Tag: Brighton Jazz Club

1 February 2017

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 […]

1 April 2016

Live Review: Tim Garland Electric Quartet at Brighton Dome

Tim Garland Electric Quartet Brighton Dome Studio Theatre Wednesday 16th March 2016       Tim Garland last appeared in Brighton with the same personnel in October 2014. This time round the band is now his ‘electric quartet’ featuring Jason Rebello on keyboard and Ant Law on an assortment of guitars.     Performing a number of […]

1 June 2015

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 […]

1 June 2015

Live Review: Marius Neset at Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Marius Neset Quintet Brighton Dome Studio Theatre (presented by Brighton Jazz Club) Saturday 11th April   In a veritable sea of rising young stars, beyond all the hype, it’s often rare to find a truly original talent.   Enter then, Swedish saxophonist Marius Neset, on a first live outing to Brighton’s Dome Studio Theatre.  The […]

18 August 2014

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 […]

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