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Past Gigs 2016


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January 8th 2016 - Red Lion, Birmingham

WOBBLY RAIL FIVE
Chris Biscoe – alto and soprano sax, alto clarinet;
Pete Hurt – tenor and soprano sax; Liam Noble – piano;
Steve Watts – bass; Jon Scott – drums

Birmingham Jazz
The Red Lion
Birmingham
www.birminghamjazz.co.uk

January 14th 2016 - Karamel Restaurant, London

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

4 Coburg Road
London N22 6UJ

January 19th 2016 - Fleet Jazz Club, Fleet

MINGUS PROFILES QUINTET
Chris Biscoe – alto sax and alto clarinet; Henry Lowther – trumpet;
Kate Williams - piano; Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Fleet Jazz Club presents at
The Harlington
236 Fleet Road
Fleet GU51 4BY
www.fleetjazz.org.uk

 

January 26th 2016 - East Side Jazz Club, London

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Liam Noble – piano;
Oli Hayhurst – bass; Clive Fenner – drums

East Side Jazz Club
Leytonstone Ex-Servicemen’s Club
2 Harvey Road
London Ell 3DB
Tel 020 8989 8129
eastsidejazzclub.blogspot.com

 

February 1st 2016 - Pizza Express, London

Mo Foster & Friends
Mo Foster Electric Basses
(Jeff Beck, Gil Evans, Phil Collins)
Ray Russell Electric Guitar
(Gil Evans, Mike Gibbs, Mark Isham)
Malcolm Edmonstone Keyboards
(John Dankworth, Peter Erskine, Marion Montgomery)
Nic France Drums
(Loose Tubes, Nucleus, Ronnie Scott)
Chris Biscoe Reeds
(Mike Westbrook, Liam Noble, George Russell)
Corrina Silvester Percussion
(Yazz Ahmed, Hans Zimmer, Monty Python O2)

Pizza Express Jazz Club
10 Dean Street
London W1

March 4th 2016 - Cafe Posk, London

DISORDER AT THE BORDER plus Laura Jurd
Chris Biscoe - alto & soprano sax and alto clarinet; Laura Jurd – trumpet;
Ben Davis – cello; Liam Noble – piano; Tom McCredie – bass;
Corrie Dick – drums

Way Out West presents
CAFÉ POSK at the Polish Cultural Centre
238-246 King Street
London W6 0RF

March 5th 2016 - Vout-O-Reenees, London

Company Westbrook
featuring Mike Westbrook, Kate Westbrook, Chris Biscoe,
Martine Waltier, Billy Bottle, Marcus Vergette, Tim Goodwin.
World Premiere"Jane by Dufy"

Vout-O-Reenee's
The Crypt, 30 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB

 

March 6th 2016 - Ruislip Conservative Club, Ruislip

SCOTT WILLCOX BIG BAND
Ruislip Conservative Club
56 Ickenham Road
HA4 7DQ

 

March 7th 2016 - Red Lion, Isleworth

Chris Biscoe - reeds; Steve Fishwick - trumpet; Kate Williams – piano; Mick Hutton bass; Trevor Tomkins – drums
The Red Lion
92-94 Linkfield Road
Isleworth TW7 6QJ

 

March 11th 2016 - Sunbury on Thames Cricket Club, Sunbury on Thames

TONY KINSEY BIG BAND
Sunbury on Thames Cricket Club

 

March 23rd 2016 - The Verdict, Brighton

Chris Biscoe – reeds; Roger Turner– drums
The Verdict
Edward Street
Brighton

 

 

April 10th 2016 - Harborough Jazz Club, Market Harborough

CHRIS BISCOE's PROFILES OF MINGUS with
Chris Biscoe - saxes and alto clarinet; Henry Lowther - trumpet;
Pete Hurt - tenor sax; Kate Williams - piano;
Larry Bartley - bass; Gary Willcox - drums 

Harborough Jazz Club
Angel Hotel 37 High Street
Market Harborough
Leicestershire LE16 7AF

 

 

April 28th 2016 - The Gardener's Retreat, Stoke on Trent

Chris Biscoe -reeds; Richard Weatherall - piano;
Pete Turner - bass; Jim Carter - drums

Jazz Syndicate promotion.

