Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel©

Our Benefit Gig on 27th February 2011

We had nine sets of amazing music from 2pm to past 9pm on this glorious day of music. We are grateful to the musicians, our friends, staff, the committee, the venue - everyone collaborated to make this a memorable day. For more details, go to the benefit page,

Peter Evans took these pictures and we thank him.

Click on the pictures below to see a high resolution version. Again, these are all Copyright © Peter Evans
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This is the printed programme. What actually happened is here.
Its 2pm, and the Ed Jones Quartet, with Ed (tenor) Leon Greening (piano), Bernie Hodgkins (bass), Roger O'Dell (drums) are our first gig.
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click for hires image 3pm, and we got Tina May (vocals) Nikki Iles, and with Roger O'Dell (drums), Frank Wetherby (tenor), Bernie Hodgkins (bass).
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It's 4pm, and who aarrives on stage but Alan Barnes (reeds) Jim Hart (vibes), Paul Clarvis (tiny drum kit) click for hires image
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click for hires image 5pm, and Gilad arrives for his first set: Sarah Gillespie (vocals and guitar) Gilad Atzmon (accordian! and reeds), Ben Bastin (bass), with Eddie Hick (drums)
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6pm, and Roger Beaujolais (vibes) Steve Melling (piano) click for hires image
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6.45pm and our own Carole Burgess (vocals) with Michael Spearman (guitar) click for hires image
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7.15pm, and the music continues with the Orient House Quartet: Gilad Atzmon (reeds), Frank Harrison (piano), Yaron Stavi (bass), Eddie Hick (drums) click for hires image
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Its 8.15, and we have Alan Skidmore (tenor) Steve Melling (piano), Bernie Hodgkins (bass) and Roger O'Dell (drums) click for hires image
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9pm, and last but not least, Derek Nash (saxes) and John Etheridge (guitar) Bernie Hodgkins (bass), Roger O'Dell (drums), with Frank Wetherby (sax) click for hires image
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