Nights of jazz lined up for Dalwood’s Tuckers Arms

PUBLISHED: 17:00 20 September 2017

Annika Skoogh

Annika Skoogh

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Jazz fans have plenty to look forward to as Tuckers Jazz, in Dalwood, has announced its programme of performers for the coming months.

The first group to perform in the latest season of gigs will be Trichord, which features James and Hilda Clemas and Edward Jacobs.

The trio combine to create an entertaining and vibrant performance of up-tempo jazz and renditions of popular songs from the 1930s to the 1990s.

The group will be appearing on Saturday, October 21.

Roger Beaujolais and the Neil Burns Trio will be appearing on Saturday, November 11.

Roger Beaujolais is possibly the best jazz vibraphone player in the UK and a very versatile one, who is in great demand at jazz festivals and jazz clubs.

The Neil Burns Trio features Neil on guitar, bassist Kevin Sanders and highly experienced drummer Coach York.

Performers for December and January are still to be confirmed but on Saturday, February 24, La Vie En Rose will performing a range of traditional jazz, rock, Western swing, with the group brought together by a shared love of gypsy jazz.

These will be followed on March 24, by Annika Skoogh and Orpheus.

Orpheus is an exciting new six-piece Latin/Brazilian jazz project brought together by a mutual love of Brazilian music and led by Swedish singer Annika Skoogh, who adds another dimension to their performances by singing the majority of the songs in their native written language of Portuguese.

Lee Gibson and The Martin Dale Trio are on the programme for Saturday, May 5.

Lee Gibson is a nationally and internationally acclaimed singer who has delighted critics and fans alike with her wonderful voice, innate sense of swing and dynamic stage presence.

Then , on Saturday, August 4, Derek Nash will be performing with the same trio.

Derek is one of the leading saxophonists in the country and leads the award-winning Sax Appeal and is involved in a number of other projects.

All of the gigs take place at the Tuckers Arms, in Dalwood, starting at 8pm.

Organisers aim to bring jazz to the village on a monthly basis, and are still to confirm the musicians to play in April, June and July.

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