The Dime NotesSaturday 27 May @ 7:30pm - St Luke's Church

The Dime Notes

London's most stylish vintage jazz band plays the irresistible, foot-tapping early jazz of the 1920s, digging back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven New Orleans jazz, unearthing a repertoire of stomps, blues, and forgotten gems of the era from musicians such as Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton and Red Nichols.

Fronted by Chris Barber’s long-time clarinettist David Horniblow, an established figure on the European jazz stage and American pianist/composer/musicologist and Jelly Roll Morton specialist Andrew Oliver, a recent arrival to the UK, the band is anchored by the unstoppable pulse of the UK’s finest rhythm guitarist Dave Kelbie, accompanist in Evan Christopher’s Django a la Creole, John Etheridge’s Sweet Chorus and many more.

The bass chair is occupied by London bassist Tom Wheatley, well-known across the international scene for his swing and versatility and in demand across many genre boundaries with his huge sound and stylistic versatility.

The Dime Notes present a fresh take on a timeless style, emphasising the propulsive grooves and sultry melodies which made early jazz revolutionary, controversial, and wildly popular.

For more details of this performer please see The Dime Notes website.

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Refreshments available and a tasty savoury snack, costing £6, may be booked in advance for the interval.

Advance booking: £15 to reserve the seat of your choice; standard tickets £10 (£11 on the door); student/unemployed £7.50; 14 year-olds and under free.

To book tickets and snacks please use the online form at Order Tickets or contact Marian Lloyd.

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