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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.

2011/12 Season

All programme notes prepared by Stuart Nattrass and Peter Vacher

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Tommy Whittle Sextet

Saturday 8th October 2011

Tommy Whittle started playing clarinet at the age of 12 and tenor sax at 13.

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Peter King Quartet

Saturday 5th November 2011

Peter King, in the words of the critic Dave Gelly, “is the finest alto saxophonist that Britain has ever produced and one of the finest in the world today”.

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David Gordon Trio

Saturday 19th November 2011

Now for something different!

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Dame Cleo Laine and Friends

Saturday 10th December 2011

Dame Cleo Laine is the only female performer to have received Grammy nominations in jazz, popular and classical music.

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Scott Hamilton Quartet with special guest Dave Cliff

Saturday 21st January 2012

Scott Hamilton emerged in the 1970s. Initially he carried forward the tradition of the classic jazz tenor saxophone in the style of Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins and Zoot Sims.

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Buck Clayton Legacy Band

Saturday 11th February 2012

The late, great Basie trumpeter Buck Clayton was also a fine composer and arranger.

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Leon Greening Trio

Saturday 10th March 2012

Pianist Leon Greening played at Pinner last season in the Henry Armburg Jennings sextet.

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Sue Richardson Quintet

Saturday 31st March 2012

Trumpet player and singer Sue Richardson plays tribute to the music of Chet Baker and has new material written by herself, including works inspired by Chet’s improvised solos.

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The Bateman Brothers Jazz Band: A tribute to Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars

Saturday 21st April 2012

Paying tribute to Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars is Britain’s exciting new band, whose members are all stars themselves!

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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