A listing of bands when they appeared at The George for the South Molton Jazz Club


(Further information can be found by clicking on the 'Some Details' section)

 

Date Band Some Details
October 2018 Bossa Beleza Bossa Beleza - a Brazilian inspired group playing Bossa Nova and other popular Brazilian music.
September 2018 Manouche Jazz Quartet The Manouche Jazz Quartet captures the essence of the Hot Club de France, giving new voice to the legacy of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Bringing class and charisma to the scene, the band is a new chapter in the narrative of gypsy jazz.
June 2018 B. D. Lenz Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the recipe for contempo-jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz. The New Jersey native has played guitar since his early teens, is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, and has studied with such masters as Mike Stern, Vic Juris, and Charlie Banacos along the way.
May 2018 Jeremy Huggett's Dart Valley Stompers

The Dart Valley Stompers was formed by Jeremy in July 2005 with the aim of playing lively, exciting music in the Traditional and New Orleans styles of jazz. Since its formation the band has proved to be hugely successful with a strong following throughout the UK. The Dart Valley Stompers is one of the most popular and busiest bands in the country regularly performing to capacity audiences at Jazz Clubs and Festivals both in the UK and abroad.

The front line features Jeremy Huggett on tenor sax, soprano sax, clarinet and vocals, Graham Trevarton on trumpet and vocals, and Ron Milford on trombone and vocals. The hard-driving rhythm section includes Howard Williams on banjo and guitar, Tony Mann on double bass and Chris Stockings on drums.

The band’s repertoire is firmly rooted in traditional and New Orleans jazz and is guaranteed to get your feet tapping and stomping – definitely a band not to be missed!

April 2018 La Vie en Rose Gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of Paris.Dave Jones on guitar (One of the UK's leading players), Nick White, clarinet, Rebecca Willson, violin, Laurie Light guitar, Yann Mahdjoub bass.
March 2018 The Craig Milverton Oscar Peterson Tribute Band Craig has performed at many top venues including Ronnie Scotts, Dean Street Pizza Express and the Concorde Club. He is the winner of the Jazz Piano Category of the British Jazz Awards in 2010. This is a must for all Peterson fans and all those people who love Jazz that swings. Appearing with Craig are Ashley John Long on Double Bass and Coach York on Drums.
February 2018 Pete Miller and the
Magnolia Jazz Band
January 2018 Moon Jazz Band The Moon Jazz Band is an impressive 8-piece jazz band based at the Moon Jazz Club in Crediton. A sparkling constellation of star performers, with the irrepressible Jess Laver on vocals, give two varied sets of some memorable tunes.
November 2017 Manouche Jazz Quartet The Manouche Jazz Quartet captures the essence of the Hot Club de France, giving new voice to the legacy of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Bringing class and charisma to the scene, the band is a new chapter in the narrative of gypsy jazz.
October 2017 Annika Skoogh Quartet The Annika Skoogh Quartet are an exciting band and led by Swedish singer Annika Skoogh. Annika is an accomplished and adventurous jazz singer and she has picked a fine band for this modern jazz project. Her quartet of highly accomplished musicians are; Matt Carter (keys), Al Swainger (electric bass) and Coach York (drums) and they provide the perfect anchor for her assured and soulful vocals.
September 2017 The Loney Band Virtuoso guitar from Jules Moberly, with Becky Loney vocalist, John Bangham keyboard and vocals, Frank Rawle on drums and cajon, Lee Thommen bass.
August 2017 The Darktown Strutters A few years ago a couple of us put an ad in the local paper ‘Jazzmen wanted to complete band’. Within days, half-a-dozen elderly gents, who had presumed their best jazzing days were over, got together - found that most of them knew each other from years earlier - and couldn’t wait to get blowing and strumming again.
July 2017 John Walter Trio John Walter on keyboard. Matt Evans drums, Dominic Treacher double bass. John Walter Learnt his chops in London in the 70's. Attending regular jazz workshops with Stan Tracey and having piano lessons with John Taylor and others.
June 2017 Ronnie Jones Quartet. Ronnie Jones on drums, Gary Bayley saxophone, Joss Kidd guitar, David George bass.
May 2017 Helen Rimmer Quartet Helen on saxophone, Tom Unwin keyboards and Marcus Vergette on double bass. Norm Marsh drums
April 2017 The Pete Canter Quartet Pete Canter - tenor saxophone, Paul Harris - piano, Andy Tunbridge - double bass, Mark Heyward - drums
March 2017 La Vie en Rose Gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of Paris.Dave Jones on guitar (One of the UK's leading players), Nick White, clarinet, Rebecca Willson, violin, Laurie Light guitar, Yann Mahdjoub bass.
Feb 2017 The Loney Band Virtuoso guitar from Jules Moberly, with Becky Loney vocalist, John Bangham keyboard and vocals, Frank Rawle on drums and cajon, Lee Thommen bass.
January 2017 Helen Rimmer Quartet Helen on saxophone, Tom Unwin keyboards and Marcus Vergette on double bass. Norm Marsh drums
December 2016 The Pete Canter Quartet Pete Canter - tenor saxophone, Paul Harris - piano, Andy Tunbridge - double bass, Mark Heyward - drums
October 2016 The Retro Rythmn Rascals Local guitar hero and long-time performer Keith Chetwin with Barbara Wilson on saxophone, Mike Lang on bass, Alan Lewis clarinet and vocals, Susie Rainger vocals