JAZZ AT THE KINGS LANGLEY CLUB

     JAZZ AT THE KINGS LANGLEY CLUB

The very best bands of local musicians every Tuesday at 8.15 pm.
3-5 Hempstead road, Kings Langley Herts.
www.kingslangleyjazz.co.uk

No entry charge visitors welcome

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December Programme


 December 3rd Kings Club 7 Our regular house band featuring John Davis on alto/soprano sax, John Mole tenor sax and John Bridge trombone with Mike Sherwood Vocals. 

December 10th Terry's Jazz Party A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!

December 17th Jim Phillips Christmas Party. Bring your friends, family and instruments. There will be the usual quizzes and raffle. The Big Band will be playing from about 9.30pm. with the ever popular Bryony on vocals.
Eileen and Jim look forward to seeing you there.


December 24th Christmas Eve No Band


November Programme


November 5th Razzamajazz Dixieland Band. Our popular Traditional jazz band playing all the old favourites from the Crescent City. 

November 12th Conchord Big Band  A popular and very accomplished band presented by John on drums with outstanding soloists. Always welcome at the club.


November 19th Treble Clef.  With John Davis on alto sax / flute / piano , Jonathan Grogan guitar Brian Norman drums and Chris Hartgroves bass. A laid back trio playing a mixture of latin,swing and bepop. Vocals by Bryony.

November 26th Hertswing Big Band. John Davies presents the expected Basie swing and drive with an ever stimulating programme. With star singer Vicky.


October programme

October 1st Cantaloupe Quartet Led by Rodger Hudson bass with John Bignall saxes, Neil Drake piano and Ronny Fenn drums.
With the welcome return of the talented vocalist Ellie Bignall.

October 8th Kingsclub 7 Our regular house band featuring John Davis on alto/soprano sax, John Mole tenor sax and John Bridge trombone with Mike Sherwood vocals.

October 15th Stolen Moments A 7 piece band playing intriguing and varied arrangements of mainstream jazz. Led by Julian Rhys-Williams on saxes with Graham Pike on trumpet/flugal and harmonica plus vocals by Annie Dehany-Steven.

October 22nd Cliff Longhurst's 'Jazz Knights' A top class Woody Herman style band presented by Cliff on drums. A not to be missed chance to enjoy a professional standard big band.

October 29th Lou's Sextet Playing a mix of mainstream jazz, swing, blues, latin, American songbook, jump, jive and some funk. With this varied repertoire, good presentation,experienced musicians, including the expert rhythm section, the band puts on an entertaining performance.

September programme

Two excellent big bands this month.

September 3rd Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano sax John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge  trombone and featuring Tracy O'Connor as our guest vocalist.

September 10th Jim Phillips Big Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, presenting this accomplished and popular Basie style band. The programme will include some newly acquired Ted Heath Charts and featuring Bryony on vocals.

September 17th The Flat Back Four  A quartet featuring Jez Guest on sax with Neal Drake piano, Roger Hudson bass and Ronnie Fenn drums.

September 24th Hertswing Big Band. 
Top of the bill, as always, our own
 “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it ain’t got that Swing” big band.

August programme


August 6th  The Graham Pike Band with Katie Daniels
Katie is a nationally acclaimed jazz singer, this is an evening not to be missed.

August 13th Octave.  A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!

August 20th Desafinado  Led by Phill Burrell on guitar. Small group jazz and latin classics in a relaxed style.

August 27th 7 Aside  Seven piece combo of very accomplished players with some top class arrangements.
A band of brilliant soloists, a second visit at the club.

July programme

3 Big Bands this month!

July 2nd Hertfordshire Big Band The first time at the club this top award winning band based in Welwyn Garden City is presented by Tom Harker.  They have just returned from a tour of Spain. With a classic repertoire this must be something to look forward to!

July 9th Conchord Big Band A popular and able band presented by JJ on drums Always welcome at the club.

July 16th Kingsclub 7  Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge on trombone with Annie Dehany Stevens vocals.

