Tag Archives: British Jazz

South Coast Jazz Festival 2015 – Dreams Are Free Bobby Wellins documentary

Dreams Are Free – with the film maker Gary Barber and the legendary saxophonist Bobby Wellinsboth present for a Q&A. Dreams Are Free is an hour long documentary film celebrating a talented musician, composer and great storyteller. It charts the rise, fall, and redemption of … Continue reading

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Bobby Wellins at Southcoast Jazz Festival 24th January

South Coast Jazz Festival 2015 – Bobby Wellins & Geoff Simkins + Mark Edwards’ ‘Cloggz’ See website for full details http://ropetacklecentre.co.uk/events/south-coast-jazz-festival-2015-sat-eve/

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Bobby Wellins guests ‘Movers and Shakers of British Jazz’ – Southbank, 20th November – London Jazz Festival

“An all-star ensemble pays tribute to the movers and shakers of British jazz. Concentrating on some of the most influential – and sometimes unsung – heroes of British jazz, a specially selected ensemble, led by Mark Lockheart, celebrates the sound, … Continue reading

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Bobby Wellins Quartet at The Vortex

“We welcome back a genuine legend of British jazz, tonight” Bobby Wellins, saxophone Liam Noble, piano Mark Lewandowski, bass Dave Wickins, drums  

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Bobby Wellins Quartet – 606 Jazz Club

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Tribute to Dylan Thomas and Stan Tracey – 20th August, Chichester

An evening not to be missed… Live Gig: JAZZ SUITE: STAN TRACEY’S UNDER MILK WOOD The Undoubted major jazz work ever conceived in the UK, this classic piece is now rarely performed in its entirety. Stan Tracey’s music will be … Continue reading

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New Album out now: Smoke and Mirrors

Bobby has a new CD out: a duet with pianist Kate Williams. Entitled “Smoke and Mirrors” it is on the KWJazz label. It was recorded on 17th of November 2011 at the Crossley Gallery in Halifax, Yorkshire and features Bobby … Continue reading

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Review: Peter King – Flying High (A Jazz Life and Beyond)

When I was in London last weekend I went into Foyles’ bookshop and picked up the last copy remaining on the shelves of of Peter King’s new autobiography . Given that Peter King had been giving a talk on it … Continue reading

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Peter King’s Autobiography now published

Peter King,  as many fans will remember, was just a teenager when he played the opening night at Ronnie Scott’s new jazz club in Gerrard Street, London in 1959. He has remained one of the great British saxophonists for the … Continue reading

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