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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

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

JAZZ IN AUGUST 2017


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PROGRAMME FOR BAKER STREET will now continue at the ROYAL OAK.


1st Kevin Figes Quartet

We welcome back saxophonist and flautist Kevin Figes, who will be leading a swinging band of Jim Blomfield (Piano), Riaan Vosloo (Double Bass) and Mark Whitlam (Drums)

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ (tel: 01793 977337).

          8.00-10.30pm



6th Craig Crofton Organ Duo

The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ

          3.00-5.30pm



8th Simon Spillett/John Critchenson Quartet

John Critchenson is one of the UK’s most acclaimed pianists in the UK having been a member of Ronnie Scott’s Quartet for 16 years. Joining him is the recipient of the 2017 Jazz Services award, saxophonist Simon Spillet. Along with Clive Morton (Double  Bass) and Charlie Stratford (Drums) it will be another swinging night of bebop!

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ (tel: 01793 977337).

          8.00-10.30pm



10th   Dave Newton Trio 

Prince of Wales, Shrivenham, SN6 8AF.

          8.00-10.30pm



13th Andy Nowak Trio 

The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ

          3.00-5.30pm



15th Jonny Henderson Organ Trio

Organist Jonny Henderson always brings a swinging, bluesy, funky set of standards with incredible  solos. In fact, since we heard him play ‘Afro Blue’ we can’t listen to any other version, he’s that good!

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ (tel: 01793 977337).

          8.00-10.30pm



20th TBC 

The Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 2BQ

          3.00-5.30pm



22nd Ben Thomas Quartet

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ (tel: 01793 977337).

          8.00-10.30pm



24th   Adam Biggs duo TBC

Prince of Wales, Shrivenham, SN6 8AF.

          8.00-10.30pm



29th August John Law Quartet

An incredible quartet of musicians, promoting  their new album, led by Classical and Jazz piano wizard, John Law, Sam Crockett (Sax), James Agg (Double Bass) and Billy Weir (Drums).

The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ (tel: 01793 977337).

          8.00-10.30pm

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