The Nightingale Room Jazz Sessions
29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PA
A monthly session of great jazz at this great new venue featuring top line guests backed by great rhythm sections. Our Christmas special is on Dec 22nd and then we continue with the last Tuesday in Jan, Feb, March and April.
All sessions £8 (door) or £7 from the www.thenightingaleroom.co.uk 8:30-11pm doors and dining from 8pm with full dinner menu. The Nightingale Room (upstairs at Grand Central ph, opp. Brighton Station) 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PA Tel 01273 329086.
Tuesday 22nd December 2015
Bassey Plays Basie
Bassey Plays Basie takes a fresh look at some of the Basie classics. Revisit favourites – Corner Pocket, Jive At Five, Splanky – beautifully arranged by Bassey to feature his flamboyant trombone alongside the sultry tenor of Simon Savage and the wonderful swinging rhythm section of Terry Seabrook, Dan Sheppard and Alex Eberhard.
Tuesday 26th January 2016
Andy Panayi and Geoff Simkins
(with Nigel Thomas, bass; Terry Seabrook, piano; Milo Fell, drums)
A top Sax double bill. Andy is one of the best exponents of the Jazz Flute and Saxophone with a wide range of experience in the many styles of the genre. He has worked with Jessie Norman, Cleo Laine, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, Phil Woods, John Dankworth; the list goes on and on.
Geoff has appeared at concerts in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, West Africa, and the Far and Middle East. He leads his own quartet with Nikki Iles, Simon Woolf and Martin France and is a tutor at Trinity Music College and the Welsh Conservatoire.
Tuesday 23rd February 2016
(with Paul Whitten, bass; Terry Seabrook, piano; Dave Trigwell, drums)
Tina is one of the Uk’s leading jazz singers. She has recorded several albums on the 33 Jazz label with her own band and has worked with many leading jazz musicians including Tony Coe, Nikki Iles, Stan Sulzmann, Scott Hamilton, Ray and very recently, Enrico Pieranunzi. She is also known to Brighton audiences for her work on the Luiz Bonfa Bossa Nova project.