Click on band name for more info about each band, including a line up of musicians playing with a particular band.
Jackie Free’s All Stars In the 1980’s Jack formed his own band Jack Free and the Chicagoans. Over the years he has had the pleasure of having great musicians in his band t... (click for more)
Hugh Rainey’s Jazz Band In the 1950’ and 1960’s Hugh played banjo professionally with Bob Wallis, Terry Lightfoot, Monty Sunshine and Cy Laurie, winning a Melody Makers p... (click for more)
Goff Dubber’s “Dixieland Express”: the members of the band have all been around for some years, playing alongside many of the big names in the jazz world, and are all well... (click for more)
Bob Dwyer’s Bix and Pieces. One of London’s most versatile swinging traditional jazz bands, listening and dancing to the band is fun and most entertaining experience. The ... (click for more)
The Golden Eagle Jazz Band. Tired of smooth, over rehearsed jazz and long for something more authentic? The “The Golden Eagle Jazz Band” is probably just what you’ve be... (click for more)
Red Beans ‘n’ Rice Formed by jazz enthusiasts in October 1992, the band began with practice sessions at the Kings Head Hotel in Beccles, Suffolk. Gradually the band attrac... (click for more)
Les Handscombe’s Tailgate Jazz Band The band came about after I was asked to take over the band that played the last Sunday lunchtime in every month at The Bell Inn, Castle H... (click for more)
Chris Pearce's Frenchmen Street Jazz Band was initially formed in 2002 after Chris's first trip to New Orleans during which he and his brother in law, David Birt, stayed over a ... (click for more)
Barry Palser’s Savoy Jazz Men Back in 1959, when Barry Palser first formed the Savoy Jazz Men. It was ‘just for fun’. For the pleasure of making music, for the thrill of c... (click for more)
Bill Phelan formed the band in 2006 with two trumpets, a clarinet and trombone front line plus banjo, bass and drums rhythm section. The style is quite varied from early New Or... (click for more)
Matt Palmer’s Eagle Jazz Band – Matt Palmer had recently folded his Millennium Jazz Band in order to revise the Eagle Jazz Band, the original Eagle Jazz Band was formed by K... (click for more)
New Orleans Heat A seven piece band playing the old style New Orleans jazz, recreating the music of the crescent city, be it stomp, blues, hymn, spiritual or pop song of the da... (click for more)
You can also view previous bands that have played at the club.
National Jazz Archive
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