Chichester Jazz Club

Baby Jools All Stars

Friday, July 04, 2014

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Joining Max Collie’s Rhythm Aces in 2007 was a major step for 19 year old Julyan Aldridge, who moved into the international jazz scene alongside far more experienced musicians and was given by Max the ‘stage name’ Baby Jools in memory of legendary New Orleans jazz drummer Baby Dodds.

The All Stars are all very busy players: Trumpeter Denny Ilett, a colleague of Baby Jools in the Rhythm Aces and The Jazzaholics. Australian reeds player Karl Hird, formerly in the Rhythm Aces and TJ Johnson bands. Trombonist Dave Hewett, leader of The Condonians. Banjoist Brian Mellor, often a member of international allstar bands at festivals.

MUSICIANS: Baby Jools - drums; Denny Ilett – trumpet, vocals; Dave Hewett – trombone; Karl Hird – clarinet, tenor saxophone; Brian Mellor – banjo; to be confirmed – bass.

Guest admission: £10.00

All meetings start at 7.45pm - doors open at 6.30pm

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