July 23th Treble Clef. With John Davis on alto sax / flute / piano , Jonathan Grogan guitar and Chris Hargroves bass.  Playing a mixture of latin,swing and bepop. 
Vocals by Bryony.

July 30th Hertswing Big Band John Davies presents the expected Basie swing and drive with an ever stimulating programme. With star singer Vicky.




June programme


June 4th Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano sax and John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge on trombone with Mike Sherwood vocals.

June 11th Razzamajazz Dixieland Band. Our popular Traditional jazz band playing all the old favourites from the Crescent City.

June 18th  Lou's Sextet Playing a mix of mainstream jazz, swing, blues, latin, American songbook, jump, jive and some funk. With this varied repertoire, good presentation, experienced musicians, including the expert rhythm section, the band puts on an entertaining performance.

June25th The Jim Phillips Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, with many recently acquired combo arrangements from his extensive music library.
Featuring Annie Dehany-Steven  on vocals.


May Programme


May 7th Jim Phillips Big Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, presenting this accomplished and popular Basie style band. The programme will include classic big band numbers and some newly acquired Ted Heath Charts and featuring Bryony on vocals.

May 14th Stolen Moments A 7 piece band playing intriguing and varied arrangements of mainstream jazz. Led by Julian Rhys-Williams on saxes with Graham Pike on trumpet/flugal and harmonica plus vocals by Annie Dehany-Steven.

May 21st Cliff Longhurst's 'Jazz Knights' A top class Woody Herman style band presented by Cliff on drums. A not to be missed chance to enjoy a professional standard big band.

May 28th Hertswing Big Band. 
Top of the bill, as always, our own Basie style“It Don’t Mean a Thing if it ain’t got that Swing” big band. Always an exciting night! 



April Programme


April 2nd Semaphore  Provide an intriguing blend of mellow Swing and Latin rhythms with Yvette Byrne as guest singer.

April 9th Razzamajazz Dixieland Band. Our popular Traditional jazz band playing all the old favourites from the crescent city.

April 16th The Shoe Horns. A sextet formed by students of Jazz School UK, who will play an eclectic selection of pieces by Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, J.J.Johnson,  Thelonius Monk, Horace Silver, Cedar Wilson  and many more.

April 23rd Kingsclub 7 Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alt/soprano sax with John Mole on tenor sax, John Bridge on trombone, Neil Drake piano and Ronnie Fen Drums.
Annie Dehany-Stevens Vocals.

April 30th Graham Pike Sextet "Your Bop is in the Post !"
Playing Graham's own arrangements of post bop and originals including Horace Silver, Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard.

March Programme


March 5th Kingsclub 7 Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax, John Bridge on trombone and Tracy O'Connor on vocals.


March 12th Cliff Longhurst's small group. Cliff runs the acclaimed ‘Jazz Knights’ big band and presents here a perfectly formed small version with the usual top players and singers. Not to be missed!


March 19th Treble Clef.  With John Davis on alto sax / flute / piano, Jonathan Grogan guitar, Brian Norman drums and Chris Hargreaves bass.  A talented quartet playing a lively and varied mixture of latin,swing and bebop. Vocals by Bryony.


March 26th Hertswing Big Band. 
Top of the bill, as always, our own Basie style“It Don’t Mean a Thing if it ain’t got that Swing” big band. Always an exciting night! Aided by Vicky, our vocal star.


February Programme


February 5th  John Bignall Quartet. With John Bignall on saxes, Neil Drake piano,Roger Hudson bass and Ronnie Fen drums. A top quality quartet not to be missed!



February 12th Conchord Big Band  A popular band in the Basie tradition presented by JJ on drums and led by Cliff Brown.


February 19th  The Jim Phillips Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, with many recently acquired combo charts from his extensive music library.  All aided by Bryony on vocals.


February 26th  Terry Trenwith's Octave.  A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!  


January Programme


January 1st No band.



