Ulverston Jazz Programme 2019

(our 30th year)




 A Brief History of Be-Bop ( The Formative Years of Modern Jazz) - Syd Williams

Eddie Harris - Exodus & More ( Gospel Influenced Sax) - Chris Wright



Return to Forever ( All-Star Jazz Fusion Group)-David Harrison

Faz ( Irving Fazola - Elegant Dixieland Clarinet) - Terry Greenway

MARCH 28th

Fats Returns (Fats Waller Pt2, His Bands & His Songs)  - Chris Wright

Italian Cookin' ( Italian Jazzmen at Home and Abroad) - Euan Dixon

APRIL 25th

Bill Holman  Part 2 (The Arranger) - Roy Booth

Desert Island Jazz ( Personal Favourites)- Ken Houghton

Introducing Jessica Williams (Piano Jazz Perfection) - Alan Aitchison

MAY 23rd

Altos A' Plenty ( More Masters of the mid-size Horn)  - Don Samways

Stan Tracey: The Godfather of British Jazz ( Pianist & Bandleader)- Syd Williams

British Mainstream ( Highpoints in Home Grown Jazz) - Roy Booth

JUNE 27th

Newly Discovered Treasures ( Errol Garner & John Coltrane) - David Harrison

Accent on Africa-Euan Dixon

Classic Piano Blues ( Back to Basics) - Malcolm Cookson

JULY 25th

Stan Getz Late Period (1980 -82) -Alan Aitchison

The Great  American Song-Book (Jazz Interpretations)`- Don Samways

An Ellington Selection - Chris Brown


Take Up The Slack ( Big Band Boogie) - Euan Dixon

Dave Frishberg ( Wit and Wisdom at the Piano) - Roy Booth



Mississippi Memories - Chris Wright

Emily Remler ( Wes Montgomery influenced guitarist) - David Harrison

Classic Piano Blues (Part 2) - Malcolm Cookson


The Forgotten Ones ( Talent Worth Remembering)) - Roy Booth

The Charles Mingus Sextet of 1964 ( One of His Finest Combos) - Syd Williams

NOVEMBER 14th ( note earlier date)

I WIsh I Was In Dixie (New Orleans to Chicago) - Don Samways

Art Pepper in Japan ( Have Sax Will Travel) - Alan Aitchison

DECEMBER 4th ( note earlier date and change of day to Wednesday

Jazz on the lighter side for our pre- Christmas meeting

The meetings in the first and last three months of the year are held at lunchtime from 11.30 am to 1.45pm and offer two 45 minute recitals of music. The remaining meetings are held in the evening starting at 7 pm and offer one 60 minute and two 30 minute recitals. Interval refreshments are available at all meetings.