• THIS EVENING AT BEXLEY HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED

    Date: 
    Monday 18th March 2013 at (All day)

    Due to the very sudden, sad and untimely death of
    PAUL FENNELL, Landlord at The Kings Head for the past 17 years - friend and valued supporter of Bexley Jazz Club -there will be no jazz this evening as Paul's funeral will take place at 3pm at Kemnal Park Crematorium,BR7 6RR, and afterwards at The Kings Head. Our most heartfelt sympathies go to Sharon, Charlie and all of Paul's family.

    RON DRAKE was due to appear backed by Ted Beament, Joe Mudele and Matt Home. The booking will be reinstated at the earliest available date.

  • PETE LONG & GEORGINA JACKSON

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

    PETE LONG - of Ellingtonia & Gillespiana - is a reed player, bandleader, raconteur and great wit.

    GEORGINA JACKSON - from Trumpet lead to resident singer with the Ronnie Scott Orchestra - said to be her "dream job". This evening we hope to hear both sides of this lovely lady.

    Pete and Georgina will be backed this evening by Nigel Moxom/keyboards - Joe Mudele/bass - Ed Richardson/drums

    http://www.deluxe920.f9.co.uk/plongbio.htm
    http://www.georginajackson.net/

  • THE CHRISTIAN BREWER QUARTET

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

    CHRISTIAN BREWER is perhaps the most lyrical & soulful altoist on the UK scene - loved for his melodic playing and pure tone. Christian is firmly established as one of the most creative exponents of the "post bop" style & a regular at Ronnie Scotts.
    ANDREA POZZA/pianist - was born in Genoa where he studied both classical and jazz piano - making his debut at only 13 years of age at the Louisana Jazz Festival in Genoa.
    ANDY CLEYNDERT - one of the UK's most versatile bassists
    and closely associated with the bands of Stan Tracey, Alan Barnes, Don Weller and with the singer Annie Ross.
    MARK TAYLOR..."let me tell you about Mark Taylor. He is one of the last of the swinging jazz drummers who come from the true Be-Bop tradition....." Monty Alexander

    http://www.christianbrewer.com
    http://www.andreapozza.it/
    http://www.music.geocities.yahoo.co/jp/gl/marktaylorswings/

  • MARC CECIL'S "DIZZY GILLESPIE" EVENING

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

    A warm welcome once more at Bexley awaits MARC CECIL'S exciting "DIZZY GILLESPIE" evening.

    Marc - Drums,Percussion is joined on the stand by MICK FOSTER/Baritone - PAUL JAYASINHA/Trumpet, ANDREW NOBLE/Keyboards and ROB RICKENBERG/Bass.

    http://www.marccecil.co.uk
    http://www.mickfoster.org.uk
    http://www.shantijazz.com

  • PETE NEIGHBOUR & JULIAN MARC STRINGLE

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

    PETE NEIGHBOUR & JULIAN MARC STRINGLE are delighted to be playing together at Bexley this evening as it will bring back fond memories of their clarinet duets together during their teenage years. In fact, we have been promised a "STORMING NIGHT" - definitely one not to be missed !

    Pete and Julian will be backed this evening by a superb Trio :
    TED BEAMENT/keyboards - JOE MUDELE/bass - PETER CATER/drums

    http://www.peteneighbour.com
    http://www.julianmarcstringle.com
    http://www.petercaterbigband.com

  • DIGBY FAIRWEATHER & MICK FOSTER

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

    DIGBY FAIRWEATHER/trumpet is surely one of our great jazzmen having contributed so very much to the British Jazz Scene through his music, and both the written and the spoken word. He is without doubt the UK's leading "Man about Jazz" - having now taken the place vacated by Humphrey Lyttleton as our leading jazz personality.
    MICK FOSTER/All Saxes,Clarinet - joins Digby this evening. Mick is a consummate musician, covering not only jazz but commercial, classical, composition and teaching. At Bexley we just love his superb Baritone sax.
    Accompanying Digby & Mick this evening will be :
    Nigel Moxom/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass, Ed Richardson/drums & Ron Waghorn/percussion

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

  • VASILIS XENOPOULOS

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

    VASILIS XENOPOULOS/Alto & Tenor - will thrill us this evening when his fiery and explosive style blazes a path through the hard bop repertoire. He's a great talent - and a lovely young guy.

