GRANTIES DIXIE SIX are ready to entertain you again tonight, Friday 16th August 2019 at FARNBOROUGH JAZZ CLUB (Kent). That’s right, Keith himself on drums, is back celebrating a birthday (well that was last Monday, but he’s still celebrating – so his usual smile will be in situ tonight. He’ll be enjoying himself, helping to swing this lovely Dixieland jazz band along (and oh yes, I didn’t need to eat my hat – as I had promised to do last time if it hadn’t been enjoyed by everyone, because it was). Tonight, Keith has fabulous PETER LEONARD playing trumpet and singing, with tenor sax player, wonderful JOHN LEE, plus the tererific trombonist, BOB DWYER (of ‘Bob Dwyer’s Bix & Pieces fame), also singing. Also swinging away of piano is TIM HUSKISSON,, Plus, enjoyable ROGER CURPHEY is back on double bass, keeping Keith company . I shall also sing a couple of songs. All this kicks off at 8:00pm – see you later – your hosts, Diane and Keith. …. sorry pics not sitting right – will sort soon!!!!!!!!!!!
BARRY’S back again here at FARNBOROUGH JAZZ CLUB (Kent) with ‘BARRY PALSER’S SUPER SIX’ this coming Friday, 9th August 2019. Of course, Barry’s boys are among the top best jazzers in the Country. These boys are ALAN GRESTY (trumpet), TIM HUSKISSON (clarinet and sax), BARRY himself (playing trombone), ANDY LAWRENCE (double bass), TONY PITT (banjo and guitar) and special guest star JOHN WATSON (Chris Barber’s drummer). Come ready to be really entertained big time. Music will be the usual time of 8:00pm till 11:00pm and if you haven’t been here before, we have a friendly atmosphere, a club-priced bar, dancing, a raffle and plenty of off-road free parking. Join us for a fun-filled Friday’s entertainment – entrance is only £10. Your hosts are Diane & Keith. P.S mislaid ‘mouse’ needed to upload photos – will be back in the morning!
We’re certainly expecting a humdinger with GEORGE ‘KID’ TIDIMAN’S ALL STARS on Friday, 2nd AUGUST 2019. What a band our trombone playing ‘Kid’ has planned to be with him (not that any of his band members aren’t anything but good). However, DENNY ISLETT is back playing trumpet and what a player – aye! Plus, you know what I think of TIM HUSKISSON, he’s playing clarinet & sax. JOHN SIRET is playing double bass, ‘SOUTHEND BOB’ ALBUTT is on banjo (& brilliant vocals), plus KEITH GRANT will be playing drums – yes back again this week (unfortunately, sorry to mention, but Bill Finch is feeling ‘under the weather’ just now). Mentioning weather, small flying ants are out tonight – covering my car, so probably means hot weather likely). Come and have a drink tomorrow night to keep you ‘happy’ and hydrated and at the same time, enjoy the great music likely at our club. Diane and Keith – your hosts. P.S., so sorry, no time to sort photos again, please look back at previous newsletters of the band hmmm.