jazz

22 Sep 2017
Jonathan Gee (piano), Tim Whitehead (tenor and soprano saxes), Nick Pini (bass), Rod Youngs (drums) The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (01743 234970) on Saturday, 14 October 2017 at 8.00pm (doors open at 7.30pm) British pianist and composer Jonathan Gee has a glowing international reputation, having established highly-rated trios in New York, Italy and London. Among many others, he has played...
The Chicago Swing Katz - Vintage Jazz music
13 Jan 2017
For many people now in their retired years the music that still plays in their memories is 'Trad Jazz'. During the 1950's and 1960's Jazz found a new popularity in the dance halls and theatres around the UK. Based on tunes written and played in 1920's New Orleans, USA, the music was energetic, bluesy, exciting and became  hugely popular. Jazz musicians playing this music became household names...
10 Mar 2016
     Jazz: a type of music, black American in origin which emerged at the beginning of the 20th century, characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm. Or automotively speaking…    Honda Jazz: A small hatchback sub-compact type car Japanese in origin which was first seen in Europe in 2002, characterized by its MPV type styling, legendary reliability and...
29 Feb 2016
Martin Smith (trumpet), Anthony Peers (trumpet), Anthony Ormesher (guitar), Tilo Pirnbaum (drums), Rob Stringer (piano), Hugo “Harry” Harrison (double bass) at the Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (01743 234970) Saturday, 19 March 2016 at 8 pm (doors open at 7.30pm) Tickets £14, members £12, 21 and under £7, available on the door or in advance from the Hive (online: www.hiveonline.org.uk) and...
Frank Harrison (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Enzo Zirilli (drums).
17 Nov 2015
Come listen, come play, come sing. Join other enthusiastic jazzers for a romp through your favorite tunes pushes along by that very able rhythm section. It's for all to join.
Frank Harrison (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Enzo Zirilli (drums).
13 Oct 2015
Dave O’Higgins (tenor sax), Pete Whittaker (Hammond organ), Sebastiaan de Krom (drums). A grey November will be considerably brightened by an infectiously swinging and joyous celebration of the wonderful African American tradition we know as jazz; swing, blues, melody and harmony, performed by three musicians at the top of their game. They will play a mixture of standards and jazz tunes from down...
16 Sep 2015
The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (phone 01743 234970) Saturday 10th October at 8 pm Tickets £14, members £12, 21 and under £7, from the Hive, Pengwern Books, Fish Street and WeGotTickets. Asaf Sirkis (drums), Tassos Spiliotopoulos (guitar), Kevin Glasgow (bass guitar), John Turville (Fender-Rhodes), Gareth Lockrane (flute). Israeli born, master drummer and composer, Asaf Sirkis brings a...
Frank Harrison (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Enzo Zirilli (drums).
05 Aug 2015
Having enjoyed Harrison’s last visit with Tommaso Starace, this eagerly sought return sees this high-class, lyrical and sensitive pianist take centre stage. Performing his own compositions alongside empathetic re-inventions from the American Songbook, anticipate “lucid, intelligent, …beautifully controlled explorations”, Jazzwise.  The songs of Jerome Kern, Fats Waller and Cole Porter are likely...
Art Themen, the master.
16 Jun 2015
Art Themen (saxophone), Tom Hill (double-bass), Paul Sawtell (piano), Miles Levin (drums). We welcome the return of this wonderfully original saxophonist. One of the great, British exponents of that instrument, Art Themen is the ‘guest’ front man of choice, having played all the major clubs with many jazz luminaries.  He had a long and successful career as an orthopaedic surgeon and has...
16 Apr 2015
Shrewsbury Jazz Network presents The Lydia Glanville Quartet with Lluis Mather The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (phone 01743 234970) Saturday 9th May at 8 pm Tickets £14, members £12, 21 and under £7 from the Hive and Pengwern Books in Fish Street. The Lydia Glanville Quartet are regulars at Theatre Severn’s Saturday sessions but for this Hive event they will be joined by the highly talented...
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