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An exploration of contemporary and modern jazz with an emphasis on local talent: the city’s best mix of instrumental and vocal jazz.


20th September

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  • Rodgers/hart: This can't be love. Ian Shaw (vocal)

  • 13th September

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  • Sigman, Carl: It's All in the Game. Emma Gilmartin, voc., Tony Gould, pno.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: (arr. Trio):Some Other Time. David Jones, perc., Imogen Manins, vlc., Tony Gould, pno.
  • Gould, Tony: For Barry (Buckley). Lyndon Gray, bass, Ted Vining, drums, Tony Gould, pno.
  • Fain, Sammy: Love is a Many-Splendoured Thing. Angela Davis, sax., Sam Anning, db., Tony Gould, pno.
  • Gould, Tony: The View from Here. Peter Petrucci, gtr., Tony Gould, pno.

  • 6th September

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  • Sherlock: Green Car. James sherlock (guitar), Howard Cairns (bass), Andy Fitzgibbon (drums)
  • Mancini: Days of Wine and Roses. Tran Manh Tuan (saxophone), Rikkie Mcintosh (piano), Pham Kien Hoai (drums), Paul Langosh (bass)
  • Styne/Cahn: I fall in love too easily. Bonnie Jensen (vocals), Tran Mank Tuan (saxophone), jazz ensemble
  • Rodgers, Richard: Where or When. James Sherlock, gtr., Julien Wilson, sax., Kristin Berardi, voc., Sam Anning, db., Steve Newcomb, pno.
  • Dorsey, Jimmy: I'm Glad There is You. James Sherlock, gtr., Kristin Berardi, voc.
  • Herman: Woodchoppers Ball Ted Heath and his Music
  • Coppola: Cousins. Woody Herman Orchestra
  • Coleman/Leigh: When in Rome. Blossom Dearie (vocal)
  • Rodgers/Hammerstein: A Wonderful Guy. Milt Jackson (vibes), Oscar Peterson Trio
  • Youmans/Caesar: Tea for Two. Lester Young (tenor saxophone), Oscar Peterson Trio
  • van Heusen/Burke. But Beautiful. Nancy Wilson (vocal) Gene Bertoncini (guitar), Hank Jones (piano), Grady Tate (drums), Ron Carter (bass)
  • Sherlock: What Theme. James Sherlock (guitar), Howard cairns (bass), Tony floyd (drums)
  • Raney, Jimmy: (arr. Sherlock/Hanlon):Parker 51. Benjamin Hanlon, db., James Sherlock, gtr.
  • Berlin, Irving: Remember. Hank Mobley, sax. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Hodges: Meet Mr. Rabbit. Johnny Hodges (alto sax), Clark Terry (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet), Harry Carney (baritone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Jimmy Woode (bass), Sam Woodyard (drums)
  • Evans, Bill (arr. Aiken, Jim): Peace Piece. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno.
  • Fischer, Carl (arr. Schroder, Ken): You've Changed. Schroder's Big Band .
  • Coney/Fisher: You've Changed. George Michael (vocal)
  • Davis, Miles: Blue in Green. Bill Evans, pno., Cannonball Adderley, sax., Jimmy Cobb, drums, John Coltrane, sax., Miles Davis, tpt., Paul Chambers, db.

  • 30th August

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  • Sherlock: What theme. James Sherlock (guitar), Howard Cairns (bass), Andy Fitzgibbon (drums)
  • Dietz, Howard: I See Your Face Before Me. Art Taylor, drums, John Coltrane, sax., Paul Chambers, db., Red Garland, pno.
  • Dietz/Scwartz: i see your face before me. Doris Day (vocal), Paul Weston Orchestra
  • Carter: Vine Street Rumble. Count Basie orchestra.
  • Carter: Sunset Glow. Count Basie Orchestra
  • Jobim: Quiet Nights. Clare Fischer (piano), jazz ensemble
  • Jobim: Caminhos Cruzados. jane Monheit (vocal), Toots Thielemans (harmonica), orchestra
  • Johnson: Ice cream. George Lewis & his New Orleans Stompers
  • unknown I scream, You scream. Steve Waddell's Creole Bells.
  • Williams: Cake Walkin Babies. Steve Waddell's Creole Bells
  • Legrand Summer of 42. Toots Thielemans. (harmonica), jazz ensemble
  • Jones: A Child is born. Toots Thielemans (harmonica), Herbie Hancock (piano)

