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.
25th Burgh Island Hotel with Steve Down and Zoe Lambeth.
27th The Meetinghouse Art Centre, Ilminster With 10 Piece Soul/Funk Band, Kick Ass Brass.
2nd Browns Hotel, Dartmouth, Duo with Eleisha Milverton.
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.
10th Private Function, Frome, Somerset, 5-7.30, With Louise Cookman.
12th -13th 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.
23rd Concorde Club, Eastleigh, with Digby Fairweather and His Half Dozen.
25th Torquay Golf Club, Private Function, 7.30-11pm with The Colin Hedworth Trio.
27th Private Function, Bovey Tracey with Neil Burns, 5-7.30pm.
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.
3rd Plymouth Jazz Club with Carol Glasser, Saxophonist.
8th Goring Jazz Club with Paul Jones and Digby Fairweather and His Half Dozen.
9th Exeter MS Centre Summer Concert, Trio with Eleisha Milverton on Vocals and Ben Milverton on Guitar.
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.
30th Bristol with Andy Williamson.
1st Ashburton with Brilliant Trumpet player Bryan Corbett.
2nd The Beaver, Appledore with Bryan Corbett.
3rd St Ives Jazz Club, Cornwall with Bryan Corbett.
5th SWIMS, Lyme Regis, with Annika Skoogh.
7th Newton St Cyres, Duo with Maggie Reeday.
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 Boringdon Hall, Plympton 1-4pm with Annika Skoogh.
15th Exeter, Private Function with The Coach York Trio.
16th The Kings Head, Bexley Jazz Club with Greg Abate.
17th The Forum, London With Digby Fairweather And His Half Dozen.
19th The Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Exeter with Brilliant Italian Tenor Saxophonist Renato D’Aiello.
21st Swindon, The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Louis Armstrong And His Allstars.
25th Clifford Arms, Shaldon, Trio , 7.30pm -10pm.
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 Sefton Hall Nursing Hall Fete, 1.30pm with The Milverton Legacy 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.
19th Newport Jazz Club, IOW, 3-5.30pm, with Digby Fairweather and Julian Stringle.
23rd The Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Exeter with Brilliant Tenor Saxophonist, Alex Garnet.
25th Private Function , Taunton , 7-10pm.
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.
1st Private Function, Newton Abbot, 6-9pm, Solo Piano.
4th The Royal Oak, Swindon with Tina May.
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.
27th Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with Brilliant Trumpeter Quentin Collins.
29th Cossington Village Hall, Somerset, Solo Piano Concert. 8pm start.
29th Holsworthy Park, 2-3pm with The Dave Vaughan Band.
30th Eastbourne Jazz Festival with Julian Stringle.
3rd Jazz on Tap, Burton on Trent with Ben Holder.
5th London with Renato D’Aiello.
6th Maidenhead with Renato D’Aiello.
7th Plymouth Jazz Club, Tribute To Anita O'Day with Annika Skoogh, Mike Eaves on Guitar and Jim Rintoul on Bass.
8th The Acoustic Jazz Lounge, Ronnie Scotts with Renato D’Aiello.
13th Private Function, Sidmouth with Maggie Reeday.
14th Topsham Golf Club, Solo Piano, 12-3pm.
16th Private Function, Shrivenham House, Shrivenham, 2-5.30pm with Clive Morton.
16th Loxwood Village Hall Jazz Concert with Simon Bates and Julian Stringle, 8pm start.
17th Sidmouth Jazz Club with the Mike Sayers Qt.
18th The Cornerstone Theatre, Witney with Alvin Roy’s Tribute To Eddie Condon.
20th Swanage Jazz Club, Trio.
24th Rugby with Ben Holder.
25th Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with elegant Tenor Saxman Robert Fowler.
26th Market Bosworth with the Ben Holder Quartet.
2nd Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish with The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen .
3rd Cowes, IOW, Concert.
4th Boringdon Hall, Plymouth with Annika Skoogh, 1-4pm.
12th Bexley Jazz Club, The Kings Head Pub with Greg Abate.
16th Teignmouth Jazz Festival with Julian Piper.
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.
20th Mickleover Jazz with Ben Holder.
21st-22nd Calstock Art Centre with The Helen Porter Choir.
23rd Ongar Jazz Club, The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Louis Armstrong And His Allstars.
28th Falmouth Art Centre with Jim Rintoul and Keith Michael.
29th Blue Vanguard Jazz Club, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Pinhoe, Exeter with World Class Flautist, Gareth Lochrane.
