Manchester’s acoustic trio Skutch Manos combine demonic Spanish guitar with restlessly driving double bass and unrelenting drum and percussion beats. It’s a remarkable high-energy instrumental dervish jazz that’s big on thrills. Their well embellished compositions are an adventurous musical experience that paint a broad, diverse and always shifting wall of sound.
We are super excited to have The Big Easy back on stage!
As part of our Saturday early evening live music gigs, we welcome James Bagnall back to the club!
Dana Ali is an American Neo Soul artist, singer songwriter from Atlanta, GA. She has crossed the waters to the United Kingdom with her bass player Dave Hewitt (Babe Ruth fame). Together they have cowritten songs which have been recorded, in Nashville, USA and in the U.K.
We are super excited to be adding a Saturday Late Night DJ event to M&P's with all round superstar, John S. Locke!
John S. Locke has been a DJ and face around Manchester on and off for literally over 40 years!
House band The Nightcreatures host the third Monday of the month jam session with music from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Musicians of all kinds are welcome to come and join in performing standard repertoire made famous in The Big Easy as well as other material given the NOLA treatment.
Nishla is an Australian jazz singer/songwriter, now based in Manchester. In January this year, she performed as part of MONA's Summer Jazz Festival in Australia, before returning to the UK to revive her self-devised show 'Cabaret: A Show About The End Of Love' with string quartet Manchester Collective for the PUSH festival.
THE GYPSY JAZZ EXPERIENCE is a stylish, humorous and very entertaining portrayal of a style of music originally pioneered by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli in 1930’s Paris. The distinctive style of Gypsy Jazz is instantly recognisable - acoustic, up-tempo, alternately joyous, exotic, passionate and full of pathos.
JBQ consists of British Jazz Awards rising star, Jamie on Trumpet. Tom Kincaid on Piano, Ken Marley on Double Bass, and Jack Cotterill on Drums. This fresh and exciting quartet have a vast range of experience in different styles of music and have come together to play their own mix of New Orleans street beat, swing & reggae.