 

May 1st 2016 - Oval Tavern, Croydon

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Geoff Castle – piano;
Tim Wells – bass; Trevor Tomkins - drums

Oval Tavern
131 Oval Road
Croydon CR0 3BR

 

May 7th 2016 - Jazz Sous les Pommiers, France

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Jazz Sous les Pommiers,
Coutances,
France

May 12th 2016 - I'KLECTIC, London

Loz Speyer’s Inner Space Music
Loz Speyer, Chris Biscoe, Rachel Musson, Olie Brice, Gary Willcox
I’KLECTIC
20 Carlisle Lane
London SE1 7LG

 

May 19th 2016 - Karamel Restaurant, London

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

The Karamel Restaurant
4 Coburg Road
London N22 6UJ

 

May 21st 2016 - Europa Jazz, France

Abbaye de l’Epau
Brotherhood Heritage at 10.15pm
(first part Oliva/Boisseau/Rainey)

Brotherhood Heritage
Europa Jazz

Le Mans,
France

 

 

May 25th 2016 - Bulls Head, Barnes

Way Out West Short History of Jazz – the music of Dexter Gordon
and Hank Mobley, with Vasilis Xenopoulos, Chris Biscoe

Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes, London SW13 9PY

 

 

June 4th 2016 - Berkhamstead Jazz Club, Berkhamstead

British Standard Time
Chris Biscoe – soprano, alto, baritone sax, alto clarinet;
Alan Barnes – alto sax, baritone sax, clarinet;
John Horler – piano; Dave Green - bass; Dave Barry – drums
Berkhamsted Jazz Club

Civic Centre,
High Street,
Berkhamsted HP4 3HB

 

 

June 29th 2016 - Bulls Head, Barnes

TWO OF A MIND
Chris Biscoe – baritone sax; Allison Neale – alto sax; Colin Oxley – guitar; Jeremy Brown - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums
Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 

 

July 3rd 2016 - The Eagle, Rochester

GARY WILLCOX (drums), CHRIS BISCOE (reeds), MICK COADY (bass),
HANNES RIEPLER (guitar)
The Eagle
124 High Street
Rochester,
Kent ME1 1JT

 

July 9th 2016 - The Barbican, London

HERMETO PASCOAL BIG BAND
The Barbican

 

July 24th 2016 - Oval Tavern, Croydon

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Byron Wallen – trumpet;
Larry Bartley – bass; Gary Willcox - drums
Monk’s Music alive and well in East Croydon
Oval Tavern
131 Oval Road
Croydon CR0 3BR
Tel 020 8686 6023
Free admission

 

 

July 27th 2016 - Bulls Head, Barnes

An Evening of Oliver Nelson and Benny Golson
With Pete Hurt and Chris Biscoe – saxes; Kate Williams - piano
Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes, London SW13 9PY
Admission £12/£10/£5
Tel020 8876 5241

 

August 1st 2016 - 606 Club, London

RAY RUSSELL/MO FOSTER PROJECT
Ray Russell – guitar; Mo Foster - electric bass;
Chris Biscoe – saxes; Geoff Castle – keyboards; Nic France – drums

606 Club
90 Lots Road
London SW10 0QD
Tel 020 7352 5953

 

August 19th 2016 - Cluny Jazz Festival

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Cluny Jazz Festival

A new international band celebrating the music of Chris McGregor, Dudu Pukwana, Mongezi Feza and the Brotherhood of Breath.

Didier Levallet, Francois Raulin, Michel Marre, Alain Vankenhove, Chris Biscoe, Raphael Limbert, Francois Corneloup, Matthias Mahler, Jean-Louis Pommier, Simon Goubert.

 

August 28th 2016 - Nantes Jazz Festival

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Nantes Jazz Festival

A new international band celebrating the music of Chris McGregor, Dudu Pukwana, Mongezi Feza and the Brotherhood of Breath.

Didier Levallet, Francois Raulin, Michel Marre, Alain Vankenhove, Chris Biscoe, Raphael Limbert, Francois Corneloup, Matthias Mahler, Jean-Louis Pommier, Simon Goubert.

