Friday, December 1, 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 ...and this coming Friday the 8th December 2017 sees the band celebrate the 90th birthdays of three well known Sydney Musos....Valda Marshall ( trumpet), Jim Morrell ( drums ) , Harry Harman ( double bass ) ...leading the evening will be Paul Furniss with Brad Newman on piano...

The Bridge city Jazz Band has celebrated special birthdays for many musos over the last 10 years at Club Ashfield and this coming Friday 8th December 2017 is the one to "top it off"...we've three of our Sydney playing musicians celebrating their 90th birthdays within a week of each other....
What an excuse to have a great "Birthday Bash" for all of them together at Club Ashfield..!!
Paul Furniss will lead off the night with pianist Bradley Newman on the Club's grand piano, plus the "birthday three" in the band with Bridge City regulars Mike Hallam, trombone..Colin Beal, reeds.. and myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo...we'll see our regular bass player Colin Davies in a set or two and he'll assist the evening with the usual large birthday cake and special three large birthday cards for you to sign...
Are you coming??
You bet you are...a night the likes we'll never see again.....!!

 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...









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