15 Aug 2019, 20:15Colne River Room Studio
Jools has been leading the UK's favourite jazz band since 2012, when Jim McIntosh moved to Germany and handed over band leadership. It has quickly become the most dynamic, sought after band in the country. They have performed all over Europe at jazz clubs, festivals, and private functions. The high demand and popularity of his band is due to its collective members, drawn from the best traditional jazz musicians playing in England today, between them spanning the ages of 29 up to 73, with years of experience and dedication to their music. The band has the audience listening right from the start with a repertoire including the music of King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Kid Ory, George Lewis, Gospel/spiritual numbers, and New Orleans brass band parade tunes. They are praised, wherever they go, for their vitality and musicality.and guarantee a fantastic jazz experience for all.
Line-up: Denny Ilett trumpet, Karl Hird reeds, Mike Owen trombone, Brian Mellor guitar/banjo, Jim Swinnerton double bass, Baby Jools drums.