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Kenilworth Jazz Club

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

Scrapbook

Entry £7.50 on the door

Scrapbook - September 5th, 2016

Sitting somewhere between jazz, folk and rock, Scrapbook’s music is a collection of heartfelt odes, underpinned by chord sequences that tell a story in their own right. Each musical theme is in it for the long game – pretty melodies dance and swell over the course of minutes, gradually transforming into fierce and fiery chordal riffs loaded with dark and beautiful harmony.

Scrapbook is Angus Bayley (piano, composition), Dave Hamblett (drums), Paul Trippett (bass), Kieran McLeod (trombone), Alaric Taylor (trumpet), Daisy Watkins (viola), and Nick Sigsworth (violin).

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Kenilworth Arts Festival – Jason Rebello

Tickets £16 from wegottickets.com

jason rebello - September 15th, 2016

Appearing as part of the Kenilworth Arts Festival in the most magnificent surroundings of Kenilworth Castle Tudor Stables – on Thursday 15th September – is the legendary jazz pianist Jason Rebello. Since exploding on to the scene in the 1990s, Jason has cemented his reputation as one of the most talented, inventive and intuitive pianists of his generation. He has won most of the major jazz music awards, has been nominated for a MOBO Award, and has worked with artists across the musical spectrum including Sting, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel Pee Wee Ellis and Madeline Peyroux. As part of the festival programme, Jason will be performing a very special solo piano concert. Tickets available from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/369841

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Chris Whiter Quintet

Entry £7.50 on the door

Chris Whiter - October 3rd, 2016

An emerging talent on the jazz scene, flautist, saxophonist and composer Chris Whiter has already been named ‘one to watch’ by Jazzwise magazine. Chris’s layering of instrumental textures and rhythmic patterns have become a trademark of his compositions, with his works being featured at the BBC Proms and Ronnie Scott’s. He held the baritone chair with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (2011-13) and has played at top festivals including Montreux, Vienne and North Sea.

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Tommaso Starace Quartet

Entry £7.50 on the door

Tomasso - November 7th, 2016

The Tommaso Starace Quartet come to Kenilworth to present their Cannonball Adderley Tribute.

Born in 1975 in Milano, Italy Tommaso started playing the saxophone and studying music at the age of 18. He moved to the United Kingdom in 1994 where he graduated at Birmingham Conservatoire with a Bmus first class honours and later at the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama with a Postgraduate Degree in jazz studies in the year 2000. He has performed with some of the most respected jazz musicians including Billy Cobham, David Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Stan Sulzmann, Jim Mullen, Jonathan Gee, Paolo Pellegatti, Gianni Giudici. In the year 2004 he collaborated with award winning oscar film composer Dario Marianelli ( ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘ The Atonement’ ) recording music for ‘This Little Life’, a BBC drama for Channel Four.

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Emily Francis Trio

Entry £7.50 on the door

Emily Francis - December 5th, 2016

Fast becoming one of the hottest young groups on the British Jazz scene, the Emily Francis Trio are a London based group who combine influences from Jazz-Funk, Soul and Progressive Rock with a traditional improvised sensibility, resulting in fresh and exciting compositions.

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Camilla George

Entry £7.50 on the door

Camilla George - February 27th, 2017

Camilla George is a London based saxophone player, improviser, composer and teacher. In 2009 she joined award winning band, Jazz Jamaica and in 2014 formed the Camilla George Quartet.

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