The Chinese Marbles is a collective of ten multi-instrumentalists from Macclesfield. The band
plays a truly eclectic mix of genres including rock, ska, funk, disco, soul, reggae and blues,
with both covers and originals thrown in, all members input their own musical style into the
mix. With powerful Joe Cocker-style vocals from Joe Ashworth, amazing soul diva Rosie
Following the untimely passing of founder member and lead vocalist Pete Giles, Dreamer return to Matt and Phred's with all remaining band members continuing his legacy. Lauren Birtles and Rosie Giles will be taking on full lead vocal with a little help from good friends Dave McCarthy (Salutation Dub) and Rick Weedon (depping on drums) bringing you the usual Dreamer party tunes.
Do you have a collection of vinyl tunes you'd like to share? Fancy taking a turn on the tables at our new chilled out Sunday event?
Then all you need to do is bring your favourite vinyl tunes along to the club and seek out Will who will make sure you get your chance to play.
It starts at 6pm but the club is open from 4pm with Happy Hour running until 7pm.
Every 1st Monday of the month is the very popular Blues Jam. Our resident band will jam the night away with players of any standard, so bring your guitars, mouth organs, sticks or vocal chords and play the blues. Just seek out Franny when you arrive and they'll give you the lowdown on how it works. All welcome to join in or kick back and watch the players in action!
Stuart McCallum - guitars
Rioghnach Connolly - vocals
John Ellis - keyboards
Luke Flowers - drums
Samuel C Lees is one of the UKs most exciting gypsy jazz guitarists combining fire and flare of modern guitarists and a sense of grace and melody of classic gypsy jazz players like Django himself. He has worked throughout many genres and plays with some of the greatest musicians on the planet like Yngwie J Malmsteen, Robben Ford, Lollo Meier, and bass legend Jack Bruce.
Winner of the 2013 Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition and mentioned three times as Jazzwise magazine’s “One to Watch 2014”,
Tom Green is one of the most exciting young trombonists and composers currently active in the UK. His Septet weaves together influences as
Lazy River Jazz formed in the early 1970's playing dixieland/swing style music from
the 1920's 30's and 40's.
Highlights of the band include featuring the legendary Natt Gonella, and performing at
Wigan International Jazz Festival.
The band will play music of Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller,Benny Goodman,and
of the Charleston era.