CHRISTMAS JAZZ CLUB - THURSDAY DECEMBER 28th - THREE YOUNG WIGAN BANDS  - SEE WHAT'S ON PAGE

Location: WHELLEY EX-SERVICEMEN'S CLUB, VAUXHALL RD, WIGAN, WN1 3LU 

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WJC concerts are normally held on the last Sunday of each month (Sept-June) from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, doors open 12 noon, but watch for details of special events. For further information, telephone 01925 727408 or 01942 243974, or email wigan.jazz@virgin.net

Wigan Jazz Club is based at Whelley Ex-Servicemen's Club, Wigan, WN1 3LU

Directions/map for Whelley Ex-Servicemen's Club

from M6 Junction 25 (northbound)      from M6 Junction 26    From M6 Junction 27

from M61 Junction 6   from M61 Junction 5    from Wigan North-Western Rail Station (on foot)

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NB Unless stated, these events are not ticketed - pay on the door - membership not required, everyone welcome. To book online click on the Just Add Tickets logo. All concerts commence at 12.30pm. Admission £12.00 (£11.50 concessions, £11.00 WJC members) unless otherwise stated.

 

Thu 28/12/17: CHRISTMAS JAZZ (WYJO, WYBB and WSSB)

Sun 28/01/18: DAN WHIELDON QUARTET with RICHARD ILES + WIGAN Y.J.O.

Sun 25/02/18: JAMIE BROWNFIELD QUARTET & MUNCH MANSHIP QUARTET

Sun 25/03/18: SK2 JAZZ ORCHESTRA playing the music of Stan Kenton

Sun 29/04/18: BEN CROSLAND QUINTET plays The Ray Davies Songbook

Sun 27/05/18: GREATER MANCHESTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA, soloist MALCOLM EDMONSTONE

Sun 24/06/18: AL WOOD QUINTET 

Advance booking at www.justaddtickets.co.uk  Click to buy tickets online

 

Thursday December 28th (12.30pm)

CHRISTMAS JAZZ

Our festive family concert

featuring all three of

Wigan's young ensembles:

 

WIGAN SCHOOLS

SWING BAND

WIGAN YOUTH BIG BAND

WIGAN YOUTH

JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

 

Sunday January 28th (12.30pm)

THE DAN WHIELDON QUARTET

with RICHARD ILES (trumpet/flugelhorn)

plus

WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ

ORCHESTRA

Sunday February 25th (12.30pm)

A celebration of great jazz standards

JAMIE BROWNFIELD QUARTET

&

MUNCH MANSHIP QUARTET

TB  

Sunday March 25th (12.30pm)

SK2 JAZZ ORCHESTRA

MD Dave Tyas

playing the music of STAN KENTON

Sunday April 29th (12.30pm)

BEN CROSLAND QUINTET

plays the RAY DAVIES songbook

DAVE O'HIGGINS (tenor)

JOHN ETHRIDGE (guitar)

STEVE LODDER (keyboards)

SEBASTIAAN DE KROM (drums)

BEN CROSLAND (bass)

“…a lot of affection, a lot of respect for those unforgettable melodies and a whole lotta damn fine playing…these well respected men have done Mr. Davies proud” Jazzwise

Sunday May 27th (12.30pm)

GREATER MANCHESTER

JAZZ ORCHESTRA

with featured soloist

MALCOLM EDMONSTONE (piano)

The concert will involve the performance of ten pieces of music for jazz orchestra, commissioned for the Greater Manchester Commissions Project, composed by established and highly respected big band composers including Mark Nightingale, Iain Ballamy, Clark Tracey, Jami Sheriff, Alex Bone, Alicia Gardener-Trejo, Harrison Maund and Sean Gibbs.

Sunday June 24th (12.30pm)

THE AL WOOD QUINTET

featuring

RICHARD ILES (flugelhorn)

&

AL WOOD (saxophones)

Advance booking at www.justaddtickets.co.ukClick to buy tickets online

 

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