14th April 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    JIMMY HASTINGS - is Professor of Jazz Saxophone at the London School of Music. As a solo performer or with his Quartet Jimmy is in constant demand; he's also a regular with big bands such as Don Lusher's Big Band, Paul Lacey's Back to Basie Band, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, The Echoes of Ellington Band etc.

    MARTIN SHAW - one of the country's top trumpet soloists playing with big bands to quartets - cutting edge jazz to contemporary pop & funk. Martin Shaw is a stunning musician at the top of his game.

    The Quintet is completed with the superb TED BEAMENT/keyboard, bassist ADAM KING and BOBBY WORTH drums.

    HTTP://www.jimmyhastings.com
    HTTP://www.pureblissmusic.com/artist/martin-shaw
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com

  • ROBIN ASPLAND - DAVE CHAMBERLAIN - WINSTON CLIFFORD

    Date: 
    Monday 7th April 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ROBIN ASPLAND is an accomplished and hugely talented jazz pianist - aka "The Talented Mr Ripley".

    DAVE CHAMBERLAIN is simply one of the best bassists in the country

    WINSTON CLIFFORD - arguably the greatest exponent of his instruments on the jazz scene today - and (whenever he feels like it) scat singer. He certainly "makes those skins sing". It's a real experience to watch and hear him.

    These three superb musicians have a rapport like no other unit - they play as one - simply sublime.

    HTTP://www.allmusic.com/artist/robin-aspland
    HTTP://www.davechamberlain.biz

  • MARLENE VerPLANCK

    Date: 
    Monday 31st March 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    There are songs and singers ..... and then.....there is MARLENE VerPLANCK

    From Big Bands to Studio work, Radio, TV, Clubs and Concerts - Marlene VerPlanck has done it all.
    She has the kind of skill which makes her voice a fourth instrument onstage. Marlene clearly loves what she does and still, after all these years, projects the young, unjaded quality of a performer who still wants to share.

    We are so fortunate to be able to share an evening with MARLENE VerPLANCK - the Ultimate Professional.

    Such talent and skill demands top class backup - and so this evening Marlene's Trio is :

    JOHN PEARCE/keyboards - PAUL MORGAN/bass - BOBBY WORTH/drums

    HTTP://www.marleneverplanck.com

  • DEREK NASH & HIS MULLIGAN/BAKER QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 24th March 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

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

    This evening DEREK NASH - DICK PEARCE - GEOFF GASCOYNE AND SEBASTIAN DE KROM 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

  • CHRIS DEAN - Trombone & Vocals

    Date: 
    Monday 17th March 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    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 to Bexley for the first time this evening - together with RODNEY MENDOZA/keys (with whom Chris recorded an LP) - JEREMY BROWN/bass - ROD BROWN/drums.

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

  • REUBEN JAMES TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 10th March 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    REUBEN JAMES was raised on an eclectic mix of jazz, gospel, hip-hop and classical music but, already, at such a very young age Reuben has demonstrated that he is an exceptional pianist.

    His ambition is simple : to bring a new flavour of jazz to the UK scene.

    We are delighted to welcome Reuben to his first appearance at Bexley and working with him this evening will be MARK LEWANDOWSKI/bass and ED RICHARDSON/drums

  • LEON GREENING QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd March 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Listening to LEON GREENING is like hearing the history of post-bop piano - with authentic echoes of everyone from Bud Powell to Wynton Kelly, Barry Harris & Horace Silver - which is all the more remarkable considering Leon's youth. Leon is rightly regarded as among the best of our current UK jazz pianists.

    This evening also features the wonderful HENRY ARMBURG-JENNINGS/trumpet - ADAM KING/bass and MATT HOME/drums - all young and superbly talented.

    HTTP://www.leongreening.co.uk
    HTTP://www.henryarmburgjennings.com
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com
    HTTP://www.matthomedrums.wordpress.com

  • RON DRAKE

    Date: 
    Monday 24th February 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    We're delighted to welcome RON DRAKE to Bexley once more - a musician whose jazz style is as cultured and impeccable as the man himself.

