This page contains a history
of the gigs that we have
hosted in the past

To view images of the artists please click on thumbnail image

To view archives for other years please click on a link below:

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

Sunday January 7th 2001
Bobby Wellins & Pete Churchill trio

BOBBY WELLINS returns with his unique relaxed approach to the tenor saxophone. Bobby will be joined by the Pete Churchill piano trio which includes Dave Wickens on drums and Simon Thorpe on bass. Pete will be featuring a selection of songs drawn from his wide experience as a performer and Professor of Jazz Singing at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Sunday February 4th 2001

Tribute to Stephan Grappelli

JOHN ETHERIDGE on guitar toured for many years with Stephan Grappelli and the evening includes his recollections of those happy times. CHRISTIAN GARRICK plays the jazz violin and the group is completed with DAVE KELBIE on guitar & MALCOLM CREESE on double bass. Not only a personal tribute from John Etheridge but also a vibrant evening in the style of Grappelli that celebrates his magical spirit

Sunday March 4th 2001

Julian Jackson


Julian Jackson, plays a mean 'Toots' inspired jazz harmonica. He is playing on this occasion with a fine young quartet based in Cambridge: Tim Lampthorn, piano; Josh Kemp, tenor sax; Johnny Brierley, bass; Patrick Levett, drums.
Julian Jackson was the featured soloist on the Oscar winning soundtrack for the 'The Full Monty'.

Sunday April 1st 2001

As Meninas

Monica Vasconcelos & Ingrid Laubrock return with their infectious Brazilian jazz. "All sung with sensuous grace and played with subtle vigour by her stellar band." Chris Parker, The Times.
Sunday May 6th 2001

Burns, Inniss, Cherry

Adrian Byron Burns, the award* winning acoustic blues singer, joins up with Roger Inniss, bass, and Al Cherry, the jazz guitarist, to create an eclectic mix of jazz, blues & contemporary music.
*Acoustic Blues Artist
of the Year 1999 & 2000
Sunday June 3rd 2001

Liane Carroll & Roger Carey

Liane Carroll returns with her ever popular powerful piano and bluesy voice. Liane will be joined by her husband Roger Carey, a fine bass player and singer in his own right. The evening will start with a set from the singer Rebecca Hollweg and her musicians: Andy Hamil, bass and Mike Outram, guitar.
To listen to Liane live at The Listening Room - click here
Sunday July 1st 2001

Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan, the legendary bebop singer, who was married to Duke Jordan, Charlie Parker’s pianist. Sevenoaks has this wonderful opportunity to see Sheila just before she starts a weeks residency at Ronnie Scotts in London. Sheila appears with Nick Weldon on piano, Jeff Clyne on bass and Trevor Tomkins on drums. - Los Angeles Times.

Friday August 17th 2001 8.00pm
St Nicholas Church, Rectory Lane, Sevenoaks

Fapy Lafertin Quintet

A very special opportunity to hear the The Fapy Lafertin Quintet, the world renowned gypsy swing group who play in the tradition of Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli.  Featuring Fapy Lafertin(Solo Guitar), Tim Kliphuis(Violin), Reinier Voet(Rhythm Guitar), Henk de Geus(Rhythm Guitar), Simon Planting(Bass)ngeles Times.

Sunday September 2nd 2001

Sheena Davis + Al Cherry

Sheena Davis, one of the finest singers to come out of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, with ‘Blood Brothers’ guitarist Al Cherry. The Sheena Davis Group is completed with Tom Cawley on piano, Peter Cater on drums, Robert Rickenberg on bass.

Sunday October 7th 2001

Fran Landesman, Sarah Moule + Simon Wallace

Poetess Fran Landesman wrote the lyrics for many jazz hits including ‘Spring can really hang you up the most’; Composer/pianist Simon Wallace wrote the music for many of them, including ‘In a New York minute’; singer Sarah Moule, a CANDID label artist, completes the bill.
Sunday November 4th 2001

Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford’s Earthworks.  The ex-YES and ex-King Crimson drummer brings his International Quartet to his home town. 
"It mixes up styles, moods and meters as effortlessly as it ignores musical boundaries." (Wall St. Journal)
Sunday December 2nd 2001

Tina May, Herbie Flowers, Mike Hatchard

Tina May (chanteuse extraordinaire), Herbie Flowers ('Sky' bass man), & Mike Hatchard (pianist,violinist,etc) present their acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Show:- "Musical Mischief"

Other years - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020