Friday night Jazz - Line Up May Be Subject to Change
Ritchie Bryant – Drums
Ritchie has played the best of the British Jazz including Terry Lightfoot and his jazzmen, Stan Greig, Brian Lemon and Dave Shepard including BBC Jazz stations. In 1972, Ritchie joined Acker Bilk and the Paramount Jazz Band Playing to worldwide audiences.
James Clemas – Piano/Vocals
Born and raised in Northampton and was a member of the Northamptonshire County Youth Big Band. He now gigs solo and with some of the UK’s best Jazz, Soul, Rock and Funk acts including Pete Allen, Greg Abate, Roy Williams and Dave O’Higgins.
Enrico Tomasso – Trumpet
After college in Leeds Enrico moved to London joining the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, a 1920s/1930s – style band before joining Ray Gelato’s band. Enrico turned to freelance. His styles include swing and Dixieland but has also discovered Miles Davis, Clifford Brown and fusion jazz.
Ray Gelato - Vocals & Tenor Sax
Ray Gelato is credited for helping kick off the swing revival in the ealry 80's He is proud to have been part of the vibrant London club scene of the early to mid 80's. Fronting the highly successful band The Chevalier Brothers.