Day: 1 March 2017

1 March 2017

The Column: Eddie Myer – United We Stand

    Sad tidings reach us that the Jazz At The Palmiera sessions in Hove are no more, having been abruptly terminated without notice. While it’s been heartening to see the abundance of new casual gigs springing up around town over the last couple of years, both players and aficionados alike will be wearily familiar with […]

1 March 2017

Steve Thompson Interview

You play in the Small’s house band. How’s that going?     “It’s now at The Verdict. It’s finding its feet at the new venue. I think it’s going to be fine. We were worried because the place before, The Caxton Arms, had a really special vibe to it and a special sound to it. But […]

1 March 2017

Antony Durrant Interview

Tell us about your record label, Symbol Records. How did it all start?     “It was 1999. I’d known Geoff Simkins for a few years so we got together in a pub by the Dome, we were chatting. I’d decided not to go to music college because I couldn’t afford it, basically. I could get […]

1 March 2017

Jazz News (March 2017)

    Whilst The Palmeira in Hove have abruptly halted the much appreciated jazz jam, there are plenty of opportunites to see trumpet maestro Chris Coull. He’s the special guest at The Master Mariner on Thursday 2nd and at The Snowdrop on Monday 27th March.     Although the Albion stopped its Monday afternoon jazz sessions last […]

1 March 2017

Big Band Scene (March 2017)

This month Patrick Billingham looks at the Big Band @ The Brunswick series and profiles The Sussex All-Stars Big Band       It has been a good start to the year from the big band point of view.  There was a most enjoyable performance by Terry Pack’s Trees in the South Coast Jazz Festival.  Their […]

1 March 2017

Pete Recommends…Tubby Hayes – Mexican Green

Each month Peter Batten recommends a recording that jazz fans may wish to add to their personal library.   Mexican Green Tubby Hayes       My dear friend Mick Holbrook, who died last year, was one of Tubby’s biggest fans. In the 1950s and 60s, with his wife Pam, he was often at London venues […]

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