Click on band name for more info about each band, including a line up of musicians playing with a particular band.
Rance’s Rockin’ Chair Band. Dave Rance formed the band around 2000, started at The Bell pub in Westoning (Teddington junction 12 on the M1) where they perform fortnightly ... (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)
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)
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)
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)
Mike Barry “New Uptown Gang” – The band started life in 1998 to play one specific date, the musicians blended so well together and had so much fun, the “boys” agreed i... (click for more)
The Sussex Jazz Kings. Dave Stradwick, the well-known player of hot, traditional, jazz trumpet, leads the band. Early in 2000, Dave and Lesley Stradwick moved from their Londo... (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)
The band is a conventional six-piece group, originally formed by Tom Collins in the late fifties and grew out of a local jazz club group. From the start the aim has been to ach... (click for more)
Les Hanscombe’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 He... (click for more)
You can also view previous bands that have played at the club.
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We are celebrating Easter with a Party. Colour-full clothing if desired. Brolley Parade. Snacks.
All members and Non members are welcome
NO ENTRY FEE for The Essex Youth Jazz Orchestra
As this is a special event to encourage young musicians, there will be NO entry fee for members and non-members.
Bring along your friends for an enjoyable evening. Doors open at 7pm, music from 7.45pm.