  • 23rd August

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  • Gillespie, Dizzy: Be-Bop. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt., James Moody, sax., Kenny Barron, pno. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Leigh/Richards: Young at Heart James Moody (vocal, saxophone), Jazz Ensemble
  • Moody, James: Moody's Mood for Love. Bert van den Brink, pno., Maria Markesini, voc.
  • Di meola: Last Tango for Astor. al di Meola (guitar), Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon), Arto Tuncboyaci (percussion), Chris Carrington (classical guitar)
  • Chindamo, Joe: Another Story. Doug De Vries, gtr., Joe Chindamo, pno., Nigel MacLean, vln., Sam Anning, db.
  • Arlen/Mercer: Come rain or come shine. Monica Zetterlund (vocal), Bill Evans (piano), Chuck Israels (bass), Larry Bunker (drums)
  • LaTouche/Moross: Lazy Afternoon. Karin Krog (vocal), Steve Kuhn piano, David Finck bass, Billy Drummond drums
  • Heath: A Summer Afternoon. James Moody (flute), Kenny Barron (piano), Todd Coolman (bass), Akira Tana (drums)
  • Schwarz: This little town is Paris. Beverley Kenney (vocal), Johnny Smith (guitar, Rhythm Trio
  • Lewis: Afternoon in Paris. Milt Jackson (vibes), Benny Golson (tenor sax), Art Farmer (trumpet), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Connie Kay (drums)
  • Webster: See you at the Fair. Ben Webster (tenor sax), Roger Kellaway (piano), Richard Davis (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
  • McLean: 116th and Lenox Jackie McLean (alto sax), Jazz Ensemble
  • Gershwin: Embraceable You. Jimmy Smith (organ), Jackie McLean (alto sax), Donald bailey (drums)
  • Gershwin, George: Porgy and Bess: Summertime. Miles Davis, tpt. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Gershwin : Summertime. Gil Evans Orchestra, Ted Dunbar (guitar)
  • Cohen: Sepia. James Moody (soprano sax), Kenny Barron piano, Todd Coolman bass, Akira Tana drums
  • Hamilton: Cry me a River. Don Burrows (clarinet), George Golla (guitar)
  • Gustavsen, Tord: Circling. Tord Gustavsen Quartet .
  • Bacharach/David: Make it easy on yourself. Paul Grabowsky (piano), Gary Costello (bass), Niko Schauble (drums)

  • 16th August

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  • Creamer/Layton: After you've gone. Benny Goodman (clarinet), Teddy Wilson (piano), Gene Krupa (drums)
  • Jolson/De Sylva/Rose: Avalon. Benny Goodman (clarinet), Lionel Hampton (vibes), Teddy Wilson (piano), Gene Krupa (drums)
  • Porter: Let's do it. Peggy Lee (vocal), Benny Goodman Orchestra
  • Arlen/Mercer: Blues in the Night. Peggy Lee (vocal), Benny Goodman Sextet
  • Monk: I mean you. Thelonious Monk (piano), Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax), Wilbur Ware (bass), Shadow Wilson (drums)
  • Wyche/Watts: Well alright, OK you win. Moovin and Groovin Orchestra
  • Schroder: Big Bands are Back. Moovin and Groovin Orchestra
  • Swan: When your lover has gone. Bjarne Nerem (tenor saxophone), Lars Sjosten (piano), Kare Garnes (bass), Spike Wells (drums)
  • Howard: In other words (Fly me to the Moon). Peggy Lee (vocal), String orchestra
  • Bart/Howard/Cypres: Fly me to the Moon. Oscar Peterson (piano), Sam Jones (bass), Bob Durham (drums)
  • Stept: When they ask about you. Ernie Andrews (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Turner/Johnson: Wee Baby Blues. Joe Turner (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Carter: The Wiggle Walk. The United States Army Field Band
  • Ahlert/Turk: I'll get by. Peggy Lee (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Hatch: Call Me. Peggy Lee (vocal), Jazz Orchestra
  • Washington/Young: Sttella by Starlight. Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), James Morrison (trombone), Cedar Walton (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), Mickey Roker (drums)
  • Lee/Barbour: I don't know enough about you. Jeanie Bryson (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Ellington/Lee: I'm gonna go fishin 'Jeanie Bryson (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Towner: Staircase. Ralph Towner (guitar)
  • Marks/Charles: It takes a long train with a red caboose. Janet Seidel (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Bock/Weiss: Mr Wonderful. Janet Seidel (vocal), Jazz Quartet
  • Grusin: the heart is a lonely hunter. Dave Grusin (solo piano)
  • Mandel/Lee: The Shining Sea. Scott Hamilton (tenor sax), Alan Broadbent (piano), Bob Maize (bass), Roy McCurdy (drums), String Orchestra

