2018 dates






14 January 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

Ron Drake (sax, clt), Ted Beament, Spencer Brown, Rod Brown (p,b,d)


Ron “A musician whose jazz style is as cultured and impeccable as the man himself” worked regularly with people like Alan Elsdon, Campbell Burnap, and Alex Welsh.


11 February 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

John Etheridge (gtr), Art Themen (tnr sax), Arnie Somogyi (bs), Winston Clifford (dms)


Two of the UK’s finest musicians with scarcely less distinguished bass and drums - and no piano!


18 March 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

Herwig Gradischnig (tnr sax), Steve Fishwick (tpt), Claus Raible, Giorgios Antonia, Matt Home (p,b,d)


Dedicated to reviving the music of bebop pianist Elmo Hope, this will be a fascinating concert.


15 April 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

The Humphrey Lyttleton Band: Tony Fisher (tpt), Robert Fowler (sax), Jimmy Hastings (sax, clt, flt), Ray Wordsworth (tbn), Ted Beament, John Rees Jones, Adrian McIntosh (p,b,d)


Still going strong, with Humph’s choice of Tony Fisher taking his place on trumpet.


20 March 2018, Conservative Club, Moulsham St. 19:30

Annual General Meeting




13 May 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

Clark Tracey Quintet with Alexandra Ridout (tpt), Sean Payne (alto sax), Elliott Sansom, James Owston, Clark Tracey (p,b,d)


Clark’s newest line up of gifted young musicians for 2018. Ranging from 17 years of age to 23, this is his youngest group to date.

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3 June 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

The Keith Nichols Hot Five including Michael McQuaid (reeds), Peter Horsfall (tpt), Dave Chamberlain (b, gtr, bnj), Richard Pite (d, sousa), and Keith Nichols (p)


Hot jazz and sweet music from the 1920s and 30s. Including music by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller and more.

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9 September 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

Sara Dowling (vcl) with Gabriel Latchin, Dario de Lecie, Steve Brown (p,b,d)


“The best young jazz singer in the country, probably in Europe, and possibly in the world”


7 October 2018 Cramphorn 12:15





4 November 2018 Cramphorn 12:15

Nicola Farnon Trio with Nicola (b, voc), Piero Tucci (p, reeds), Phil Johnson (d)


“A remarkable performer on stage, a fine singer and an outstandingly swinging and propulsive bass player” - Humphrey Lyttleton


2 December 2018 Cramphorn 12:15





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