Music: Chai For All

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Yalla! An infectiously entertaining mish-mosh of powerful Yiddish music hall songs and whirling klezmer and Middle Eastern dance tunes. Marianna Moralis' impassioned vocals lead the party, driving fabulous New York Yiddish theatre songs, old world Yiddish folk songs, and ​​cheerful singalongs; David Mowat (trumpet), Knud Stüwe (guitar) and Simon Leach (percussion) propel the joyous and...

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Music: Vasilis Xenopoulos and Paul Edis Quartet Quartet

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Saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos provided one of our most memorable gigs of 2023 when he visited to present his Dexterity project, playing the music of Dexter Gordon as quintet. For his latest venture he has teamed up with long term collaborator pianist Paul Edis for new album Feels Like Home, released April 2024 on the Ubuntu...

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Music: Andy Hague/Dan Newberry Organ Quartet

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Dan Newberry and Andy Hague have played together at the club previously in a quintet with piano and bass, but for tonight's performance have invited Tom Berge to play Hammond organ in a set focusing on the groovier end of Blue Note-style jazz. Saxophonist Dan Newberry is currently studying for a Masters at the Royal...

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Music: Matt Hopkins/David Newton Quartet

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The melodic and inventive guitar playing of Matt Hopkins has been featured in groups as stylistically diverse as Andy Sheppard’s Hotel Bristol, Emily Wright & The Royals and the Hopkins-Hammond Trio. He also takes the lead role in the “Music of Pat Metheny” project alongside pianist Dave Newton. Matt is also known as an instructor...

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Music: Sara Colman Quintet

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Sara Colman makes her debut visit to The Be-Bop club, bringing her quintet of longstanding collaborators. The ensemble will perform music from Sara’s album Ink on a Pin: A Celebration of Joni Mitchell featuring arrangements of songs drawn from the albums Blue, Court & Spark, Hejira, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, Clouds and Wild Things...

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Music: Open Mic Night

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Welcome to our monthly Open Mic Night (1st Wednesday of every month) Hosted by Sarah Larkham & Elliot Hall, we welcome musicians and music lovers alike. We can get very busy, so if you wish to play, you can book your slot in advance. Simply message us on our dedicated Facebook Page (clickable link below)...

Music: Gabriel Moreno and Ned Cartwright / El Hall

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GABRIEL MORENO is a Gibraltan singer-songwriter, currently based in London. An irresistibly engaging performer, he combines a latin exuberance and passion with a rare lyrical calibre (an accomplished poet, he has 12 books published to date). Performing on nylon string guitar and accompanied by pianist NED CARTWRIGHT, he creates a live experience that has been...

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Music: John Law’s Re-Creations

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John Law (“one of our finest pianists” - Jon Turney, London Jazz News, Feb 2024) presents his Re-Creations project. The idea is simple: creatively re-work some of the best known tunes from all genres and that way we musicians can do what we want with them and the audience always feels part of the creative...

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Music: John Donegan Sextet

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Pianist John Donegan's visit last year was one of our most enjoyable gigs of 2023, in which a Bristol line-up performed music from John's album Shadows Linger, originally recorded by the cream of Ireland's jazz musicians in 2022. Shortly after that performance John was back in Dublin to record the follow-up album Light Streams with...

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Jazz: James Owston Quartet

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Double bassist James Owston last appeared at the club back in December with saxophonist Alex Clarke, playing alongside Dave Newton and Clark Tracey, and has a growing national reputation both as a player and band leader. In 2019 James graduated from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with a first-class degree with honours, since when he has...

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Jazz: Sophie Stockham Quartet – Tribute to Lou Donaldson

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The Sophie Stockham Quartet pay tribute to the great hard-bop saxophonist Lou Donaldson.  Known for his soulful bluesy approach to the saxophone, Donaldson was one of the pioneering voices in Hard Bop during his time with Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers and Horace Silver. Saxophonist and composer Sophie Stockham Brown (Starlings, Orphic, Dakhla, Sefrial,...

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Music: Jenny Colquitt

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Named as one of RnR Magazines 'Ones to watch for 2022', emerging artist Jenny Colquitt encompasses a unique combination of Americana, indie, and folk rock and pop. Winner of the 2021/2022 FATEA 'Female Artist of the Year' award and the 2020/2021 GSMC Award for best female solo singer/songwriter, Jenny's music is described as fit for...

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