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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 8:30 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 10th February Pete McSloy. Laconic vocalist and composer with a fine backing band. Songs of love lost, love gained and too much wine.

Wednesday 13th February Francesca Ajmar Trio, Francesca on vocals, Tito Mangialajo Rantzer, Double Bass, Simone Manunza Guitar – Brazilian tunes

Sunday 17th February Annie Long Annie sings Ella – fine singer delves in to the songbook..

Sunday 24th February Nik Svarc Organ Trio, bedazzling funky jazzy blues.

Wednesday 27th February Flamencorumbas

Latin Quartet – a mix of afro/bulgarian/chilean/spanish/anglo influences

Sunday 3rd March Cazboaden Trio, rumbunctious drum led jazz with Ed Harrison on bass and Paul Kilvington on keys

Sunday 10th March Zamani Townships and favela influenced originals and standards

Wednesday 13th March Helen Pillinger + Carole Williams sax and keys, mellow modern jazz

Sunday 17th March Lucy Lockwood, raunchy blues and jazz from fine vocalist and whistler with ace backing

Sunday 24th March David Burgoyne Trio, piano, bass, drums – originals and modern jazz

Wednesday 27th March Trilo3y West coast and southern rock

Sunday 31st March Steve Oakes Quartet – Modern jazz standards and originals from a lively combo

Sunday April 7th Freddy Garner Quartet

Extremely lively modern jazz

Wednesday April 10th Simon Mulcaster Trio Guitar led modern jazz, originals and standards

Sunday 14th April Spider Mike King – Legendary songwriter and guitarist with his band.

Sunday 21st April Stuart McCallum Guitar soundscapes

Wednesday April 24th Rowland Jones’s Moveable Feast, original country blues

Sunday April 28th Kevin Hassett’s Redux

Eclectic mix of modern jazz

Sunday May 5th HSQ+1, 4 saxes and drums,

swing, standards and lovers’ rock

Wednesday May 8th Claire Roberts duo –

fab renditions of jazz standards, vocals, violin and keys

Sunday May 12th Midnite Johnny Morana – All the way from the USA -Rockin’ blues

Sunday May 19th Steve Chadwick

Wednesday May 22nd Steve Chadwick

Sunday May 26th Mark Greer and Clive Mellor – Running the gamut from 1930’s blues to avant-garde gospel.

Wednesday May 29th Magic beans Arrangements of pop and standards

Sunday 2nd June Paolo Fuschi e La Banda, rockin’ rhythm n blues

Sunday 9th June Gary Boyle Quartet Jazz fusion maestro

Wednesday 12th June Trish Heenan stunning vocal arrangements

Sunday 16th June Steve Oakes Quartet Guitar and sax led jazz

Sunday 23rd June Jelly Sours Jazz, blues, originals

Wednesday 26th June Bim Williams Quartet Guitar led jazz standards

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...