Mick Foster

Saxophones ∙ Composer

London Jazz Orchestra
Nov
25
3:30 PM15:30

London Jazz Orchestra

The LJO Vortex Sessions, 28 years old, is London’s longest jazz residency. The band seems to go from strength to strength, attracting London’s top players and writers, from Kenny Wheeler and John Taylor in the early days to the exciting current lineup. They finish their 2017-18 season at the Vortex featuring a host of great soloists including Henry Lowther, Martin Speake, Pete Hurt and Tori Freestone, playing music written for the band by John Warren, Robbie Robson, Lowther, Hurt and director Scott Stroman.

The LJO continues to set the standard in modern jazz, with great ensemble playing, cutting edge writing, and exciting soloing from the finest players on the scene. This gig is part of the London Jazz Festival.

 

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Dec
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Dec
28
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Catherine Sykes, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. This concert is part of Tony’s Twixmas Festival of Hot Jazz & is booked by Isle of Wight Tours.

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Nov
20
8:00 PM20:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Nov
6
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Catherine Sykes, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. 

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Jazz & Tapas
Nov
4
1:00 PM13:00

Jazz & Tapas

The 2018 Jazz & Tapas season continues has been extended! Melodic jazz in the garden at this family run Madeiran restaurant, with Mick accompanied by Chris Kibble on piano.   A perfect way to spend a Sunday lunchtime.

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London Jazz Orchestra with Norma Winstone
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

London Jazz Orchestra with Norma Winstone

Norma Winstone, one of Europe's most acclaimed singers, joins the outstanding soloists of the London Jazz Orchestra and director Scott Stroman for a grand benefit to raise funds for the Vortex Club. Norma and the LJO are a natural fit--they performed together regularly at the old club, and will be presenting both new music created for the occasion and favourites from past collaborations.

 

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Oct
27
7:30 PM19:30

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

For 45 years The Pasadena Roof Orchestra has been re-creating the sounds of a golden era of music from the 1920’s and 1930’s. Enjoy beautifully arranged songs from Irving Berlin, Ray Noble, Cole Porter and their contemporaries and re-live the electrifying hot jazz from Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington. Presenting the show, and putting on the top hat and tails, is the suave singer and band leader Duncan Galloway.

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

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The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster. Here the band perform at an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Humphrey Lyttelton at the Jazz Centre UK. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Oct
16
8:00 PM20:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Jazz & Tapas
Oct
7
1:00 PM13:00

Jazz & Tapas

The 2018 Jazz & Tapas season continues. Melodic jazz in the garden at this family run Madeiran restaurant, with Mick accompanied by Chris Kibble on piano.   A perfect way to spend a Sunday lunchtime.

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Sep
22
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Catherine Sykes, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. 

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Sep
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Jazz & Tapas
Sep
2
1:00 PM13:00

Jazz & Tapas

The 2018 Jazz & Tapas season continues. Melodic jazz in the garden at this family run Madeiran restaurant, with Mick accompanied by Dave Colton on guitar.   A perfect way to spend a Sunday lunchtime.

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Aug
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra with The Swing Time Jivers
Aug
15
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra with The Swing Time Jivers

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Catherine Sykes, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. Tonight's show also features the dancing talents of the Swing Time Jivers.

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Aug
14
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Catherine Sykes, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. 

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Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Jul
24
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Jacobs' Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era. Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs and featuring Louise Cookman, the show is packed with great songs and tunes authentically and lovingly recreated. 

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The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Jul
6
7:45 PM19:45

The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

The original band of Humphrey Lyttelton carries on the musical legacy of the trumpeter and broadcaster, in their long running residency at the Bulls Head. Featuring Jimmy Hastings, Tony Fisher, Ray Wordsworth, Ted Beament, John Rees Jones & Adrian Macintosh.

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Jazz & Tapas
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Jazz & Tapas

The 2018 Jazz & Tapas season continues. Melodic jazz in the garden at this family run Madeiran restaurant, with Mick accompanied by Dominic Ashworth on piano.   A perfect way to spend a Sunday lunchtime.

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Pete Hurt Jazz Orchestra
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Pete Hurt Jazz Orchestra

Pete Hurt has been an important influence on the UK jazz scene for many years. He has played in the ensembles Graham Collier, George Russell & Carla Bley, as well as running his own ensembles. Pete's beautiful big band compositions are featured in this star studded contemporary jazz big band.

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