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,

   
Tuesday 8th January 2008

Paul Malsom Trio

The Paul Malsom Trio A fresh and exciting approach to the Bossa Nova and it's influence on more contemporary stylings, from Charlie Byrd to John Mclaughlin and Pat Metheny. This new trio- featuring New Zealander Tim Robertson on double bass, Andres Ticino from Ecuador on percussion and Kent’s Paul Malsom on acoustic guitar play Brazilian rhythms, rich percussive tones, lyrical melodies, and create an inspired improvisational interplay.
   
Sunday 3rd February 2008

The Annual SAX APPEAL Concert

Next Annual concert for SAX APPEAL: Sunday February 1st 2009. Full Eight-Piece SAX APPEAL  led by Derek Nash. Click for YOUTUBE of Louie Palmer's drum solo at the Sevenoaks concert.

Click for YOUTUBE of Derek Nash with a sax solo when Solomon Burke performs with Jools Holland's R&B ORCHESTRA at The Royal Albert Hall. 

 

   
Tuesday 5th February 2008

Art Themen Quartet

Art Themen is a consummate performer and one of the UK's top jazz saxophonists, he plays in large and small venues throughout the UK and worldwide and is a regular feature on many top jazz festivals.

Art Themen sax, John Critchinson piano, Matt Ridley bass, Dave Barry drums .

   
Sunday 2nd March 2008

Branco Stoysin Trio

Branco Stoysin-acoutic guitar, Buster Birch-percussion and  Leslee Booth-bass.

Click for YouTube video taken at the event.

   
Tuesday 4th March 2008

Kent Youth Jazz Orchestra
&
North Kent Youth Jazz Orchestra

DOUBLE BILL of the two leading Youth Jazz Orchestras in Kent and Medway.

Click for YouTube video taken at the event.

   
Sunday 6th April 2008

Trudy Kerr, Jan Lundgren
&
Geoff Gascoyne

Trudy Kerr, Great Ausie Vocals; Jan Lundgren Stylish Swedish Piano & Geoff Gascoyne, Jamie Cullum's Bass. Pictures at the concert by Alan Ainsworth.

   
Sunday 4th May 2008

Georgia Mancio Quintet

GEORGIA MANCIO – jazz vocalist with Gareth Lockrane(flute), Robin Aspland(piano), Julie Walkington(bass), Dave Ohm(drums). Pictures at the concert by Oleg Katchinski.

 

   
Tuesday 13th May 2008

Outhouse Ruhabi

UK Jazzers OUTHOUSE with Gambian Drummers at The Brook Theatre Chatham. Following their featured appearance at The Cheltenham International Jazz Festival.

   
Tuesday 3rd June 2008

David Rees-Williams Trio

" The UK's answer to Jacques Loussier"
   
Friday 6th June 2008

Concert in aid of Hospice in the Weald

Jazz singer Sue Rivers and her musicians; singer/songwriter/guitarists Charlie Rivers, Richard Vinson & Steve McCormack.

Click for YOUTUBE of Charlie Rivers singing 'Making My Way Back'

   
Saturday 21st June 2008

Angelo Debarre Quartet

Angelo Debarre, one of the leading exponents of Django Reinhardt’s exciting gypsy jazz guitar style, with Christian Garrick playing fine violin in the style of Stéphane Grappelli, Dave Kelbie on rhythm guitar & Andy Crowdy on bass.

   
Tuesday 8th July 2008

Karen Lane
&
Paul Malsom, with Jo Fooks

Karen Lane, a favourite singer of Michael Parkinson, showcases her album Can’t Help It. The album is a collaboration with guitarist Paul Malsom, who joins Australian-born Lane and saxophonist Jo Fooks for this night of Brazilian-influenced classics and originals.

   
Thursday 21st August 2008

Clare Hirst Quartet

Clare Hirst - saxophones, Nick Ramm - piano, Tim Robertson - bass, Patrick Levett - drums.
   
Thursday 18th September 2008

Julian Jackson and Jim Mullen

Jim Mullen on guitar and Julian Jackson on chromatic harmonica, with Hugh Ockendon on piano. Club atmosphere with continuous bar. 
   
Friday 19th September 2008

Ritary - gypsy guitar

Ritary Gaguenetti  - top quality gypsy guitar from Paris "Ritary fired off his lead-guitar solos with dazzling skill..." Evening standard. With Herve Gaguenetti on rhythm guitar and Vladimir Torres on bass.

Click for YouTube video taken at the event.

 

   
Saturday 4th October 2008

Frank Griffith NONET with Iain Mackenzie - tribute to Mel Torme

Tribute to Mel Torme:-   Iain Mackenzie- vocal; Frank Griffith- tenor sax;  Bob Martin- alto sax ; Mick Foster- baritone sax; Martin Gladdish- trombone; Henry LowtherRobbie Robson- trumpet; Barry Green- piano; Spencer Brown- bass; Rod Youngs-drums.

   
Tuesday 7th October 2008

Harry Beckett Quintet

Resident in the UK since 1954, Harry Beckett's reputation extends throughout Europe and the USA. In 1961 he played with Charlie Mingus in the film All Night Long. Since then he has played with a succession of jazz greats, as well as leading his own quintet. This  concert will feature tunes of Charlie Mingus, and provide a showcase for the combined talents of Beckett’s own fine trumpet playing with… Chris Biscoe sax, Liam Noble piano, Fred Baker bass and Tony Marsh drums.

   
Thursday 16th October 2008

LD Frazier New York Gospel

A Gospel concert to celebrate World Mental Health Day organised for SAMHAG - Sevenoaks Area Mental Health Awareness Group. LD Frazier sung, played and told the story of Gospel Music from spirituals to the crossovers with blues and jazz.

Click for  YouTube ONE  and  YouTube TWO  videos taken at the event. 

LD Frazier's CD can be bought at this link.

   
Sunday 2nd November 2008

Gwilym Simcock
&
Jim Hart

Gwilym Simcock, Composer & Pianist in a duo with award winning Vibraphone player Jim Hart.  
"A meteoric rise to stardom saw this classically trained jazz genius perform his composition Progressions at this year's Royal Albert Hall Proms with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Hailed for his originality and a gifted pianist, he is wanted everywhere and is one to watch." The London Evening Standard    

Click for YouTube video taken aubet the event.

   
Tuesday 2nd December 2008

BARCODES
&
Alan Barnes

Alan Barnes is a leading alto sax player with many British jazz acolades to his name, including the prestigious BBC JazzInstrumentalist of the Year award. Alan has teamed up with The Barcodes, an exceptional trio led by Alan Glenn of the Yardbirds, to mix blues and jazz with influences from Mose Allison to Jimmy Smith. A special show that was a sensation at The Brecon Jazz Festival.

Click for YouTube video taken at the event.

   
Sunday 7th December 2008

SNAKE DAVIS BAND

JAZZ funk King of Smooth Soul Sax returned with his Star Band.

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