Maggie Black, whom I met at the 2010 Whitley Bay International Jazz Festival, sends word of jazz gigs that will surely interest JAZZ LIVES readers holidaying in the UK.
Maggie Black Presents:
May 9: The Pheasantry, 152 King’s Road, SW3 4UT.
JEFF BARNHART (stride/piano/singer), ANNE BARNHART (flute), DAN LEVINSON (clarinet), STEPHANE SEVA (washboard). £15: 8.30pm.
May 26: Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street. £20 £15-concs. 8pm. Bookings: 020 7388 8822.
DJANGO A LA CREOLE: EVAN CHRISTOPHER (clarinet), SEBASTIEN GIRADOT (bass), DAVE BLENKHORN, DAVE KELBIE (guitars).
FREE DAYTIME JAZZ at Neal’s Uard (off Short’s Gardens) Covent Garden WC2.
JEFF BARNHART and ANNE BARNHART: “IVORY and GOLD”
Oct. 28: Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street
PARIS WASHBOARD: £20 8pm Tickets 020 7388 8822
Wimbledon Music Festival presents:
CLAUDE BOLLING, Ellington’s friend and disciple, his trio and THE Lebanese flautist, Wissam Boutany, playing the ‘Suite for Piano and Flute’ that Bolling co-composed with Rampal- which topped the charts every week for over a year!
Nov 14 @ Royal Wimbledon Golf Club £50.
For more information, contact Maggie Black at Maggie Black Presentations, Flat 6, Turner House, 2 Exchange Court, London WC2R 0PP. UK — or visit maggieblackjazz.co.uk, or www.travelsandjazz.co.uk. Phone 020 7240 8866 (home/work) or 07891 602 878 (mobile), 06 33 74 22 01(France)