'What a Swell Party This Is ' ! And what a swell band is backing the delightful vocalist Tina May ! Enrico Tomasso, Roy Williams, Alan Barnes, Craig Milverton, Erica Lyons, Nick Milward and lucky me . This is always a great gig !
I have the pleasure to be doing the Chickenshed Theatre with the joyous Jacqui Hicks and my 'Dream Band' in a two-hander concert with the incomparable Liane Carroll .
Playing mainstream jazz and swing on Clarinet and Saxes with the JJ Vinten Trio
A cross genre concert called 'IT'S CLAZZICAL' by my Clarinet led 'DREAM BAND ' & SONIA SLANY'S 'SOLID STRINGS' featuring;- Neil Angilley-Keyboards, Dominic Ashworth- Guitars, Chris Dodd- Electric / Upright Bass, Mike Bradley- Drums, Marc Cecil- Percussion, Sonia Slany -Violin, Jonathan Truscott- Violin, Steve Tees - Viola, Nick Cooper- Cello . A blend of Classic melodies and pulsating Latin Rhythms with themes by ;- Bernstein, Piazzolla, Jobim, Gershwin, Dankworth, Stratta, Mangione, Rimsky Korsakov and Stringle .
I am playing Alto / Tenor Saxes & Clarinet with the dynamic SOUL band led by Trombone Ace Ian Bateman . The band is aptly called the 'KICK-ASS BRASS' and features Ben Cummings -Trumpet, Amy Roberts- Baritone Sax, Richard Exall - Tenor Sax, Dominic Ashworth - Guitars, Craig Milverton - Keyboards, Al Swainger -Bass, Nick Milward- Drums all backing my favourite singer thte joyous and gifted JACQUI HICKS .
Playing Reeds on the music of EDDIE CONDON & DUKE ELLINGTON with Digby Fairweather, Duncan Hemstock,Chris Gower, Chris Ingham, Mick Hutton, & George Double
Backing singer VAL WISEMAN on Clarinet / Saxes with her 'LADY SINGS THE BLUES' band in a tribute to the great Billie Holiday .
Featured guest with pianist Alan Haughton's Trio featuring Bobby Orr on Drums on a jazz cruise on the River Ouse . You can board the boat at 7.15 at THE BARN HOTEL Cardington Road BEDFORD .
The 'IT'S CLAZZICAL' Concert featuring Clarinet soloist Julian Marc Stringle with Neil Angilley-Piano, Dominic Ashworth-Guitars, Chris Dodd-Bass,Mike Bradley-Drums, Marc Cecil-Percussion , Sonia Slany-Violin, Steve Tees- Violin, Jonathan Truscott-Viola, Nic Cooper - Cello . A fusion of a Latin influenced Jazz-funk sextet & Classical string quartet perform works by Gershwin, Bernstein, Jobim, Mangione, Dankworth, Hubbell, Ettore, Villa Lobos and Stringle . Classical melodies & pulsating Latin Rhythms !
'Good Time Jazz' ! The songs made famous by Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Al Jolson, Bing Crosby and Benny Goodman performed by multi-talented Pianist / Vocalist Nick Dawson. Ebulient Trumpet star Enrico Tomasso, Bass Ace Andy Cleyndert, stylish drummer Rod Brown and happily on Clarinet & Saxes- Me !