Tag: Under Ground Eastbourne

1 July 2018

Jazz News (July 2018)

    The Under Ground Theatre in Eastbourne has now closed for the near future as the lease, which expired back in 2016 but was renewed on a monthly basis, has been put out to tender by East Sussex County Council.     This comes at a time when venues across Britain are under threat, with The […]

1 November 2017

Live Review: The Cloggz at The Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne

The Cloggz The Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne Saturday 30th September, 2017       The Cloggz combine the technical virtuosity of their jazz backgrounds with a myriad of influences with the end result being a mixture of jazz, tango, film music and other genres. The common theme in their performances is simply choosing a set of […]

1 January 2016

Live Review: Amy Roberts & Richard Exall Quintet at Under Ground Theatre

Amy Roberts/Richard Exall Quintet The Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne Friday 11th December 2015       A very happy way to end another year of attending and photographing jazz gigs. Five talented and versatile musicians playing tribute to such luminaries as Earl Bostic, Lester Young, Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Chopin (yes!), Sergio Mendes, Dizzy Gillespie, and […]

1 November 2015

Live Review: Robert Fowler Quartet at Eastbourne

Robert Fowler Quartet Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne Friday 9th October 2015   Playing melodic standards from the Great American Songbook, plus jazz standards such as Bernie’s Tune, the Robert Fowler Quartet provided an evening of swinging music and beautiful ballads. Very satisfactory.   Robert Fowler, sax; Robin Aspland, piano; Jeremy Brown, bass; Matt Home, drums. […]

1 June 2015

Live Review: Bruce Adams/Alan Barnes at Eastbourne

Bruce Adams/Alan Barnes Quintet Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne Friday 15th July 2015   A five star line-up that’s hard to beat, and so it proved to be. Straight ahead jazz, chestnut jokes (the old ones are the best), and the relaxed spontaneity of musicians fully at home with each others’ company. The usual mixture of […]

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