 

 

September 28th 2016 - The Bulls Head, Barnes

British Standard Time
Chris Biscoe – soprano, alto, baritone sax, alto clarinet;
Alan Barnes – alto sax, baritone sax, clarinet; John Horler – piano;
Dave Green - bass; Dave Barry – drums

Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes, London SW13 9PY

 

 

October 9th 2016 - Rich Mix, Shoreditch

GRAND UNION plus Youth Orchestra and World Choir
After Cable Street
Reflections on the contemporary meaning of the Battle of Cable Street,
with music written by Tony Haynes

Band includes Chris Biscoe, Tony Kofi and Louise Elliott – saxes;
Shanti Jayasinha and Claude Deppa - trumpets

Rich Mix, Shoreditch E1 6LA

 

 

October 20th 2016 - Clocktower Cafe, Croydon

Chris Biscoe – saxes; Meredith White - piano;
Dave Jones - bass

The Clocktower Cafe
9 Katharine Street
Croydon CR9 1 FT

 

 

November 3rd 2016 - Water Lane Coffee House, Canterbury

Chris Biscoe and Roger Turner
Canterbury

Presented by Free Range
Water Lane Coffee House
Water Lane
Canterbury CT1 2NQ

 

 

November 5th 2016 - Nevers Jazz Festival

Brotherhood Heritage
Nevers Jazz Festival

 

 

November 6th 2016 - Strasbourg Jazz Festival

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Strasbourg Jazz Festival

 

November 9th 2016 - Grenoble Jazz Festival

Brotherhood Heritage Tentet
Grenoble Jazz Festival

 

 

November 12th 2016 - Moon Jazz & Blues Club, Crediton

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet
Chris Biscoe – alto sax & alto clarinet; Roz Harding – alto sax;
Marcus Vergette - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

The Moon Jazz and Blues Club,
East Street, Crediton,
Devon EX17 3AZ

 

 

November 13th 2016 - Ashburton Live Concerts, St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet
Chris Biscoe – alto sax & alto clarinet; Roz Harding – alto sax;
Marcus Vergette - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

Ashburton Live Concerts in St Lawrence Chapel
St Lawrence Chapel,
St Lawrence Lane,
Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7DD

 

 

November 14th 2016 - North Devon Jazz, Beaver Inn, Appledore

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet
Chris Biscoe – alto sax & alto clarinet; Roz Harding – alto sax;
Marcus Vergette - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

North Devon Jazz
Beaver Inn, Appledore
Devon EX39 1RY

 

 

November 15th 2016 - St Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, St Ives

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet
Chris Biscoe – alto sax & alto clarinet; Roz Harding – alto sax;
Marcus Vergette - bass; Stu Butterfield – drums

St Ives Jazz Club
Western Hotel
St Ives

 

 

November 16th 2016 - The Bulls Head, Barnes

Great Bebop Night with the Tony Kinsey Quartet and guests
Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes, London SW13 9PY

 

 

November 18th 2016 - Cafe Posk, London

Off The Record
Way Out West members come together to present original repertoire from their many  records.
Cafe Posk
The Polish Social and Cultural Association
238-246 King Street, London W6 0RF

 

 

November 30th 2016 - The Verdict, Brighton

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

The Verdict
Brighton

 

 

December 11th 2016 - The Eagle, Rochester

DAVE BARRY QUARTET
Chris Biscoe – saxes; John Donaldson – piano; 
Andy Cleyndert – bass; Dave Barry – drums;

The Eagle
Rochester
Kent

 

 

December 21sh 2016 - The Bulls Head, Barnes


Winter Soulstice – The soul session with music by Bobby Timmons,
the Adderley Brothers and more

Tony Woods, Pete Hurt and Chris Biscoe – saxes; Nette Robinson – voice;
Dave Jones – bass; Gary willcox – drums; guest Dave Frankel - piano

Way Out West presents
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road,
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 

 

December 28th 2016 - The Bulls Head, Barnes

Way Out West presents an end of year jam session
The Bull’s Head
373 Lonsdale Road
Barnes,
London SW13 9PY

 

 


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