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Manchester azz Society

President :- Steve Voce


Chairman Secretary
Harry Fisher The Unicorn Hotel Peter Caswell
Tel: 0161-740 7931 Church Street (Off Oldham St) Tel: 01942-671938
email: email:
hafish2@hotmail.co.uk Manchester M4 1PW pndcas@aol.com

Programme : April – September 2011


April July
7 Bechet meets Muggsy and Louis Chris Lee 7 Rosetta Tharpe : Godmother of rock „n‟ roll Alan Brown
Donald Lambert, James P and Fats Jim Lowe Early Milt Jackson Frank Gibson

14 The Jazz Drummer Frank Gibson 14 The Jazz Scene (Verve 78s, 1950) Peter Caswell

21 Early Miles Davis in Concert Alan Brown 21 Talking Tubby Guest Recitalist Simon Spillett

28 VIDEO NIGHT : The search for Jackie Paris 28 VIDEO NIGHT :


Peter Caswell Chet Baker, the last years
The jazz apple : Together with Temperley Frank Gibson

May August
5 From Bechet to Braxton : DM‟s discs Bruce Robinson 4 Echoes of Basie Frank Gibson and Eddie Little
12 Endless boogie : North Mississippi Hill Country blues 11 Some British recordings (for Eunice) Jeff Pritchard
Matthew Thompson Some distinctive (to me) trumpet players Jim Lowe
King Pleasure and Eddie Jefferson Chris Lee
19 Susanna McCorkle (d 19-05-01) : a tribute Don Lee 18 That‟s why I‟m crying : Chicago‟s west side sound
Matthew Thompson
Georgie Auld (b 19-05-19) : a tribute Hughie Weiner Hank Jones : The talented one Alan Brown

26 VIDEO NIGHT : Ellington ‟85 at Birch Hall 25 VIDEO NIGHT: Wayne Shorter(b 25-08-33) : Footprints
The Queen‟s Suite: Bob Wilber orch Eunice Malloch A Charles Mingus selection Peter Caswell

June September
2 An evening of contrasts Harry Isaacs 1 Jack Parnell Eddie Little
Brad Mehldau Geoff Berry
9 R Crumb‟s heroes of jazz and blues Peter Caswell
Randy Sandke: a tribute to Buck Clayton Jack Kinsey 8 Monk Live : from first to last Bruce Robinson

16 Johnny Keating Eddie Little 15 A night of Ronnie Scott Alan Brown


Apprentices of British big band jazz Mike White
22 MJS welcomes IAJRC to “Jazz in Manchester”
23 Prestige Rollins, 1949 – 1956 Frank Gibson at the Park Inn, Cheetham Hill Road

30 VIDEO NIGHT : A “B” good evening (plus!) Chris Lee 29 VIDEO NIGHT : Keep on trucking : another jazz
miscellany by guest recitalist John Whitehorn from Kent

MEETINGS EVERY THURSDAY AT 8.00 ; RECITALS AT 8.15 –9.15 & 9.30 – 10.30
PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIMES
ALL JAZZ ENTHUSIASTS & FRIENDS WELCOME