Tag: Jack Kendon

1 September 2016

Jazz News (Sept. 2016)

    Splash Point Jazz, are setting up a new jazz club. They will be putting on a monthly jazz gig at The Fishermen’s Club on Royal Parade on the last Wednesday of the month. Launching on Wednesday 28th September with Art Themen and Andy Panayi it will continue on Wednesday 26th October with Mark Nightingale and […]

1 February 2016

Live Review: South Coast Jazz Festival 2016

Jack Kendon Quintet + Alex Garnett’s Bunch of Fives South Coast Jazz Festival Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham Thursday 21st January       Amidst gloomy economic predictions for 2016 and a continuing squeeze on spending for the Arts, it’s very heartening to be back in Shoreham’s Ropetackle Centre for the return of the South Coast Jazz Festival. […]

3 March 2014

The Residency: The Bristol Bar

How did the gig come about?  Jack Kendon: “In May 2011 I just went in there and said “It looks like you need some jazz’.”   What have been the most memorable moments? Jack: “My Dad’s leaving do was fun and memorable. It was packed and Rod Hart and Imogen Ryall came down. Loads of […]

28 October 2013

Live Review: Jack Kendon at The Verdict

Jack Kendon Sextet The Verdict, 19/10/13 Saxophonist Will Gardner, playing on the first couple of numbers, left early to go to another gig, leaving it to trombonist Tarik Mecci and trumpeter Jack Kendon to play the lead parts of some classic hard bop arrangements. The musicians in the audience might have noticed the occasional tuning […]

14 October 2013

Jack Kendon Interview

Brighton trumpeter Jack Kendon talks to SJM editor Charlie Anderson.   How did you first get into jazz?  “When I was nine or ten, my Dad bought me a minidisc player and he gave me four minidiscs.” An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet “One hell of a powerful album with Lalo Schiffrin on […]

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