Monthly Archives: July 2017


Sussex Jazz Kings play at Farnborough Jazz Club (Kent) on 29th April 2016. (LtoR) Iain MCaulay (trombone), Pete Clancy (d.bass), Dave Stradwick (trumpet) and Bernard Stutt (clarinet) (hidden are Pete Lay on drums and Phil Durrell on banjo). Photo by Mike Witt.

Tonight, Friday 21st July 2017, we have old favourites, DAVE STRADWICK’S SUSSEX JAZZ KINGS to play for us.  Trumpet player&vocalist, DAVE has his usual band members BERNARD STUTT (clarinet), IAIN McAUALAY (trombone), PETE LAY (drums), PETER CLANCY (bass) and KEVIN SCOTT(banjo,guitar&vocals).   Keyboard not working, so no more words, just be there! Thanks.

Diane & Keith

Bob Dwyer’s Bix & Pieces, Friday, 14th July 2017

John Bayne on bass sax (big Bertha) with Bob Dwyer’s Bix & Pieces at Farnborough Jazz Club on 29th January 2016. Photo by Mike Witt.

BOB DWYER’S BIX & PIECES jazz band will be here at FARNBOROUGH JAZZ CLUB on FRIDAY, 14th JULY 2017.  Band leader BOB (trombonist &vocalist) will be joined by CHEZ CHESTERMAN (trumpet) and ALAN CRESSWELL (clarinet), plus the engine boys will include HUGH CROZIER (piano &vocals), JOHN BAYNE (double bass & a real treat on bass sax), DAVE PRICE (banjo &guitar) and GRAHAM CAULICOTTE (drums).   Unless you are new here, you will all know by now that this band will always play brilliantly for us.  You can expect variety and good dancing tempos to boot.  If you haven’t tried our club before, don’t be shy to give us a try.  You won’t be sorry, I’m sure you will enjoy the fun.  Lovely Shepherd Neame beer at club prices and plenty of free parking …..

and Diane and Keith will be your hosts for the evening.

George ‘Kid’ Tidiman’s All Stars, Friday, 7th July 2017

George ‘Kid’ Tidiman’s All Stars at Farnborough Jazz Club on 1st April 2016. (LtoR) Tim Huskisson on clarinet, with Denny Ilett (trumpet) and George ‘Kid’ Tidiman (trombone). Photo by Mike Witt.

Ol’ George ‘Kid’ TIDIMAN has his full band on tonight here at Farnborough Jazz Club tonight, Friday, 7th July 2017.   George (on trombone) will have with him that wonderfully talented lot, DENNY ILETT on trumpet, with TIM HUSKISSON on clarinet, ‘SOUTHEND BOB’ ALLBUT on banjo & fantastic vocals, JOHN SIRETT on double bass and BILL FINCH on drums.  Come and join in the fun and dance all evening to this lovely band.  We will have all the doors and windows open, so with that lovely breeze, you shouldn’t feel as hot as it is right now, beautiful as it is (28˚)!

See you all later.

Your hosts, Diane and Keith