Forthcoming Wigan Jazz Club concerts
22/02/2015 SWINGSHIFT BIG BAND featuring PETE CATER
Phil Shotton directs one of the North’s top bands with special guest PETE CATER the UK’s number one big band drummer/bandleader. Pete has received worldwide acclaim as the leading living interpreter of the iconic big band music made famous by the legendary Buddy Rich
29/03/2015 LINLEY HAMILTON QUARTET + WIGAN Y.J.O.
We are delighted to welcome Linley Hamilton back to Wigan. Linley has been a part of the Irish music scene for over twenty years and since then he has juggled a career as a trumpet player with being a BBC Jazz Broadcaster and an educator with Making Music Workshop. He is celebrating success with his own recent album 'Taylor Made' with his quartet which features Johnny Taylor piano, Dan Bodwell bass and Dominic Mullen drums
26/04/2015 THE DEBONAIRES + WIGAN Y.J.O.
"Our passion is the popular music of the jazz era including Gatsby, Broadway, classic Hollywood and the Big Bands , from the energy of the roaring 20’s, the determination of the 30’s, the defiance of the 40’s and the glamour of the 50’s.The concept of the Debonaires came from a desire to perform and bring to the public the great jazz and swing based music of the Dance Band days when music was made by Composers,
playing the music of STAN KENTON. Following their acclaimed performance at the 2014 Wigan International Jazz Festival, we are delighted to bring this exciting band to Wigan Jazz Club. Led by Dave Tyas, and featuring such great players as Munch Manship, Dale Gibson, Steve Parry and Lee Hallam, SK2 bring the Kenton repertoire to life.
28/06/2015 THE JAZZ WORRIERS (Dean Masser/Neil Yates)
By bringing back a simple combination of witty banter and musical seriousness that Britain became famous for in the 1960s, through the genius of national treasures such as Humphrey Lyttelton and Ronnie Scott, The Jazz Worriers are inviting the populace back in to enjoy the creativity of swing and jazz, with a twist of 21st century innovation...
Wigan Jazz Club is been based at Whelley Ex-Servicemen's Club, VAUXHALL RD, WIGAN, WN1 3LU
WJC concerts are normally held on the last Sunday of each month (Sept-June) from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, doors open 12 noon
For further information, telephone 01925 727408 or 01942 243974, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Unless stated, these events are not ticketed - pay on the door