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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band concert on 17 March 2018 brought to a close 20 years of Pinner Jazz in Pinner Parish Church.

We're delighted to say that it is not the end of jazz concerts, because the new Music in Pinner Series will comprise a mixture of classical and jazz.

Visit the Music in Pinner site for more details.

2006/07 Season

All programme notes prepared by Peter Vacher

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Stacey Kent and Her Musicians

Thursday 21st September 2006

Vocalist Stacey Kent has carved out a significant niche for herself with her renditions of classic themes from the Great American Songbook.

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Geoff Eales Trio in ‘Piano Legends’

Saturday 14th October 2006

Geoff Eales is an enormously versatile pianist, with a Doctorate in Music, often heard as an accompanist to visiting singers like Marlene VerPlanck or as a star soloist with the BBC Big Band.

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Cleo Laine, John Dankworth and Friends

Saturday 11th November 2006

What is there to say about Cleo Laine and John Dankworth that’s not been said many times before?

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Phil Mason’s New Orleans All-Stars

Saturday 16th December 2006

Now here’s a contrast. Recognising the continued validity and sheer exuberance of old-time traditional jazz, we’re presenting Phil Mason’s fine band for the first time at Pinner.

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Scott Hamilton Quartet

Saturday 13th January 2007

Scott’s brand of mainstream tenor-saxophone is one of the enduring joys of jazz.

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Osian Roberts – Steve Fishwick Quintet

Saturday 17th February 2007

When tenor-saxophonist Roberts and trumpeter Fishwick encountered each other on the Royal Academy jazz course, they found they liked the same kind of music and formed this band to play it.

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Humphrey Lyttelton and His Band

Saturday 17th March 2007

It’s all too easy to describe established visiting stars as ‘legendary’ but that’s the only proper description for Humph.

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Jivin’ Miss Daisy

Saturday 21st April 2007

The jokey band name conceals an entertaining 8-piece combo, led by bassist Simon Thorpe and dedicated to putting a smile on every face.

I wish to thank the many people who have made 20 years of Pinner Jazz possible - the organising committee and helpers, people who have provided interval refreshments, sound system operators, people who have prepared publicity posters and put advertising boards round about, people who have run the website and arranged publicity, the huge number of musicians who have played here over the years, and above all the audiences who have supported us so loyally.

With good wishes

Stuart Nattrass - chairman of Pinner Jazz organising committee

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