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2017 Gigs

October 18th 2017 8.30pm
Way Out West plays the Great British Standards including traditional songs, Gilbert and Sullivan, Ivor Novello, Vivien Ellis, Noel Coward,
Ray Noble, Newley/Bricusse, Britten


Band incudes Tim Whitehead, Pete Hurt and Chris Biscoe – saxes;
Dave Jones – bass; Gary Willcox – drums
;
Hattie Whitehead - voice and guitar


Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road,
Barnes,
London
SW13 9PY
Admission £12/£10/£5
Tel 020 8876 5241
www.wowjazz.org


October 27th 2017 8.30pm
Way Out West Workshop including Tony Woods, Pete Hurt,
Chris Biscoe, Dave Jones, Gary Willcox

The Clockhouse,
69 High St, 
Teddington,
TW11 8HA 
tel 020 8617 9860
Admission £10/£5 


November 10th 2017
Way Out West 100 Years of Monk
JAZZ CAFÉ POSK
The Polish Social & Cultural Association

238-246 King Street
London W6 0RF

November 15th 2017 8.30pm
Dave Jones Nonet
Featuring Tony Woods, Pete Hurt and Chris Biscoe – saxes;
Meredith White – piano; Dave Jones - bass

The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London SW13 9PY
Admission £12/£10/£5
Tel 020 8876 5241

November 19th 2017, 1.00pm
DAVE BARRY QUARTET
Chris Biscoe – saxes; tbc – piano; tbc – bass; Dave Barry – drums;
The Eagle
Rochester

Kent


November 23rd 2017 8.00pm
TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax and alto clarinet; Allison Neale – alto sax; Kate Williams – piano; Steve Watts – bass; Stu Butterfield – drums
The Karamel Restaurant
4 Coburg Road,
London N22 6UJ
Admission £10
Tel 020 8829 8989


December 3rd 2017
Chris Biscoe - saxes and alto clarinet; Roger Turner - drums;
John Pope - bass
Newcastle


December 10th 2017
TWO OF A MIND

Chris Biscoe – baritone sax and alto clarinet; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Jeremy Brown – bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Herts Jazz
Welwyn Garden City


December 13th 2017 8.30pm
Scott Willcox Band CD launch
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London SW13 9PY
Admission £12/£10/£5
Tel 020 8876 5241


2018

January 14th, 2018 - 1.00-3.30pm
Chris Biscoe – saxes; Gareth Williams – piano; tbc – bass;
Dave Barry - drums

Oval Tavern
131 Oval Road
Croydon CR0 3BR
Tel 020 8686 6023
Free admission

 



Past Gigs 2017

January 4th 2017 - Jazz at The Manor, Ruislip

Jazz at the The Manor, Ruislip
Chris Biscoe – saxes; Kate Williams - piano;
Alec Dankworth bass; Marc Parnell – drums

Ruislip Conservative Club
56-58 Ickenham Road
Ruislip HA4 7DQ

 

January 7th 2017 - Grosses Haus, Theater Munster, Munster

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Grosses Haus
Theater Munster
Neubruckenstrasse 43
48143 Munster  

 


January 29th 2017 - Oval Tavern, Croydon

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Gareth Williams - piano;
Alec Dankworth bass; Dave Barry – drums

Oval Tavern
131 Oval Road
Croydon CR0 3BR
Tel 020 8686 6023

 


January 30th 2017 - Cheltenham Jazz, Cheltenham

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Cheltenham Jazz
Studio Theatre at The Everyman,
Regent Street,
Cheltenham, GL50 1HQ

 


February 13th 2017 - The Red Lion, Isleworth

Chris Biscoe - reeds; Paul Jordaneous - trumpet; Kate Williams – piano;
Mick Hutton bass; Trevor Tomkins – drums

The Red Lion
92-94 Linkfield Road
Isleworth TW7 6QJ
Tel 020 8560 1457

 


February 16th 2017 - Grey Horse, Kingston upon Thames

Chris Biscoe - reeds; Larry Bartley - bass; Gary Willcox – drums
Inventions and Dimensions @ The Ram Jam

