14th July - 16th July
A brilliant annual event - a weekend of great Jazz music, a fantastic range of beers – and great food!
A great selection of around nine Jazz Bands will be playing over the weekend featuring a wide range of genres
We look forward to bringing you a wide selection of ales and a selection of ciders sourced from small independent brewers – with many from our own on-site Heritage Brewery such as Charrington’s IPA and Worthington White Shield.
Enjoy a wide range of food stalls and the Brewery Tap Bar and Restaurant and Cooper’s café will also be open.
Prices will include entrance to the National Brewery Centre museum (guided tours available for an extra charge on the day).
Update note (21st June):- Thoroughly Modern Jukebox - previously featured here as a headline act on the Saturday evening will now no longer be appearing . Details of a top flight replacement will be posted here in the next few days
The Line up for the weekend so far is:-
Friday evening. 7pm – 11.30pm. Tickets £10.
7-8.45pm Emma Jonson Duo.
Emma is an exciting blues pianist from the Midlands, having a distinctive left hand that has been compared to the likes of Fats Domino and Albert Ammons.
In addition to her soft spot for the boogie woogie and originals, Emma has a large repertoire of classic and current cover songs. Her energetic piano style is complimented by unique soothing vocals making her a truly versatile act.
9.15 - 11.00pm The Remi Harris Trio
Remi Harris is an exciting young guitarist from the UK who's unique style draws inspiration from Gypsy Swing, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Heavy Metal, Electronic and World Music. He has toured worldwide as well as performing at Buckingham Palace, Montreal Jazz Festival, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with Jamie Cullum, on BBC 4 Television and live on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3.
Saturday Daytime 10am - 6pm. Tickets £6.
10.15 - 11.15am. Sheffield Jazz Trio Chronology
CHRONOLOGY is a
jazz trio with a difference. A jazz trio traditionally features piano, bass and
drums, but CHRONOLOGY use the open sound of guitar, drums and sax.
CHRONOLOGY revisit classic compositions from the golden period of post-war jazz - 1950 to 1980. That period of 'modern jazz' saw the rise of hugely significant musicians/composers - Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock. Expect a broad range of approaches, combining buoyant Latin grooves, delicate atmospheric offerings and driving swing!
11.45 - 1.30pm WIL Pearson
Wil Pearson is a young and very talented local jazz vocalist and pianist. Jazz Style: A vibrant range of new and old music performed with jazzy influences.
2.00pm - 3.45pm. Jamie Brownfield Trio
JBQ consists of British Jazz Awards rising star, Jamie on Trumpet. Tom Kincaid on Piano, Ken Marley on Double Bass, and Jack Cotterill on Drums. This fresh and exciting quartet have a vast range of experience in different styles of music and have come together to play their own mix of New Orleans street beat, swing & reggae.
The band are heavily influenced by the likes of Harry Connick Jr, Leroy Jones, Clark Terry, Oscar Peterson & Christian McBride.
4.15 - 6.00pm. Jim Wynn & Laura Collins
Jim Wynn & Laura Collins Jim & Laura regularly perform together in The Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra, a 16-piece big band based in Birmingham. Here they will be performing a more intimate set with music drawn from the Great American Songbook of the 1920s - 1940s.
Saturday Evening. 7pm – 11.30pm. Tickets £10.
7.00 - 8.45pm. The Busquitos
The Busquitos play music from the 'Roaring Twenties' till yesterday . Hot Club, Jazz, Pop Rock & Roll, Classical Music, you’ll hear it all! Songs by Disney , Django Reinhart, the Mills Brothers, Sonny Rollins, and Irving Berlin, just to name a few as well as catchy tunes such as Yackety Sax, The Love Boat, The Flintstones, The Nanny , Bonanza, Rawhide… Great fun!
9.15 - 11.00pm. New headline act TBA
Thoroughly Modern Jukebox - previously featured here as the headline act will now no longer be appearing . Details of a top flight replacement will be posted here in the next few days
Sunday daytime. 10am - 6pm. Tickets £6
10.15 - 11.15am. Jim Wynn
Jim has an exquisite repertoire of melodic jazz and Latin standards composed by the likes of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim, that are sure to add a sophisticated touch to this event.
11.45 - 1.30pm. Burton College Jazz Dancers
A warm welcome please for students from the Performing arts course at Burton and South Derbyshire College
2.00 - 3.45pm. Not Strictly Jazz
Delano Mills is a guitarist/bass player from Birmingham who plays jazz/rock fusion and performs both with his own band and as a session musician with others. His Jazz band consists of Delano Mills: bass. Alvin Davis: Saxophones. Martin Trotman: Keyboards & Vocals & Wayne Scott: Drums
The band perform
a repertoire of jazz/funk including music by artistes such as Stanley Clarke,
Billy Cobham, Marcus Miller, Grover Washington Jr, Jeff Lorber, Victor Bailey,
See more info at delanomills.co.uk or www.notstrictlyjazz.com
4.15 - 6.00pm. AB Trio
A/B trio bring together three of Alberta’s most in-demand performing and recording musicians - Thom Bennett (drums and cymbals), Dan Davis (saxophone), and Josh McHan (double bass). Their material ranges from inventive re-interpretations of standards to modern, original repertoire. The trio’s format is fresh, and their music is at turns, fun, accessible, melodic and compelling.
TICKETS £10 for Friday or Saturday evening (7pm - 11.30pm) or £6 for Saturday or Sunday daytime (10am - 6pm). All weekend ticket £20.
Book now online or call 01283 532880
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