Here’s the jazzy week ahead
Friday September 27
It’s time once again to Root Down at Peggy’s Skylight on George Street in Hockley, this time with New Orleans style pianist Dom Pipkin and the Ikos Trio; doors open at 7pm, tickets are £10/12, afterwards DJ Daddio and The Jazz Ambassadors play until late. Enjoy a night of jazz, hip hop and Indian classical music with Sarathy Korwar who brings his genre-fusing music to Metronome at 7.30pm; tickets are £10.50 (best book in advance).
Saturday September 28
Chris Gumbley’s Tribute to Cannonball is at at Peggy’s at 7pm; tickets are £12/10. There is also afternoon tea accompanied by Paul Deats’ jazz piano between 12 and 5pm. I’m singing alongside Martin and Leanne Belcher for the Trent Connection Big Band at Bartons’ Street Food Smoke Up at The Garage in Chilwell; the event opens at 5pm and the band is on at 7.30pm. Liz Cumberland sings at The Pelican Club in St Mary’s Gate with with Elliott Lewis on guitar and Andy Tytherleigh on bass from 7pm.
Sunday September 29
The Footwarmers play trad jazz every Sunday at the Bell Inn on Angel Row from 12.30pm. Singer/bassist Simon Paterson joins Paul Deats on piano at Peggy’s for a Sunday Mezinee concert between from 1-3pm. The Andrew Wood Trio play Gershwin at 6pm in the same venue; entry is £8. Singer/pianist Fiona Stein’s Quartet performs at the Lion in Basford from 1.30-3.30pm.
Wednesday October 2
Nottingham based trumpet star Dave Leithead brings his all-star 6 piece band to Risley Park Jazz Club for an evening of swinging traditional Jazz; music starts at 8pm and admission is £9. Acoustickle present a Jazz ‘N’ Grhyme night at Peggy’s from 7pm until late – tickets are £10-20 available via the website.
Thursday October 3
Trio Con Alma (Paul Deats on keys, Simon Paterson on bass and Simon Bowhill on drums) perform Latin jazz at Peggy’s from 7pm.
Where no entry fee is mentioned please assume your purchases from the venue support the live music.