Thursday, 31 March 2011

A return to the 606 29th and 30th March

Well looks like I am back in Chelsea for a couple more nights
Wednesday night was Jacqui Hicks CD launch - A Child Is Born
To single out one song fromthis set I particularly liked 'Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered' as a Samba. The line up was:
Jacqui Hicks - Vocals
Martin Shaw - Trumpet and Fugel Horn
Bobby Wellins - Tenor Sax
John Chritchinson - Piano
Tristian Mailliot - Drums
Simon Thorpe - Bass

On the 29th it was the turn of the London Experiment, the line up was:
Marius Elexa - Drums
Ed Riches - Guitar
Jonathon Idaagbonya - Piano and Keys
Henry Collins - Trumpet
Chris Webb - Bass
Rob Hughes - Saxes

Followed by the Pete Saberton Quartet
Pete Saberton - Piano
Steve Watts - Bass
Nic France - Dums
Mark Lockheart - Sax

For More info about whats on at the 606:

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Tuesday, 22 March 2011

606 Tuesday and Wednesday 15th and 16th March

Well as I mentioned earlier... I had to get out and about due to the size of the hotel room, and I am back there next week too!
On the 15th it was the turn of:
Dan Reinstein - Sax Tenor
Paul Jayasinha - Trumpet
Tim Lapthorne - Piano
Unfortunately I didnt catch the Bass and Drummers names, but they were great, as was the special guest on Alto. Lots of Miles with Latin thrown in!

The late set was the marvellous Dill Katz with Mick Hutton on steel pan

On the 16th Ian Bellamy brought his Anorak!
And Gareth Williams on Piano, Steve Watts on Bass, Martin France on kit

The late set was John Critchinson (piano), Dave Cliff (guitar) and Alec Dankworth (bass)

As ever there are more photos on my flickr account:
And if you want to know whats going on at the 606:

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

London for a week... 606 Club 14th March

Well I have found myself in London for the week. I had no plans for Monday other than to recover from the travelling, however upon inspection of the hotel room/prison cell the more time spent out of it the better!
Kurt Elling was playing the Barbican, but I wouldnt have made it in time so off to 606 Club I went!
Janet a long serving member of the team there was leaving and this was her leaving do, open to the public.
Morrington Lockett -Tennor
Gareth Williams - Piano
Laurence Cottle - Bass
Ian Thomas - Kit
And 'sitting in' Clare Martin!

And Steve Rubbie gave the announcements with Janet
Thank you for a good party Janet!
For more details of what's going on at the 606 here is the web site

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Jay Phelps at Wakefield Jazz

Jay Phelps and his quintet/sextet played Wakefield Jazz on 4th March.
Much has already been said about this young man, all I can say is if you get the chance go one of his gigs.... GO.

The line up was:
Jay Phelps - trumpet
Shabaka Hutchings - tenor sax
Sam Leak - piano
Karl Rasheed-Abel - bass
Gene Calderazzo - drums
Michael Mwenso - vocals

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