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Hexagonal play the Kino-Teatr

Featuring internationally recognised musicians, Hastings-based jazz band Hexagonal get around, but on Friday 7 December they are back in town to play a gig at the Kino-Teatr in St Leonards. Julian Norridge reports.

Posted 19:47 Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Graham Flowers Greg Heath Jason Yarde John Donaldson Julian Norridge Kino-Teatr Simon Thorpe Tristan Banks

Jazz and beat poetry at Jazz Hastings

Jazz Hastings is offering something completely different for its monthly session on Tuesday 7 August: an evening of jazz and beat poetry. Julian Norridge introduces the protagonists.

Posted 15:15 Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: beat poetry Jazz Hastings John Donaldson Julian Norridge Kevin Flanagan Marquee Pete Brown Simon Thorpe

Blowing her own trumpet

Alexandra Ridout was crowned the winner of the BBC Young Musician Jazz Award 2016 at the age of 17. Despite her youth, she is a remarkably mature musician with her own quintet. You can hear her for yourself when she plays Jazz Hastings this Tuesday (10 April) with local musicians Simon Thorpe (bass) and John Donaldson (piano) and Darren Becket (drums). In order to encourage more young people to attend, tickets for under-18s and students are only £2 for this gig! HOT’s Esme Needham caught up with Alexandra to ask her about all that’s jazz…

Posted 21:40 Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alexandra Ridout BBC Young Musician Darren Becket Jazz Jazz Hastings John Donaldson Simon Thorpe trumpet

Geoff Simkins Trio at Jazz Hastings

Jazz Hastings welcome the Geoff Simkins Trio to their February gig. John Donaldson describes the treat that lies in store.

Posted 09:42 Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Geoff Hastings Jazz Hastings John Donaldson

Jazz Hastings hosts Damon Brown

Damon Brown, one of Europe’s leading jazz trumpet players and composers, will be leading his Quintet at Jazz Hastings second October session on Tuesday, 17 October at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association on the Stade. Julian Norridge writes.

Posted 08:54 Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: All Party Parliamentary Awards Art Themen Damon Brown East Hastings Sea Angling Association Ed Jones Jazz Hastings John Donaldson Julian Norridge Killer Shrimp Kim Minchan Kin Daeho Steve Grossman the Stade

Jazz Hastings in September 

 

Posted 19:18 Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alan Barnes All Souls Seek Joy Amy Whitehouse Andrew Hill Art Farmer Art Themen BBC Radio 3 Bobby Wellins British Jazz Awards Cambridge Modern Jazz Club Carleen Anderson Da Lata Dave Valentin David Gilmour David Sanborn Don Weller East Hastings Sea Angling Association Greg Heath Herts Jazz Festival Idris Mohammed Jack DeJohnette James McMillan Jason Yarde Jazz Hastings Joan Armatrading John Donaldson Julian Norridge Kirk Whalum London Symphony Orchestra Maceo Parker Marcos Valle Mica Paris Mike Westbrook Norma Winstone Roy Ayers Scarborough Jazz Festival Simon Thorpe Stacy Kent Tristan Banks Van Morrison

Self-taught guitarist headlines at Jazz Hastings

Jazz legend Jim Mullen will be headlining at this month’s Jazz Hastings session on Tuesday 9 May at East Hastings Sea Angling Association. He describes himself as one of the last generation of self-taught guitarists, writes Jazz Hastings’ Julian Norridge.

Posted 09:51 Friday, May 5, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brian Auger Dick Morrissey Jazz Hastings John Donaldson Julian Norridge Kokomo Morrissey-Mullen Pete Brown Simon Thorpe Spike Wells Vinegar Joe

Double header with Art Themen and FILO Allstars starts new year in style for Jazz Hastings

Jazz Hastings is starting off the New Year in style next Tuesday, January 10, with a special benefit performance at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association on the Stade. It will feature a double bill with the ever-popular Art Themen Quartet and an exciting new local band, the FILO Allstars. The club’s Julian Norridge previews the evening.

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