Performances are at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association at The Stade, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ
(Near the Jerwood Gallery and the Lifeboat Station)
Please check the CONTACTS section on this site for directions.
Doors open 7.45 for 8.30 start. Disabled access. Usual admission £10 on the door.
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TUESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER
BENN CLATWORTHY QUINTET
with NEIL YATES
Benn Clatworthy: Sax
Neil Yates: Trumpet
John Donaldson: Piano
Simon Thorpe: Bass
Rod Youngs: Drums
Benn Clatworthy was born in England and in1980 - following lessons with Ronnie Scott moved to L.A. where he still resides.
Benn has worked with jazz greats Lionel Hampton, Cedar Walton, Jimmy Cleveland, Horace Silver to name a few and has been variously described by the L.A. Times as a 'master player' - 'sublime' - 'brilliant'.
The incredible Neil Yates is one of our top call trumpet players working with artists as diverse as Pete King, Jazz Jamaica All stars, Alison Moyet, Robbie Williams and Kate Rusby. Both Neil and tonight's top U.S. drummer Rod Youngs make their JH debuts.
Rod graduated from Eastman School of music and went on to play with Les McCann, Jon Hendricks Hugh Masekela, Gil Scott Heron, Lee Konitz and many more. So - on all counts an evening not to be missed!
TUESDAY 11TH OCTOBER
JOSEPHINE DAVES QUARTET
Josephine Davies: Sax
John Turvill: Piano
Dave Whitford: Bass
Nick Smalley: Drums
Josephine Davies studied classical and jazz saxophone at the Guildhall school of Music and Drama, whilst there winning the 1999 Perrier Young Jazz Award with a quintet co-lead with trumpeter Tom Allan. She has since performed and recorded with the London Jazz Orchestra, Ronnie Scott's Vanguard Band (led by Gerard Presencer), The Laurence Cottle Big Band, Sax Appeal, Vortex Foundation Band, Matt Wates sextet, Gareth Lockrane's GrooveYard as well as a two year stint in the NYJO.
John Turvill is an experienced composer as well as a trained classical and jazz pianist. He has played at all major UK venues including Ronnie Scotts, the 606 Club, Pizza Express, the Bloomsbury Theatre, Bridgewater Hall, St Davids Hall Cardiff and the Sage Gateshead.
Dave Whitford is one of the most in demand of British Bass players, playing with, among others, Hans Koller, Christine Tobin and Phil Robson.
Originally from Manchester, Nicholas Smalley’s exciting playing is inspired by Jeff Ballard, Jeff Tain Watts and Brian Blade.