    This evening Vasilis will be backed by one of the greatest pianists around ROBIN ASPLAND - JOE MUDELE on Bass and BOBBY WORTH on drums.

    HTTP://www.vasilisx.com
    HTTP://www.loiremusic.com/tutors_robinaspland.php

  • THE DAMON BROWN/MARTIN ZENKER QUINTET + 2 Surprise Guests !

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

    THIS EVENING AT BEXLEY JAZZ CLUB - tomorrow at RONNIE SCOTTS - and Wednesday at the 606 CLUB .... which tells why we're so happy and proud to welcome the
    DAMON BROWN/MARTIN ZENKER Quintet back to Bexley.

    DAMON BROWN/trumpet is an established player on the UK scene but this group has its origins further afield.
    MARTIN ZENKER/bassist has held a jazz professorship in Seoul for the past 3 years and was introduced to Damon by mutual friends which cemented a fruitful musical friendship.
    MICHAEL LUTZEIER/Baritone Sax is a leading figure on the contemporary German scene and joined the group after a tour in South Korea during 2012.
    PAUL KIRBY/keyboards and ANDREAS NERBAUER/drums complete the ensemble which draws on Damon's past experience as a lyrical hard-bop aficionado and with award winning Killer Shrimp. We are promised a sumptuous musical feast for our ears!

    http://www.damonbrown.co.uk
    http://www.martinzenker.com
    http://www.michaellutzeier.de/
    http://www.myspace.comandreasnerbauer

  • (CANCELLED) JO FOOKS & DEREK NASH

    Date: 
    Monday 21st January 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Due to the weather tonights performance is cancelled

    JO FOOKS/tenor and DEREK NASH/all the saxes - what could be better than welcoming two great "Bexley Favourites" to entertain us this evening.

    Jo Fooks - always so charming and delightful - brings us her "humph-inspired", funfilled, melodic approach to music. Derek Nash is, without doubt, our most versatile and charismatic Saxophonist - always creating such a fabulous atmosphere wherever he plays.

    Jo and Derek are supported this evening by Nigel Moxom/keyboards; Joe Mudele/bass; Buster Birch/drums; Ron Waghorn/percussion.

    http://www.jofooks.com
    http://www.dereknash.com

  • SIMON SPILLETT & VIC ASH

    Date: 
    Monday 14th January 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    SIMON SPILLETT, with his total commitment to a driving, energetic and hard swing style is one of our finest saxophonists providing, always, exhilarating listening.

    VIC ASH - Tenor & Clarinet - began his career in 1951, together with Tubby Hayes, when they joined Kenny Baker's band. He has worked with most popular musicians & entertainers - Fred Astaire, Tony Bennett, Ella, Sarah Vaughan, Ray Charles, George Shearing etc etc and, for more than 20 years with "Old Blue Eyes" himself.
    Vic was the first musician in Britain to play Clarinet in a modern jazz context.
    He was the first white man to play with Ray Charles in '63
    He was part of the first British band to play the legendary Birdland in New York ....... and now
    He is making is first appeareance at Bexley Jazz Club !

    This evening Simon and Vic will be supported by Ted Beament/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass, Matt Skelton/drums.

    http://www.simonspillett.com

  • Alan Barnes and David Black

    Date: 
    Monday 7th January 2013 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Bexley Jazz Club starts the new year with an evening of instrumental magic. Multi award-winning Alan Barnes is joined by the talented David Black, and the Joe Mudele Trio is a contrast of ages with Steve Pringle (keyboard) and Ed Richardson (drums), both a quarter of Joe's age.

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com

  • BEXLEY CHRISTMAS BASH - pre bookings only

    Date: 
    Monday 17th December 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    For our end-of-year BEXLEY CHRISTMAS BASH - I think the line-up says it all - so book a place - have a fabulous evening - topped off by mince pies and cake.

