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Best of British Jazz at Ronnie Scott's

This programme was recorded earlier in the evening at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club.

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Kenny Wheeler Quintet

Line up:
Kenny Wheeler (trumpet)
Stan Sulzmann (saxophones)
John Parricelli (guitar)
Chris Laurence (bass)
Martin France (drums)

Track list:
Jigsaw (Kenny Wheeler)
Ballard 130 (Kenny Wheeler)
Everybody's Song But My Own (Kenny Wheeler)

Kenny Wheeler celebrates his 80th birthday on 14th January 2010 with a special gala concert at London's Royal Academy of Music.


Line up:
Chris Montague (guitar)
Kit Downes (organ)
Joshua Blackmore (drums)

Track list:
Born in the 80s (Chris Montague)
Noonian Soong (Chris Montague)

Troyka forthcoming 2010 live dates:
11 Feb - Band on the Wall, Manchester
12 Feb - Buddah Bar, Derby

Cleveland Watkiss Trio

Line up:
Cleveland Watkiss (vocals and electronics)
Winston Clifford (drums)
Mark Hodgson (bass)

Track list:
Supercapitalism (Wynton Marsalis)
Dear Mr Kahn (Cleveland Watkiss)
Sicellienne (Gabriel Faure)
Free (Stevie Wonder)

Cleveland Watkiss Trio forthcoming 2010 live dates:
7 Feb - Southport Jazz Festival
16 Feb - Ronnie Scott's, London

Tom Arthurs and Richard Fairhurst perform at Ronnie Scott's

Line up:
Tom Arthurs (trumpet)
Richard Fairhurst (piano)

Track list:
Warbler (Richard Fairhurst)

Forthcoming 2010 live dates:
7 Feb - Tom Arthurs and Richard Fairhust's Postcard from Pushkin @ Uppingham School, Leicestershire

Django Bates' Human Chain

Line up:
Django Bates (keyboards and Eb tenor horn)
Marius Neset (soprano and tenor saxophone)
Michael Mondesir (bass guitar)
Martin France (wooden drums and electronic percussion)

Track list:
And a Golden Pear (Django Bates)
Three Architects Called Gabrielle, Just what I Expected (Django Bates).

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1 hour, 45 minutes

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Mon 4 Jan 2010 23:15

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