- Date:Monday 25th May 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
TRUDY KERR - Jazz Singer, Lyricist, Voice Coach - and 100% real jazz musician with fluid phrasing and a mellifluous, warm and sensuous tone - entertains us at Bexley this evening.
Hear her musicality wehn singing Chet Baker & Gerry Mulligan lines on her recently released "CONTEMPLATION"
Supporting Trudy this evening will be :
ROBIN ASPLAND - ANDY CLEYNDERT - ROD BROWN
- Date:Monday 1st June 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£12
We're delighted to welcome that great Bassist SPIKE HEATLEY back to Bexley once more together with ART THEMEN.
They will be supported by ANDY WILLIAMS/guitar and MALCOLM MORTIMORE/drums.
Needless to say, we're delighted to see Spike and Art back amongst us once more.
- Date:Monday 8th June 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
The wonderful ANITA WARDELL will ripple like a sophisticated summers evening as she sings to us this evening - backed by ROBIN ASPLAND/keys - JEREMY BROWN/bass and STEVE BROWN/drums
- Date:Monday 15th June 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£12
ALAN BARNES - The multi Award Winning Alan Barnes is back with us once more with music that was radical 50 years back - hard, urban post bop - but inspired with so much passion you could believe it was minted on the spot - which is always part of the story with jazz.
TONY FISHER - one of the most recorded Trumpet players in the world - joins Alan this evening and we're simply delighted to welcome him to Bexley for the first time.
The stellar Trio this evening is :
JOHN HORLER/keys - PAUL MORGAN/bass - BOBBY WORTH/drums
- Date:Monday 22nd June 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
ROGER BEAUJOLAIS - has emerged as an essential player on the British jazz scene following a long career which has taken in jump/jive and acid jazz along the way and, this evening, we'll revel in his quite masterly technique on the Vibraphones.
With Roger this evening will be the inestimable ROBIN ASPLAND on keyboard - bassist SIMON THORPE - and the sublime WINSTON CLIFFORD on drums.
- Date:Monday 29th June 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
Bexley is in for a real treat this evening.
Band Leader, Trombonist & Vocalist CHRIS DEAN has done - and is doing - it all - from Boy Soldier with the Household Cavalry to major Session Musician, to lead Trombone in the great Ted Heath Orchestra, to Bandleader with his own Great British Big Band and now with his current Leadership of the Syd Lawrence Orchestra.
We're delighted to welcome Chris back to Bexley this evening - together with JOHN PEARCE on keyboard -
DAVE CHAMBERLAIN - bass and DAVE TANDY on drums (and also with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra)
- Date:Monday 6th July 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
SARAH MOULE is one of Britain's foremost interpreters of modern song - although she is clearly influenced by jazz phrasing. Her truly outstanding voice will get under your skin. She has said "I really fell in love with jazz listening to Thelonius Monk"......"and then I discovered fantastic writers like Lorenz Hart and Johnny Mercer."
SIMON WALLACE - Sarah's husband, Composer, Pianist and Musical Director has, over the years, written and produced music for Shows such as Absolutely Fabulous, French & Saunders, Rub Wax etc etc. In contrast, he has written a 5 Movement Symphony for the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. The 4th CD he has made with Sarah Moule will be released in September 2014. Simon can frequently be seen at Ronnie Scotts, the 606 Club, The Vortex etc etc.
This evening's rythmn section is completed with the superb Dave Green/bass and the perfect "vocalist's drummer" - Rod Brown.
- Date:Monday 13th July 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
MARC PARNELL - son of the legendary Jack Parnell - is an extraordinary musician and renowned for his spectacular playing - who, for some time, was the industry's best kept secret. Marc's Trio includes :
NEIL ANGILLEY - fleet fingered keyboard virtuoso who makes regular appearances at Ronnie Scotts & the 606 Club.
CHRIS DODD - bassist and multi instrumentalist
- Date:Monday 27th July 2015 at 8:30pmTicket Price:£11
GREG ABATE returns to Bexley this evening. Greg is a multi instrumentalist - equally at home on Alto, Tenor, Soprano, Baritone, Flute. He is a be-bopper pure and simple - think Charlie Parker, Phill Woods. When our very own - and so sadly missed - Joe Mudele first heard him last year he turned to me and said "What a sound" - quite a compliment coming from Joe.
Greg will be supprted this evening by the superb CRAIG MILVERTON/keyboards - JULIAN BURY on double bass and NICK MILLWARD on drums.