    DEREK NASH - all the Saxes
    GEORGINA JACKSON - Trumpet & Vocals
    GORDON CAMPBELL - Trombone
    NIGEL MOXOM - keyboards
    JOE MUDELE - bass
    PETE CATER - drums

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.petecaterbigband.com
    http://www.georginajackson.net
    http://www.gordoncampbellmusic.co.uk

  • THE BRIAN DEE TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 10th December 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    Since 1959 when BRIAN DEE played piano at Ronnie Scott's newly opened club in Gerrard St he has been at the very heart of the British jazz scene with his own style - inventive, stylish, always listening and always swinging.

    Brian is supported this evening by PAUL MORGAN/bass and BOBBY WORTH/drums.

  • SUE RIVERS

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd December 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    The charismatic and superbly entertaining jazz singer - SUE RIVERS will be supported this evening by:

    ROBIN ASPLAND/keyboards - JOE MUDELE/double bass with
    ED RICHARDSON/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion.

    http://www.suerivers.com

  • LEON GREENING QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 26th November 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    It's an all star line up again this evening at Bexley with :

    LEON GREENING - Keyboards
    HENRY ARMBURG-JENNINGS - Trumpet/Flugel
    LUKE STEELE - Bass
    STEVE BROWN - Drums

    http://www.leongreening.co.uk
    http://www.henryarmburgjennings.com
    http://www.triorecords.co.uk/steve_brown.html

  • DEREK NASH & ENRICO TOMASSO

    Date: 
    Monday 19th November 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    "Son of Bexley" - the multi talented and effervescent DEREK NASH is with us again this evening - together with ENRICO TOMASSO - son of that very fine jazz clarinetist, Ernie Tomasso. Enrico began playing trumpet from the age of 5 and during his young years his father took him to meet and to hear such as Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, the Basie and Ellington bands etc. Well, let's just say that it shows.
    Derek & Enrico will be supported this evening by Nigel Moxom, Joe Mudele, Matt Skelton and Ron Waghorn on percussion.

    http://www.dereknash.com

  • THE ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 12th November 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ALAN BARNES is a Multi award winning, highly focussed sax virtuoso with the inventive flexibility that ensures he has his own unmistakeable sound - "a tonic for the ears - among the most accomplished of British jazz musicians " - Daily Telegraph.
    With Alan this evening are ROBIN ASPLAND - ANDY CLEYNDERT and STEVE BROWN

    Need we say more ?

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    http://www.woodvillerecords.com

  • " BOB BROOKMYER/GERRY MULLIGAN " Quintet

    Date: 
    Monday 5th November 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Another fabulous musical experience at Bexley with the
    " Bob Brookmyer/Gerry Mulligan " Quintet with

    Geoff Mason - Trombone
    Mick Foster - Baritone
    Alan Berry - Keyboards
    Joe Mudele - Bass
    Malcolm Mortimer - Drums

    http://www.mickfoster.org.uk

  • JULIAN MARC STRINGLE with DOMINIC ASHWORTH

    Date: 
    Monday 29th October 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    JULIAN MARC STRINGLE and DOMINIC ASHWORTH will be supported this evening by Nigel Moxom/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass, Rod Brown/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion

    http://www.julianmarcstringle.com
    http://www.dominicashworth.eu

  • T H E G R A H A M H A R V E Y TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 22nd October 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    There will be a very warm welcome this evening for pianist GRAHAM HARVEY and his Trio, featuring one of this country's great bassists, DAVE CHAMBERLAIN, and drummer/percussionist MATT SKELTON - lately seen at the PROMS with the John Wilson Orchestra.

    http://www.davechamberlain.biz/

  • SIMON BATES & PAUL HARRI HARRIS

    Date: 
    Monday 15th October 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    This magnificent & entertaining Duo will be supported this evening by the great Peter Cater/drums, Joe Mudele/bass and Ron Waghorn/percussion

    http://www.simonbates.net
    http://www.harrythepiano.com
    http://www.petercaterbigband.com

  • JO FOOKS & MATT WATES

    Date: 
    Monday 8th October 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    JO FOOKS and MATT WATES will be supported this evening by Nigel Moxom/keyboards - Joe Mudele/bass - Buster Birch/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion.

