Friday, November 17, 2017

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 24th November 2017 we've James Power with us on trumpet lead, Peter Locke on piano and Cy Donkin on drums...

Its special trumpet night at Club Ashfield this coming Friday the 24th November 2017 with James Power  on the trumpet lead,  Peter Locke on the Club's grand piano and Cy Donkin on the drums joining the Bridge City Jazz Band regulars,Mike Hallam, trombone.... Colin Beal,reeds...Colin Davies, double bass...and Dennis Quinlan on banjo...
The night promises to be a swinger.....








 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....





 



Friday, November 10, 2017

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 17th November 2017 we've Greg Englert with us on trumpet lead, Bradley Newman on piano and Chris Gentle on drums

Greg Englert is a diehard Louis Amstrong fan and with Greg leading on trumpet this coming Friday 17th November 2017 there is sure to be a strong Louis influence in the tunes played....the other two special guests on the night at Club Ashfield are Bradley Newman on piano and Chris Gentle on drums.....
They join the Bridge City JB regulars...Colin Beal on reeds, Mike Hallam on trombone, Colin Davies on double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo....
Aghh, the though of the night excites me as I'm sure it does yourselves.....








 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....









Friday, November 3, 2017

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 10th November 2017 we've another Celebration of 1920's Jazz, part 10 with Dave Ridyard on soprano sax lead, Bradley Newman on piano, Pam Withnall on reeds, Eric Gibbons on trombone and Jim Morrell on drums....

This coming Friday 20th October 2017 at Club Ashfield, we've Dave Ridyard leading the Bridge City Jazz Band on soprano saxophone featuring another of his "Celebration of 1920's Jazz"...Brad Newman's on the Club's grand piano, Jim Morrell on drums and Pam Withnall on clarinet and Eric gibbons on trombone- .....linking up with the Bridge City JB regulars.... Colin Davies on double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo....back from a UK motorcycle oriented trip...no riding, just some historical research....thanks to Cliff Parsons for depping for me.....
You'll be assured of a great night of traditional jazz....




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....