Sunday September 16th 2018 ... £15
Tassos Spiliotopoulos + Swedish Band



Born in Athens, moved to London in 2000 but since 2013 has been based in Stockholm, Sweden.


‘Tassos embraces his instrument so imaginatively.’




Tassos Spiliotopoulos - Guitar

Örjan Hultén - Saxophone

Robert Erlandsson - Bass

Fredrik Rundqvist - Drums

Sunday October 21st 2018 ... £15
The Art Themen Trio



'Themen's fervent phrasing recalled earlier styles, old-time swing coated with a contemporary gloss' (London Jazz News)






Art Themen - Saxes

Pete Whittaker - Organ

George Double - Drums

Sunday November 18th 2018 ... £15
The Jim Mullen Organ Trio



Jim Mullen is a jazz guitarist with a distinctive style, like Wes Montgomery before him, picking with the thumb rather than a plectrum.






Jim Mullen - Guitar

Mike Gorman - Organ

George Double - Drums

Sunday December 16th 2018 ... £16
'Embraceable Ella' - Joanna Eden
Special guest - Alan Barnes



An entertaining evening of anecdote, insight and classic songs associated with the legendary First Lady of Song - Ella Fitzgerald.




Joanna Eden - Vocals

Alan Barnes - Saxes & Clarinet

Chris Ingham - Keyboard

Owen Morgan - Bass

George Double - Drums

Sunday January 20th 2019 ... £18
Rick Estrin + The Nightcats



Wildly fun, musically fearless and bursting with bravado, 2018’s Blues Music Award-winning Band Of The Year Rick Estrin and The Nightcats have created one of the blues’ most instantly recognizable sounds and no-holds-barred styles. Rick and the band serve up sharp and incisive original blues and gritty roadhouse rock ‘n’ roll.



Rick Estrin - Vocals and harmonica

Kid Andersen - Guitar, background vocals

Lorenzo Farrell - Keyboard   Alex Pettersen - Drums


Sunday February 17th 2019 ... £16
Karen Sharp + Nikki Iles Quartet



Karen has continued to establish herself as a first class tenor and baritone player through working with her own band.


Nikki Iles - ‘Formidably creative’ … Guardian



Karen Sharp - Saxes & clarinet

Nikki Iles - Keyboard

Dave Green - Bass

Steve Brown - Drums

Sunday March 17th 2019 … £16
The Juliet Kelly Trio presents a tribute to 'Nina Simone’



Becoming a jazz singer an unexpected departure for Juliet who discovered her natural talent for singing at a local music workshop whilst studying for a degree in economics.



Juliet Kelly-vocals

Naadia Sheriff-piano

Amy Baldwin-bass




“Kelly has been a well-kept secret of the UK scene for some time ....” THE GUARDIAN


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Sunday April 28th 2019 … £16
The Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet



Creative and original mainstream jazz from one of today’s most individual new male jazz voices – charismatic singer/songwriter, Kevin Fitzsimmons – praised by jazz critics for his naturally swinging vocal, elastic phrasing and engaging, highly personable stage presence.




Kevin Fitzsimmons-vocals

Leon Greening-piano

Tim Thornton-bass

Lloyd Haines-drums




"... possesses a voice that can be adapted to both blues and jazz idioms ..." Tim Stenhouse

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Sunday May 19th 2019 … £17
Mark Crooks - ‘Getz – A Musical Portrait’ + The Chris Ingham Trio



A career-wide musical survey from Early Autumn (1949) to People Time (1991), the swinging 1950s, the bossa nova early 1960s and the fruitful, daring collaborations with pianists Chick Corea and Kenny Barron.



Mark Crooks-sax

Chris Ingham-piano

Arnie Somogyi-bass

George Double-drums




"Crooks’ tenor raises the hairs on the back of the neck…” LONDON JAZZ NEWS

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Sunday June 16th 2019 … £18
Derek Nash + The Chris Ingham Trio + The Ipswich School Big Band



Derek Nash leads the Chris Ingham Trio and the Ipswich School Big Band in a helter skelter ride through some of the great jazz tunes.



Derek Nash-sax

Chris Ingham-piano

Geoff Gascoine-bass

George Double-drums



This is a pre Ipswich Jazz Festival gig which runs from the 23rd to the 29th of June

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Sunday July 21st 2019 … £16
Paul Higgs + The Chris Ingham Trio presents ‘A Brief History Of Jazz’



Paul Higgs takes you on a delightful musical tour of the history of jazz, playing hits by the legendary greats – Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, and Miles Davis, amongst others. Taking you through the styles of New Orleans, swing and bebop, through cool jazz, modal and Latin right up to contemporary jazz, Paul and his band give a lively and versatile performance. Paul’s entertaining commentary enhances these classics, creating a truly memorable show.


Paul Higgs-trumpet

Chris Ingham-piano

Joe Pettitt-bass

George Double-drums

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Sunday August 18th 2019 … £16
The Nigel Price Organ Trio



Musically, his blend of flowing bebop lines, deep blues sensibility and his mastery of chording continue to delight audiences and fellow musicians alike. Nigel is a regular performer at London’s Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club where he has made more than 500 appearances.





Nigel Price-guitar

Jim Watson-organ

George Double-drumss

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