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Click here for pictures of THE BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY 2018 Boat Trip

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A concert celebrating the heroic musicians of

 the R.M.S. Titanic with narrators and full band  

   Saturday 24th August 2019      7.30pm

          Church of St. Andrew, Blagdon, Bristol, BS40 7SB

 Tickets 10 for this Blagdon Living Well event

To reserve tickets Telephone 01761 462418 or email pennycrawfurd@yahoo.co.uk.

   Payment can then be made at the door (cash or cheques only please)

   All proceeds will be shared between St Andrews and the R.N.L.I.

See flyer here

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PORTRAIT OF SWING

ST ANNES BOARDMILL SOCIAL CLUB, Avonvale Rd, Bristol BS5 9RN

www.stannesboardmill.co.uk

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A Tribute to the late and great Bristol pianist

JOHN'S DOUBLE-DISC DVD "The Great jazz Pianists" 

 John's feature concert, where he  played tunes all the greatest jazz pianists from a Scott Joplin rag right through to modern jazz by Bill Evans. 

full-length live concert professional filmed by A1R TV

2-disc DVD only 10 including postage

To order: Telephone Amelie Caswell 07971 978132 with your

card number and your postal address for delivery.

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Redcliffe Hotel Jazz Weekends , Paignton, Devon

www.mjpromotions.co.uk

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If you would like to promote yourself  or your band on this website, please email

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Join THE BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY today and get our quarterly Newsletter which has lots of interesting articles about local jazz.        

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The Old Duke Jazz Festival, 2019 

 

Saturday 24th August

12pm to 2pm

THE LIAM WARD BAND

 

3pm to 5pm

 

THE FUNKY MH

 

6pm to 8pm

 

LUCKY OL' SUN

 

9pm to 11pm

 

JACK MAC'S FUNK PACK

 

Sunday 25th August

12.30pm to 2.30pm

BRISTOL BLUE FIVE PLUS ONE

 

3.30pm to 5.30pm

 

THE BLUE NOTES

 

6.30pm to 8pm

 

FROMAGE EN FEU

9pm to 11pm

 

KIRRIS RIVIERE BLUES BAND

 

Monday 26th August

12pm to 2pm

THE SEVERN JAZZMEN

 

3pm to 5pm

 

THE SHANGHAI SHUFFLERS

 

6pm to 8pm

 

ALEX CLARKE with JEREMY'S COMBO

9pm to 11pm

 

JEREMY HUGGETT'S CHOSEN 5

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BRISTOL JAZZ SOCIETY has arranged another gig at THE RAFA CLUB

for SEPTEMBER. Please support this new venue.

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MEMORIES OF JAZZ IN BRISTOL

By Dave Hibberd

Relaunched in a Special limited "Tribute" Edition:

Featuring the stories and photographs from the original book, plus

 additional pages & pictures from Dave's career in Jazz - with narrative by his brother Vernon & colleague Dave Collett.

Unique full cover design!

Previously unreleased picture by celebrated artist Beryl Cook

Permission for use very kindly granted by John Cook, The Trustees of Beryl Cook's estate and  The Dave Collett Trio.

Cover price 12.50 plus 1.50 p&p

Jazz Society Member discounted price 10.00

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A DAVE COLLETT CD featuring his only recordings of

 "THE BALLAD OF 1976"and "SPEED THE PLOUGH BOOGIE"

Available for 2 from Graham Newbold, Bristol Jazz Society Tel. 01275 543945

 

FEATURED BANDS

 

The Bristol Blue Five           Geoff Nichols Good Vibes Band  

 

The Robin Reece Jazz & Rock Band                 The Dave Collett Trio

 

The Blue Notes           The Roger Marks Cornish Armada Band

 

Would you like your band to be featured on this website?  Have you at least one Bristol Jazz Society Member?

Send details to the webmaster

 

FEATURED CDs

   

 

GOOD VIBES "Live at Warmley"

Recorded at Warmley Community Centre on 18th March 2009

Geoff  Nichols (vibraphone, trumpet, tenor horn)

Andrew Barrett (guitar)

John Martin (piano)

Geoff Weldrake (bass)

Frank Woodford (drums)

Lady Be Good, Moonglow, Let Me See,

Just The Sweetest Thing, The Preacher, 

How About You, The Saint Anthony Chorale,

Swing That Music, Dinah, 

The Bach Double Concerto, 

Sweet Georgia Brown/ In A Mellow Tone

Available from Geoff Nichols

5  Free p&p Tel: 01643 707956

AVON CITIES CD - now available !

Following the successful 60th Anniversary concert by the Avon Cities at Bedminster Down Ex-Services Club, a limited edition CD '60 Years On', recorded live on the night, is now on sale. 

It is available from Geoff Nichols, Dave Collett and at Society events, at 10 (+P&P where applicable)

 

Dennis Armstrong's Oliver Band

"Joe Oliver's Music: completing the set"

Now available, the remaining sixteen tunes featured in the Creole Band's 1923 recordings, played by Dennis Armstrong's Oliver Band.

 This CD also includes three additional tracks - a piano feature, a clarinet feature, and a vocal from Dennis!

 PKCD-338. 11.50 (inc. p&p) from

  P.E.K. Sound

 Also available: The Blue Five Plus One, Live at the Old Duke. 6.

 

UK JAZZ GUIDE

Continental Jazz Tours

JAZZ on the RADIO 

 

 

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to receive your regular copy every month by post

 (rates are 10 for 12 months)

www.thejazzguide.co.uk

 

 

Jazz in Spain and Brittany

tours with

 The Panama Jazz Band

or

The Dart Valley Stompers

or

The Sussex Jazz Kings

and more

Wessex Continental Coaches

see the website for details

 www.somervalleyfm.co.uk  

  Click here to read about this internet only radio station and/or click to go to the website

 

JAZZRADIO.com

listen free online