Craig's Appearances for 2018
Please note: this list is not exhaustive and dates are added
12th Burford Jazz, with Ben Holder, Violin, Julian Stringle, clarinet, Paul Jeffries, bass, Nick Millward, Drums.
17th Speakeasy Jazz Club, Torquay, Trio with Jim Rintoul on Bass and Coach York on Drums.
22nd The Beaver Inn, North Devon Jazz Club, Appledore with Annika Skoogh's Tribute To Anita O'Day.
23rd The Royal Oak, Swindon with Tribute To Oscar Peterson, Ashley John Long on Bass, Nick Millward on Drums.
25th The Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel with Superb Tenor Saxophonist Simon Spillet.
26th The Meetinghouse Arts Centre, Ilminster with Tricotism, featuring Nigel Price on Guitar and Sandy Suchodolski on Bass.
27th The Bridge, Topsham with Jellyroll with Julian Piper on Guitar/Vocals and Coach York on Drums.
2nd Rendezvous, Southernhay, Exeter, with Annika Skoogh.
4th Plymouth Jazz Club with Julian Stringle.
6th West Chiltington Jazz Club with The Bateman Brothers.
7th The Westwood Club, Coventry with The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen.
11th Sparkwell, 1-3.30pm, with The Annika Skoogh Trio.
13th Eastbourne, Tribute to Louis and Bing with The Bateman Brothers Jazz Band.
21st Sidmouth Jazz Club.
22nd The Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Exeter. Superb Ex-Loose Tubes Saxophonist,
Steve Buckley .
28th Swansea Jazzland, with The Sue Richardson Quintet.
4th The Ropetackle Art Centre, Shoreham, Jazz Breakfast, 11am start with The Superb Pianist Mike Hatchard and his Trio. Duelling Pianos!
12th Bournemouth with Ian Ellis.
13th Folkstone Jazz Club with Tribute To Oscar Peterson.
14th Moreton On The Marsh with Maggie Reeday, Ben Holder and Paul Jeffries.
17th Market Bosworth, Leicester with Great Violinist Ben Holder, The Music Of Harold Arlen.
21st-25th Genentech MS Conference, San Diego, California USA.
26th Froome, Somerset with Johney Mar and Julian Piper.
27th Guildford Jazz Cafe, Oscar Peterson Tribute.
29th The Blue Vanguard, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with the superb pairing of multi British Jazz Award winning Amy Roberts and Richard Exall on Saxes/Clarinet and Flute.
30th South Molton Jazz Club with Tribute To Oscar Peterson with Ashley John Long on Bass and Coach York on Drums.
5th N. Cornwall with Andy Williamson.
6th Witney Jazz Club with The Ben Holder Quintet.
10th Swindon, The Ian Bateman Quartet.
11th Sidmouth Jazz Club.
12th Teignmouth Jazz Club, The Bronx Bar, Quartet with Martin Dale.
19th The Blue Vanguard, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter, Superb pairing of Andy Hague on Trumpet and Ben Waghorn on Sax.
21st The Tuckers Arms, Dalwood, near Honiton, The Maggie Reeday Quartet.
27th The Meetinghouse Art Centre, Ilminster With 10 Piece Soul/Funk Band, Kick Ass Brass.
6th The Blackboy Inn, Cartway, Bridgnorth, Duo with great Saxophonist Geoff Simpkins, 12.30-3pm.
8th The Hideaway Club, Ealing with The Vasilis Xenopoulos Quartet.
11th -12th The Keswick Jazz Festival.
16th Sidmouth Jazz Club.
17th The Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypysy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with Superb Vibes Player , Nat Steele.
18th -20th Bridgnorth Jazz Festival.
25th Torquay Golf Club, Private Function, 3-5.30pm with The Colin Hedworth Trio.
28th Lyme Regis Jazz Festival with Eleisha Milverton and the Festival Band , 1-4pm.
1st The IOW Jazz Festival, Duo with Bruce Adams, 3-5pm.
8th Goring Jazz Club with Paul Jones and Digby Fairweather and His Half Dozen.
10th Pizza Express, Birmingham with Great American Vocalist Allison Tucker.
13th Sidmouth Jazz Club.
14th The Blue Vanguard, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with Legendary Guitarist John Etheridge.
17th Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Fathers Day Jazz Brunch with superb American vocalist Allison Adams Tucker 10am start.
17th Private Function, Feniton, Nr Honiton, 6 - 8pm.
