Review: Richard Quain Trio, Zoot Money and FNUK at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

In Wimbledon it’s great to see players well matched.  It makes the game thrilling for spectators and players alike whoever the eventual winner.  Reminded me of seeing and hearing the incredible Richard Quain Trio some weeks ago.  Then, their opponents were the superb Producers.  And this week, just as Andy Murray pulled out the stops [...]

Review: In the Pink big band at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

Jazz lovers were out in force last week to catch local big band In the Pink in a rare appearance at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club.  The hidden gem of jazz clubs in Westbourne not only plays host to superb world class jazz players from around the world, but also supports up and coming acts and [...]

Review: FB Pocket Orchestra at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

“Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Moonlight on the bayou, a creole tune that fills the air…” Sauntering over to Swing Unlimited Jazz Club on Wednesday transported me back to the southern USA. I sang that beautiful song (associated with Harry Connick Jnr, but originally sung by Billie Holliday) in a [...]

Review: The Producers and Richard Quain Trio at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

  “It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses.” “Hit it!” The audience would have been well to take Ellwood’s advice to Jake from the original Blues Brothers movie, as well as perhaps adding, “Don’t forget your mufflers” on Wednesday.  [...]

Review: Roger Beaujolais & Soundcellar at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

A the end of a hectic month of gigs and fringe shows at Brighton – this year in the audience, last week I happily just managed to fit in an evening’s incredible jazz at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club. As usual the evening kicked off with a charming warm-up from the One Night Only musicians – John playing the sweetest [...]

Review: Judy in Person at the New Steine Hotel, Brighton Fringe

Like Prout’s madeline retrouve, after three years performing the Pink Sinatra at the Brighton fringe on stage at the New Steine Hotel, how delightful to return, this time in the audience to see Gregoire Aubert perform his wonderful show Judy in Person.  After his original piece of fringe theatre last year, The Making of a [...]

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