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Mar 02 2013

PinnerJazz: The Big Chris Barber Band – March 16, 2013

Saturday 16 March 2013 – THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND Pinner Jazz is delighted to host Chris and his augmented ensemble in Pinner Parish Church for yet another crowd-pleasing concert. Whether pursuing the early Ellington repertoire with the full band line-up, or taking the more traditional route with the six-piece, their musicianship and hot jazz …

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Feb 09 2013

Pinnerjazz: The Modern Jazz Quartet – February 23, 2013

Saturday 23 February 2013 – THE MODERN JAZZ QUARTET [MJQ] CELEBRATION with special guest ALAN BARNES It was the late Michael Garrick who thought to re-examine the repertoire of the Modern Jazz Quartet, one of the finest small groups ever to grace the concert stage. Sadly Mike died before he could fully capitalise on the …

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Jan 19 2013

PinnerJazz: Kate Williams Trio – February 2, 2013

Saturday 2 February 2013 – KATE WILLIAMS TRIO with special guest BOBBY WELLINS Pianist Kate Williams has quietly built up a substantial reputation as a harmonically canny piano soloist, painstaking teacher, fine composer and band leader, amassing a series of compelling albums along the way. Her latest recording teams her rewardingly in a duo format …

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Dec 29 2012

PinnerJazz: Trudy Kerr Quartet – January 12, 2013

Saturday 12 January 2013 – TRUDY KERR QUARTET Australian vocalist Trudy Kerr came to the UK first in 1990, attended the Guildhall School and then formed her own groups, concentrating on elegant reappraisals of standard songs and latterly on some inspiring compositions of her own. Along the way she married star bassist Geoff Gascoyne who, …

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Dec 01 2012

PinnerJazz: Brandon Allen Sextet – December 15, 2012

Saturday 15 December 2012 – BRANDON ALLEN SEXTET Aussie tenor-saxophonist Brandon Allen made a strong impression when he appeared at Pinner with trumpeter Henry Armburg-Jennings in 2010. Now he’s put together his own all-star sextet, concentrating on clever re-workings of familiar standards. He’s joined by a hand-picked roster of top talents, namely, the virtuoso altoist …

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Nov 10 2012

PinnerJazz: Pete Lukas – Gary Smulyan Quintet – November 24, 2012

Saturday 24 November 2012 – PETE LUKAS-GARY SMULYAN QUINTET Gary Smulyan may be a new name to some but suffice to say that he is the leading jazz baritone saxophone player in New York, if not the world! A veteran of the Woody Herman, Mel Lewis and Mingus big bands, Gary has worked and recorded …

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Oct 20 2012

PinnerJazz: Nikke Iles Tris – November 3, 2012

Saturday 3 November 2012– NIKKI ILES TRIO Nikki Iles is a brilliant keyboard performer and a renowned teacher – she’s Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School and is also on the staff of the jazz courses at the Royal Academy and Middlesex University. Always inventive and enthusiastic, she is just one of the best …

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Aug 19 2012

PinnerJazz: The Pete Long Sextet – October 6, 2012

Saturday 6 October 2012- PETE LONG SEXTET:” Benny, Duke and Peggy”. Multi-instrumentalist Pete Long always comes up with something new. This time he’s presenting ‘Benny, Duke and Peggy – the songs of Peggy Lee and Duke Ellington in the style of the Benny Goodman Quintet’, aided and abetted by vocalist Georgina Jackson, vibes supremo Anthony …

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Apr 07 2012

PinnerJazz: The Bateman Brothers – April 21, 2012

Jazz at Pinner Parish Church Saturday 21 April 2012- THE BATEMAN BROTHERS JAZZ BAND: A TRIBUTE TO LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ALL-STARS Paying tribute to Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars is Britain’s exciting new band, whose members are all stars themselves! The Bateman Brothers Jazz Band showcases the music of the best jazz band that …

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Mar 17 2012

PinnerJazz: Sue Richardson Quintet – March 31, 2012

Jazz at Pinner Parish Church Saturday 31 March 2012 – SUE RICHARDSON QUINTET Trumpet player and singer Sue Richardson plays tribute to the music of Chet Baker, including in her repertoire some of her own compositions, often inspired by Chet’s improvised solos. Aspects of Sue Richardson’s music are often compared to that of Chet Baker …

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