Echo 42 Big Band 6 July
Summer jazz listings for jazz at the Spa from Les and the team
1st – Chris Walker’s Pedigree Jazz Band – a salute to Trad Jazz 2019. This tribute to the famous UK Trad Jazz bands of the 50s and 60s is led by musician and broadcaster, Chris Walker – a member of the original Real Ale & Thunder Band.
8th – John Hallam/Kevin Grenfell Quintet – two of our well loved instrumentalists join together to create an evening of wonderful melodies aided and abetted by the delightful and soothing backing of Chris Holmes on piano, Ed Harrison on bass and Graham Smith on drums.
15th – Hot Club du Nord – first class sounds from the North East as we proudly present the Hot Club which re-creates the sounds of the 30s/40s Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grapelli’s Hot Club of France. Emma Fisk on violin, Jim Birkett guitar, Bruce Rollo bass.
29th – Storyville Jass Band – As always with the Dutch Bands who visit us, enthusiastic Traditional Jazz coupled with revival New Orleans sounds.
6th – Echo 42 Big Band – “Yorkshire’s longest continuous running and versatile Big Band” returns to the Spa to present another evening of pure nostalgia.with the swinging, melodic sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s.
13th - Swing Commanders – Boston Spa Festival Weekend. A stunningly vibrant and versatile group of multi –instrumentalists performing a truly exciting mix of of 40s/50s classics, boogie woogie and swing, jump jive and more.
27th – TubaDudes – Five versatile musicians from East Yorkshire with a repertoire ranging from Bix to Louis Jordan. We are assured of happy, foot tapping sounds and vocals from two guitars, trombone, tuba and drums.
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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.