FRIDAY 16th AUGUST 6pm – 11.15pm Ben Holder & Pete Allen + Jim Douglas; Tom Moore & Malcolm Garrett - a dynamic duo with trio rhythm section of guitar, bass & drums. Kim Cypher Quintet - exciting saxophonist returns with her 2nd album “Love Kim”. Dart Valley Stompers - popular & energetic ‘trad’ band Keith Nichols Orchestra – “Benny Goodman 1935” – His Life & Times. Keith arranges another festival tradition with an exciting theme. John Hallam & Alex Clarke Sextet - this band returns after their super session last year.
SATURDAY 17th AUGUST 10am – 11.00pm JAM SESSIONS IN SUPPORT OF ROY WILLIAMS ARRANGED BY JIM DOUGLAS - various times during Saturday Silent Film Music Tribute - Jeff Barnhart & Keith Nichols with fun & laughter Mama Shakers (France) - sensational young band from Paris. Wendy Kirkland Quartet - stylish jazz pianist & singer. Martin Bennett’s Old Green River Band - a blend of jazz, blues & boogie music. Vitality Five - authentic 20’s style jazz tunes & stomps Richy Jones – Andy MacKenzie – Amy Roberts - vocalist & epic guitarist with Amy. The Bone Supremacy - top jazz trombonists including Mark Nightingale with a dynamic rhythm section. Alan Barnes & Robert Fowler Quintet - a fabulous reed combination & first visit for Robert Fowler. Rico’s Revellers with Analucia Tomasso - a high quality ensemble group with vocals by Analucia. Jeff Barnhart (USA) – Sweet & Hot - US & UK make a formidable quartet. Tony’s Tailgate Ramblers - new band formed by Tony Pipkin play classic jazz. Basin Street Brawlers - master musicians from London with 1920’s 30’s classic tunes. Jukes Jazz Society - young musicians demonstrate jazz across the spectrum. TJ Johnson Band - extraordinary blends of jazz, blues, soul, country & gospel. Michael McQuaid (Australia) – Melodians - hot jazz from 1920’s era. Dorine de Wit & Her Band with John Maddocks - trad jazz through to rock n roll.
SUNDAY 18th AUGUST 10.30am – 11.00pm Saxophones & Jazz withAlan Barnes – Michael McQuaid – Robert Fowler - Andrew Oliver – Tom Clarke-Hill & Nicholas D Ball - continuing our popular Sunday morning session. Ivory & Gold (USA) Jeff & Anne Barnhart – piano & flute. TJ Johnson Band - 2nd session of jazz, blues, soul, country, gospel. Hot Fingers with Robert Fowler & Emily Campbell - vintage acoustic music. Buck Clayton Legacy Band - sounds of Kansas City jazz Cool Jazz Collective - a taste of modern with soulful vocals. Adrian Cox Quartet – Profoundly Blue - tribute to Edmond Hall – American jazz clarinetist Jazz Syndicate - Jeremy Huggett & Gethin Liddington – entertaining jazz Vitality Five - 2nd session of hot jazz Carl Sinclair Boogie Band - 1st visit for this dynamic entertainer. Peter Horsfall Quintet - exciting energetic ensemble. Washboard Resonators - American street music – entertaining duo. Mama Shakers (France) - 2nd session for this French band. Ian Bateman’s Jazz Crusaders -new band–don’t miss it Jamie Brownfield & Alex Clarke with the Three Bears - fresh approach to jazz standards Keith Nichols Swingsters - Keith’s arrangements with festival musicians Graham Smith’s Shades of Jazz - with influences of Alex Welsh
ARTISTES ALSO APPEARING IN THE SESSIONS Jack Amblin – Nicholas D Ball – Anne Barnhart (USA) – Jack Cotterill - Richard Exall – Adrian Fry – Al Gurr – Elaine Hatton – David Horniblow - Jeremy Huggett – Graham Hughes – Rich Hughes – Tom ‘Spats’ Langham - Gethin Liddington – Nick Millward – Andrew Oliver – Mike Owen – Neil Riches - Martin Roper – Zoltan Sagi – Malcolm Sked – Jim Swinnerton – Enrico Tomasso - Martin Veasey – Nick Ward – Martin Wheatley – Gary Wood