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Shrewsbury Jazz Network 2017

 

 

SHREWSBURY JAZZ NETWORK LISTINGS:

JAZZ IN SHROPSHIRE

SEPTEMBER 2018

This is the latest monthly SJN listing for jazz gigs in Shropshire. We try to make sure that all the information we send is accurate and up-to-date. However, cancellations do happen, we sometimes receive inadequate information and we can make mistakes! So if you need to be sure, check for yourselves by telephoning the venues. Venue contacts are listed following the gig listings.

 Sunday 2

‘Mike Blakesley Sextet’ - Playing 50s/60s Jazz

Dick Pearce: Trumpet, Mike Blakesley: Trombone, John Williams: Baritone, Stuart Goodhew: Keyboard. Chris Bolton: Bass, Gary Santry Drums

The Wild Pig, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury 8.00 – 10.00 pm, £7

 

Band on the Edge with Jamie Brownfield trumpet

The Black Boy, Bridgnorth, 12:30pm, free (donations welcome)

 

Tuesday 4

Vintage Jazz Revival

Rose and Crown, Ludlow, 8.30pm, free

 

Wednesday 5

The Dragon Band

Horse and Jockey, Chirbury Road, Churchstoke, Montgomery SY15 6AE, 8pm, free (donations welcome) 

 

Saturday 8

SJN GIG OF THE MONTH: NIGEL PRICE QUARTET: Nigel Price (guitar), Ross Stanley (Hammond B3 Organ), Vasilis Xenopoulos (tenor sax), Steve Brown (drums)  

Shrewsbury is hosting the opening gig of  Guitarist Nigel Price’s national tour of  his Organ Trio plus tenor sax star Vasilis Xenopoulos (aka Nigel Price Quartet). The versatile Ross Stanley will be playing a Real B3 Hammond Organ – ref influence of Wes Montgomery..On drums will be one of the UK’s most in demand musicians, Steve Brown.

 

Nigel is acknowledged as one of the hardest working musicians in the business. Musically, his blend of flowing bebop lines, deep blues sensitivity and his mastery of chording, over a career of 25+ years, continue to delight audiences and fellow musicians and to win annual Best Guitarist awards..As a regular performer at Ronnie Scott’s he has made more than 500 performances.

The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury, 8pm, £16 Under 22’s £8. Tickets from The Hive 01743 234970 or www.hiveonline.org.uk; Pengwern Books 01743 232236

 

Julian Arguelles Quartet

Bishop’s Castle Town Hall 8pm, advance £15 / door £20, 01588 630023

 

Sunday 9

Chicago Swing Katz

Wild Pig (formerly Brooklands Hotel), Shrewsbury, 8pm, £6 (check time and price)

 

Bev Pegg Jazz Trio

Albrighton Sports and Social Club, 1pm, £6

 

Tom Green trombone, Roy Williams trombone, Paul Sawtell piano

The Black Boy, Bridgnorth 12:30pm , free (donations welcome)

 

Jazz Lunch

Enjoy traditional Sunday Roast Lunch, cocktails & fizz with great live jazz

Music from 12:30 – 3pm, The Cliffe at Dinham, Ludlow, booking essential.

 

Tuesday 11

Vintage Jazz Revival

Rose and Crown, Ludlow, 8.30pm, free

 

Wednesday 12

The Dragon Band

Horse and Jockey, Chirbury Road, Churchstoke, Montgomery SY15 6AE, 8pm, free (donations welcome) 

 

Tina May - vocals, Dick Pearce - Trumpet, Paul Sawtell – Piano

Darwin’s Bar & Kitchen, Tickets £35 – dinner and show, 7:30, Bookings essential 01743358870

 

Sunday 16

The Eagle Jazz Band

Albrighton Sports and Social Club, 1pm, £5

 

Chicago Swing Katz

Wild Pig (formerly Brooklands Hotel), Shrewsbury, 8pm, £6

 

Simon Deeley and the Blue Haze Quartet

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, 7.30pm, Price £10 (U19 £6)

 

Tuesday 18

Vintage Jazz Revival

Rose and Crown, Ludlow, 8.30pm, free

 

Wednesday 19

The Dragon Band

Horse and Jockey, Chirbury Road, Churchstoke, Montgomery SY15 6AE, 8pm, free (donations welcome) 

 

Roy Forbes - Vocals, Tim Amman – Piano

Darwin’s Bar & Kitchen, Shrewsbury, 7:30

 

Sunday 23

Severnside Jazz Band

The Wild Pig, Shrewsbury, 8pm, £6

 

Tuesday 25

Vintage Jazz Revival

Rose and Crown, Ludlow, 8.30pm, free

 

Wednesday 26

The Dragon Band

Horse and Jockey, Chirbury Road, Churchstoke, Montgomery SY15 6AE, 8pm, free (donations welcome) 01588 620060 band 01686 668526

 

Lee Jones – Guitar, Tom Hill - Bass

Darwin’s Bar & Kitchen, Shrewsbury, 7:30pm

 

Friday 28

Dinner Jazz: Local Quartet playing jazz standards, bossas and blues 

The Cliffe at Dinham, Ludlow, 8pm, free

 

Jean Toussaint & The Young Lions

Hermon Jazz, Oswestry, 8:30

 

Saturday 29 

Steve Plews with guest vocalist Linda Angelis.

The Wightman, Shrewsbury, 12:00

Golden Lion Jazz Jam

Golden Lion, Four Crosses, Llandysilio, 8.30pm, free.  Come and play

 

 

VENUES

 

North Shropshire

Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Chapel Street, Oswestry SY11 1LF, 01691 662196 

Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry SY11 1AD, 07773 720425

 

Mid Shropshire

Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School, Kingsland, Shrewsbury, 01743 280810 

Ashton Hall, Shrewsbury School,Kingsland, Shrewsbury, 01743 280810 

The Bolt Hole, Leasowes Bank Farm, Ratlinghope, nr Shrewsbury, SY5 0SW, 01743 790903 

Wild Pig, Mill Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9JL

Four Crosses Inn, Holyhead Road, Bicton, Shrewsbury, 01743 850258

Henry Tudor House, Barracks Passage, Shrewsbury, SY1 1XA, 01743 361666

Maidment Building, Shrewsbury School, Kingsland, Shrewsbury 01743 280810

Shrewsbury Coffee House, 5 Castle Gates, SY1 2AE. 01743 242610

The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury, 01743 234970

Theatre Severn, Frankwell, Shrewsbury, 01743 281281 

The Wightman Theatre, 14a The Square, Shrewsbury, 01743 290704

Darwin’s Bar & Kitchen, St. Mary’s St. Shrewsbury, SY1 1EQ, 01743358870

     

South Shropshire

Assembly Rooms, Mill Street, Ludlow 01584 878141 

The Coach House, 46, Hospital St, Bridgnorth WV15 5AL

Edge Arts Centre, William Brookes School, Much Wenlock, 01952 728509

Housman’s, 27 High Street, Church Stretton. 01694 724441

The Old Castle, 10/11, West Castle St., Bridgnorth, 01746 763424

The Swan Inn, Knowle Sands, Bridgnorth, 01746 763424

Three Tuns, Salop Street, Bishop’s Castle.        01686 668675

White Lion Inn, West Castle St, Bridgnorth, 01746 763902

Black Boy, 58 Cartway, Bridgnorth WV16 4BG 

The Rose & Crown, Ludlow, SY8 1AP, 01584 875726

 

Telford & Wrekin

Albrighton Sports & Social Club, Cross Road, Albrighton. WV7 3QT Tel: 07947 668750

The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Box Office Telford 01952 382382