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Matt Palmer's Eagle Jazz Band

Band Personnel:Matt Palmer ~ clarinets / saxophones / vocalsPeter Brown ~ Trumpet, Cornet, Valve Trombone, VocalsTerry Williams ~ Trombone, Drums VocalsBrian Lawrence ~ Double Bass,  Sousaphone Brian Mellor ~ Banjo / Guitar / VocalsBaby Jools ~ Drums / Trombone

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Categories: Traditional jazz

John Shillito Band

We'll swing for you

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz

Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz has a style reminiscent of the Alex Welsh Band,This then is the basis of Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz, not to be a direct ‘tribute’ band to Alex Welsh but a band that plays with a similar energy and skill plus the ability...

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Tad Newtons Jazzfriends

One of the most respected and entertaining jazz/swing bands in the U.K., gaining plaudits wherever they perform with their lively and adventurous repertoire. Top quality musicians playing the great swinging jazz sounds of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman et al..with panache and humour!  THE band for your...

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Categories: Traditional jazz, Mainstream and Swing Jazz

Apex Jazz & Swing

ROBIN MASON ~ Clarinet & SaxesJON STONE ~ Trumpet & VocalsRON HILLS ~ TrombonePETER ROBINSON ~ Banjo & GuitarBOB BOUCHER ~ BassJIM HARNEY ~ DrumsThey really are a little big band!Repertoire includes: W C Handy’s tune Beale St Blues - played quicker than some similar to the style of Alex...

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Categories: Mainstream and Swing Jazz

Frog Island Jazz Band

Band Personnel:John Whitehead ~ cornet/vocalJohn Jeanes ~ tromboneBrian Lawrence ~ banjo/vocalRob Fullalove ~ brass bass/vocalJim Hurd ~ clarinet/vocalKeith Durston ~ pianoChris Marchant ~ drums

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Jeremy Huggett's SwingZing

SwingZing captures the Jump, Jive & Swing sounds of the 40s & 50s including Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, Fats Domino & Nina Simone to name but a few. The band features the vocal talents of one of the UK’s rising stars, Sinead McCabe, and some of the UK’s top...

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Dave Stradwick's Sussex Jazz Kings

Band Personnel:Dave Stradwick ~ Trumpet & LeaderIain McCaulay ~ TromboneKevin Scott ~ BanjoBernard Stutt ~ ClarinetPete Lay ~ DrumsPeter Clancy ~ String Bass & Sousaphone

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Yacht Club Four with Elayna Martin

The line-up is cornet and vocals, clarinet doubling tenor saxophone, banjo and forward-facing tuba with lady singer Elayna Martin.   A trombone can be added where a greater presence is needed.

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Jeremy Huggett's Dart Valley Stompers

The Dart Valley Stompers band was formed by Jeremy in July 2005 with the aim of playing lively, exciting music in the Traditional and New Orleans styles of jazz. Since its formation the band has proved to be hugely successful with a strong following throughout the UK.

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Categories: Traditional jazz

John Hallam

John’s Influences...Clarinet:- Artie Shaw; Barney Bigard; Benny Goodman; Edmond Hall; Pee Wee Russell; Eddie Daniels; Sandy Brown; Archie Semple; Dave Jones and Acker Bilk.Saxophones:- Eddie Miller; Lester Young; Bud Freeman; Coleman Hawkins; Ben Webster; Stan Getz; Johnny Hodges; Paul Desmond; Art Pepper; Lennie Niehaus; Gerry Mulligan and Joe Temperley.

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Dave Moorwood's Big Bear Stompers

The current band has similar aims, but has widened it’s repertoire whilst retaining it’s four front line, four rhythm line up, the soulful singing of Judy Eames, it’s stomping approach & the leaders stylish arrangements.

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Digby Fairweather's Half Dozen

Digby Fairweather's Half Dozen Band Personnel:Digby Fairweather  cornet / leaderJulian Marc Stringle  ~ clarinet / alto & tenor saxesCraig Milverton ~ pianoDominic Ashworth ~ guitarChris Gower ~ tromboneAl Swainger ~ bassNick Millward ~ drums

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Categories: Traditional jazz, Mainstream and Swing Jazz

Pete Lay's Gambit Jazzmen

 Their repertoire covers a wide range of musical styles.  Just as happy playing Oliver, Morton and Piron tunes as playing tunes of the Revival period. Not stuck in any one particular mode whether it be Classic Jazz or Traditional-style or New Orleans.

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Emily Bacon's Good Time Gang

We can provide 4/5/6/7 piece jazz bands.We will travel anywhere to play our music.We use Fender Passport and Roland BA-330 P.A. plus Alto Live 802 Mixer and quality microphones (with P.A.T. Certificates).

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Bob Dwyer's Bix & Pieces

Band Personnel:Bob Dwyer ~ trombone/vocals. Max Emmons ~ trumpet/harmonica/vocals. Bernie Holden ~ clarinet/altosax. Hugh Crosier ~ piano/vocals. John Bayne ~ double bass/bass saxophone. David Price ~ banjo/guitar. Graham Collicott ~ drums.

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Categories: Traditional jazz

Dave Moorwood's Rascals of Rhythm

The Rascals of Rhythm have a very distinctive sound and once heard become instantly recognisable.   The band does not fall into any obvious category, which is one of its great strengths and provides a refreshing visit to an era of swinging, carefree jazz with a repertoire drawn from Jelly Roll...

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Categories: Traditional jazz, Mainstream and Swing Jazz