The Blue Note Years

Across the 1950’s -1960’s, Blue Note Records dominated the recording of Modern Jazz, delivering a massive catalogue of Bop, Hard Bop and Post Bop original music from Giants of the US music scene.
JBGB Events are delighted to present this wonderful music, performed by both established and about to be giants of the U.K. jazz scene.

The Blue Note Years

Chris Ingham's REBOP

Inspired by Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock & Joe Henderson

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 23 rd April Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

These three titans of jazz, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock & Joe Henderson, two still very much alive, together span 150 years of imaginative record breaking...

The Blue Note Years

Freddie Gavita

Inspired by the creativity of Clifford Brown

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 21 st May Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Clifford Brown, so sadly snatched away in his mid 20’s, was one of the major forces in trumpet creativity standing alongside Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis....

The Blue Note Years

Dave O'Higgins

Inspired by Hank Mobley, Dexter Gordon and Stanley Turrentine

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 18 th June Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

A popular figure on the jazz scene for over 30 years and with 20 albums as leader, there could not be anyone better than Dave O’Higgins to pay respect to these...

The Blue Note Years

Chris Ingham's REBOP

Inspired by the soulfulness of Horace Silver

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 23 rd July Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Horace Silver was one of the all time jazz great pianists and composers. His hard driving piano style and distinctive composition approach, involving...

The Blue Note Years

Clark Tracey with Alan Barnes

Inspired by the rhythms of Art Blakey

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 24 th September Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Art Blakey, one of the greatest jazz drummers, with his Jazz Messengers band, performed at the highest level for over 35 years. He created a new “double hit...

The Blue Note Years

Barford Stoneman Quintet

Inspired by Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard & Donald Byrd

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£23.00

Tuesday 29 th October Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

These three trumpet players, all members of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, went on to create their own styles with a long list of memorable Blue Note...