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Kenilworth Jazz Club

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Come along once a month – usually the first Monday of each month – to see Live Jazz in a comfortable friendly atmosphere. Held at Kenilworth Rugby Club, there is a bar and plenty of seating. Find us, or get in touch using our Contact Us page – maybe you know someone we should be featuring; let us know!

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Upcoming Events:

(doors open 7pm music starts 7:45pm, unless otherwise stated)

Nick Dewhurst Quintet

£7.50

- September 4th, 2017

Formed in 2015, the Nick Dewhurst Band takes the shape of a quintet, featuring Nick on Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Guitar, Callum Roxburgh on Tenor Saxophone, Tom Lindsay on Piano, Electric Piano & Organ, Tom Moore on Electric and Double Bass, and Carl Hemmingsley on Drums. With each musician bringing their own influences to the band, the Nick Dewhurst band has developed a sound which is an exciting blend of Hard Bop and Jazz-Funk Fusion. You can expect to hear a mixture of jazz standards, some of Nick’s original compositions, and tunes composed or recorded by some of Nick’s favourite trumpeters.

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Gwilym Simcock – Kenilworth Arts Festival

£12.00

- September 21st, 2017

Presented in a partnership between the Kenilworth Arts Festival and Kenilworth Jazz Club, at St.John’s Church

Gwilym Simcock is one of the most gifted pianists and imaginative composers on the European scene. He moves effortlessly between jazz and classical music, with a “harmonic sophistication and subtle dovetailing of musical traditions.” Gwilym has been hailed as a pianist of ‘exceptional’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘dazzling’ ability, and his music has received universal critical acclaim and a myriad of prestigious awards.

Tickets available from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/399356

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Tom Millar Quartet

£7.50

- October 2nd, 2017

Tom Millar is a pianist, composer and bandleader. He was born in Sydney, Australia and grew up in London. After reading Music at King’s College, Cambridge, he studied Jazz Piano and Composition for a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and with Django Bates in Bern, Switzerland.

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Alan Barnes with the Mitch Perrins Trio

£7.50

- November 6th, 2017

Alan Barnes is a prolific international performer, composer, arranger, bandleader and touring soloist. He is best known for his work on clarinet, alto and baritone sax, where he combines a formidable virtuosity with a musical expression and collaborative spirit that have few peers.

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Leo Richardson Quartet

£7.50

- December 4th, 2017

Leo’s quartet consists of musicians who are all standouts in their own right. Rick Simpson, winner of the Yamaha Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Jazz Musicians, resides on piano. Mark Lewandowski, one of the most sought-after young musicians of his generation, drives a hugely vibrant, powerful double bass. And, in keeping with the talent in this line-up, the exceedingly diverse Ed Richardson rounds things off on drums.

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