January 8th Lou's Sextet  Playing a mix of mainstream jazz, swing, blues, latin, American songbook, jump, jive and some funk. With this varied repertoire, good presentation, experienced musicians, including the expert rhythm section, the band puts on an entertaining performance.


January 15th   Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax John Bridge on trombone and Mike Sherwood on vocals.


January 22nd  Tiger Swing Recreating Django and hot club of Paris style with Felicity's accomplished violin. A very refreshing  evening.  


January 29th   Cancelled due to bad weather. 




December Programme

 December 4th Kings Club 7 Our regular house band featuring John Davis on alto/soprano sax, John Mole tenor sax and John Bridge trombone with Mike Sherwood Vocals. 

December 11th Terry's Jazz Party A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!


December 18th Jim Phillips Christmas Party. Bring your friends, family and instruments. There will be the usual quizzes and raffle. The Big Band will be playing from about 9.30pm. with the ever popular Bryony on vocals.
Eileen and Jim look forward to seeing you there.




November Programme

November 6th Razzamajazz Dixieland Band (Formerly Dixieland7). Our popular Traditional jazz band playing all the old favourites from the Crescent City. 

November 13th Conchord Big Band  A popular and very accomplished band with outstanding soloists. Always welcome at the club.

November 20th Treble Clef.  With John Davis on alto sax / flute / piano , Jonathan Grogan guitar Brian Norman drums and Chris Hargreaves bass. A laid back trio playing a mixture of latin,swing and bepop. Vocals by Bryony.

November 27th Hertswing Big Band John Davies presents the expected Basie swing and drive with an ever stimulating programme. With star singer Vicky.

October programme

October 2nd Treble Clef Lead by John Davis alto sax/flute/piano with Jonathan Grogan guitar, Chris Hargreaves bass and Brian Norman drums with vocals by Bryony.

October 9th Kings Club 7 Our regular house band featuring John Davis on alto/soprano sax, John Mole tenor sax and John Bridge trombone.

October 16th Stolen Moments A 7 piece band playing intriguing and varied arrangements of mainstream jazz. Led by Julian Rhys-Williams on saxes with Graham Pike on trumpet/flugal and harmonica plus vocals by Annie Dehany-Steven.

October 23rdCliff Longhurst's 'Jazz Knights' A top class Woody Herman style band presented by Cliff on drums. A not to be missed chance to enjoy a professional standard big band.

October 30th Lou's Sextet Playing a mix of mainstream jazz, swing, blues, latin, American songbook, jump, jive and some funk. With this varied repertoire, good presentation,experienced musicians, including the expert rhythm section, the band puts on an entertaining performance.


 September programme

Two excellent big bands this month.

September 4th Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano sax John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge  trombone and featuring Tracy O'Connor as our guest vocalist.


September 11th Jim Phillips Big Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, presenting this accomplished and popular Basie style band. The programme will include some newly acquired Ted Heath Charts and featuring Bryony on vocals.

September 18th The Flat Back Four A new quartet featuring Jez Guest on sax with Neal Drake piano, Roger Hudson bass and Ronnie Fenn drums.

September 25th Hertswing Big Band. 
Top of the bill, as always, our own
 “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it ain’t got that Swing” big band.
With the triumphant return of our star vocalist Vicky.




August programme


August 7th Katie Daniels Band with Graham Pike
Katie is a nationally acclaimed jazz singer, this is an evening not to be missed.


August 14th Octave.  A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!

August 21st Desafinado  Led by Phill Burrell on guitar. Small group jazz and latin classics in a relaxed style.

August 28th 7 Aside  Seven piece combo of very accomplished players with some top class arrangements.
A band of brilliant soloists, at the club for the first time.

July programme

Two big band nights this month.

July 3rd No jazz due to the hall being used for big screen fooball.

July 10th Conchord Big Band A popular and able band led by Cliff Brown on trumpet (and a few vocals!) Always welcome at the club.

July 17th Kingsclub 7  Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge on trombone  with our favourite Annie Dehany-Steven on vocals.

