Events

2022/2023 Season

Chichester Jazz Club is delighted to present its new season with 14 events from September 2022 to June 2023 totally devoted to live music spanning a wide range of jazz.

The programme is a mixture of bands new to the club as well as old favourites.

On this website you can find the expected personnel of each band, although the line-up can never be fully guaranteed.

Unless stated otherwise, all events start at 7:45pm and doors open at 6:45pm. Normally, we aim to have a 30-minute interval from 8:45pm and to finish at about 10:15pm, or soon thereafter.

Upcoming Events

Brown and Blue - presented by the Paul Higgs Quartet

Fri 16 Sep 2022

Paul Higgs presents an evening of tunes by the legendary

trumpet players, Clifford Brown and Blue Mitchell and

their exploration of the Hard Bop and Bebop styles. Both

had a great soulful lyricism and a sense of melody.

 

The Power of Three - featuring Tommaso Starace

Fri 07 Oct 2022

A project by Tommaso Starace which features some of his favourite jazz standards and tunes that include a variety of styles of music from past to present composers and not only confined to the Jazz tradition, including music by Charlie Parker, Sam Jones, Bobby Timmons, Chick Corea, Michel Petrucciani but also by composers such as Ennio Morricone, StevieWonder, Pino Daniele.

The Nigel Price Organ Trio

Fri 21 Oct 2022

Nigel Price is one of the most highly regarded and in demand guitarists on the UK jazz scene today. He spent three years with UK funk legends - the James Taylor Quartet, and was a member of acid jazz band “The Filthy Six” for 10 years. He was voted best guitarist at the 2016 British Jazz Awards and his organ trio was voted “Jazz ensemble of the year” at the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.

His 'n' Hers - featuring Dave and Judith O'Higgins

Fri 18 Nov 2022

Simpatico husband and wife projects are a rarity – which is why the partnership of Judith and Dave O’Higgins is particularly notable.

This performance is based on their album released in 2020 that includes three new originals and three “greatest hits” from their two-tenor book, honed over a few years of gigs, with the pair backed by a hard-swinging UK trio of Graham Harvey (piano), Jeremy Brown (bass) and Josh Morrison (drums).

Alan Barnes and Andy Panayl Sextet - salute to Cannonball and Coltrane

Fri 09 Dec 2022

This sextet plays post-bop tunes from a golden era of jazz, including some from the 1959 album 'The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago', re-released in 1964 as 'Cannonball and Coltrane' and John Coltrane's album 'Blue Train' from 1957.

Scott Hamilton Quartet

Fri 13 Jan 2023

A return of Scott Hamilton and his regular Quartet to Chichester, as part of his January 2023 visit to the UK.

Xhosa Cole Quartet

Fri 03 Feb 2023

Since winning the BBC Young Jazz Musician competition in 2018, 23-year-old Birmingham-born tenor saxophonist Xhosa Cole has become one of the hottest properties in British jazz.

The Roger Beaujolais Quartet

Fri 14 Apr 2023

Roger Beaujolais started playing vibraphone aged 24, and is completely self-taught. He is a prolific writer with over 250 tunes recorded & released over the years. Originally gained recognition with 80’s jump jive favourites The Chevalier Brothers (also featuring Ray Gelato) whose musicianship & anarchic brand of humour took them all over the world.

He has played alongside many of the top jazz musicians in the UK including Jim Mullen, Denys Baptiste, Alan Barnes, Tony Kofi, Tommaso Starace, and many more.