Twickenham Jazz Club's Past Gigs

“The Magic Of Duke Ellington” with Malcolm Earle Smith Quartet

Tonight we celebrate the music of the great American pianist, composer and band leader Duke Ellington (1899-1974) who’s influence on the world of Jazz, classical and popular music cannot be underestimated. Everyone knows an Ellington Song even if they do not realise that he composed it, such is the endearing level of their enduring charm.

So come along and enjoy some of your favourites and discover some new songs too.

Malcolm Earl Smith

Trombonist, vocalist and passionate educator Malcolm has been performing and sharing his knowledge of Jazz for more than 30 years. He is Senior Jazz Lecturer and Teacher Jazz Trinity Laban Conservatoire and as a performer has a distinctive swinging style that “breathes new life into old standards with huge flair” (Dave Gelly, The Guardian).

Tonight he appears with some of his favourite musicians.

So forget the January Blues and a great time will be enjoyed by us all.

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June 12, 2024

‘Trombonism’ – Nick Mills Trombone Quintet

Trombones: Nick Mills, Andy Flaxman, Tom Dunnett, Chris Lowe, Bruce Douglas
Rhythm Section: Jim Treweek – Piano, Andy Hamill – Double Bass, Dave Tandy – Drums

June 26, 2024

Ineza & “Women’s Words, Sisters’ Stories”

Great musicians explore the music written by some of our most iconic Jazz Songstresses.
Ineza: Vocals
Alex Webb: Keyboard
Katy Patterson: Drums
Charlie Pyne: Double Bass

July 3, 2024

Tommaso Starace ”My favourite Standards”

Tommaso has an endearing style and charm that never fails to engage his audience.
Tommaso Starace: Alto Saxophone
Alban Claret: Guitar
Steve Ashworth: Hammond Organ
Chris Nickolls: Drums

July 10, 2024

Summer Latin Love Vibes with Roger Beaujolais

Roger Beaujolais: Vibrophone
John Crawford: Keyboard
Andy Lafone: Bass
Davide Giovannini: Drums

July 24, 2024

Nick Mills Blue Note Project ‘It Must Schwing’

Nick Mills: Trombone
Saxophone: Dave O’Higgins
Martin Shaw: Trumpet
Leon Greening: Keyboard
Jeremy Brown: Double Bass
Matt Home: Drums
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