Grey Horse
46 Richmond Road,
Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5EE

 


March 7th 2017 - East Side Jazz Club, London

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Kate Williams – piano;
Oli Hayhurst – bass; Clive Fenner – drums

East Side Jazz Club
Leytonstone Ex-Servicemen’s Club
2 Harvey Road
London Ell 3DB

 


March 15th 2017 - 606 Club, London

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Colin Oxley – guitar; Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums


Launch gig of the Debut CD by the band, Then and Now on Trio Records - tr597
606 Club 
90 Lots Road
Chelsea,
London
SW10 0QD

 


March 17th 2017 - Kings Place, London

THE WESTBROOK BLAKE
Phil Minton, Kate Westbrook, Chris Biscoe,
Billy Thompson. Steve Berry, Mike Westbrook
London College of Music Choir dir. Paul Ayres

Kings Place
Hall One
90 York Way
London N1 9AG

 


March 23rd 2017 - Karamel Restaurant, London

Chris Biscoe – saxes; John Critchinson – piano;
Dave Whitford - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

The Karamel Restaurant
4 Coburg Road,
London N22 6UJ

 


April 3rd 2017 - 606 Club, London

RAY RUSSELL’s 70th Birthday
Including Mo Foster, Geoff Castle, Mark Mondesir
606 Club 
90 Lots Road
Chelsea,
London SW10 0QD

 

 


April 7th 2017 - The Old Fire Station, Hadleigh

Inner Space
Loz Speyer – trumpet; Chris Biscoe, Rachel Musson saxes;
Olie Brice– bass; Gary Willcox - drums

Fire Music at
The Old Fire Station
Hadleigh
,
Essex SS7 2PA

 

 


April 12th 2017 - The Bulls Head, Barnes

DAVE JONES NONET
Tony Woods, Pete Hurt, Chris Biscoe – saxes; Henry Lowther,
Mark Armstrong – trumpets; Nick Mills – trombone; Meredith White – piano;
Dave Jones – bass; Paul Cavaciutti - drums

The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 

 


April 23rd 2017 - BBC Radio Ulster, Walter Love - Jazz Club

BBC Radio Ulster,
Walter Love - Jazz Club

Three tracks from Then and Now
and Walter Love interviews Chris Biscoe about the CD

 


April 28th 2017 - The Clock House, Teddington

Set 1 Duo: Chris Biscoe – saxes; Gary Willcox – drums
Set 2 Duo: Nette Robinson – voice and piano; Tony Woods - saxes and piano
Set 3 – The Quartet
Way Out West at
The Clockhouse

69 High St,
Teddington, TW11 8HA 

 

 


May 4th 2017 - The Karamel Restaurant, London

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Colin Oxley – guitar; Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

The Karamel Restaurant
4 Coburg Road,
London N22 6UJ

 


May 5th 2017 - Café Posk

TONY WOODS/NETTE ROBINSON BIG BAND
Way Out West presents:
Café Posk

238-246 King Street,
London W6 0RF

 

 


May 10th 2017 - The Bull's Head, Barnes

Inner Space
Loz Speyer – trumpet; Chris Biscoe, Rachel Musson saxes;
Olie Brice– bass; Gary Willcox - drums

The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 


May 17th 2017 - The Bull's Head, Barnes

Way Out West Collective plays the music of Wayne Shorter
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 

 


May 19th 2017 - Bury St Edmunds Festival

THE WESTBROOK BLAKE
John Winfield, Kate Westbrook, Chris Biscoe,
Billy Thompson. Steve Berry, Mike Westbrook
(choir dir. Christopher Moore)

Bury St Edmunds Festival
St John the Evangelist

St John’s Street
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1SN

 

 


May 25th 2017 - Cambridge Jazz Club

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Colin Oxley – guitar; Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Cambridge Jazz Club
Hidden Rooms
7A Jesus Lane
Cambridge CB5 8BA

 

 


May 26th 2017 - The Clockhouse, Teddington

Tony Woods, Pete Hurt, Tim Whitehead, Chris Biscoe – saxes
Gary Willcox – drums
Way Out West at
The Clockhouse
69 High St,
Teddington, TW11 8HA

 


June 13th - 17th 2017 - Wilton's Music Hall, London

Grand Union Orchestra
Song of Contagion
Funded by the Wellcome Trust, Song of Contagion is a very substantial project combining debate, discussion, workshops, and public performance. Launched in April 2016, and developed through workshops during the autumn and winter, it culminated in a week-long run of events in June 2017 at Wilton's Music Hall.

