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NJE’s Afloat passes the road test

When drummer Simon Charterton isn’t championing the more challenging bands in town at Weird Sh*t nights, he’s playing music in a handful of bands including his super-group, Near Jazz Experience. This star-studded trio have just released a new album, Afloat. Erica Smith takes it for a spin up the A21.

Posted 23:54 Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Afloat Alexis Taylor Hot Chip Jazz Mark Bedford Simon Charterton Terry Edwards

A totally alternative election night

As both politicians and impressarios know, things never go according to plan. Back in February, Blurt and Near Jazz Experience were set to share the stage at Kino-Teatr. Unfortunately Ted Milton – the man behind Blurt since 1979 – was ill and the gig was postponed until 8 June. Then Theresa May announced a general election. Erica Smith finds out how to escape election madness into a whole new world of musical madness.

Posted 11:53 Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: 8 June Bedders Blurt election Hastings Kino-Teatr Madness Mark Bedford Simon Charterton St Leonards Terry Edwards What's On

Add some variety to your Sunday afternoon

HOT’s Erica Smith is lying in the St Leonards gutter and dreaming of the stars.

Posted 01:34 Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: Edith Fair Good for Nothing Compere good old days Hastings Raquel Dommage Simon Charterton St Leonards Tex Tiles and the Fabricators The Chef variety Wendy May

Bedders (and friends) play jazz

This Thursday Kino-Teatr presents Tongue & Groove – a radio show / podcast recording plus a live gig from members of Madness, Alabama 3, Higsons and Special AKA – all for a fiver. Erica Smith cornered Madness’s Mark Bedford – Bedders – to find out more.

Posted 12:33 Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Kino-Teatr Madness Mark Bedford PJ Harvey radio Roda Dakar Simon Charterton Special AKA Steve Finnerty Terry Edwards Tongue and Groove

At the cutting edge of Sheared Wit

HOT’s Erica Smith meets Simon Charterton, the man behind many of the more interesting musical events in the area, and finds out what makes his metronome tick.

Posted 21:20 Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Borough Wines David Quantick Fritz Caitlin Gavin Martin Geoff Leigh James Wvr Michael Smith Simon Charterton

workshops for string and woodwind musicians

Posted 16:57 Friday, Dec 4, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Kino-Teatr Olga Momonova Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev Simon Charterton The Loco Motions Wendy May Winter Wonderland Wissam Boustany Xmas Dance Party

A near jazz experience at The Kino

The new cinema/theatre performance space behind Baker Mamonova continues to push artistic boundaries after its sell-out opening play last weekend. This Friday (17th July) brings The Near Jazz Experience to Hastings & St Leonards for the first time. HOT’s Erica Smith gets excited about the prospect…

Posted 15:26 Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Baker Mamonova Butterfield 8 Mark Bedford Sartorial Records Simon Charterton Terry Edwards The Higsons The Kino
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