A new season of Jazz on the last Sunday of the month at The Dragon Hall, Stukeley St, WC2 has got off to a good start, with a new young band The Sax Pastilles. This is a a five peice aggregation trumpet, bass, drums and reeds with a particularly fine pianist, Holly Roberts. Led by the clarinet/sax of Hugo Simmonds, the band plays from the standard repetoire with a recognisable chorus before taking off to some imaginative interpretations. C-Jam Blues to Dinah by way of Sweet Georgia Brown. Last night they were augmented by Tom Monahan on trombone – when he wasn’t dancing his sox off. Next appearance at the Dragon Hall on Sunday 29th November and if you want to catch them before they have a regular gig at Wax Jambu, 144- 5 Upper Street (Angel Tube) on Wednesdays.
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