The Jazz Warriors International have recently announced that due to success with their new monthly Draw 2 Tunes night at Charlie Wright’s (where musicians take over the DJ decks and play music that “inspires, inspired or just leads them to distraction”) which this month featured Soweto Kinch, they are expanding into a weekly Sunday residency:
1st Sunday of the month: Draw 2 Tunes which will feature Julian Joseph next time and, in upcoming months, will feature Byron Wallen, Christine Tobin, and Django Bates. Tickets are £5. Doors at 7:00pm
2nd Sunday of the month: Voice-1st Instrument which is hosted by Cleveland Watkiss assisted by up-and-coming vocalist Chantelle Nandi Masuku and will feature a workshop, gig and club night. Workshop starts at 5:00:pm and is open to anyone 14 or older (tickets £5). DJ Set at 7:00pm and is for over 18s.
3rd Sunday of the month: Duke Joint. A DJ night hosted by Orphy Robinson and Cleveland Watkiss playing music termed Swing Dub. Tickets are £5. Doors at 7:00pm
4th Sunday of the month: Freedom – The Art of Improvisation hosted by Orphy Robinson and Claude Deppa and featuring Free Jazz/Improv jam sessions with Paul Bradshaw DJ-ing. Tickets are £5 (with £3 entry for Jam Session musicians). Doors at 7:00pm
45 Pitfield Street