Friday, 14 June 2013

Northern Line in Leeds

Jazz North hosted a showcase for four of the Northerline bands:
Stuart McCallum + Strings
The Weave

Nigel Slee and Steve Mead our hosts

Stuart McCallum

James Birkett / Giles Strong - Guitars, Emma Fisk - Violin, Mick Shoulder - Double Bass

The Weave
Tony Peers (Trumpet), Tony Ormesher (Guitar), Martin Smith (Trumpet), Hugo Harrison (Double Bass)
And out of shot (sorry)
Rob Stringer (Piano) Tilo Pirnbaum (Drums)

Richard iles – trumpet/flugel, Martin Kershaw – alto saxophone, Les Chisnall – piano
Percy Pursglove – bass

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Celebrations at 606

The 606 jazz club has been celebrating 25 years in the present venue (Lotts Road, Chelsea)
Last Wednesday there where 4 Bass players, 3 Pianists, 3 Sax players, 2 drummers and a guitarist!
When muddled up and put into order this came out as:
Mark Lockheart (Tenor), John Parricelli (Guitar) with Darren Phillips (Bass) and Nick France (Drums)


The next set was the Gwilym Smicock trio which had Lawrence Cottle (Bass) and James Maddren (Drums)

Following on was Iain Bellamy 's Anorak with Gareth Williams (piano) Sam Burgess (bass) and Nick France (drums)


The final act of the evening, if the first three weren't enough, was Kit Downes trio with Julian Siegel (reeds), Yuri Goloubev (bass)? and James Maddren was back on drums

Thanks to Steve Rubbie and his team at the 606 for a great night.