    This evening Ron will be wonderfully well supported by a young and talented rhythm section -
    STEVE PRINGLE/keys - ADAM KING/bass - LEWIS WRIGHT/drums

    HTTP://www.stevepringle.co.uk
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com

  • PETE NEIGHBOUR QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 17th February 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    PETE NEIGHBOUR/Clarinet is taking a break from Cruising to entertain us at Bexley this evening. He'll be joined by ENRICO TOMASSO/trumpet - TED BEAMENT/keyboards - DAVE CHAMBERLAIN/bass and ROD BROWN/drums

    HTTP://www.peteneighbour.com
    HTTP://www.davechamberlain.biz
    HTTP://www.jazzrep.co.uk

  • DAMON BROWN QUINTET

    Date: 
    Monday 10th February 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DAMON BROWN is back with us once more together with his Quintet featuring :

    MICHAEL LUTZIERE/Baritone - DAMON/trumpet - LEON GREENING/keyboards - MARTIN ZENKER/bass and MARK TAYLOR/drums - Special guest MARTIN SPEAKE/alto sax

    HTTP://www.damonbrownjazz.wordpress.com
    HTTP://www.leongreening.co.uk
    HTTP://www.martinzenker.com

  • JOSH KEMP QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd February 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    A very welcome return to Bexley for Saxophonist JOSH KEMP this evening with a new line-up consisting of :

    ROBIN ASPLAND/keyboards - SIMON THORPE/bass - TRISTAN MAILLOT/drums

  • THE CRAIG MILVERTON TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 27th January 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    CRAIG MILVERTON with his Trio - NIGEL PRICE/guitar and SANDY SUCHOLDOLSKI/bass

    HTTP://www.craigmilverton.co.uk
    HTTP://www.nigelprice.biz
    HTTP://www.sandysucholdolski.com

  • VASILIS XENOPOULOS

    Date: 
    Monday 20th January 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    VASILIS XENOPOULOS together with ROBIN ASPLAND - ANDY CLEYNDERT and MATT HOME

    HTTP://www.vasilisx.com

  • THE ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 13th January 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ALAN BARNES QUARTET - with JOHN PEARCE - PAUL MORGAN and WINSTON CLIFFORD

    HTTP://www.alanbarnesjazz.com

  • GRAHAM HARVEY with U N I T 4

    Date: 
    Monday 6th January 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    2014 kicks off with.........

    GRAHAM HARVEY'S UNIT 4 with COLIN OXLEY/Guitar - JEREMY BROWN/bass - MATT SKELTON/drums

  • DEREK NASH & ENRICO TOMASSO - BEXLEY CHRISTMAS BASH

    Date: 
    Monday 23rd December 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    BEXLEY CHRISTMAS BASH ..... with the "Dynamic Duo" - DEREK NASH & ENRICO TOMASSO.

    Derek - with his amazing energy, personality and versatility on all the Saxes - together with the great jazz trumpet of Enrico - his exciting stage presence and lively personality - will most surely kick start Christmas for all of us lucky enough to be at Bexley this evening.

    On Keyboards will be TED BEAMENT - one of our most revered and greatly loved pianists - PAUL MORGAN will perform extraordinary feats on his double bass - while MARC CECIL on drums and percussion will drive it all along.

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.marccecil.co.uk

  • ROGER BEAUJOLAIS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 16th December 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    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 masterly technique on the vibraphones.

    With Roger will be the inestimable ROBIN ASPLAND - bassist SIMON THORPE - and the sublime WINSTON CLIFFORD

    http://www.rogerbeaujolais.com

  • LEON GREENING QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 9th December 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    LEON GREENING - a very, very fine pianist - his extraordiary solos inspired by such as Wynton Kelly and Bud Powell are guaranteed to keep us on the edge of our seats.