July 24th Treble Clef. With John Davis on alto sax / flute / piano , Jonathan Grogan guitar and Chris Hargreaves bass.  Playing a mixture of latin,swing and bepop. 
Vocals by Bryony.

July 31st Hertswing Big Band John Davies presents the expected Basie swing and drive with an ever stimulating programme. With star singer Bryony.



June programme


June 5th Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano sax and John Mole on tenor sax and John Bridge on trombone and Mike Sherwood vocals.

June 12th Club Dixielanders. Our popular Traditional jazz band playing all the old favourites from the Crescent City.

June 19th Lou’s Sextet. We welcome again Louise and her sextet an evening of Jazz, blues and Latin.

June26th The Jim Phillips Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, with many recently acquired combo arrangements from his extensive music library.
Featuring Bryony on vocals.


May Programme

No less than three big bands this month!

May 1st Graham Pike Quartet. Featuring Graham on trumpet/flugel and harmonica with a talented accompanying trio.

May 8th Cliff Longhurst's "Jazz Knights" A Woody Herman style big band. An absolutely top class band presented by Cliff on drums.

May 15th The Jim Phillips Big Band. Presented by Jim on baritone sax, this well known big band in the classic tradition. Driving swing with new and old favourites. Featuring Bryony on vocals.

May 22nd Stolen Moments. A 7piece band playing intriguing and varied arrangements of mainstream jazz. Led By Julian Rhys-Williams on saxes with Graham Pike on trumpet/flugel and harmonica plus vocals from Annie Dehany-Steven.
May 29th Hertswing Big Band. Big, bouncy and Basie style Swing, the very best!  A popular programme of everyones favourites .Here is Bryony again on vocals, she's a popular girl!


April Programme

April 3rd Semaphore  Provide an intriguing blend of mellow Swing and Latin rhythms with Yvette Byrne as guest singer.

April 10th  Lush Life  John Bignall saxes is joined by Neil Drake  piano, Roger Hudson bass and Tim Stephens drums. A long awaited return of John to the club together with his always accomplished band. 

April 17th Kingsclub 7 Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax, John Bridge on trombone and Annie Dehany-Steven on vocals. 


April 24th The Shoe Horns. A sextet formed by students of Jazz School UK, who will play an eclectic selection of pieces by Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, J.J.Johnson,  Thelonius Monk, Horace Silver, Cedar Wilson  and many more.


March Programme 


Featuring 2 Big Bands this month.

March 6th Kingsclub 7 Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax, John Bridge on trombone and Tracy O'Connor on vocals.


March 13th Jim Phillips Big Band. Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, presenting this accomplished and popular Basie style band. the programme will include some newly acquired Ted Heath charts. 


March 20th Closed for floor replacement.


March 27th Hertswing Big Band John Davis presents the expected Basie swing and drive with an ever stimulating programme. With star singer Vicky.


February Programme

February 6th    Club DixielandersOur popular Traditional Jazz Band playing all the old favourites from the Crescent City. 

February 13th Conchord Big Band  A popular band in the Basie tradition led by Cliff Brown.

February 20th  The Jim Phillips BandFronted by Jim on baritone sax, with many recently acquired combo charts from his extensive music library.  All aided by Bryony on vocals.


February 27th   Terry Trenwith's Octave.  A fun night of wide ranging jazz standards and a few jokes! Terry can always be relied on to host an entertaining night!  

January Programme

January 2nd    Desafinado.   Led by Phill Burrell on guitar. Small group jazz and latin classics in a relaxed style.

January 9th   Lou's Sextet.  We welcome again Louise and her sextet for an evening of Jazz, blues and Latin.

January 16th   Kingsclub 7. Our regular house band led by John Davis, featuring the usual front line of leader on alto/soprano  sax with John Mole on tenor sax John Bridge on trombone and Mike Sherwood on vocals.

January 23rd   Tiger Swing Recreating Django and hot club of Paris style with Felicity's accomplished violin. A very refreshing  evening.  

January 30th   Hertswing with their usual classic big band sound aided by Vicky their star vocalist. 

An evening not to be missed!