For this new project, Stuart joins forces with trumpeter, Neil Yates,
beatboxer, Jason Singh and Manchester keyboard legend, John Ellis.
Nourished by both Irish and jazz traditions, Neil Yates’ trumpet
has the clarity of Miles Davis, but the rolls and turns that come
direct from Celtic music, creating music that is genuinely
The roots of the band leads back to the 90's when Micky & Karl were performing as a guitar duo playing a mixture of standards and latin jazz. After a few years they took separate paths, Micky touring with Gary Potter for around 4 years and Karl forming 2 different bands who were signed to Ninja Tunes - Super Numeri and LOKA.
The Graeme Wilson Quartet have built a reputation for electrifying performances around the North East for over two years. They formed to play the music of saxophonist Wilson, who moved to Newcastle after a long stint on the Scottish jazz scene including Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra.
Hard-hitting Chicago Blues!
The Blueswater are an award-winning act from Edinburgh who regularly perform across Scotland and the UK. The band brings in the sounds of gritty old-school rhythm and blues, drawing inspiration specifically from the Chicago blues style of Chess records, building guitar riffs and harmonica solos around a tight rhythm section.
Kyla Brox is all woman, and now that she’s added mother to her various roles as temptress, good-time gal and dream soul singer, Kyla is the complete woman.
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!
‘A Moveable Feast’ is a group led by award-winning jazz pianist Mark Pringle. Heavily inspired by time spent studying in Paris in 2013, the music draws on multiple cultural influences, containing themes of nature, wildlife, literature, the chaos of cities, the lives of people who inhabit them, woodland creatures and strange beasts.