Jazz IS alive

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

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

JAZZ SHOWTIME

                              JAZZ SHOWTIME AT BAKER ST, SWINDON
                                                    Tues 27th November

                     ALAN BARNES/DAVE NEWTON - QUINTET

Two of the UK's premier jazz musicians lead an exciting quintet for our next Jazz Showtime gig.

     ALAN BARNES, one of the country's most versatile reedsmen, a stellar saxophonist
     playing everything from nostalgia to cutting edge modern jazz.

     DAVE NEWTON awarded top UK jazz pianist for the 11th year, a versatile performer
     covering all styles of the jazz spectrum.

     Chris Cobbson, a graduate of Goldsmiths and the Guildhall schools of music. Performed
     in a number of West End shows. Participated in music festivals throughout world, an
     outstanding guitarist.
                  
     Clive Morton,  former bassist with Jamie Cullum, sideman with Stephane Grappelli and
     Frank Sinatra, performed at many leading London jazz clubs and international jazz
     festivals.
                  
     Charlie Stratford, a powerful drummer who studied at Berklee College Boston USA. A
     high quality musician with impeccable technique.
           
                                             

JAZZ AT THE PRINCE OF WALES SHRIVENHAM JAN/FEB/MARCH/APRIL 2013

                               JAZZ IN SHRIVENHAM IN THE NEW YEAR!

Sunday, 28 October 2012

NIGEL PRICE TRIO AT BAKER ST - TUESDAY 23rd of OCTOBER

"We'd like to carry on with a Wes Montgomery tune called Four on Six, based on the chords of Summertime - whatever that is!"

                                                                                          Nigel Price.

Nigel Price

Pete Whittaker
 
Matt Home


Thursday, 25 October 2012

SUNDAY LUNCHTIMES AT BAKER ST SWINDON

                                                       JOHN PAUL GARD TRIO
                                                       SUNDAY  28th OCT
                                                       BAKER St Wood St
                                                       1-00/3-30  FREE

                  Baker St is presenting jazz every Sunday lunchtime 1-00/3.30
                  to an ever increasing audience This week's group is the John Paul Gard Trio.
                  John, a popular B3 jazz organist, has recently returned from America's West
                  coast appearing and recording on videos. Swindon's own Chris Cobbson,
                  who spends much of his time teaching and playing on the London jazz scene,
                  is on guitar with Ben Howe completing the group on drums. Expect some top
                  class jazz and blues.
                                                                                                    
                                                                                        DAVE KNIGHT

Friday, 12 October 2012

JOHN CRITCHINSON TRIO - PRINCE OF WALES OCTOBER 11th 2012

"I don't know how we do it. I know why we do it, but I don't know how we do it."
"I'm still taking the tablets and they're still working!"

                                                                                         John Critchinson.


John Critchinson
Clive Morton
 
Terry Howard