Since the release of her 2010 multi-platinum debut album ‘Deleted Scenes From The Cutting Room Floor’ Caro Emerald has fashioned her own niche. Gorgeous and stylish, Caro blends retro jazz with sampling and modern pop to create her signature sound. Caro’s second album ‘The Shocking Miss Emerald’, released in May 2013, entered the Official UK Album Chart at No. 1 remaining in the chart for an entire year. With more than 2.5 million record sales, 40 million YouTube views, a…Find out more »
Blending cumbia and mambo with psychedelic rock, polka, country and electronica. Orkestra Mendoza’s mix of cumbia, mambo, indie and tex-mex psychedelia – all in well-cut suits – is coming to Cambridge! Their brash, widescreen style and witty reference to 60s instrumental pop is both effortlessly classy and enormous fun. Orkesta Mendoza is led by Mexican American kingpin Sergio Mendoza, who is also a member and co-producer of Southwestern music legends Calexico, and arranger and founder member of Mexrrissey. "A sunny-side-up…Find out more »
Saxophonist Kevin Flanagan invites some serious musical friends each last Thursday of the month.Find out more »
Sarah Gillespie was born in London to an American mother and British father. She grew up in Norfolk - interspersed with numerous trips to Minnesota, where she soaked in the sounds of Bessie Smith, Bob Dylan, Cole Porter and early blues and jazz. Her music is a fusion of jazz, folk and blues knitted together by poetic, streetwise lyricism. '...joins Bob Dylan's lyrical bite and languid delivery to the forthrightness of Joni Mitchell, with a little rap-like percussiveness thrown in...'…Find out more »
Tom Green is Cambridge-born trombonist, composer and arranger described as "a new rising star in the British jazz scene" by Nigel Williams (Jazz FM). His debut septet album “Skyline” was released in February 2015 to unanimous critical acclaim, described by Dave Gelly in the Observer as “a kaleidoscope of harmony that is not only phenomenally skilful, but absorbing and endlessly entertaining, too.” This quintet, co-led with tenor player Sam Miles, makes their return to Hot Numbers playing a mixture of…Find out more »
Welcome to The Alley Club's 5th Mods Mayday weekender! (Est. 2013 with more than a nod back to 1979 and the 60's!) We've got a feast of live Mod music (3 evenings) and Mod Djs (2 daytimes) lined up for you all at our regular venue The Corner House! There may even be some stalls and a scooter cruise if there's enough interest. Hot food menu available and the pub may even do a BBQ! Hotels - Premier Inn and…Find out more »
Cool Jazz Collective are a creative jazz ensemble influenced by traditional and contemporary styles with the sultry vocals of Elaine Hatton embellished by the expert piano accompaniment of Neil Riches.Find out more »
The Andy Bowie Quartet plays modern jazz every Sunday 8 to 11 at the Tram Depot, Dover Street, Cambridge.Find out more »
The Cambridge Jazz Jam has moved to a new home! From Monday 20 March it will be located at The Architect pub, Cambridge. Sessions are now on Mondays, from 7.30 – 10 pm. Free admission. Our policy is inclusive, so whether you’re an accomplished player, or still trying to get it together, you’ll be welcome to play (or sing) with our friendly backing group. Further information from Mike Quigley on 07979 592241.Find out more »
Crushing Death & Grief present: American Primitive and beyond… A double-bill of shows for May, featuring key players in the field of American Primitive guitar from the 1960s and the 2010s. NIGHT ONE: DANIEL BACHMAN + JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Tickets £6 each, or £10 for both - from wegottickets.com DANIEL BACHMAN Daniel Bachman is a solo guitarist from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Born in 1989, he has released 11 albums of instrumental fingerstyle…Find out more »
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 sell out show Meet Fred - a tale of a puppet's fight against prejudice Tickets: £12.50 (£10.00 concessions, £8.50 students/children) Further discounts apply for Anglia Ruskin students & staffFind out more »
A new Jazz Jam at the Burleigh Arms, Cambridge, on Tuesdays 8 to 11, starting 21st March. Musicians and singers welcome.Find out more »
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