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Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary Step. Every Sunday and Wednesday from 9 pm we will be hosting a jazz gig featuring musicians largely from the NW, but also those on a national tour that our booking guru Bob Jones brings to Whalley Range.

Coming up:

Sunday 22nd April Sunday Best Jazz, classic standards from ace singer with hot combo.

Wednesday 25th April Jelly Sours, Heather on vocals, Jez on keys, jazz and blues

Sunday 29th April Trio Mike Ciaputa Trio, Brilliant jazz guitarist with accompaniment.

Sunday 6th May Andrzej Baranek Trio jazz rip-roaring jazz standards

Wednesday 9th May Mark Hanslip Trio, sax led modern jazz arrangements

Sunday 13th May Dean Stockdale Trio, ace pianist leads, jazz standards

Sunday 20th May The Greyhounds, New workings of folk songs and originals

Wednesday 23rd May Edwin Miles, guitar and vocals with Andy Patterson on double bass, folk/jazz.

Sunday 27th May Tony Ormesher and Sue Yeo Raunchy ballads and blues

Sunday 3rd June Kohera, Modern jazz four-piece

led by saxist Callum Connell

Wednesday 6th June Counterpoint -Helen Pillinger, tenor sax and Carole Williams, keyboards, standards and originals

Sunday 10th June Stuart McCallum, guitar soundscapes

Sunday 17th June Quinta brass led modern jazz

Wednesday 20th June Alan Keary 3, eastern irish dub

Sunday 24th June In/Out trio, Paul Baxter, bass, Johnny Hunter drums, Stuart McDonald Sax, fine improvisations

Sunday 1st July The Magic Beans, superb covers of popular songs.

Wednesday 4th July Jozeph Roberts, host of Chorlton Folk Club’s weekly sessions performs and presents a double bill, two acts.

Sunday 8th July Sonorous, Originals and standards, guitar, bass, drums, keys and violin. Only four of them..

Sunday 15th July The Revival Room. Unearthing a body of tunes. Adam Fairhall (Krumar organ) Johnny Hunter(Drums) Mark Hanslip (Tenor Sax)

Wednesday 18th July Helen Pillinger (sax ), John Ellis (keys) sublime jazz standards

Sunday 22nd July Bridgewater Blues Band Rockin’ Chicago Blues

Sunday 29th July Nick Svarc Trio, Leeds based ace guitarist leads on jazz standards

Wednesday 1st August Alex Douglas Trio modern jazz and originals led by Alex on clarinet

Sunday 5th August Annie Long, classsy songstress with swinging combo

Sunday 12th August Jodrellaires harmonious C&W, pop..

Wednesday 15th August Mark Greer and Clive Mellor, Country and Western, blues and gospel

Sunday 19th August Paul Farr Trio Guitar, led funky blues/jazz

Sunday 26th August Freddy Garner Quartet, piano led dynamic jazz

Wednesday 29th August Jelly Sours, Blues and beyond,vocals and keys

Sunday 2nd September Steven Buckley Trio renowned guitarist with suitable accompaniment, blues/funk/jazz

Sunday 9th September Matt Owens Quartet Double bass led originals and the odd standard.

Wednesday 12th September Claire Roberts on violin and vocals, Alex Hill on keys, delightful jazz

Sunday 16th September Steve Oakes Quartet,

dynamic guitar and sax led jazz, originals and choice standards

Sunday 30th September Rum Bar Masses, Almost legendary ska/jazz band, put on your dancing shoes.

Wednesday 3rd October Jelly Sours, vocals and keys visiting blues and jazz in a unique style.

Sunday 7th October Zamani, township and favela influenced originals.

For further information please contact us at The Hillary Step on 0161 881 1978 or email jazz@thehillarystep.co.uk

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Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary...