Tag: Bobby Wellins

1 December 2016

‘Fight The Good Fight!’

Bobby Wellins  24 January 1936 – 27 October 2016           This is not intended as an obituary so much as a tribute, so please forgive the omission of any material you expected to see here.     I say this because what emerged yesterday at Bobby’s funeral in Chichester was an overwhelming sense that […]

1 November 2016

Jazz News (Nov. 2016)

    A fundraiser for vocalist Abi Flynn (pictured) was held at The Brunswick jam session on 18th October and raised nearly £1,000 on the night. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. If you missed the fundraiser then you can still donate here and support her by following her blog here.     The EFG […]

1 April 2016

Jazz News (April 2016)

    International Jazz Day (April 30th) will be celebrated in the host city of Washington D.C. with a special party at The Whitehouse presented by Barack and Michelle Obama. Special guests include Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding and a host of other top jazz names.       Jazz at The Palmeira got off to […]

1 February 2015

Live Review: South Coast Jazz Festival 2015

Claire Martin Vocal Workshop South Coast Jazz Festival Friday 23rd January 2015   Lou Beckerman sat in as an observer at Claire Martin’s South Coast Jazz Festival Vocal Workshop and here gives a review: Claire Martin doesn’t do a great deal of teaching so this SCJF Vocal Workshop was a brilliant opportunity for twelve singer […]

28 October 2013

Live Review: Charity Jazz Roar Up at The Brunswick

Mark Edwards’ Charity Jazz Roar Up with Cloggz & The Bobby Wellins Quartet The Brunswick, Hove 18/10/13 I’d heard lots of great things about Mark Edwards’ previous Charity Roar Ups, but this was the first time I’d actually been to one. Having seen Cloggz before at The Verdict back in March this year, I knew […]

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