This page contains notes and thoughts about gigs, written a day or two after the gig. Administrative posts are also shown.
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We like to keep notes of gigs as they go by. This blog began with the 30 October 2018 gig, the Matt Wates Sextet. To see earlier blogs, please our old website news page
Peter, our photographer, said “What a Cracker !!! What I call a “Full on ” gig. Its been far too long since we had Matt Wates with his own Sextet. With a sound and material like that we should have them on an annual basis”. I couldn’t agree more, we had a smashing gig on Friday. The guys were Matt Wates alto sax, Steve Fishwick trumpet, Steve Main tenor sax, Leon Greening piano, Malcolm Creese bass, Matt Skelton drums. The music was mostly written and all arranged by Matt Wates. It was powerful straight ahead jazz, with fine musicians playing…
These are posts from March 2018 New block beginning of posting