e17 jazz have announced their new season starting this Wednesday 30th of January, and fully updated their (good) WEBSITE. The gigs, held on the last Wednesday of every month, will now be at the Orford House Social Club (73 Orford Road, Walthamstow, London E17. A few minutes walk from Walthamstow Central station). Doors at 8:30pm and tickets are £10 (£7 with concessions).
This season kicks off with Babelfish (with singer Brigitte Beraha, pianist Barry Green, bassist Chris Laurence and drummer Paul Clarvis). Brigitte also plays on the 26th June with bassist Dave Manington’s Riff Raff. Mandorla (with e17 founder and saxophonist Carlos Lopez-Real) play on the 24th April. Tom Hewson’s Treehouse (a trio without drums featuring vibraphonist Lewis Wright and bassist Calum Gourlay) are on 29th May and Stan Sulzmann plays on the 27th March with pianist John Turville, Dave Manington, and drummer Nick Smalley. The season is rounded off with a performance from the e17 Jazz Large Ensemble on 31st July.
There are also regular monthly workshops (on Sundays) for adults who wish to learn to improvise priced at £10 a session.
Full Listings for 2013 are:
30 January – Babelfish
27 February – Compassionate Dictatorship
27 March – Stan Sulzmann Quartet
24 April – Mandorla
29 May – Tom Hewson’s Treehouse
26 June – Dave Manington’s Riff Raff
31 July – e17 Jazz Large Ensemble