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JAZZ at THE ORCHARD

12 Hanover Place, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 6XT

DAVE COLLETT TRIO

 alternating  with

SPIKE ISLAND featuring ANDY LEGGETT

every 3rd week

Tuesday Evenings   8.30 - 10.45pm

 Admission Free (Collection)

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MUSKRATS JAZZ BAND IN PORTISHEAD  

A Jazz club is run by the Muskrats Jazz Band on the first Thursday 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 3 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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MEMORIES OF JAZZ IN BRISTOL

"My Kind Of Town"

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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From Graham Newbold, Bristol Jazz Society Events Co-ordinator

Hi Guys and Gals   We're on the river again   Weather's booked    Hope to see you on board for a cracking afternoon out

"All Aboard"  the Tower Belle

on SUNDAY AFTERNOON

6th August

 

for the Bristol Jazz Society   Summer 2017 Boat Trip

     Departs from "SS GREAT BRITAIN" Bristol Harbourside

sails 3.00pm prompt (return 6.00pm)

  Jazzband and Bar on Board

THE DART VALLEY STOMPERS

                  is our band                       

Advance tickets only 15  

More info from Graham on 01275 543945

  and Jackie Crispin  01454 773553

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Bristol Jazz Society Boat Trip 2017 Booking Form

PERSONS NAMES:_______________________________

CONTACT TEL. NUMBER  _______________

No. of tickets required at 15 each__________  Total cheque enclosed ____________

Cheques made payable to "The Bristol Jazz Society"

Send to Graham Newbold, Bristol Jazz Society Events Co-ordinator

 20 Eastnor Rd, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 0HG

PLEASE ENCLOSE A STAMPED, SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE FOR THE RETURN OF YOUR TICKETS.

Click here to print a form to send.

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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 5 UK, 10 Europe per 9 Months)

email: bernietyrrell236@btinternet.com

 

 

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 detai

 www.somervalleyfm.co.uk  

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