With Nick Page guitar, David Newton piano, Arnie Somogyi bass and Clark Tracy drums.
Nick has played with a huge list of fine musicians. He is a composer and educator and band leader. In that capacity, he brings with him the cream of back line players.
Dave, Arnie and Clark are constant friends and players at our club. What a pleasure to hear them together.
Alan Skidmore says "[Nick] is extremely talented,versatile and inspirational.I Love working with Nick". You will love hearing him.
With John Harriman piano, Steve Waterman trumpet, Buster Birch drums, Chino Martell Morgan percussion and Adolfredo Pulido bass.
John Harriman's music reflects his Irish, French & English background, He lived in the USA for many years and nowadays often decamps to his Spanish wife's Castilian homeland. John has played with a range of leading artists here and abroad.
Steve Waterman is one of the finest trumpeters and lovely flugelists about. He knocks us over with his playing every time he plays for us.
The much in demand Chino Martell Morgan grew up in Cardenas in Matanzas province in Cuba. He started playing percussion in his late teens, influenced by hearing the elderly locals play percussion in the district bars. At Cuban music school he played with renowned Cuban drummer Miguel Zulueta and a number of Latin jazz bands.
The highly regarded Buster Birch plays in a variety of styles and genres. percussionist in two respected world music groups. Buster is a professor of music at Trinity College London.
Bassplayer Adolfredo Pulido was born in Venezuela and by the age of 7 was playing drums, then also tuba, trumpet and trombone before taking up bass at the age of 14 He now is hugely in demand in the Jazz and world scenes.
If you miss this gig, you will miss a bucketload of joy and fine playing.
With Benet McLean piano & vocals, Duncan Eagles saxophone, Mark Mondasi drums and Max Luthert bass.
Jack Masserak says "The lean, mean Benet McLean is a man of contradictions. Though a hyper-modern, forward looking pianist and composer, his music harks all the way back to Meade Lux Lewis, Fats Waller, Mary Lou Williams and Art Tatum"
With Sarah Jane Morris vocals and Antonio Forcione guitar.
"Those in-the-know rate her as one of the world's great jazz-soul vocalists of the past twenty years" - Vogue Italia
Antonio has been called the Jimi Hendrix of the acoustic guitar. He is considered one of the most charismatic and inventive performers to come out of Europe in recent years. He embraces the range of genres from jazz, Spanish, African, Brazilian or improvised music. Artistic, intense, and inventive, Antonio is a performer of genuine distinction.
Together, Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione create beautiful music that touches the soul.
With Derek Nash alto & soprano, Simon Allen tenor, Brandon Allen tenor, Scott Garland alto, Bob McKay baritone & woodwinds, Pete Adams piano, Phil Scragg, bass and Nic Francis drums.
The ever effervescent Derek Nash takes a break before the Hootnanny to bring us this great band.
Digby Fairweather says they are "probably one of the finest saxophone bands in the world ".
Award yourself a visit to this award winning band.