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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Sept. Programme (and change of day) @ Spice of Life


On those periodic occasions when I travel down to London for a few days my first priority is to ensure that my schedule allows me to be free to visit the Spice of Life on a Wednesday lunchtime where you can hear some of the best lunchtime jazz in the UK and, on occasion, maybe even the world!

Apart from the jazz, the beer's acceptable, the food looks tempting and it's always good to chat with David Burr who organises the gigs.

However, as of September 2 the sessions move from Wednesdays to Mondays but, as can be seen from the programme below, nothing else changes ...

September.
2              Andrew Oliver’s Vitality Five
Enrico Tomasso (trumpet); David Horniblow (bass sax, clarinet); Andrew Oliver (piano); Martin Wheatley (banjo); Nick Ball (drums).

9               Jack Honeyborne All-Stars
Steve Waterman (trumpet); Vasilis Xenopoulos (tenor sax); Jack Honeyborne (piano); Julian Bury (bass); Denis Smith (drums).

16          Ned Bennett’s Harlem Meer Cats
Ben Cummings (trumpet); Jeff Williams (trombone); Ned Bennett (alto sax, clarinet); Colin Good (piano); Sandy Burnett (bass); Chris Nickolls (drums).

23            Jack Honeyborne All-Stars
Mike Henry (trumpet); John Wurr (alto sax, clarinet); Jack Honeyborne (piano); Julian Bury (bass); Denis Smith (drums).

30            Arifa Hafiz’s Arifa’s Reefers
Mike Soper (trumpet); Ewan Bleach & Will Scott (reeds); Jean-Marie Fagon (guitar); Colin Good (piano); Louis Thomas (bass), Arifa Hafiz (vocals)

Mon. 7 Oct.   David Horniblow’s King Oliver Tribute

Normally £7-£8      Food + Real Ales     12:30pm
Spice of Life, 6 Moor St., Cambridge Circus, London W1D 5NA. Telephone enquiries: 0208 647 2114.
Lance
Photo taken on a visit last yearSara Dowling (vocals); Paul Higgs (trumpet); Al Nicholls (tenor); Martin Guy (drums); (not shown)Tim Huskisson (piano); Pete Morgan (bass).

1 comment :

M.Jack said...

This is lovely. keep it up.This is so lovely.

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