    HENRY ARMBURG JENNINGS - one of the most sought after trumpet players of his generation. He has a ferocious technique, coupled with a true passion for jazz.

    STEVE BROWN - one of the top - and most delightful - drummers in the country today who has accompanied so very many visiting American musicians - as well as almost every major British artist.

    ADAM KING - yet another young musician who is perhaps the most promising bassist of his generation.

    http://www.henryarmburgjennings.com
    http://www.adamkingbass.com

  • DIGBY FAIRWEATHER AND MICK FOSTER

    Date: 
    Monday 2nd December 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DIGBY FAIRWEATHER is back with us again - Jazzman, Broadcaster, Entertainer par excellence.

    MICK FOSTER - Saxophonist - Soprano to Bass, and Composer in the fields of jazz, commercial and classical music. Mick is currently teaching at the Trinity Laban Consv. and at The Guildhall.

    Backing Digby and Mick this evening will be bassist LEN SKEAT - ED RICHARDSON on drums

    http://www.digbyfairweather.com
    http://www.mickfoster.org.uk

  • JOSH KEMP QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 25th November 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    JOSH KEMP - a wonderfully rich-toned tenorist "a player to watch .... a musician of great individuality" Alan Barnes.
    His music is "mature, fully realised jazz of a high order"...Ian Carr.
    This will be JOSH KEMP's first visit to Bexley - and one we're obviously going to enjoy enormously.

    On keyboard will be TIM LAPTHORN - a highly gifted young jazz pianist - producing notes which ring with clarity.
    On double bass will be MICK HUTTON who, over a period of some 30 years, has played with them all.
    On drums will be CLARK TRACEY .... "son of"

    HTTP://www.clarktracey.com

  • PAUL ESHELBY QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 18th November 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    PAUL ESHELBY//trumpet,flugelhorn - has played with BBC Scottish Radio Orch - BBC Radio Orch - BBC Big Band and worked with artists varying between such as Ella Fitzgerald, Pavarotti, Freddie Mercury & Queen. Paul teaches trumpet at Eton College and is Professor of Trumpet at the Royal College of Music.

    This evening Paul will be supported by HARRY HARRIS/keys - LEN SKEAT/bass - BOBBY WORTH/drums

    http://www.harrythepiano.com

  • GREG ABATE with CRAIG MILVERTON TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 11th November 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    GREG ABATE will visit Bexley for the first time this evening. Greg is a multi instrumentalist equally at home on Alto, Tenor, Soprano, Baritone, Flute. He is a bebopper pure and simple - think Charlie Parker, Phil Woods.

    Greg will be accompanied this evening by CRAIG MILVERTON on keyboards - a Bexley man born and bred ! - one of Britain's top pianists and one of a very few to have his thorough knowledge and grasp of jazz styles.

    On Double Bass will be SANDY SUCHODOLSKI - a regular at Ronnie Scotts, the 100 Club etc.

    On Drums will be NICK MILLWARD styled on Buddy Rich and, we've been told, also with vocal talents !

    HTTP//:www.gregabate.com
    HTTP//:www.craigmilverton.co.uk
    HTTP//:www.sandysuchodolski.com

  • THE SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 4th November 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    It's a great pleasure to welcome SIMON SPILLETT - one of today's finest young British saxophonists - together with his Quartet.

    On keyboards will be JOHN CRITCHINSON - who has worked with them all - Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes, Jimmy Deuchar, Art Themen to name but a very few

    On double bass will be DAVE GREEN

    On Drums will be BOBBY WORTH

    HTTP://www.simonspillet.com
    HTTP://www.johncritchinson.com

  • DEREK NASH

    Date: 
    Monday 28th October 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DEREK NASH - Featured Jools Holland saxophonist, co-leader Protect The Beat - leader SAX APPEAL -
    (and Son of Bexley) - entertains us this evening together with STEVE PRINGLE/keys - ANDY CLEYNDERT/bass and LEWIS WRIGHT/drums

    HTTP://www.dereknash.com

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