Art Theman 12 Nov
From Les and the Team at Boston Spa
Please find attached the programme for October and November. Apologies for not sending the October Jazz at the Spa programme to everyone – we were having major issues with Hotmail and multiple emails. Thanks you for your support meantime.
October8th – Savannah Jazz Band – Yes – here they are again making their final appearance for 2016. We do believe them when they say they really enjoy playing in Bozza – wonderful audience, wonderful atmosphere and the best Jazz Club in the UK!
15th - Basin Street Brawlers – recommended to us and making a first appearance is this five piece group of master musicians from London “which swings and stomps its way through the most beautiful melodies and raucous rags of the 1929s and ‘30s.” (Their words – not mine!) £10. www.basinstreetbrawlers.com
22nd - Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants – the irrepressible Kevin on trombone most ably supported by two of our favourite stars – John Hallam on reeds and Jamie Brownfield on trumpet. Then add a swinging rhythm section with Jack Coterill on drums and a more than lively evening is guaranteed! £10
29th – Freetime Old Dixie Jass Band – probably the most popular traditional jazz band in the Netherlands and the undoubted stars of the annual Enkhuizen Jazz Festival. One of those groups which just envelopes the audience with their sheer enthusiasm and “joie de vivre”. Do join us. £10
5th – T J Johnson + Jamie Brownfield – now here’s a humdinging start to November. Not only T J – one of the UK’s finest jazz and blues singers – but also Jamie – one of the young rising stars of the jazz scene. This will appeal to a wide audience – so get there early! £10
12th – John Hallam + Art Theman + Tom Kincaid Trio – our beloved John needs no introduction nor does Tom K. Art Theman is a stunning saxophonist whose day job was as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon! His musical career began many years ago with the Cambridge University Jazz Group.
19th – Washington Whirligig – a welcome return for a Yorkshire band blowing up a storm wherever it appears. In terms of style, this is Chicago style Dixieland jazz at its best presented with verve and enthusiasm. Highly recommended.
26th – Anne’s 80th Birthday Bash with Frank Brooker’s Happy Chappies – yes – the lady on the door who makes parting with your hard earned a pleasure and the longest serving JITS person. Just wouldn’t be the same without her! Anne has requested the Happy Chappies for her party evening and who would disagree.
Jazz in the Spa – Village Hall, High Street Boston Spa, Leeds LS23 6AA. Weekly Live Saturday Traditional/Mainstream Jazz. 8.00.pm
Situated just off the new section of the A1(M) at Junction 45 signed Wetherby and Otley.