** This venue has pledged its support to our Kickstarter campaign – many thanks Kathryn!
Kate Williams’ Four Plus Three
New collaboration between acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Kate Williams and the Guastalla String Quartet. Kate Williams – piano, Oli Hayhurst – double bass, Dave Ingamells – drums, John Garner – violin, Marie Schreer – violin, Miguel Angel Rodriguez – viola, Sergio Serra – cello.
Café Society Swing
Words-and-music evening telling the true story of Café Society, New York’s first racially-integrated jazz club from 1938 to 1949 where the likes of Billie Holiday, Lena Horne and Sarah Vaughan graced the stage.Alex Webb – piano, MD & narration, Vimala Rowe – vocals, Ciyo Brown – guitar & vocals, Tony Kofi – alto sax, Frank Griffith – tenor sax & clarinet, Sue Richardson – trumpet, Richard Henry – trombone, Miles Danso – double bass, Andy Chapman – drums.
Arun Ghosh Quintet
Arun Ghosh is a leading light on UK and international jazz scenes and a renowned innovator of the modern Indo Jazz style. The quintet will perform material from all three albums, as well as previewing new material.
Arun Ghosh – clarinet, Chris Williams – alto sax, Shirley Tetteh – electric guitar, Davide Mantovani – electric bass, Pat Illingworth – drums.
Beats & Pieces Big Band
Led by composer and conductor Ben Cottrell, this Manchester-based Big Band bring grooving, vibrant influences to Cottrell’s inspired compositions.
Ben Cottrell – director, Anthony Brown, Ollie Dover, Tom Ward – saxes, Owen Bryce, Graham South, Nick Walters – trumpets, Richard Foote, Ed Horsey, Rich McVeigh – trombones, Anton Hunter – guitar, Richard Jones – piano & Rhodes, Stewart Wilson – electric & double bass, Finlay Panter – drums.
NB ALL GIGS NOW TAKE PLACE AT Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1NZ
The venue is situated on the A25, on the outskirts of Dorking, immediately opposite the Wyevale Garden Centre.