    http://www.jofooks.com
    http://www.mattwates.com

  • JOE'S 92ND BIRTHDAY BASH - TICKET ONLY FROM BEXLEY

    Date: 
    Monday 1st October 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    Here we go again - yet another wonderful Birthday Bash for Joe Mudele - when he also plans to release his second vocal CD - "JOE MUDELE - 92 NOT OUT".
    Having a lot of fun with Joe this evening will be :

    DEREK NASH - all the saxes
    GORDON CAMPBELL - trombone
    DIGBY FAIRWEATHER - trumpet/vocals
    TED BEAMENT - keyboards
    JOE MUDELE - bass/vocals
    RICHARD PITE - drums

    http://www.dereknash.com
    http://www.digbyfairweather.com
    http://www.sounds1/streamlinetrial.co.uk/richard.htm
    http://www.gordoncampbellmusic.co.uk

  • CHARLOTTE GLASSON

    Date: 
    Monday 24th September 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    The delightful and multi-talented CHARLOTTE GLASSON is back with us this evening - displaying some of her LOST & FOUND ORCHESTRA talents as well as those of more conventional jazz. Whichever - it's just such a joy and great fun to spend an evening with her. Backing Charlotte this evening will be :

    NIGEL MOXOM/keyboards:JOE MUDELE/bass:MATT SKELTON/drums
    and RON WAGHORN/percussion

    http://www.charlotteglasson.com

  • JACQUI HICKS WITH THE JOHN CRITCHINSON TRIO

    Date: 
    Monday 17th September 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    A Dream Evening.
    JACQUI HICKS is a gifted singer whose smokey voice is a delight to listen to - as well as which she's a classicly trained clarinettist and arranger of both standards and jazz. She and JOHN CRITCHINSON have worked together in various formats for some 10 years - joining up in 2002 with John, DAVE GREEN and TRISTAN MAILLOT. In this format they've made 4 hugely successful appearances at Ronnie Scott's. It'll be a great evening.

    http://www.johncritchinson.com
    http://www.basie.co.uk/jacquihicks.asp
    http://www.triorecords.co.uk/dave_green.htm/
    http://www.woodevillerecords.com/tristan%20maillot.htm

  • MATT WATES & HENRY ARMBURG JENNINGS

    Date: 
    Monday 10th September 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    MATT WATES & HENRY ARMBURG JENNINGS are back with us this evening and will be backed by :

    NIGEL MOXOM - Keyboards
    JOE MUDELE - Bass
    ROD BROWN - Drums
    RON WAGHORN - Percussion

    http://www.mattwates.com
    http://www.henryarmburgjennings.com

  • DAVE LEWIS

    Date: 
    Monday 3rd September 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    DAVE LEWIS is a sublime tenor saxophonist with the ability to play with great intensity in a host of styles - whether as part of "Blockheads" or his own band '1-up'. He weaves his way around a melody with flawless command of the instrument, a wonderfully smooth tone and innate sense of swing.
    Accompanying Dave this evening will be :

    TED BEAMENT - keyboards
    JOE MUDELE - bass
    BOBBY WORTH - drums

    http://www.davelewis1up.com

  • DEREK NASH and DICK PEARCE

    Date: 
    Monday 27th August 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    On loan this evening from the Jools Holland R&B Orchestra & Sax Appeal we have no other than the multi talented - wonderful, delightful, effervescent - and NEWLY MARRIED - DEREK NASH with, of course, all his Saxes.
    DICK PEARCE - so tremendously talented and best known for his work with Ronnie Scott in the 80s and 90s - joins Derek this evening on trumpet.

    Supporting Dick and Derek this evening will be Nigel Moxom/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass and Rod Brown/drums

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

  • THE ALAN BARNES QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 20th August 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    What a treat we have in store for this evening with The ALAN BARNES QUARTET. Alan is one of Britain's most renowned and well-loved saxophonists - a multi-award winner and product of a wide range of jazz styles including the Pasadena Roof Orchestra - Humphrey Lyttleton - Charlie Watts Tentet and the Pizza Express Modern Jazz Sextet.
    This evening Alan brings to Bexley :

    ROBIN ASPLAND - who will undoubtedly show us once more why he is the most accomplished jazz pianist and accompanist the UK has ever produced.

