All the Jazz Club Gigs

 

Trish Ferrarin

Arthur Geldard with Trish Ferrarin’s Breaking Jazz

Sunday 2 February 2020   From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 | Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk | Tickets: Free but booking advisable if dining.

Featuring: Arthur Geldard - vocals; Trish Ferrarin - keyboard; Sam French - alto sax; John Fuller keys.

Arthur Geldard is firmly established as a popular swing singer with Ribble Valley and Lancashire audiences, and beyond! Arthur will sing well known tunes from the Great American Songbook and is backed by the popular Trish Ferrarin’s Breaking Jazz. Arthur’s influences are Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams and Chet Baker.This line-up delivered excellent performances at the recent Ribble Valley Jazz Festival and will bring a good audience at the Spread Eagle’s. Advance table bookings advisable.

 
Issie Barratt's Workshops

JAZZ FESTIVAL | 18 or Younger? - Seriously into Music! - AMAZING WORKSHOPS

Saturday 22 February 2020 - Saturday 2 May 2020  
Venue: Various Venues around Clitheroe | Tickets: £30 (covers both workshop days and the performance) | Book Now: Available soon.

Come and join the National Youth Jazz Collective & INTERCHANGE Workshops at The Grand, Clitheroe 22nd February & 2nd May
Performance 2nd May, 3pm - 4pm

Explore and play with the nation’s top professional musicians and composers using NYJC’s highly creative and inspirational teaching methods - where you choose from a wide range of creative ideas.

Explore and play with the nation’s top professional musicians and composers using NYJC’s highly creative and inspirational teaching methods - where you choose from a wide range of creative ideas.

ALL Instruments welcome (not just western and jazz). Singers welcome. Bring your own instrument (except pianists!).

Meet and connect with many young musicians your age with similar interests and talent.
Talk to our tutors about a future in music and NYJC’s top flight internationally renowned summer school and its 13-day national audition tour.

NYJC’S WORKSHOPS
Will take place at The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DL

Dates
Workshop day 1: 22nd February, 10am – 4pm | Workshop day 2: 2nd May, 10am - 3pm
Performance: 2nd May, 3pm - 4pm (at United Reformed Church, Clitheroe)
TOTAL COST = £30 (covers both workshop days and the performance)

Click here to download the leaflet for more info

 
Snake Davis Band

The Snake Davis Band

Saturday 29 February 2020   From 7:00pm, Stage: 7:45pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL Tel: 01200 421 599 | Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk | Tickets: £15 | Book Now: Sorry, Sold Out!

Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock soul and jazz sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield's “Change”, M-People's “Search For A Hero” and “Moving On Up” and Take That's “A Million Love Songs”.  

He has played and recorded with artists ranging from James Brown to Tina Turner to Paul McCartney, The Eurythmics to Amy Winehouse. Recent hits include “Jubel” by Klingande, and “Changes” by Faul, No.1 in 8 countries across Europe.

He was on the last Eurythmics world tour, and tours Japan often with their rock hero Eikichi Yazawa. His greatest love however is to play intimate venues as himself, his own music choice with his favourite musicians.

Playing the saxophone family as well as flutes, whistles and the ancient Japanese wind instrument, the Shakuhachi, and singing, it is his total passion and commitment to every note that draws people in.

The four-piece Snake Davis Band has something for everybody, from floaty to danceable, from soul through pop to jazz and world, original material and classic sax pieces such as ‘Baker Street’ and ‘What Does it Take’.

A virtuoso saxophonist” DAILY TELEGRAPH

 
Teddy Taylor Trio

Teddy Taylor Trio

Sunday 1 March 2020   From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 | Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk | Tickets: Free but booking advisable if dining.

Featuring: Teddy Taylor - keys; Ed Harrison - double bass; Andy Hulme - guitar.

The Teddy Taylor Trio is a very experienced team of talented musicians.Teddy is an engaging keyboard / piano player with a jazz history of around 50 years! He is well supported by two very competent and well established northern professionals who play regularly with high profile bands. A fine way to relax, listen to some great musicians and melodies, and enjoy a sunday lunch. Please book early!

 
Robin Sunflower Toots Theilman tribute

MONTHLY CLUB GIG | Robin Sunflower 'Toots Theilman' tribute

Friday 6 March 2020   From 7:00pm, Stage: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: Clitheroe Rugby Club, Littlemoor Rd, Clitheroe BB7 1EW Tel: 01200 422261 | Tickets: £12/£10 members, under 18s £5 | Book Now: Available soon

Robin Sunflower 'Toots Theilman' tribute.

 
SEED Ensemble

SEED Ensemble

Tuesday 17 March 2020   From 7:00pm, Stage: 7:45pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL Tel: 01200 421 599 | Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk | Tickets: From: £12.50 Adv | Book Now: from The Grand's website

SEED Ensemble is a Mercury Award-nominated 10-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi.
 
The band presents a stellar line-up featuring some of London’s most up-and-coming young jazz musicians including tuba player Theon Cross (Sons of Kemet), trumpeter Sheila-Maurice-Grey (Kokoroko) and guitarist Shirley Tetteh (Maisha).

