• MARK NIGHTINGALE - JAZZ TROMBONE

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

    MARK NIGHTINGALE - whom we are very fortunate to welcome this evening is an Internationally acclaimed Jazz Trombonist - and one of the UK's most in demand studio musicians; the man who never puts a foot wrong and whom, it is said, should be paid by the note !

    Accompanying Mark will be :

    ROBIN ASPLAND/keys - ADAM KING/bass - BOBBY WORTH/drums

    HTTP://www.mark-nightingale.co.uk
    HTTP://www.adamkingbass.com

  • NADIM TEIMOORI QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 1st September 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    NADIM TEIMOORI - Surely no greater tribute can be paid to this fine and talented young Tenor Saxophonist than to remember he had the great honour of performing at Stan Tracey's Funeral Service December 2013 - alongside Steve Melling and Andy Cleyndert.

    He is warmly welcomed to Bexley this evening - together with :

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

    HTTP://www.soundcloud/com/nadim-teimoori
    HTTP://www.woodvillerecords.com
    HTTP://www.musicians.allaboutjazz.com/winstonclifford

  • MARTIN SPEAKE TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 25th August 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Alto Saxophonist MARTIN SPEAKE makes his first appearance at Bexley this evening with his Trio. This unusal Trio of Alto, Guitar & Drums brings together all of Martin's musical influences. He is joined by :

    MIKE OUTRAM on Guitar of whom Seb Scotney says "there is no musician with such a complete control of the sounds coming out of a guitar. He plays the sweetest wailing rock guitar in Britain"

    On drums we welcome JAMES MADDREN.

    HTTP://www.martinspeake.com
    HTTP://www.mikeoutram.com
    HTTP://www.whirlwindrecordings.com/james-maddren/

  • JIMMY HASTINGS & MARTIN SHAW

    Date: 
    Monday 18th August 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    JIMMY HASTINGS and MARTIN SHAW are joined this evening by pianist STEVE PRINGLE - bassist ANDY CLEYNDERT - and, on the drums, LEWIS WRIGHT.

    HTTP://www.jimmyhastings.com
    HTTP://www.stevepringle.co.uk
    HTTP://www.woodvillerecords.com/andrew%20cleyndert.htm
    HTTP://www.lewiswrightmusic.com

  • DEREK NASH & HIS ACOUSTIC QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 11th August 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    The wonderfully charismatic DEREK NASH returns to Bexley Jazz Club this evening with his Acoustic Quartet featuring :

    DAVE NEWTON - keys
    ALEC DANKWORTH - bass
    SEBASTIAAN DE KROM - drums

    HTTP://www.dereknash.com
    HTTP://www.davenewton.biz
    HTTP://www.alecdankworth.com

  • AL NICHOLLS QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 4th August 2014 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    'THAT SWING THING' at Bexley with...............
    AL NICHOLLS - with that Big Open Tenor Sound - and his superb Quartet featuring

    PAUL ELDRIDGE on the keys - think Ramsey Lewis & Gene Harris
    MANUEL ALVAREZ on bass - a native of Barcelona and devotee of the great Ray Brown
    PAUL ROBINSON on drums - who toured the world for 19 years with Nina Simone

    HTTP://www.alnicholls.co.uk
    HTTP://www.pauleldridgemusic.com
    HTTP://www.paulrobinsondrummeronline.com

  • MARC PARNELL TRIO

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

    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/

  • GREG ABATE QUARTET

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

    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 - SANDY SUCHODOLSKI on double bass and NICK MILLWARD on drums.

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

  • ALAN BARNES QUARTET

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

    ALAN BARNES - world class multi award winning saxophonist returns to Bexley once more - where he is so loved. This evening Alan is supported by :

    BRIAN DEE - a superb pianist who must have quite a story to tell of British Jazz - from his appearence at the opening of Ronnie Scotts in1959 to........well, this evening at Bexley Jazz Club !

    SIMON THORPE - bassist whose style is strong and melodic - master of jazz bass 'walk'

    STEVE BROWN - one of the foremost drummers in the UK - always with a smile to match his talent

    HTTP://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    HTTP://www.allmusic.com/artist/brian-dee
    HTTP://www.steve_brown.html

  • 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

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