Doors Open 7pm
1st Set 8pm
2nd Set 9.30pm
The John Maddocks Jazzmen Hail from Dorset and Hampshire, they reached their 40th birthday in 2011. John had previously enjoyed success with The Black Bottom Stompers a band which he formed whilst in London and which still exists today.
The Jazzmen have their own sound brought about mainly by the unique style of John’s clarinet playing. John was originally inspired by the fine clarinettist Johnny Dodds, but John is his own man and encompasses influences from all over the traditional jazz spectrum. Personnel changes have been few over the years but one or two in the band can still claim to have been at least twenty five years younger when they first joined. The Band is well known for its drive and cohesiveness and the inclusion of some seldom heard tunes in the repertoire.