Friends of the Upton Jazz Festival

 

Chairman: David Street
Secretary / Treasurer: Paul Lawrence
Court Cottage, Lockeridge Lane, Upton-Upon-Severn, Worcs. WR8 0RP

Tel: Upton-Upon-Severn (01684) 593794
E-mail: friendsoftheuptonjazzfestival@gmail.com   

(Founded November 1986)

Join Worcestershire's Premier Jazz Society for the best live jazz in the area featuring top musicians from Britain and abroad.

Next Friends' Concerts 2016/17

At HANLEY CASTLE HIGH SCHOOL, except OCTOBER 28th at HANLEY SWAN VILLAGE MEMORIAL HALL

For further details regarding the forthcoming concerts, please click on the relevant page above.

FRI OCT 7th 

SAMMY RIMINGTON INTERNATIONAL BAND at 8pm 

Sammy Rimington, clarinet, saxophone, vocals; Philippe De Smet, trombone; Emile van Pelt, piano, vocals; Paul Sealey, banjo, guitar; Trevor Williams, double bass; Norman Emberson, drums. £16 (Members £13) 

FRI OCT 28th 

MOSCOW DRUG CLUB at 8pm 

Katya Gorrie, vocals; Denny Ilett, guitar; Andy Crowdy, double bass; Jonny Bruce, trumpet; Mirek Salmon, accordian. £14 (Members £11) 

SAT NOV 26th 

30th ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION and CONCERT 
Advance booking only £20 (Members £17) 

THE TUXEDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA hosted by TONY JACOBS and including 

THE LITTLE TUKES DIXIELAND BAND 

Peter Rudeforth, Dave Ford, trumpets; Graham Hughes, trombone; Jimmy Hastings, Sue Greenway, Mick Foster, clarinet, saxes; Martin Litton, piano; Len Walker banjo; Jeff Lardner, drums; Sandy Burnett, double bass; Catherine Sykes, Tony Jacobs, vocals. 

Canapés and Sparkling Wine Reception at 7-7.45pm, Concert from 8pm 

FRI JAN 20th 

ROBERT FOWLER'S GERRY MULLIGAN CONCERT JAZZ BAND at 8pm 

Robert Fowler, baritone sax; Alan Barnes, alto sax, clarinet; 2nd alto sax (tbc); Alex Garnett, tenor sax; Karen Sharp, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Mark Nightingale, Adrian Fry, trombone; Sarah Williams, bass trombone; Steve Fishwick, Martin Shaw, Bruce Adams (tbc), trumpet; Dave Green, double bass; Steve Brown, drums.
£18 (Members £15) 

FRI FEB 24th 

'New Orleans Music for the 21st Century No. 18' at 7.30pm 
DAVE MOORWOOD'S BIG BEAR STOMPERS 

Andy Woon, Tony Davis, trumpet; Chris Gower, trombone; Mike Wills, clarinet, axes; Perry Lock, piano; Dave Moorwood, banjo, guitar; John Arthy, sousaphone; Andy Crisp, drums; Judy Eames, vocals.
£18 (Members £15) inc. fish and chips supper at 8.15pm