Jazz Club

Droitwich Jazz Club

Gaudet Luce Golf Club, Middle Lane, Hadzor, Droitwich, Worcs WR9 7JR

Droitwich Jazz Club is organised by Richard and Pattie Leach and sessions are held in the comfortable surroundings of the clubhouse at Gaudet Luce Golf Club in Droitwich, Worcestershire.

There is ample parking for cars and excellent bar facilities with snacks available.

Doors on the jazz club evening are open from 7pm with music between 8 and 10.30pm.

Admission is £10, payable on entrance.


2020 Programme

  • Tue
    13
    Mar
    2018

    Jeremy Huggett's Jazz Brigade

    Jeremy Huggett (clt & saxes), Tony Pipkin (tpt & flugel horn), Richard Leach (tbn), Phil Probert (bjo & gtr), Simon Smith (bass), Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    10
    Apr
    2018

    Apex Jazz & Swing Band

    Robin Mason (clt & saxes), Jon Stone (tpt), Richard Leach (tbn), Peter Robinson (bjo & gtr), Bob Boucher (bass), Jim Harney (dms)

  • Tue
    08
    May
    2018

    Spats Langham's Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell

    Thomas 'Spats' Langham (bjo, gtr & uke), Danny Blyth (gtr, clt & bass clt), Malcolm Sked (bass & sousa), Emily Campbell (vocals)

  • Tue
    12
    Jun
    2018

    Kevin Grenfell's Jazz Giants with Paul Harrison

    Kevin Grenfell (tpt & tbn), Paul Harrison (clt & sax), Richard Leach (tbn), Phil Nice (pno), Simon Smith (bass), Mike Cypher (dms)

  • Tue
    10
    Jul
    2018

    Amy Robert's Gentlemen of Jazz

    Amy Roberts (clt, sax & flute), Richard Leach (tbn), Tom Kincaid (pno), Jim Swinnerton, (bass), Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    14
    Aug
    2018

    Dave Moorwood's Rascals of Rhythm

    Dave Moorwood (Gtr & vocals), Mike Wills (clt & saxes), Tony Blincowe (clt & saxes), Perry Lock (pno), Mike Bennett (bass)

  • Tue
    11
    Sep
    2018

    Jeff Barnhart and his English Friends

    Jeff Barnhart (pno & vocals), Tony Pipkin (tpt), Mike Wills (clt & saxes), Richard Leach (tbn), Tony Sharp (bass), Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018

    The Jake Leg Jug Band

    Duncan Wilcox (vocals & double bass), Bryony Rose Ward (vocals & washboard), Neil Hulse (vocals & guitar), Toby Wilson ( vocals, bjo & dobro), Liam Ward (vocals, harmonica & jug) and Mike Pembroke (tbn)

  • Tue
    13
    Nov
    2018

    The Wabash Jazzmen

    Mark Challinor (bjo, gtr & uke), Richard Vernon (bass), Mike Hayler (clt & sax), Bill Smith (tpt) and Richard Leach (tbn)

  • Tue
    11
    Dec
    2018

    JB Jazz & Blues Band

    John Beckingham (pno & vocals), Phil Probert (gtr & vocals), Tony Capaldi (bass & vocals), Paul Holder (dms & vocals) and Andy Loveridge (reeds).

  • Tue
    12
    Mar
    2019

    Richard Leach's Clubhouse 6

    Richard Leach (tbn), Tony Pipkin (tpt & cnt), George Huxley (clt & saxes), Brian Mellor (bjo & gtr), Terry McGrath (sousa) and Nick Ward (dms)

  • Tue
    09
    Apr
    2019

    Debbie Arthur's Sweet Rhythm

    Debbie Arthurs (sax & vocals), Richard Leach (tbn), Dave Moorwood (gtr, bjo & vocals), Tony Sharp (d/bass) and Neil Irons (dms & vocals)

  • Tue
    14
    May
    2019

    Richard Leach's 7 Stars of Jazz

    Richard Leach (tbn), Kevin Grenfell (tpt), John Hallam (clt & saxes), Jim Douglas (gtr & bjo), Richard Hughes (pno), Ian Parry (d/bass) and Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    11
    Jun
    2019

    Spats Langham's Hot Fingers with Emily

    Spats Langham (bjo, gtr, uke & vocals), Danny Blyth, (clt, bass clt, sax & gtr), Malcolm Sked (d/bass & sousa) and Emily Campbell (vocals)

