Friday, September 23, 2016

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 30th September we're having " A Celebration of 1920's Jazz" led by David Ridyard on soprano sax and other reeds, Brad Newman on the Club's grand piano and Jim Morrell on drums...

This coming Friday 22nd July 2016 at Club Ashfield we've a special evening that features David Ridyard leading the Bridge City Jazz Band for "A Celebration of 1920's Jazz", Brad Newman is on the Club's grand piano, Jim Morrell is on drums and ....they compliment the regular Bridge City Jazz Band personnel....John Bates on trombone and vocals, myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo and Colin Beal on additional reeds and Colin Davies on double bass.....
This is building up to a super night of traditional jazz.......




Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....  

Best of all the admission is FREE....


 Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...






Friday, September 16, 2016

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 23rd September Jiri Kripac..."The bouncing Czech" leads the band on trumpet with Bradley Newman on the Club's grand piano, Jack Wiard on reeds and Craig Lee on drums....

The Bridge City Jazz band is led by "The bouncing Czech", Jiri Kripac on trumpet lead at Club Ashfield this coming Friday 23rd September 2016 as special guest with three other special guests...Bradley Newman on piano and with our regular reed player away, Jack Wiard is on soprano sax and clarinet and Craig Lee's on the bands drum kit.....
Always an interesting night of traditional jazz with Jiri in the lead.....
Our regular band members, John Bates on trombone/vocals, Colin Davies on double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo make up the seven piece band for the night...







 Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....  

Best of all the admission is FREE....







 Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...






Saturday, September 10, 2016

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 16th September with the Canberra duo in town, we've Tony Thomas on trumpet lead, Ron Cook on the Club's grand piano and Chris Gentle on drums.....

The Canberra duo are in town for a series of gigs with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield, starting this Friday evening 16th September 2016...Tony Thomas on trumpet lead, Ron Cook on piano and Chris Gentle on drums...the Bridge City JB regulars, Dennis Quinlan on banjo, Colin Davies on double bass, Colin Beal on reeds and John Bates on trombone/vocals make up the seven piece Black Mountain and Bridge City Jazz Band...
On the Sunday 18th September 2016 this band plays at The Pines on Old Northern Road, Dural 12.30pm to 4pm.
And as a quartet.....Tony Thomas on trumpet, Ron Cook on alto sax, Colin Davies on double bass and Dennis Quinlan on banjo 5-7pm at the motor racing circuit Wakefield Park, on the Braidwood Road, Tirrannaville NSW  some 10km from Goulburn. The event on the day is the 40th anniversary of the 2+4 All Historic Race meeting held in January 1976 at Amaroo Park on the northern Sydney outskirts....







Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...

 Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....  
Best of all the admission is FREE....




Where is The Pines gig....??
Just past the Dural shopping centre on Old Northern Road, Dural some 200 metres on the left, the entrance to the information centre... 



Saturday, September 3, 2016

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 9th September with Geoff Power on trumpet lead we've a special birthday bash for our guest pianist Monique Lysiak with Jim Morrell on the drum stool...

This coming Friday, 9th September 2016 at Club Ashfield the Bridge City Jazz Band has a special birthday bash for the guest pianist on the night, Monique Lysiak...a ladies age can be a sensitive issue so you'll have to come along on the night to find out...Geoff Power leads the band with Jim Morrell on drums and the Bridge City Jazz Band regulars, John Bates on trombone, Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass and myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo making the band up to the usual great seven piece traditional jazz band.....
Come along and celebrate with Monique.....





Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...


 Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....  
Best of all the admission is FREE....