Friday, October 10, 2008

I was reminded last night that some of our local jazz fans look to this blog to find out what is on!! Well, that was the purpose of it in the first place. I have tended to make this a secondary operation after I have emailed people with my nag. This really needs to be corrected (in my head anyway), and so I have reproduced below the attachment from the last nag that lists OCTOBER'S interesting events.

October 2008 Jazz Gigs associated with The Clive Burton Quintet *
issue 2

Sunday 12th October
The Fifield Inn (TFI) 8pm
The Clive Burton Quintet aka Century Jazz free entry, raffle. Guest saxophonist Peter Cook

Thursday 16th October
HSC 8.30pm
The Clive Burton Quintet £5 entry

Sunday 19th October
TFI 8pm The Century Jazz Anniversary night, with special guest trumpet star Martin Shaw.
See for more info on Martin Shaw. Free entry, raffle

Thursday 23rd October
HSC 8.30pm £5
The Clive Burton Quintet. with guest guitarist John Coverdale
Note, details amended in second issue!

Sunday 26th October
TFI 8pm
Clive Burton Quartet plus another UK jazz star Simon Spillett, free entry, raffle.

Thursday 30th October
Clive Burton Quartet plus another UK jazz star Simon Spillett, £5 entry

*Clive Burton’s Regular Quintet are, Clive on Trombone, Mike Wills on Reeds, Zane Cronje Keyboard, Ken Rankine Bass and Martin Hart Drums. On Sunday’s the bass player is John Monney An ALL STAR Band!

Advance Notices
November 6th at Hedsor we hope to have as our guest Gordon Campbell.

“Gordon is regarded as one of this country’s leading trombone players. He is currently Lead-Trombone in the BBC Big Band, a position he has held since 1984. His varied career has encompassed Jazz, Classical, Musical Theatre, Film and Pop and he has worked with many of the world’s leading performers, including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Barbara Streisland, Tony Bennet, Ray Charles and Robbie Williams.”

November 15th The Woodley Theatre ( ) will have a band led by our drummer Martin Hart, with Vibes player Alan Graham, and bass player Andy Crowdy, alongside Ken McCarthy on piano.

December 11th we are planning to run our Christmas Party, with lots of guests, in the Hedsor big room!! Put it in your diary NOW

Very Advanced Notice
Cookham’s Festival of the Arts Jazz Evening in 2009 will be Sunday April 26th, and it will be Very Special!! Remember to keep it free.

Now, If I forget to nag in October, you can still find out whats on!!

If you were used to getting my weekly nags by email, and have recently stopped getting them, would you please send me an email asking to be reinstated.

Keep live jazz live, you know it makes sense!! Turn out or it will turn off!

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