30th South Molton Jazz Club with Tribute To Oscar Peterson with Ashley John Long and Coach York.
2nd The Black Boy Inn, Cartway, Bridgnorth. Duo with Bruce Adams, 12.30pm start.
4th Olney Jazz Club With Ian Bateman’s Tribute To Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen.
5th Sidmouth Jazz Club with The Mike Sayers Qt.
7th Lyme Regis, Private Function.
9th Topsham Golf Club, Solo Piano, 12-3pm.
11th Deer Park Hotel, Honiton. Private function with Maggie Reeday.
13th The Blue Vanguard Jazz , Gypsy Hill Hotel , Exeter with The Sublime multi award winning vocalist
14th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster with The Magnificent Seven.
15th The Bridge Inn, Topsham with Julian Piper and Coach York.
::FIRST DATES FOR 2019::
9th The Clifford Arms, Shaldon, Trio.
18th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster with Alex Garnett on Sax, Enrico Tomasso on Trumpet and Nigel Price on Guitar.
19th Phyliss Court, Henley with Tribute To Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen.
25th Portishead Jazz Club with The Milverton Legacy Band.
1st Witney Jazz Club with Tribute To Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen.
7th Folkstone Jazz Club With Tribute To Tadd Dameron featuring Robert Fowler and Dominic Ashworth.
15th Devon Institute Silent Movie Night, Exeter, Solo Piano.
20th The Jazz Cave, Cirencester with The Paul Jeffries Trio and Saxophonist Jamie O’Donnell.
22nd Woodstock Jazz with Paul Jeffries and Nick Millward.
23rd Tucker’s Arms Jazz Club, Dalwood, Nr Honiton with Alan Barnes and Julian Stringle.
24th Plymouth Jazz Club with Alan Barnes.
3rd Chycara Hotel, Truro with superb Italian Tenor Saxophonist Renato D’Aiello.
4th The Bronx Bar, Teignmouth with brilliant Italian Tenor Saxophonist, Renato D’Aiello.
6th Cowes, IOW, With Derek Nash and Martin Shaw.
14th The Westward Club, Coventry, Lunchtime with The Bateman Brothers Tribute To Kenny Ball.
15th Fowey, Daphne Du Maurier Literary Festival with Annika Skoogh’s Tribute To Anita O’Day.
19th Hailsham Pavillion, with Rockin in Rhythm with Paul Jones and Digby Fairweather.
21st Fleet Jazz Club with Tribute To Oscar Peterson featuring Dominic Ashworth, Marianne Wyndham
and Nick Millward.
23rd Private Function, Maidenhead. Oscar Peterson Tribute.
24th Lyme Regis Jazz Festival with Kick Ass Brass, 10 Piece Allstar Soul/Funk/Jazz Band.
25-26th Bridgnorth Jazz Festival.
8th Tucker’s Arms, Dalwood Nr Honiton. Duo concert with Multi Award Winning Pianist, Dave Newton.
16th Shrivenham, Private Function 12-5pm with Ashley John Long.
20th Moon Jazz Club, Crediton with Annika Skoogh’s Tribute To Anita O’Day.
27th-30th Bülach Jazz Festival, Switzerland with The Bateman Brothers.
6th Dalwood Music Day, The Tuckers Arms, Dalwood Nr Honiton with The Greg Abate Quartet and the Milverton Legacy Band.
7th Plymouth Jazz Club with Grammy nominated U.S. Alto Sax player Greg Abate.
12th Reading Jazz with Greg Abate.
13th 606 Club, Lotts Rd, Chelsea with Greg Abate.
18th Tower Theatre, Folkstone Jazz Club with Greg Abate.
19th The Meeting House Arts Centre, Ilminster with great vocalist Laura Collins.
20th Private Function with The Steve Tucker Jazz Band.
10th Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe with The Annika Skoogh Quartet.
23rd Meetinghouse Art Centre, Ilminster with Tribute To Frank Sinatra with Fred Gardner and Martin Dale.
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.
2nd The Tuckers Arms, Dalwood Nr Honiton with Tina May.
3rd Plymouth Jazz Club, with Tina May.
4th Bexley Jazz Club with Greg Abate.
29th Speakeasy Jazz Club, Portishead, with Robert Fowler on Tenor Sax.
13th The Meeting House Art Centre, Ilminster, Kick Ass Brass, 10 Piece Soul/Funk Band.
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