Friday, December 2, 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 four special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 9th December leading the band is Jiri Kripac on tpt, with Monique Lysiak on piano, Mike Hallam on trombone, and Chris Gentle on drums...and as its Verdon Morcom's 90th birthday he'll be along to play a couple of numbers with us..

Jiri Kripac's back from overseas and will be leading the Bridge City Jazz band at Club Ashfield this coming Friday 9th December 2016 with Monique Lysiak..."Unique Monique" on the Club's grand piano, Mike Hallam on trombone and Chris Gentle on drums.
A jazz pianist friend...Verdon Morcom becomes a nonagenarian..he's 90!... so he's popping in to play a couple of numbers, get fussed over and we'll have a birthday card for him...
The Bridge City Jazz Band regulars join to make up the 7 piece swinging traditional jazz band for the night....Colin Beal, reeds; Colin Davies, double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo....







                            Verdon Morcom becomes a nonagenarian..he's 90!...



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, November 25, 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 four special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 2nd December leading the band on soprano sax is Paul Furniss with Bradley Newman on the Club's grand piano, Mike Hallam on trombone and Chris Gentle on drums...

Having Paul Furniss lead the Bridge City Jazz Band this coming Friday 2nd December 2016 at Club Ashfield always gives the band a different, exciting feel with Paul's powerful playing...Bradley Newman is with us on piano, Mike Hallam on trombone and Chris Gentle on drums, together with the three Bridge City JB regulars...Colin Davies on double bass, myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo and Colin Beal on reeds.....
An exciting, dance able 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, November 18, 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 four special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 25th November leading the band on trumpet is Al Davey, who you'll recall played trombone for us last week...on trombone is Mike Hallam with Monique Lysiak on piano and Joel Davis on drums....

Al Davey is a great multi instrumentalist and while playing trombone for us last week, leads the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield this Friday 25th November 2016 on trumpet.....
Mike Hallam is on trombone and he also plays trumpet for us, so may be some swapping on the night..."Unique" Monique Lysiak is on the Club's grand piano with "Mr Smoothie", Joel Davis on the bands drum kit...coupling with the Bridge City JB regulars Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo to give you great traditional jazz music for listening and dancing to....




 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....





Sunday, November 13, 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 four special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 18th November leading the band is James Power on trumpet, Peter Locke on piano, Chris Gentle on drums and Al Davey on trombone....

The Bridge City Jazz Band like to encourage younger players into Jazz and we've the youthful James Power, one of the Sydney Power family of musicians leading the band on trumpet at Club Ashfield this coming Friday 18th November with Peter Locke on the Club's grand piano, Al Davey on trombone and Chris Gentle on the bands drum kit.....
The Bridge City JB regulars join them....Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass and myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo.
If you've heard James play in the Geoff Power Great Gatsby Orchestra you'll know we are in for a great 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...