First Friday Jazz Club
Fri, 01 Jun 2018
08:00pm - 11:00pm
Organiser: Oak Room Arts Centre
City Steam Jazz Band
Join us for our monthly Jazz Night!
The band on Friday 1st June is Pete Miller and the City Steam Jazz Band a 6 piece trad jazz band.
City Steam is a Devon based band that regularly performs throughout the South-West from Penzance to Bristol, to Dorchester. They play at various jazz clubs and festivals as well as numerous pub/restaurant venues.
Formed over 25 years ago, City Steam is one of the longest running jazz bands in the South West. Over the years, it has drawn on a wide pool of musicians with founder-member Dave Martin ensuring continuity. The current line up represents the core of the band for the past four years and features on the band's two latest CDs.
They are Dave Martin, Steve Cockett, Ron Hurst, Tim Walker, Pete Miller and Chris Stockings. All extremely experienced and talented musicians. They will be playing and eclectic mix of jazz, largely from the 1920's and 30's with a style rooted in the songs, rags and marches of New Orleans. Their repertoire also includes later jazz songs, ballads and dance tunes as well as more modern rocking blues and numbers with a lively Latin feel.
Doors open 8pm for 8.30pm.
Licenced bar and coffee shop will be open.