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Click here for pictures of THE BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY 2018 Boat Trip

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MUSKRATS JAZZ BAND

IN PORTISHEAD

A Jazz club is run by the Muskrats Jazz Band on the first Wednesday of the month at Clarence House, High Street in Portishead BS20 6Py. They are the resident band whose members are local musicians and they play mostly traditional jazz, with a touch of more recent numbers. "We will invite other bands to perform, and to have some Jam sessions."

8.30pm . Admission will be £4 at the door.  

Please turn up and be entertained. There is a bar and a large car park at Clarence house.

"I would like any Interested local musicians to get in touch with me on 01275814434. Charles Baete.”  

 

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Redcliffe Hotel Jazz Weekends , Paignton, Devon

www.mjpromotions.co.uk

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A Tribute to the late and great Bristol pianist

JOHN'S DOUBLE-DISC DVD "The Great jazz Pianists" 

 John's feature concert, where he  played tunes all the greatest jazz pianists from a Scott Joplin rag right through to modern jazz by Bill Evans. 

full-length live concert professional filmed by A1R TV

2-disc DVD only £10 including postage

To order: Telephone Amelie Caswell 07971 978132 with your

card number and your postal address for delivery.  

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Join THE BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY today and get our quarterly Newsletter which has lots of interesting articles about local jazz with the latest July to Sep 2018 and October to December 2018 issues having some fine tributes to Dave Collett from local jazz musicians.        

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THE BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY

Events Co-ordinator Graham Newbold is organising  fund raising for the Bristol Children's Hospital Grand Appeal at local jazz and live music events and would like to thank all those who give generously to this great cause.

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JAZZ at THE ORCHARD

12 Hanover Place, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 6XT

THE ORCHARD TRIO

 alternating  with

SPIKE ISLAND featuring ANDY LEGGETT

every 3rd week

Tuesday Evenings   8.30 - 10.45pm

 Admission Free (Collection)

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COSSINGTON VILLAGE HALL

 Trivetts Way, Cossington, Bridgwater TA7 8JN

. Saturday December 15 at 8.00pm (doors 6.45 pm )

Top pianist MIKE DENHAM is joined by the irrepressible TOM “ SPATS” LANGHAM ( banjo guitar and vocals ) to present a whistle stop trip from the seedy nightspots of Al Capone’s Chicago to the hot club music of sophisticated Paris via New Orleans, New York, London and other hotspots en route. Superb musicianship coupled with a highly engaging presentation guarantees the audience an evening to savour.

Reserved seats £ 12.50 ( includes a pre-show glass of vino )

Contact Roger Collett 01278 451187 or email

rogercollett.sounds@talktalk.net

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MEMORIES OF JAZZ IN BRISTOL

By Dave Hibberd

Relaunched in a Special limited "Tribute" Edition:

Featuring the stories and photographs from the original book, plus

 additional pages & pictures from Dave's career in Jazz - with narrative by his brother Vernon & colleague Dave Collett.

Unique full cover design!

Previously unreleased picture by celebrated artist Beryl Cook

Permission for use very kindly granted by John Cook, The Trustees of Beryl Cook's estate and  The Dave Collett Trio.

Cover price £12.50 plus £1.50 p&p

Jazz Society Member discounted price £10.00

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FEATURED BANDS

 

The Bristol Blue Five           Geoff Nichols Good Vibes Band  

 

The Robin Reece Jazz & Rock Band                 The Dave Collett Trio

 

The Blue Notes           The Roger Marks Cornish Armada Band

 

Would you like your band to be featured on this website?  Have you at least one Bristol Jazz Society Member?

Send details to the webmaster

 

FEATURED CDs

   

 

GOOD VIBES "Live at Warmley"

Recorded at Warmley Community Centre on 18th March 2009

Geoff  Nichols (vibraphone, trumpet, tenor horn)

Andrew Barrett (guitar)

John Martin (piano)

Geoff Weldrake (bass)

Frank Woodford (drums)

Lady Be Good, Moonglow, Let Me See,

Just The Sweetest Thing, The Preacher, 

How About You, The Saint Anthony Chorale,

Swing That Music, Dinah, 

The Bach Double Concerto, 

Sweet Georgia Brown/ In A Mellow Tone

Available from Geoff Nichols

£5  Free p&p Tel: 01643 707956

AVON CITIES CD - now available !

Following the successful 60th Anniversary concert by the Avon Cities at Bedminster Down Ex-Services Club, a limited edition CD '60 Years On', recorded live on the night, is now on sale. 

It is available from Geoff Nichols, Dave Collett and at Society events, at £10 (+P&P where applicable)

 

Dennis Armstrong's Oliver Band

"Joe Oliver's Music: completing the set"

Now available, the remaining sixteen tunes featured in the Creole Band's 1923 recordings, played by Dennis Armstrong's Oliver Band.

 This CD also includes three additional tracks - a piano feature, a clarinet feature, and a vocal from Dennis!

 PKCD-338. £11.50 (inc. p&p) from

  P.E.K. Sound

 Also available: The Blue Five Plus One, Live at the Old Duke. £6.

 

UK JAZZ GUIDE

Continental Jazz Tours

JAZZ on the RADIO 

 

 

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to receive your regular copy every month by post

 (rates are £10 for 12 months)

www.thejazzguide.co.uk

 

 

Jazz in Spain and Brittany

tours with

 The Panama Jazz Band

or

The Dart Valley Stompers

or

The Sussex Jazz Kings

and more

Wessex Continental Coaches

see the website for details

 www.somervalleyfm.co.uk  

  Click here to read about this internet only radio station and/or click to go to the website

 

JAZZRADIO.com

listen free online