Early in 2012 guitarist Diego Prato formed his first original project, consisting of a trio with bass (Arron Bell) and drums (Joe Luckin). His background includes jazz, funk, Latin, soul and hip hop music. These elements are all important influences, shared by all members, in a sound that is jazz-based but that has an interest in, and a vision towards, the contemporary.
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.
We are super excited to have The Big Easy back on stage!
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.
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.
The David Broad Trio play all kinds of traditional American music: swing, blues, gospel, ragtime, sometimes even a bit of country. They've played pubs, clubs, parties, weddings and funerals up and down the country and can be counted on to get lindy hoppers hopping and jivers jiving.
BLIND MONK TRIO put a fresh, modern spin on the classic sax/bass/drums trio format.
With influences from the whole history of the genre (Sonny Rollins, Joe Henderson, FLY, Avishai Cohen (Trumpet), J.D. Allen Trio ...) blended with dark cinematic grooves and eastern folk.