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 2018 – April 2019
When: Approximately Monthly
Where: Imber Court Sports Club & Leisure Centre
Music from 8.30 pm except on 26th March, when SCYJO starts at 8 pm. A raffle forms part of the interval ‘banter’ and newcomers are welcomed into our friendly jazz-loving sessions.
Price: See Programme.
Phone 01932 845 174.
Please mention the All About Weybridge website
Large Car Park / Bar / Raffle
Friday 9th November 2018
Jazz at Imber Court is proud to offer you a stellar line-up.
Mark Nightingale started at London’s Trinity College of Music, served his ‘apprenticeship’ with NYJO (National Youth Jazz Orchestra), is greatly in demand for studio session work and TV appearances and has rightly become known as one of the top-flight jazz trombonists worldwide, recording and playing with a wide range of artistes from Frank Sinatra to Steely Dan. He runs his own bands, composes and arranges, and is passionate about educating young players. As if that weren’t enough, we have John Horler on keyboard, who has been with Mark in John Dankworth’s band for many years, Andrew Cleyndert on double bass and Steve Brown on drums, all of whom are constantly in demand to accompany top musicians. Starts at 8.30 pm, entrance £14, raffle and a warm welcome.
Friday 16th November 2018
This is going to be a Special Big Band Night – ‘Remembering Stan Reynolds’.
Stan passed away in April of this year and tonight, with his family, friends and fellow musicians, Stan’s band will lift the roof off! We shall be hearing all the great arrangements that this band has under its belt (Basie, Ellington and the like) and no doubt there will be some extra surprises. Please note, we shall be starting at 8 pm. Entrance £12, hopefully we’ll have time to run the usual raffle –and we can expect a great atmosphere.
Friday 18th January 2019 – Al Nicholls Quartet
The warm, gutsy sound of Al Nicholls’ tenor saxophone is back to delight us, backed for the first time at Imber Court by Leon Greening on keyboard, with virtuoso double bass player Paul Morgan and drummer Denis Smith. Expect to hear beautiful, rhythmic tunes and some incredible solos. £13.
Friday 15th February 2019 – No Jazz This Night
Just to make you look forward to the next one even more!
Tuesday 26th February 2019 – Willie Garnett Big Band
We push the walls back for the Willie Garnett Big Band. Sixteen fine musicians play familiar and well-loved arrangements from Basie and Ellington to more recent charts. Enjoy a swinging, foot-tapping evening in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. £12.
Friday 15th March 2019 – Jim Mullen Organ Trio
Guitarist Jim Mullen excels in a diverse range of styles including blues, jazz and latin. Many will remember the swinging jazz funk duo Morrissey/Mullen from the 70’s and 80’s. Tonight Jim’s band consists of organist Mike Gorman and drummer Tristan Maillot – expect more swinging sounds! £13.
Tuesday 26th March 2019 – Surrey County Youth Jazz Orchestra
Pupils from various schools in Surrey, led by the excellent John Whelan, play from their repertoire of swing, big band and rock. Their musicianship is impressive, their enthusiasm infectious and they deserve their good reputation. Come and support our youngsters in these worthy endeavours. An earlier start of 8 pm, entrance £10 and an atmosphere of high energy!
Friday 12th April 2019 – Alan Barnes/Bruce Adams Quintet
The well-known reed player and band leader Alan Barnes teams up with Bruce Adams on trumpet and flugelhorn to entertain us with sparkling jazz – and wit. Robin Aspland (keyboard), Andrew Cleyndert (double bass) and Matt Home (drums) provide the sterling rhythm section. Come and enjoy the fun with us! £14.
Friday 10th May 2019 – Jimmy Hastings Quartet
A highly tuned modern jazz quartet with leader Jimmy Hastings on reeds, superlative pianist John Horler on keyboard, Tim Wells (double bass) and Trevor Tomkins (drums). Enjoy four musicians who regularly play together, expect to hear some lesser known tunes as well as some favourites. £13.