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Oxjam Brighton Takeover: Jazz Stage At The Verdict

    The Oxjam Festival returns to Brighton this year on Saturday 17th October. The Verdict will once again be hosting the Jazz Stage, which this year is curated by Sussex Jazz Magazine.     The line up includes a wide variety of jazz artists, showing off the diversity of the local jazz scene in Sussex.   …

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New Generation Jazz at The Verdict

With three major new jazz festivals, a new purpose-built jazz club, top-class big bands, a thriving jazz school and a wealth of grassroots players and gigs, jazz has never been stronger or better represented in the Brighton area. Yet it can still be hard for new acts to break through to connect with audiences outside…

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THE SNOWDROP JAZZ NIGHT, LEWES (October 2015)

Hosted by Terry Seabrook on keys with various featured guests and sidemen. Free admission (collection taken towards running expenses). Great beers and top nosh. The Snowdrop Inn, 119 South St, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BU Tel:01273 471018   Monday 5th October Geoff Simkins with Terry Seabrook, piano; Nigel Thomas, bass; Milo Fell, drums.     …

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Preview: The Nightingale Room in Brighton

  Jazz at Brighton’s Newest Venue : The Nightingale Room The Nightingale Room is located on the first floor of the Grand Central pub, right across the road from Brighton station at the bottom of Surrey Street. So close to the town’s main transport hub, it’s an easy place to reach from all directions. It…

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The Snowdrop Jazz Night, Lewes (April 2015)

The Snowdrop Jazz Night, Lewes Hosted by Terry Seabrook on keys with various featured guests and sidemen. Free admission (collection taken towards running expenses). Great beers and top nosh. The Snowdrop Inn, 119 South St, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BU Tel:01273 471018   Monday 6th April Lou Beckerman with Terry Seabrook on piano  & Steve…

Preston-Glasgow-Lowe at The Verdict, Brighton
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Preston-Glasgow-Lowe at The Verdict, Brighton

Preview The trio of David Preston, Kevin Glasgow and Laurie Lowe impressed the audience last year when they appeared at The Verdict in Brighton with special guest Gareth Lockrane. The trio make a welcome return on Friday 5th December.   Guitarist David Preston has worked with Melody Gardot and regularly works with vocalist Ian Shaw….

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An Introduction to…Stacey Kent

    Born in New Jersey on March 27, 1968, she shares her birthday with Sarah Vaughan. Whilst not from a musical family, her parents had a wide range of musical tastes and she grew up surrounded by music and enjoyed singing from a young age. At the age of 14 she was at a friend’s…

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An Introduction to…Tim Garland

An Introduction to Tim Garland     Tim Garland was born in Ilford, Essex on 19th October 1966, the same year as Julian Siegel, Julian Argüelles and Julian Joseph. He was raised in Canterbury, Kent in a musical family. His father was a cellist and music lover, his older brother played the drums and his older…

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An Introduction to…The Neil Cowley Trio

       A former child prodigy on the piano, Neil Cowley was expected to become a concert pianist, but as he grew older he was increasingly drawn to other styles of music and as a teenager he performed in soul cover bands and with singer-songwriters.      A little over ten years ago Neil…

An Introduction to…Gregory Porter
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An Introduction to…Gregory Porter

  Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles but was raised in Bakersfield, listening to his mother’s records of Nat King Cole which inspired him to begin singing. He attended San Diego State University on a sports scholarship but had to retire from sport due to a shoulder injury. Instead he turned to music and…