Clubs reopening this week: East Side (Leytonstone) on Tuesdays and Twickenham on alternate Wednesdays

Sebastian writes:

Shireen Francis: at Twickenham on 3 November

Two good friends have been in touch about re-openings this week

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  1. East Side Jazz will be weekly and is at Leytonstone Ex-Servicemens Club, Harvey Rd, Leytonstone, London E11 3DB. This was once Kenny Wheeler’s local gig…

Paul Walker tells us: “We had a trial run last Tuesday with an invited audience and the QOW trio performed. A great night of jazz.


Bands booked are The Magpie Trio on Tuesday 14 , Josh Kemp’s Coltrane Project on 21 Sep and Sean Payne on the 28th.

There is a cap on audience numbers: “We are only having online bookings , no walk ins.”

Bar from 8pm, music at 8.30pm


2. Twickenham Jazz Club

Twickenham Jazz Club is at The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3SZ and there will be fortnightly gigs on Wednesdays:

Lesley Christiane writes: “Just to say that I am very excited to be relaunching Twickenham Jazz Club on Wednesday 15th September.”



15 September Martin Nickless Tentett “Back To The West Coast”
29 September Tribute to The Great Jazz Swing Era with Mike Henry and Martin Nickless

6 October Julian Costello Band with Maciek Pysz
20 October: Tara Minton Band

3 November: Shireen Francis: Jazz Blues Gospel
17 November: Tunes made famous by Benny Goodman with Martin Nickless

1 December: Alan Barnes – with Paul Morgan, Richard Busiakiewicz, Steven Vintner drums
15 December: “The Vocal Session” with Jo Harrop Band
22 December: Club Christmas Party with Enrico Tomasso

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