Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel©

Peter Fairman's Pictures from 2017

One of the joys of the club is that customers help. Peter Fairman attends most gigs, and discreetly takes flashless photographs. We have used them on our Facebook page, but we thought that it would be good to start a chronicle of pictures for each gig.

Click on the pictures below to see a high resolution version. These are all Copyright © Peter Fairman
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Ian Shaw and Barry Green - 20 December 2017
Brilliant, brilliant gig by two masters. Only marred by my photography rather than Peter's.
click for hires image Ian and Barry
click for hires image Ian Shaw click for hires image Barry Green
Spirit of Trane: Gilad Atzmon and the OHE
As always, a gig to remember, highlighted by some stunning fugal moments.
click for hires image The band
click for hires image Gilad on soprano click for hires image Gilad on tenor
click for hires image Frank Harrison click for hires image Yaron Stavi
click for hires image Enzo Zirilli
Josephine Davies: Satori - 1 December 2017
A delightful and varied gig: Josephines music is exciting and thought provoking.
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click for hires image The band. click for hires image The band again
click for hires image Josephine Davies click for hires image Josephine
click for hires image Josephine click for hires image Josephine
click for hires image Dave Whitford click for hires image Paul Clarvis
Quentin Collins Quartet - 24 November 2017
This band just blew us away with their musicianship, communication, power and joy.
click for hires image The band
click for hires image The band again click for hires image Quentin Collins on trumpet
click for hires image Quentin Collis on flugel click for hires image Andrew McCormack
click for hires image Daniel Casimir click for hires image Winston Clifford
Eyal Lovett - 17 November 2017
Superb compositions from an excellent and accessible band.
click for hires image The Band
click for hires image Eyal Lovett click for hires image Eran Har Even
click for hires image Mathias Jensen click for hires image Aidan Lowe
Dave O'Higgins Quartet - 3 November 2017
Dave led a fine quartet, with many of the songs composed by him. Great gig.
click for hires image The Band
click for hires image Dave on tenor click for hires image Dave on soprano
click for hires image Rob Barron click for hires image Geoff Gascoyne
click for hires image Sebastiaan de Krom
Steve Waterman Quartet - 27 October 2017
With a crew like this, it had to be a great gig ... and it was.
click for hires image The band
click for hires image Steve Waterman click for hires image Anthony Kerr
click for hires image Alec Dankworth click for hires image Dave Barry
Sara Dowling and Tommaso Starace: Nancy goes Cannonball - 27 October 2017
click for hires image The Band, view 1
click for hires image The Band, view 2 click for hires image Sara Dowling
click for hires image Sara click for hires image Tommaso Starace
click for hires image Chris Ingham click for hires image Arnie Somogyi
click for hires image George Double
Meier/Budjana Group - 20 October 2017
World music: delightful compositions and stunning playing
click for hires image The band
click for hires image Nicolas Meier click for hires image Dewa Budjana
click for hires image Mohammed Saat Syah click for hires image Saat on another flute
click for hires image Jimmy Haslip click for hires image Asaf Sirkis
Protect the Beat - 6 October 2017
Funk and jazz at its best.
click for hires image Protect the Beat
click for hires image Derek Nash on alto click for hires image Tim Cansfield
click for hires image Arden Hart on keys click for hires image Arden on trumpet
click for hires image Laurence Cottle click for hires image Nic France
click for hires image Derek on soprano Rockin' Rabbit rules
Paper Jam Duo - 29 September 2017
Brilliant violin and piano gig with David Gordon and Chris Garrick
click for hires image David Gordon and Chris Garrick
click for hires image Chris click for hires image David
click for hires image Chris and David click for hires image Chris
click for hires image David
Jam Experiment - 15 September 2017
A young collective of brilliant musicians gave a great evening of their music: proper jazz, accessible and powerful.
click for hires image The band
click for hires image Rory Ingham click for hires image Alexander Bone
click for hires image Toby Comeau click for hires image Joe Lee
click for hires image Luke Tomlinson click for hires image The band from a different angle
Brandon Allen's Gene Ammons Project - 8 September 2017
A stunning gig and history of a great saxophonist.
click for hires image The band
click for hires image Brandon Allen click for hires image Bas Van Lier
click for hires image Arnie Somogyi click for hires image Matt Home
click for hires image The band from another angle click for hires image Brandon Allen
Dave's Notes, 3 September 2017 - Clark Tracey: tribute to Stan Tracey's Hexad
A wonderful start to the new season. Great band playing the music of Stan Tracey.l
click for hires image The Band
click for hires image Clark Tracey click for hires image Steve Melling
click for hires image Daniel Casimir click for hires image The horn chorus
click for hires image Nadeem Teimoori click for hires image Alex Ridout
click for hires image Chris Maddock A group of talented musicians young and young at heart, gave us a brilliant gig.