19th Speakeasy Jazz Club, Toorak Hotel, Torquay with great American vocalist Alison Adams Tucker.
20th Chycara Hotel, Truro, with superb Italian Tenor Saxophonist Renato D’Aiello, Coach York on Drums and Ashley John Long on Bass.
22nd-23rd Upton Jazz Festival.
24th The Naturist Jazz Festival, Swanley with The Ian Bateman Quintet.
27th St George’s Church, Beckenham, The Magnificent 7.
29th The Underground Theatre, Eastbourne, Quartet with Nigel Price.
1st Ashburton with Brilliant Trumpet player Bryan Corbett.
2nd The Beaver, Appledore with Bryan Corbett.
3rd St Ives Jazz Club, Cornwall with Bryan Corbett.
9th The Moon Jazz Club, Crediton, Duo with Greg Abate.
10th Swindon Jazz Club, The Royal Oak, Swindon. Tribute To J.J. Johnson with The Ian Bateman Quintet.
11th The Belvedere Jazz Club, Essex with The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Kenny Ball.
13th Swanage Jazz Festival with The Bateman Brothers Louis Armstrong Tribute.
14th Swanage Jazz Festival with The Greg Abate Qt, J.J. Johnson Tribute, The Magnificent 7 and The Amy Roberts/John Hallam Quintet.
15th Exeter, Private Function with The Coach York Trio.
16th The Kings Head, Bexley Jazz Club with Greg Abate.
26th Folkstone Jazz Club, Tower Theatre with Greg Abate.
28th 606 Club with Greg Abate.
29th Apollo Theatre, IOW, JATP Concert with Andy Urquhart (tpt), Nick Page (gtr), Gary Plumley (ten/sax), Greg Abate(alto/sax), Mike Whitehead (bass) and Bill Wills (drums).
3rd Bar Venezia, with The Annika Skoogh Trio.
4th Dalwood Jazz Club, Near Honiton with Martin Dale and Derek Nash.
5th Plymouth Jazz Club with Martin Dale and Derek Nash.
17th The Meeting House, Art Centre, Ilminster with Anita O'Day Tribute featuring The Annika Skoogh Quintet.
26th The Chiltern Jazz Festival with Amy Roberts Magnificent Seven.
28th Bude Jazz Festival with The Amy Roberts John Hallam Quintet, The Martin Dale Quartet and The Steve Tucker Jazz Band.
29th 2 concerts with Amy Roberts and Richard Exall, 1 with Annika Skoogh’s Tribute To Anita O’Day.
30th Bude Jazz Festival with The John Hallam Quartet.
6th -20th Craig will be unavailable due to holiday leave.
28th The Meetinghouse Art Centre, Ilminster Two Grand Piano Duet with the brilliant Multi Award Winning Dave Newton.
30th Eastbourne Jazz Festival with Julian Stringle.
7th Plymouth Jazz Club, Tribute To Anita O'Day with Annika Skoogh, Mike Eaves on Guitar and Jim Rintoul on Bass.
18th The Cornerstone Theatre, Witney with Alvin Roy’s Tribute To Eddie Condon.
2nd Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish with The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen .
10th Ashby de la Zouch, The Magnificent Seven.
11th The Black Boy Inn, Cartway, Bridgnorth. Duo with Bruce Adams, 12.30pm start.
12th Bexley Jazz Club, The Kings Head Pub with Greg Abate.
17th Grimsby Jazz Club, The Magnificent 7.
18th lunchtime, The Westward Club, Coventry with The Magnificent 7.
19th The Reform Club, Pall Mall, London with The Ben Holder Quintet.
23rd Ongar Jazz Club, The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Louis Armstrong And His Allstars.
4th Olney Jazz Club With Ian Bateman’s Tribute To Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen.
14th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster with The Magnificent Seven.
::FIRST DATES FOR 2019::
18th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster with Alex Garnett on Sax, Enrico Tomasso on Trumpet and Nigel Price on Guitar.
25th Portishead Jazz Club with The Milverton Legacy Band.
19th The Meeting House Arts Centre, Ilminster with great vocalist Laura Collins.
27th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster with Digby Fairweather And His Half Dozen.
25th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster, The Milverton Legacy Band featuring Eleisha Milverton on Vocals, Ben Milverton, Guitar, Ashley John Long On Bass and Nick Milverton On Bass.
13th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster, Kick Ass Brass, 10 Piece Soul/Funk Band.
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