Traditional Jazz at Wickham Bishops Village Hall
The Wickham Bishops Jazz Club is currently run as a Fund Raising venture for the Village Hall funds. It continues the high standard of the previous Club of Jazz which took place in the hall for 27 years and was widely recognised as one of the top venues for Traditional Jazz in the country and features the top musicians from Britain and abroad.
14th September 2019
7 Stars of Jazz
Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz's style is reminiscent of the Alex Welsh Band, which, during the mid to late 1900's, was Britain's foremost Chicago/Dixieland style jazz band.
With an eclectic mix of Chicago, Swing and Dixieland plus a hint of Vaudeville, the band doesn't just play jazz it entertains the audience. It is impossible not to be swept along with the atmosphere.
This then is the basis of Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz, not to be a direct "tribute" band to Alex Welsh but a band that plays with a similar energy and skill plus the ability to entertain an audience with a variety of musical styles.
Admission: ₤12.50 - Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start until 10.45pm performance.
Bring your own drinks and glasses, and please remember to take home the empties.
Please refrain from talking during the performance and please respect our neighbours by leaving quietly after the session.
For bookings and more information, please contact Pete Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07548 775777.