Jazz evenings in December

The Jazz Courier Pigeons

Saturday 2 December 8pm. Tickets: £15 or £30 including dinner.

Phone 01308 459511 to book.

The Randolph Five photo Bil Shakespeare (2015_11_05 12_51_46 UTC)

BBC R3’s Alyn Shipton with Ian Smith

If you like jazz that swings, with recognisable tunes, melodic solos and exciting improvisation  — the thrill of the jam session and the jousting between soloists — then the Jazz Courier Pigeons is for you.  Add to that the witty introductions and repartee between the members of this extraordinarily clever and accomplished band and you have an evening you really shouldn’t miss.

The band features the vibrant tenor saxophone of the Swiss-born virtuoso Luca Stoll, the mellow trumpet of Ian Smith, the energetic double bass of BBC Radio 3’s Alyn Shiptonand romantic swinging guitar of Jez Cooke playing tunes you know in their own captivating way. Read more…

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the Cocktail Pianist

a new play written and performed by

Mike Hatchard

followed by a 2 course dinner and an informal concert with dessert

Saturday 29 December 7pm

Tickets: £10 for play only or £30 with dinner and concert.

‘Phenomenally gifted pianist’, Mike Hatchard began his career as the pianist for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, and subsequently toured America as Cleo Laine’s accompanist as a member of the John Dankworth Quintet. He compered Cleo Laine’s eighty-fifth birthday concert. He has played with numerous other stars and also regularly done his own comedy performances at the Edinburgh Festival. Read more…


cocktail pianist poster

Phone 01308 459511 to book your table now!

About Sladers Yard

Sladers Yard is an art gallery and cafe in West Bay, Dorset. Our art gallery showcases contemporary British Art, Furniture and Craft whilst the licensed cafe serves fresh, locally produced homecooked food and drinks.
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