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Jazz, Blues & Swing in Malvern

Jazz musicians playing

Event Description

Live jazz, blues and swing return to Malvern with a fantastic band playing Malvern Cube on the first Sunday of each month. This informal setting with table seating, offers a fully licensed bar, space for dancing and plentiful free parking.

Doors open at 7pm for sessions running from 8pm to 10.30pm (including interval).

Admission: £10 cash only on the door

Sunday 5 December 2021: Malvern Big Band with Garry Rutter (vocals)

An evening of big band music, with a carefully chosen programme to reflect the best of the Rat Pack years, wartime music such as the Glenn Miller sound and the best of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and many more. An entertaining evening with Malvern’s very own swinging big band.

Sunday 2 January 2022: Janice Williamson with the Gary Bell Band

Janice Williamson is on vocals. She is a founding member of the acapella group ‘Black Voices’. She is a solo Gospel and Jazz artist.

Gary Bell Band performers: Gary Bell (Trumpet and Flugelhorn), Richard Leach (Trombone), Henry Newman (Keyboard), Jim Sutton (Bass) and Roger Armstrong (Drums).

Sunday 6 February 2022: Washington Whirligig

Early New Orleans, driving mainstream jazz, swing and blues – varied programme and very entertaining.
For more information about Washington Whirligig click here

Sunday 6 March 2022: Fret and Fiddle

This award-winning group formed in 2001 in the style ‘Hot Club de France’ – swing tunes, gypsy music, blues & more.
For more information about Fret and Fiddle click here

Sunday 3 April 2022: John Hallam with the Graham Smith Quartet

Swinging night guaranteed with top UK reeds maestro joining forces with the fine Graham Smith quartet.
John Hallam – Reeds, Steve Smith – Guitar, Rich Hughes – Piano, Simon Smith – Bass, Graham Smith – Drums.
For more information about Fret and Fiddle click here

Sunday 1 May 2022: Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell

A tribute to early acoustic Blues and Jazz.
Tom ‘ Spats’ Langham, Danny Blythe, Malcolm Sked and Emily Campell.

Sunday 5 June: Jeanne Marlow with the Rod Kelly Quartet

The fantastic, west country based singer Jeanne Marlow is teamed with the Rod Kelly Quartet. All the classics and standards from the swing era.

Sunday 3 July – Swingtime Jam Session

Len has let loose with his telephone and his renowned ‘little black book’. For this session expect a wonderful evening of fine swinging jazz – anything can happen…and usually does!

Sunday 1 May

8:00pm

Malvern Cube

£10.00

Location

Malvern Cube

WR14 2YF

01684 575363

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