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 Welcome to Coljazz.


Coljazz Promotions are Shirley Smith and Colin Erswell, both of Gillingham in Kent.


Colin and Shirley have been putting on jazz gigs in the Medway Towns for over 10 years.

They are basically both jazz fans who want to give something back to the music they both love. Go to the History section for the full story.

You can get in touch with Coljazz by e-mailing us on our NEW e-mail address  We really do welcome your comments. If you would like to contact Colin directly you can e-mail him on To get hold of Shirley you can phone her on 01634 365352 

Don Emanuel is the Coljazz website editor ( and a regular contributor with his incisive gig reviews is our friend, Ian Fleckney.            


In 2013 we moved our Coljazz gigs from the RAFA Club to the Anchorians Rugby Club in Gillingham, go to the Anchorians Gig Page page for directions.

For maps to our venues go to our History page.

Please note ALL our gigs start at 8.30pm unless specified differently on the gig pages. No tickets in advance, just turn up on the night, we've never had to turn anyone away.