Friday, 12 January 2018
For the last two years we have been shortlisted in the Jazz Venue of the Year category in the All Party Parliamentary Awards, most recently in October 2017 when Scarborough Jazz Festival were the winners. Whilst not successful on both occasions we were delighted to have been nominated in the first place.
Kathryn Shackleton has set up a facebook page for Watermill Jazz and she would be really grateful if those of you who have a facebook account would 'like' the club please. To do this, just click here http://www.facebook.com/WatermillJazz
Watermill Jazz photographers Jon Frost and Chris Horne provide photos to go on the page each week, so do go and relive some of the great gigs by taking a look.
We have since 2006 been privileged to present each year a concert at this superb 300 seater acoustic venue, based on the site of the Yehudi Menuhin School in Stoke d'Abernon. Our connection with the Menuhin was instigated by the late John Usher, who for many years was at the forefront of the local arts scene in the Mole Valley area.
Previous concerts have featured firstly Stan Tracey performing his own composition Under Milk Wood, followed by John Taylor & Gwilym Simcock, Acoustic Triangle, Cleo Laine, Acker Bilk, John Williams & John Etheridge, Claire Martin & Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, the 16 piece All-Star Goodmen Orchestra led by Pete Long, Stacey Kent, the Big Chris Barber Band, Joe Stilgoe [who was joined on stage on the evening by his father Richard Stilgoe] and the most recent concert in October 2017 by The Pasadena Roof Orchestra.
Our concert this year, which takes place on Saturday 2nd June, features the world-renowned percussionist Evelyn Glennie with Scottish jazz ensemble Trio HLK. Full details can be found on the Menuhin Hall website https://themenuhinhall.co.uk
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Posted by Watermill Jazz Club at 05:11