Friday, March 17, 2017

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 24th March 2017 we've a super two trumpet night with Geoff & James Power, Peter Locke on piano, Paul Furniss on reeds and Lawrie Thompson on drums...King Oliver and Tom Baker music...wow!

Last year the Bridge City Jazz Band had a two trumpet night at Club Ashfield with Geoff Power and his son James on trumpet lead and this coming Friday 24th March 2017 Geoff has agreed to a two trumpet night with himself and James on trumpet and featuring music from King Oliver and Tom Baker...with Peter Locke on the Club's grand piano and Paul Furniss on reeds  with Lawrie Thompson on drums together with the BCJB regulars, Mike Hallam on trombone, Colin Davies on double bass and myself on banjo...our regular reed player Colin Beal is having a night of dancing...
Shaping up to be a super night of traditional jazz.....
Hope to see you....






Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....



    Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...





Friday, March 10, 2017

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 17th March 2017 Dave Ridyard leads the band on Soprano sax & reeds for a Celebration of 1920's Jazz, on piano is Bradley Newman and Jim Morrell on drums...all special guests for the night...

Dave Ridyard is back this coming Friday 17th March 2017. leading the Bridge City Jazz Band on soprano sax and reeds for his 5th Celebration of 1920's jazz at Club Ashfield..other special guests on the night are Bradley Newman on the Club's grand piano and Jim Morrell on drums...they add to the four BCJB regulars, Mike Hallam on trombone, Colin Beal on reeds, Colin Davies on double bass & myself Dennis Quinlan on banjo making a great 7 piece traditional jazz band....
Don't forget your dancing shoes.....






Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....



   Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...

Friday, March 3, 2017

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 10th March 2017 Al Davey is back on trumpet lead with Geoff Power on trombone, Monique Lysiak on the grand piano and Joel Davis on drums....

Al Davey was on trombone for us last Friday at Club Ashfield and this week he leads the Bridge City Jazz Band on trumpet with super trumpet player Geoff Power on trombone!! Monique Lysiak is on the Club's grand piano and Joel Davis on drums ...they join the Bridge City JB as our special guests for the night, joining BCJB regulars Colin Davies on double bass, Colin Beal on reeds and myself, Dennis Quinlan on banjo....
A night oozing with traditional jazz.....!








  Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...

Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....




Friday, February 24, 2017

Welcome to Sydney's traditional jazz scene...live jazz in Sydney......Club Ashfield is the venue and with its long residency, The Bridge City Jazz Band is the band....a nominal 4 piece we have three special guests each Friday taking the band up to a 7 piece swinging trad.jazz band...and this coming Friday the 3rd March 2017 sees our trombonist Mike Hallam lead the band on trumpet with Al Davey on trombone, Brad Newman on piano and Craig Lee on drums....

Mike Hallam swaps his trombone in the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield  this coming Friday 3rd March 2017 to lead the band on trumpet with Al Davey a guest on trombone...other guests are, Brad Newman  on the Club's grand piano and Craig Lee on drums....
Likely Mike and Al will swap instruments on the night.....
The Bridge City JB regulars, Colin Davies on double bass, Colin Beal on reeds and Dennis Quinlan make up the great 7 piece traditional jazz band for the night...









Club Ashfield is at 1-11 Charlotte Street, Ashfield beside the Ashfield Railway station on the northern side and the gig is up on the first floor in the bistro/Charlotte Room function area from 7.30pm to 10.30pm with the restaurant serving nice food until 9pm.....I always eat there on Jazz nights....



  Future special guests with the Bridge City Jazz Band at Club Ashfield and other BCJB future gigs...