NB Gigs at the North Devon Jazz Club are almost always on Mondays, starting at 8.30 unless otherwise stated. They take place at the Beaver Inn in Appledore. Entrance is free but there's a collection (please don't be mean - it helps pay the band). For more information, see the dedicated NDJC page.
Coming up at North Devon Jazz Club in 2023:
27 November Neil Burns Quintet, featuring top trumpeter Steve Waterman and fine saxophonist Terry Quinney
The fine guitarist Neil Burns brings his quintet to North Devon Jazz Club. The band will feature top UK trumpeter Steve Waterman and saxophonist Terry Quinney with Martin Jenkins on organ and Ric Byer on drums
Steve Waterman is one of the finest trumpeters and flugelhorn players on the UK and international scene. He has played and recorded with other great jazz musicians such as Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard and John Surman and he is also an educator at the Royal Academy of Music and other institutionsand a distinguished composer for small and large ensembles. Terry Quinney after a varied and distinguished career in his native Canada is now based in the south west in the UK and a firm fixture on the UK jazz scene.
Completing the band will be the excellent combination of organist Martin Jenkins and Ric Byer on drums and the group will perform an exciting mix of original numbers, some classics of legendary guitarist Grant Green and some gems from the Blue Note era of jazz,including numbers by Jack McDuff and Lou Donaldson .
11 December Martin Dale Quartet. An evening of jolly Christmas jazz
And for 2024 (so far):
5 February Annika Skoogh 19 February Al Swainger - Pointless Beauty 4 March Rebecca Nash and Sara Colman 18 March Emily Francis Trio 1 April The Jazz Defenders 15 April Karen Sharp Quartet 10 June Dave Storey Trio 8 July B.D. Lenz Trio 9 September Liane Carroll. Return to The Beaver of wonderful multi-award-winning singer/pianist
Further details of the above to follow when available