 


June 27th 2017 - Vortex Jazz Club, London

Inner Space
Loz Speyer – trumpet; Chris Biscoe, Rachel Musson saxes;
Olie Brice– bass; Gary Willcox - drums

The Vortex Jazz Club
11 Gillett Square
London, N16 8AZ

 


July 2nd 2017 - Oval Tavern, Croydon

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Gareth Williams - piano;
Alec Dankworth bass; Dave Barry – drums

Oval Tavern
131 Oval Road
Croydon CR0 3BR

 


July 6th 2017 - Karamel Restaurant, London

A Pair of Braces
Henry Lowther – trumpet; Paul Clarvis – drums
Chris Biscoe – saxes; Stu Butterfield – drums
Finishing with a set by the quartet
The Karamel Restaurant
4 Coburg Road,
London
N22 6UJ

 


July 21st 2017 - Clockhouse, Teddington

Way Out West Workshop including Tony Woods, Pete Hurt,
Chris Biscoe, Dave Jones, Tony Kinsey

The Clockhouse
69 High St,
Teddington, TW11 8HA 

 


August 3rd 2017 - Crest Jazz Vocal Festival, France

Brotherhood Heritage
Crest Jazz Vocal Festival
France

 


August 5th 2017 - Stokes Collection Café, Lincoln

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax and alto clarinet; Allison Neale – alto sax;
Steve Watts – bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

NewJazz5 Lincoln presents
Stokes Collection Café
The Collection (newish Museum),
Danes Terrace,
Lincoln LN2 1LP

 


August 11th 2017 - The Vortex, London

Duduvudu
Featuring Annie Whitehead, Chloe Scott, Pat Thomas,
Dave Draper, Chris Biscoe

The Vortex Jazz Club
11 Gillett Square
London, N16 8AZ

 


September 1st 2017 - Progress Theatre, Reading

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax; Colin Oxley – guitar;
Dave Whitford - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Progress Theatre,
The Mount,
Reading RG1 5HL

 


September 8th 2017 - Jazz Cafe POSK, London

BLYTHE SPIRITS
Chris Biscoe – saxes and alto clarinet; Chris Batchelor - trumpet;
Oli Hayhurst - bass; Gary Willcox - drums

JAZZ CAFÉ POSK
The Polish Social & Cultural Association
238-246 King Street
London W6 0RF

 


September 19th 2017 - Ridley Road Market Bar, London

Loz Speyer –trumpet; Chris Biscoe and Rachel Musson – saxes;
Olie Brice - bass; Gary Willcox – drums
Ridley Road Market Bar,

49 Ridley Rd,
London E8 2NP

 


September 21st 2017 - Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narbeth

Chris Biscoe with Phil Mead – piano; Olly Blanchflower - bass;
John Gibbon – drums
Plas Hyfryd Hotel

Moorfield Road,
Narbeth, Pembrokeshire SA67 7AB,

 


September 22nd 2017 - The Old Black Lion, Hay-on-Wye

Chris Biscoe with Phil Mead – piano; Olly Blanchflower - bass;
John Gibbon – drums
The Old Black Lion,
Lion St,
Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD

 


September 24th 2017 - Abergavenny

Chris Biscoe with Phil Mead – piano; Olly Blanchflower - bass;
John Gibbon – drums
Abergavenny

 


October 6th 2017 - Théâtre 71 Scène Nationale, Malakoff, France

Brotherhood Heritage
Théâtre 71 Scène Nationale
3 Place du 11 Novembre
92240 Malakoff , France

 


October 14th 2017 - Theatre Municipal, Perpignan, France

Brotherhood Heritage
Theatre Municipal,
Perpignan,
France



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