Coljazz Promotions are committed to bringing great Jazz to Medway.
Shirley Smith and Colin Erswell, the Coljazz team, have been focused on organising live Jazz in the Medway towns for many years.
For 2017 there is an exciting line up of events scheduled for their venue in Gillingham as listed below.
Jazz at the Anchorians Club Gillingham
Darland Avenue, Gillingham, ME7 3AN
Start time is now 2000 hours for all events, cost £12
Programme for 2017
16 June 2017
21 July 2017
The New Simon Spillett Quartet - Plays Tubby Hayes
Simon on Tenor Sax with Mark Hale drums, David Ferris keys and Stuart Barker bass.
18 August 2017
Dave Ital's Fat Freddies Cat
A fine Jazz Funk outfit
15 September 2017
Simon Bates sax, Harry Harris keys, Dominic Howes bass and Pete Cater drums
This will be a Dave Brubeck/ Paul Desmond tribute concert.
20 October 2017
Alan Barnes - Plays a tribute to Eddie Condon
Featuring Ian Bateman on trombone and Enrico Tomasso on Trumpet and Alan on saxes
17 November 2017
The Jazz All Stars
Jazz at the Good Intent Rochester
John Street, Rochester ME1 1YL
Coljazz have handed the organisation of these gigs to local drummer Tony Totts. Details of the next gigs in 2017 are listed on this dedicated website Good Intent Jazz
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We really do welcome your comments. If you would like to contact Colin directly you can e-mail him on [email protected] To get hold of Shirley you can phone her on 01634 365352
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