TUESDAY 10TH OCTOBER 8PM
James Owston is a Birmingham based double bassist and a highly active member of the UK Jazz scene.
In 2018 James performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as a Finalist in the BBC Young Jazz Musician Award.
In 2019 James made his debut as a Composer which has led to collaborations with across the UK and America.
Check out James' website here
TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 8PM
Walter Smitty and The Unviables
A four piece combo from Birmingham playing a mixture of Jazz, Swing, Blues and Latin standards plus some jazz-tinged popular numbers.
This will be a very entertaining night.
And for more info check them out here.
TUESDAY 8TH AUGUST 8PM
TOM MORGAN QUARTET
Led by Jazz Guitarist Tom Morgan and featuring vocals by Louis Conner. Join us for an evening of cool Jazz Guitar driven vibes and soulful vocals.
With a repertoire to please a wide Jazz audience from classic jazz standards to contemporary songs, expect to hear Soul, Jazz and Groove executed with passion and charisma.
TUESDAY 11TH JULY 8PM
Pacific Jazz is a collection of musicians that traces it's roots back to the Trumpet pub in Bilston in the 1980's.
Gathered together by original band member, Charlie Wright, the band line-up reads like a Who's Who of the best of current UK Jazz talent, any one of whom could command top billing but playing together promises to be a musical event not to be missed.
Brian Corbett Trumpet & Flugel
Joe Smith Trombone
Alex Clarke Alto Sax
Charlie Wright Tenor Sax
Dan Buxton Baritone Sax
Al Gurr Piano
Pete Harris Guitar
Tom Hill Bass
Neil Bullock Drums
Please join us for an exciting evening of great music from the likes of Dexter Gordon, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Giufre and many more.
TUESDAY 16TH MAY 8PM
CRASH COLLECTIVE BIG BAND
A full 17 piece Big Band orchestra, with arrangements by musical director John Berwick.
Join us for a night of exciting jazz, latin, funk, rock and swing.
To discover more checkout the Crash Collective Big Band here.
TUESDAY 11TH APRIL 8PM
B D LENZ AND
A very highly regarded jazz guitarist, B D Lenz is over from New York on a short UK tour. Described by the New York Times he "fuses jazz and rock ....with warm chords of funk, soul and rhythm and blues."
Accompanied by special guest Alex Clarke, one of the UK's most exciting saxophonists and 2020 Young Jazz Musician of the Year finalist. This promises to be one not to miss.
To discover more check out their websites.
TUESDAY 14TH MARCH 8PM
SUE FEAR AND
HER BAND LIFE
Join us in March for Sue Fear and Life as they play their blend of Jazz, Swing and Blues with Sue on vocals.
Check out this article for more on Sue
TUESDAY 9TH JANUARY 8PM
The Mingus Project
Hailing from Cardiff, The Mingus Project are hitting the road as they release their first album 'Live at the Flute and Tankard'!
This band comprises of 7 incredible musicians, all perfecting their art at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with tuituion from some of the best Jazz artists in the UK!
Each member shares a love for Charles Mingus' compositions and brings something new to these pieces. After multiple SELL OUT shows in Cardiff, it is now time to hit the road and share what we have to offer to the jazz fans of the UK!