Combining jazz with inner-city London, West African and Caribbean influenced groove, SEED explores a blend of genres through original compositions and improvisation. Their debut release Driftglass (Jazz Re:freshed, 2019) features the track Afronaut (feat. XANA) which won the Ivors Academy Award 2018 (formerly known as BASCA, British Composer Award) for Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble.
 
SEED Ensemble

 
Eric Ainsworth

Eric Ainsworth Trio & Guest

Sunday 5 April 2020   From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 | Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk | Tickets: Free but booking advisable if dining.

Featuring: Eric Ainsworth - keys; Jimmy Scaife - drums; Ken Marley - Double bass.

Eric Ainsworth Trio returns to Sunday lunchtime jazz sessions with his very special team comprising Ken Marley & Jimmy Scaife. This splendid line-up that will deliver some classic jazz tunes in style. Eric, a jazz legend, has been playing regularly at the Spread Eagle. Along with special guests he always delivers a fine jazz programme that jazz fans won't want to miss. And you can catch the band at Ribble Valley Jazz Festival on first weekend in May 2020.

 
Ribble Valley Jazz Festival 2020 Clitheroe

JAZZ FESTIVAL | Early Bird Freedom Pass DISCOUNT!

Friday 1 May 2020 - Sunday 3 May 2020  
Venue: Various Venues around Clitheroe | Tickets: Lots of Ticketed and Free Events | Book Now: Sign up to our newsletter here to get announcements and discounts

Freedom Passes Available NOW!

*A limited amount of ‘Freedom’ tickets – costing £75 for adults and £60 for members – are on sale now via The Grand's website.

This special offer finishes on 31st January 2020.

Get access to all the ticketed shows across four days. This is an unbelievable bargain that we are offering to all our members and supporters. If you've never been to our festival - give us a try - you too can snap up this offer.

The overall saving is around £50!

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Ribble Valley Jazz Festival 2020 Clitheroe

 
Sades of Django

Shades of Django

Sunday 3 May 2020   From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 | Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk | Tickets: Free but booking advisable if dining.

Featuring: Professor Stuart Hampton Reeves - guitar; Paul Murphy - rhythm guitar; John Wilton - double bass; James Goodwin-Hudson - lead guitar; Laurence Woof - violin.

Here is the Shades of Django band, a free gig as part of the Ribble Valley Jazz Festival. This Gypsy Jazz Band celebrated the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt at the Ribble Valley Jazz Festival and the Preston Jazz & Improvisation Festival in 2019. So well was it received that the band that specialises in hot-club style gypsy jazz returns to play some of Django’s memorable tunes at the Spread Eagle. Django’s music fused American Swing, classical music & gypsy music creating a unique sound. Don’t miss this performance.

 
The Staccatos

The Staccatos

Sunday 7 June 2020   From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 | Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk | Tickets: Free but booking advisable if dining.

Featuring: Dennis Morgan - guitar; Lyn Fairbanks - Vocals; Laurie Agnew - drums; Peter Willmott - double bass; Matthew Compton - keyboard.

The Staccatos, formed in 2007 by jazz guitarist Den Morgan and popular singer, Lyn Fairbanks proved to be favourites on the Cheshire jazz scene. A few years later The Staccatos has reformed with the original rhythm section still in place comprising three professional classical music players who are still members of the BBC Northern Philharmonic Orchestra (NPO). They prefer throw off classical constraints to play jazz in their spare time! TheStacctos will be playing & singing tasteful jazz standards, original compositions and occasional bursts of Hot Club Django style tunes. This classy act features the delightful singing of Lyn Fairbanks, jazz guitar of Den Morgan, and a stylish rhythm section.

 
Gaz Hughes septet

MONTHLY CLUB GIG | The Gaz Hughes Septet

Friday 12 June 2020   From 7:00pm, Stage: 7:45pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL Tel: 01200 421 599 | Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk | Tickets: £15 non-members £13 concessionary price to members. | Book Now: Available soon.

Drummer Gaz Hughes brings his impressive septet to Clitheroe as a tribute to the seminal band, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers of the 60s/70s. Expect high quality acoustic jazz promoting Gaz Hughes 1st CD as bandleader and featuring: Alan Barnes-sax/Dean Masser-sax/Bruce Adams-trumpet/Andrezej Baranek-piano/Ed Harrison-bass and Gaz on drums.

 
Victor Brox band

MONTHLY CLUB GIG | Victor Brox Trio (Blues/RnB)

Friday 10 July 2020   From 7:00pm, Stage: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: Clitheroe Rugby Club, Littlemoor Rd, Clitheroe BB7 1EW Tel: 01200 422261 | Tickets: £12/£10 members, under 18s £5 | Book Now: Available soon.

Victor Brox Trio, featuring: Victor-keys, guitar and trumpet/Clive ‘Blues Boy’ Mellor-harmonica and Bo Lee-bass.

Something of a blues legend in the UK, Victor has enjoyed playing with many of the ‘greats’ during the blues boom revival of the 60s and later. This role-call is impressive, though Victor is primarily known for his work with Ansley Dunbar’s Retaliation. He is of course also father to another contemporary blues singer, Kyla!

 

Artists correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
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