Elmbridge Jazz Clubs – Gigs at Imber Court Sports & Leisure Centre East Molesey / Esher Surrey
Elmbridge Jazz Clubs – Jazz at Imber Court
The venue for this Jazz Club is Imber Court, East Molesey Surrey. They have a large car park and a reasonably priced club bar.
We offer relaxing jazz in a friendly atmosphere and new-comers are always welcome.
Gigs for November 2019 – April 2020
When: Approximately Monthly, on a Tuesday or Friday
Where: Imber Court Sports Club & Leisure Centre
Music from 8.30pm. A raffle forms part of the interval ‘banter’ and newcomers are welcomed into our friendly jazz-loving sessions.
Price: See Programme.
Booking / Contact Info:
No need to book but please call if you have any queries.
Phone 01932 845 174.
Please mention the All About Weybridge website
Large Car Park / Bar / Raffle
Friday 8th November 2019 – David Newton Trio
One of the UK’s most accomplished musicians, David Newton, will thrill us with his innovative, sensitive, always swinging keyboard skills, keeping us – and his cohorts – on the edge of our seats.
Composer, arranger, vocalists’ accompanist of choice, small group or big band pianist, this evening Dave will be joined by Andrew Cleyndert on double bass and Matt Home on drums.
Join us for an evening of high class jazz from masters of the art. £14.
Tuesday 19th November 2019 – Stan Reynolds Big Band
It’s well over a year since Stan died but the band is continuing and tonight Andrew Butcher leads 17 fine musicians to give us an exciting, foot-tapping evening of arrangements from the Basie and Ellington era.
Come and enjoy swinging big band music in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. £12.
Friday 17th January 2020 - Jim Mullen/Henry Lowther Quintet
Two giants from the UK jazz world; Jim with his strong blues influenced guitar playing and Henry, one of the finest trumpet and flugelhorn players always in great demand for session and top recording dates. Versatile Gareth Williams on keyboard, virtuoso double bass player Paul Morgan and the innovative percussionist Sebastiaan de Krom (this is the correct spelling) provide the first class rhythm section. £14.
Friday 21st February 2020 – Alan Barnes/Bruce Adams Quintet
Leader and reed player Alan and his long-term cohort Bruce on trumpet and flugelhorn receive sterling support from their rhythm section: John Pearce (keyboard), Andrew Cleyndert (double bass) and Matt Home (drums).
Join us for an entertaining evening of sparkling jazz – and wit! £14.
Friday 6th March 2020 – Matt Wates Quartet
Leader Matt Wates, with his mellow and flowing alto saxophone sound, is accompanied by his regular trio Leon Greening (keyboard), Julian Bury (double bass) and Matt Fishwick (drums).
An enjoyable evening of straight ahead modern jazz with bebop influences played by a tight quartet, their varied programme including some standards as well as compositions by their leader. £14.
Tue 17th March 2020 – Jimmy Hastings Quartet
Reed player Jimmy’s long and varied career includes performing in big bands live, on radio and TV; with Humphrey Lyttleton; many USA artistes, West End musicals, studio recording sessions and of course with small combos such as his own quartet tonight. Co-leader with equally impressive pedigree is Jimmy’s long-term accompanist John Horler (keyboard), also John Dankworth’s pianist for many years. The immaculate bass playing of Dave Green and swinging drummer Denis Smith complete this exciting quartet. £14.
Friday 17th April 2020 – Dave Marrion Big Band
The late Dave Marrion’s band continues to thrive and we will hear the classic big band numbers made famous by Count Basie, Sammy Nestico and many others, played joyfully by 17 fine musicians including the legendary Ronnie Hughes featured in the trumpet section. £14.
Tuesday 28th April 2020 – Steve Rushton’s Rhythmism
Their first appearance at Imber Court. At home with jazz, swing and rock, versatile percussionist Steve Rushton leads this new and exciting quintet which includes one of our favourite bass players at Imber Court, Paul Morgan, and features big band and jazz vocalist Louise Cookman.
They will be playing numbers from their latest album “Cool Heat, Burnin’ Beat” which explores the music and styles of Gene Krupa and Anita O’Day. Expect explosive and entertaining musical entertainment! £14.