Friday, April 20, 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 ...and this coming Friday the 27th April 2018 see Jiri Kripac, affectionately called "The Bouncing Czech" on cornet lead with Bradley Newman on the Club's grand piano, Geoff Power on trombone and Chris Gentle on the drum stool....

Its the "Bouncin' Czech" back with us this coming Friday 27th April 2018 at Club Ashfield...Jiri Kripac is on cornet lead, Brad Newman on the Club's grand piano and Chris Gentle  on the band drumkit and Geoff Power on trombone...they join the Bridge City Jazz Band regulars.... Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass and Dennis Quinlan on banjo....
A night of trad. jazz for dancing and listening....










 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, April 13, 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 ...and this coming Friday the 20th April 2018 we've the super jazz violinist George Washingmachine lead the band with Gary Walford on piano, Eric Gibbons on trombone and Joel Davis on drums....wow!

George Washingmachine is always a welcome leader for the Bridge City Jazz Band and he's back with us this coming Friday 20th  April 2018 at Club Ashfield as a special guest with Gary Walford on the Club's grand piano and Joel Davis on drums and Eric Gibbons on trombone.... they complement the regulars Bridge City JB members,  Dennis Quinlan on banjo, Colin Davies on double bass and Colin Beal on reeds....Mike Hallam is still recouperating from his heart attack and we hope to see him back soon...
A super night of swinging traditional jazz coming up.....











  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, April 6, 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 ...and this coming Friday the 13th April 2018 sees the duo from Canberra's old Black Mountain Jazz Band back with us...Tony Thomas on trumpet, Ron Cook on piano then Eric Gibbons on trombone and Chris Gentle on drums....

The Canberra Duo are back....! And they will play with us this coming Friday 16th February 2018...at Club Ashfield, ....Tony Thomas on trumpet lead, Ron Cook on piano, Chris Gentle on drums, with Eric Gibbons on trombone for both gigs.....they join the Bridge City Jazz Band regulars  ...Colin Beal, reeds, Colin Davies double bass and Dennis Quinlan on banjo.
 Unfortunately mid January our trombone player, Mike Hallam,  suffered a heart attack and will be "out of action" for some weeks more....he's had some medical setbacks but is recovering...








  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....









Sunday, April 1, 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 ...and this coming Friday the 6th April 2018 sees Simon Stribling on trumpet lead with Al Davey on trombone, David Stevens on the Club's grand piano and Lauri Lyster on the bands drum kit....

Good Friday was last week, the 30th March and Club Ashfield  was closed for 24 hours...apologies if you pooped along for some jazz as obviously we weren't there.....

Good to have for this coming Friday 6th April 2017 at Club Ashfield, Simon Stribling leading the Bridge City Jazz Band on trumpet with Al Davey on trombone, David Stevens on the Club's grand piano and Lauri Lyster on the bands drum set .....linking up with the Bridge City JB regulars.... Colin Beal on alto sax and clarinet, Colin Davies on double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo....
You'll be assured of a great night of traditional jazz....
Get out your dancing shoes.....





 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....
  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....



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