Friday, January 12, 2018

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 19th January 2018 has Bruce Johnson on trumpet lead, Monique Lysiak on piano, Paul Furniss on reeds and Jim Morrell on drums...

Bruce Johnson is our trumpet lead for the night at Club Ashfield....welcome Bruce, with Monique Lysiak on the Club's grand piano, Paul Furniss on reeds, and  Jim Morrell on drums....together with the Bridge City Jazz Band regulars Colin Davies on double bass, myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo,  and  Mike Hallam  on trombone.
All we need is your good selves and the night will be a swinging one 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....





Friday, January 5, 2018

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 12th January 2018 has Greg Englert back on trumpet lead with Brad 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 12th January 2018 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....















Saturday, December 30, 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 5th January 2018 sees the band back for the year with Geoff Power on cornet lead, Monique Lysiak on piano and Graham Hilgendorf on drums.....

Well a Happy New Year  to all you jazz lovers.....
This first gig at Club Ashfield in 2018...the coming Friday 5th January sees Geoff Power lead the Bridge City Jazz Band on cornet with Monique Lysiak on the Club's grand piano and Graham Hilgendorf on drums....they join the Bridge City JB regulars, Mike Hallam on trombone, Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass and Dennis Quinlan on banjo....







  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....