Tagged Brighton Jazz Club


In Memory of Dave Gravett (1936-2016)

Dave Gravett 15th February 1936 – 29th December 2016     I first met Dave 25 years ago when he was struggling to unload the old Brighton Jazz Club brown suitcase full of assorted cables and leads from his car outside the Concorde. He gratefully accepted my offer of help and a long friendship began. In…


Live Review: John Taylor Trio at St. George’s Church

John Taylor Trio St. George’s Church, Kemp Town, Brighton Saturday 28th March 2015     Picture a scene with three hugely influential pioneers of  contemporary British and European jazz, a kind of modest supergroup bringing highlights of their collective body of work to an audience known for its  seeking out of authentic music, and you…


Tim Haillay Interview

SJM editor Charlie Anderson spoke to Tim Haillay, chairman of Brighton Jazz Club.   Tell us a bit about Brighton Jazz Club.     “Well, I took over with John Rowland in 1992 and it was going for at least 15 years before that.”     “Dave Gravitt and John Styles, who are still on the committee, were…