October

* 2019 Parliamentary Award nomination: Best Jazz Venue in UK *

RoxanneattheVerdictMenu Page • What’s On • door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30 

Friday 4th £15/12 Verdict Jazz presents Terry Seabrook’s Milestones Sextet • special presentation marking 60th anniversary of Kind of Blue • Graeme Flowers (trumpet & flugelhorn) Alan Barnes (alto sax) Sam Miles (tenor sax) Terry Seabrook (piano) Paul Whitten (bass) Spike Wells (drums) • Terry’s webpageBlue in Green • Info & book

Saturday 5th £10/5 Roxanne presents Esther Bennett and Hannah Horton • beguiling vocalist and sultry saxist explore standards, originals and contemporary hits • Esther @ Vortex 2015 • Hannah: Forget Me NotInfo & book

Thursday 10th £16 Smalls presents Aurelie Tropez & Giacomo Smith • hot Parisian clarinettist and Kansas Smitty’s reedman with Smalls rhythm section • After you’ve Gone (Giacomo) • Shine (Aurelie) • Smalls website

Friday 11th £15/12 Verdict Jazz presents John Law’s Re-Creations Quartet • wondrous pianist’s explorations from Rossini & Bach to Ellington & Monk to Adele & Daft Punk • Sam Crockatt (saxes) John Law (piano) James Agg (bass) Paolo Adamo (drums) • Promo videoFalling Grace Info & book  

Saturday 12th £10/5 Roxanne presents Triversion • funk and fusion from Terry Seabrook, Andy Williams and Tristan Banks • Terry’s webpage • This time round Info & book

Thursday 17th donations (to musicians’ charity) music for Peter John Hill • drummer Pete celebrates his late father’s life and love of jazz, with Dan Mays (sax) Jack Stephenson-Oliver (keyboards) Rhys Lovell (bass) + second set jam session

Friday 18th £15/12 Verdict Jazz presents Liane Carroll Trio • the Queen of Hastings (pictured) sings the Brexit Blues • Liane Carroll (piano, vocals) Roger Carey (bass) Spike Wells (drums) • SeasideYou don’t know me • Info & book  

Saturday 19th £10/6 Roxanne presents Julie Roberts & Michael Hinton • fine vocal/piano duo: soulful and swinging, witty and gritty • sample tracksInfo & book

Thursday 24th £16 Smalls presents Julian Stringle & Jamie Brownfield • exquisite clarinettist and award-winning trumpeter with Smalls rhythm section (Mark Edwards Trio) • I’ve Got Rhythm (Julian)Cotton Tail (Jamie) • Smalls website • Info & book

Friday 25th £10/5 New Generation Jazz presents Mark Kavuma & The Banger Factory • return by public demand of Jazz Re:fest trumpet star • with Mussinghi Brian Edwards (tenor sax) Artie Zaitz (guitar) Deschanel Gordon (piano) Luca Caruso (drums) Michael Shrimpling (bass) • Album launch promoInfo & book

Saturday 26th £10/5 Roxanne presents Alistair Martin’s Oblivion • Alistair Martin (trumpet) Quinn Oulton (tenor sax) Will Barry(piano) Daisy George (bass) Dave Storey(drums) • exciting young London band tour new CD • Playlist • Info & book

Wednesday 30th £7/4 Safehouse presents Sue Lynch & Adam Bohman + In Threads + Wildcard QuartetSafehouse website Info & book

Thursday 31st £4 The Write Release present Slamtabulous! competitive spoken word event with guest performances from Emma Clowsley and Annabelszki • Info & book