On Saturday 6th December Sherborne Jazz presents Blow the Fuse at The Plume of Feathers, DT9 3LN. Blow the Fuse is double bass player Alison Rayner’s Quintet featuring: Band leader and composer Alison Rayner on bass, Buster Birch on drums, Deirdre Cartwright on guitar, Diane McLoughlin on saxophones and Steve Lodder on piano. Attractively punchy and highly emotive…McLoughlin’s soaring alto solo vibrated with echoes of the late Cannonball Adderley (JOHN FORDHAM, THE GUARDIAN)
On Saturday 15th November Sherborne Jazz presents The Iain Houston Quartet at The Plume of Feathers, Sherborne, DT9 3LN. The quartet has some stunning tunes to play: Some especially beautiful jazz standards; tunes by Keith Jarrett; Wyne Shorter; Horace Silver; just a little open-ended original material and a special Kenny Wheeler featured section to mark this great writer and player’s recent passing in as joyful way as we know he would want. Doors Open 7:30pm. Call 01935 816 569 for details.
Sherborne Jazz Club has been given a boost this year with new sponsorship, and a grant from PRSF and Jazz Services. Club chair Paul Chousmer took receipt of the PRSF and Jazz Services Jazz Promoters Award last month, given “in recognition of the panel being impressed by your diverse programme containing exciting new music”. Sherborne Jazz Club promotes monthly events at the Plume of Feathers in Sherborne, and at the David Hall in South Petherton. Full Story: Read More