    ADAM KING - one of the most exciting and promising young
    bassists of his generation.

    MATT HOME - on the drums brings to us his early jazz influences from Grady Tate,Buddy Rich and Lionel Hampton.

    http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com
    http://www.adamkingbass.com
    http://www.matthomedrums.wordpress.com

  • JO FOOKS & STEVE WATERMAN

    Date: 
    Monday 13th August 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    The ever delightful - and delightfully talented - Jo Fooks returns to Bexley this evening together with Steve Waterman.
    Steve is Professor of Jazz at Trinity College and one of the top British Jazz Trumpet Players.

    Supporting Jo and Steve this evening will be Nigel Moxom/keyboards - Joe Mudele/bass - Matt Skelton/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion.

    http://www.stevewaterman.co.uk
    http://www.freewebs.com/jofooks

  • VASILIS XENOPOULOS

    Date: 
    Monday 6th August 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    This is going to be good - Vasilis is the truly brilliant young tenor saxophonist from Athens now making big waves on the London Jazz scene. His original influence was by Dexter Gordon and he has an incredible maturity for a musician of his age.

    With Vasilis this evening will be Ted Beament/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass, Bobby Worth/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion.

    http://www.vasilisx.com

  • ROBIN ASPLAND QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 30th July 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    ROBIN ASPLAND will undoubtedly show us once more why he is one of the best accompanists and jazz pianists the UK has ever produced. He is sensitive, intuitive & swings like mad.
    ROBERT FOWLER's broad, mellow tenor tones are reminiscent of great saxophonists of the 40s and 50s.
    DAVE WHITFORD on double bass is welcome once more to Bexley. He is a regular member of Bobby Wellins' Qtet.
    STEVE BROWN - hugely popular here at Bexley with his assured swinging playing and his ever present trademark smile.

    HTTP://www.davewhiteford.co.uk/site/about.html

  • RON DRAKE

    Date: 
    Monday 23rd July 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    RON DRAKE is widely respected in the world of jazz as one of our very finest reed players. His style is cultured and immaculate (rather like the man himself) and we're always delighted to welcome him to Bexley.

    This evening Ron will be supported by Nigel Moxom/keyboards, Joe Mudele/bass, Matt Skelton/drums and Ron Waghorn/percussion

  • SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 16th July 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    SIMON SPILLETT - dynamic saxophonist and the world's leading 'Tubby-ologist" can always be relied up to give us an electrifying performance of exciting, high energy, hard swinging jazz.

    This evening he'll be supported by JOHN CRITCHINSON, for 18 years with Ronnie Scott's band - JOE MUDELE on bass (rapidly acquiring 'Legendary' status !) and Marc (son of Jack) Parnell on drums.

    HTTP://www.simonspillett.com

  • THE GEOFF EALES TRIO - "100 YEARS OF JAZZ"

    Date: 
    Monday 9th July 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £9

    The simply stunning pianist GEOFF EALES brings his wonderfully entertaining Trio to Bexley this evening with PAUL MORGAN and BOBBY WORTH when he will introduce to us his new project - "100 YEARS OF JAZZ" - in which Geoff's Trio pay their respects to a whole host of piano legends who helped shape the history of jazz. The journey begins with the sedate ragtime of Scott Joplin and ends with the contemporary sound of Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea. Along the way will be tributes to Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk and Bill Evans.

    HTTP://www.geoffeales.com

  • DEREK NASH QUARTET

    Date: 
    Monday 2nd July 2012 at 8:30pm
    Ticket Price: 
    £10

    DEREK NASH - one of the unsung heroes of British Jazz as saxophonist, composer and producer of numerous recordings at his Clowns Pocket Studios and most widely known as a member of the Jools Holland R&B Orchestra.
    This evening Derek's Quartet is an All Star Group with leading British pianist - DAVE NEWTON - former Jamie Callum bassist GEOFF GASCOYNE - and drummer SEBASTIAAN DE KROM.

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

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