  • Tue
    09
    Jul
    2019

    Arthur Brown's Jazz Buddies

    Arthur Brown (tpt), Matt Palmer (clt & saxes), Richard Leach (tbn), Brian Mellor (bjo & gtr), Simon Smith (d/bass) and Tim Jones (dms)

  • Tue
    13
    Aug
    2019

    The Sopranos

    Chris Pearce (clt & saxes), Andy Leggett (clt , saxes & penny whistle!), Dave Deakin (tbn),  Rachel Hayward (bjo & gtr), Tony Sharp (d/bass) and Dave Andrews (dms)

  • Tue
    10
    Sep
    2019

    Jeff Barnhart and his English Friends

    Jeff Barnhart (pno & vocals), Tony Pipkin (tpt & cnt), Mike Wills (clt & saxes), Richard Leach (tbn), Tony Sharp (d/bass) and Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    08
    Oct
    2019

    Kevin Grenfell & Richard Leach Slide By Slide

    Kevin Grenfell (tbn & tpt), Richard Leach (tbn), Richard Hughes (pno),  Simon Smith (d/bass) and Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    12
    Nov
    2019

    Hotsy Totsy

    Debbie Arthurs (dms, reeds & vocals), Rachel Hayward (gtr, bjo, vibes & vocals), Zoe Lambeth (reeds & vocals), Jen Scarisbrick (pno) and Isobel Toner (d/bass)

  • Tue
    10
    Dec
    2019

    Pete Allen's Old Chums Jazz Band

    Pete Allen (clt & saxes), Dave Leithead (tpt), Richard Leach (tbn), Dave Moorwood (bjo & gtr), Roger Davis (d/bass) and Nick Millward (dms)

  • Tue
    10
    Mar
    2020

    Richard Leach's Street Band

    Tony Pipkin (tpt), Chris Pearce (clt), Richard Leach (tbn), Mark Challinor (bjo), Dave Deakin (sousa) and Nick Ward (dms)

  • Tue
    14
    Apr
    2020

    CANCELLED

  • Tue
    05
    May
    2020

    CANCELLED - The Wabash Jazzmen

     Session will be re-scheduled

    Pete Ainge (tpt & vocals), Mike Hayler (clt & tnr sax), Richard Leach (tbn), Mark Challinor (bjo, gtr, uke & vocals) and Richard Vernon (d/bass)

  • Tue
    09
    Jun
    2020

    CANCELLED - Ron Hill's Sliphorn Summit

     Session will be re-scheduled

    Ron Hill (tbn & trombonium), Martin Veasey (tbn), Dave Deakin (Bass tbn & tbn),
    Richard Leach (tbn), Nick Wiltshire (pno), Phil Probert (gtr), Simon Smith (d/bass) and Roy Dutton (dms)

  • Tue
    07
    Jul
    2020

    Matt Palmer's Midlands Jazz Band

    Matt Palmer (clt & saxes), Dave Leithead (tpt), Richard Leach (tbn), Brian Mellor (bjo & gtr), Dave Deakin (d/bass) and Nick Ward (dms)

  • Tue
    11
    Aug
    2020

    Spats Langham's Hot Fingers with Emily

    Spats Langham (bjo, acoustic gtr & vocals), Danny Blyth, (gtr, clt, bass clt, & harmonica), Malcolm Sked (sousa & d/bass) and Emily Campbell (vocals)

  • Tue
    08
    Sep
    2020

    Jeff Barnhart (USA) and his English Jazz Friends

    Jeff Barnhart (pno & vocals), Tony Pipkin (tpt), Make Wills (clt & sax), Richard Leach (tbn), Tony Sharp (d/bass) and Graham Smith (dms)

  • Tue
    13
    Oct
    2020

    Fret & Fiddle

    Sally Minchin (violin & vocals), Andy Bole (gtr), Simon Smith (d/bass), Rich Hughes (pno)
    and Steve Street (dms)

  • Tue
    10
    Nov
    2020

    Kevin Grenfell's Last Band Standing

    Kevin Grenfell (tpt, tbn & vocals), Jeremy Huggett (clt, saxes & vocals), Richard Leach (tbn), pno (tbc), Simon Smith (d/bass) and Jools Aldridge (dms)

  • Tue
    08
    Dec
    2020

    Jake Leg Jug Band

    Duncan Wilcox (vocals & d/bass), Neil Hulse (vocals & gtr), Liam Ward (vocals, harmonica & jug), Bryony-Rose (vocals & washboard) and Toby Wilson (vocals, bjo & dobro)

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