  • 9th August

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  • Dvorak: Humoresque. Ian Cooper (violin), Jazz Ensemble
  • Green, Freddie: Until I Met You (Corner Pocket). Sarah Vaughan, voc. Count Basie and His Orch .
  • James/Ellington/Rodgers/george: i'm beginning to see the light. Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • Bradshaw/Feyne/Johnson/Bobby Plater: Jersey Bounce. Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Lou Levy (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Joe Mondragon (bass), Gus Johnson (drums)
  • Plater/Bradshaw/Johnson/Wright: Jersey Bounce. Bucky Pizarelli, John Pizarelli (guitars)
  • Schwartz/Dietz: Shine on your shoes. John Pizarelli (vocal, guitar), George Shearing Quintet
  • Lane/Loesser: I hear music. George Shearing (piano), Louis Stewart (guitar), Neil Swainson (bass), Steve Nelson (vibes), Dennis Mackrell (drums)
  • Crosby/Washington/Young: I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you. Count Basie Orchestra
  • Green/Ruby/Stept: I'll always be in love with you. Count Basie Kansas City 7
  • Lee/Jones: New York City Blues. Sammy Davis Junior (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • Bricusse: my kind of girl. Frank Sinatra (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • Barbour/Lee: i don't know enough about you. Julie O'Hara (vocals), George Washingmachine (violin), Jazz Ensemble
  • Sampson/Goodman/Mills: If dreams come true. Nina Ferro (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Rose, Fred (arr. Madden, Frances): 'Deed I Do. Frances Madden, pno., Frances Madden, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Basie: Crip. Count Basie and his Orchestra
  • Dameron, Tadd: On A Misty Night. Joe Lovano, sax. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Dameron: if you could see me now. Chet Baker (trumpet), Paul Chambers (bass), Bill Evans (piano), Connie Kay (drums), Pepper Adams (baritone sax), Kenny Burrell (guitar)
  • Styne/Cahn: Guess I'll hang my tears out to dry. Bill Mays (solo piano)
  • Holiday/Herzog: God bless the child. Kenny Burrell (guitar), Jazz Ensemble
  • Windsor: But lost and forgotten. Grant Windsor Trio

  • 2nd August

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  • Monk: We see. Tghelonious Monk (piano), Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Julius Watkins (French horn), Percy Heath (bass), Willie Jones (drums)
  • Monk: Ruby, my dear. Thelonious Monk (piano solo)

  • 26th July

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  • Reid, Kaye: I'll Close My Eyes. Arthur Taylor, drums, Doug Watkins, db., Kenny Burrell, gtr., Mal Waldron, pno.
  • Smith: Oh, no, babe. Jimmy Smith (organ), Kenny Burrell (guitar), grady Tate (drums)
  • Flanagan: Minor mishap. Tommy Flanagan (piano), Kenny Burrell (guitar), John Coltrane (tenor sax), Idrees Sulieman (trumpet), Doug Watkins (bass), Louis Hayes (drums)
  • Jones: A Child is Born. Kenny Burrell (guitar), Jazz Ensemble
  • Rodgers/Hart: Blue Room . Thad Jones (trumpet), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Billy Mitchell (tenor sax), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Shadow Wilson (drums)
  • Allison: ever since the world ended. Mose Allison (vocal), Jazz Ensemble