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Keep in touch for jazz dates and venues in the Swindon area. Please note that the blogger (who set this site up for Dave Knight) receives information second-hand and lives on the other side of the country! More information on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jazz-Knights/544313058974889

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Jazz - November 2017


5th – Pasquale Votino Trio
The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ
          3.00-5.30pm

7th ROGER BEAUJOLAIS/NEIL BURNS QUARTET
Vibraphone - Roger Beaujolais, guitarist Neil Burns, Al  Swainger (Double Bass) and Coach York (Drums)

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ.
          8.00-10.30pm

9th Kim Cypher Trio 
Prince of Wales, Shrivenham, SN6 8AF.
          8.00-10.30pm

12th – Tom Berge Trio
The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ
          3.00-5.30pm

14th GROOVELATER
Jazz, Funk, Soul, Gospel - John Paul Gard (Organ), Mark Lawrence (Guitar) and Tom Gilkes (Drums)

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ
          8.00-10.30pm

19th - ??
The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ
          3.00-5.30pm

21st JOSH KEMP QUARTET
Saxophonist  Josh Kemp, Steve Fishwick (trumpet), Ross Stanley (Organ), and Tim Giles (Drums).

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ
          8.00-10.30pm

23rd Clive Burton Trio 
Prince of Wales, Shrivenham, SN6 8AF.
          8.00-10.30pm

28th DAVID KNIGHT’S BIRTHDAY BEBOP BLOW OUT
Today would have been the Jazz Club co-founders birthday and in celebration of the master, we have a specially put together quintet . Gareth Williams (Piano), Ian Bateman (Trombone), Ben Waghorn (Saxophone), Raph Mizraki (Double Bass), and Nick Millward (Drums)

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ.
          8.00-10.30pm

Programme for the Sun Inn at Coate added below. Sessions start at 8.30pm.


1st CATHERINE SYKES & GEORGE COOPER TRIO  - Catherine Sykes is the current vocalist in the Glenn Miller Orchestra UK, and is one of the most popular singers on the Jazz scene. Expect Jazz classics by Peggy Lee, Ellington, and many more from the Great American Songbook.  She will be joined by George Cooper (Piano), Will Harris (Double Bass) and Matt Brown (Drums)

8th SWING FROM PARIS GYPSY JAZZ – Swing from Paris are a Vintage Swing quartet (x2 Guitars, Violin and Double Bass) who specialise  in the French Swing of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

15th MADI STIMPSON TRIO – One of the most eclectic acts on the scene, Guitarist and Vocalist Madi Stimpson always brings a super entertaining set of diverse music. Jazz standards, Gypsy Jazz, and even hints of Folk and Bluegrass! 

22nd CRAIG CROFTON TRIO – Anglo-American saxophonist Craig Crofton is hugely adored by the UK Jazz scene, has played with artists such as Maceo Parker, The Haggis Horns, and Wynton Marselis. He  is well known for his talent in Latin and Funk styles as well as Bebop.

29th  PASQUALE VOTINO TRIO – Italian Double Bass player Pasquale Votino studied under the acclaimed Neapolitan musician  Rino Zurzolo, and always brings energetic and swinging playing to a session. His trio consists of Double Bass, Saxophone, and Drums.