Ninth visit to Roa Island. This is a 7 piece band and draws from the
plentiful talent in the Newcastle-on-Tyne area. Very busy on the Tyne.
Mostly New Orleans jazz.
Saturday 15 July
Seventh visit to Roa Island, this young 5 piece band based in Leyland
have, pleasingly adopted the raunchy and soulful New Orleans R+B style
and doing it very professionally. The band has played at Ronnie Scott's.
Justin and Debbie have played in New Orleans. Justin, their brilliant
pianist draws his inspiration from Professor Longhair, Dr John, Fats
Domino and others. Debbie Jones, their vocalist, is a star in her own
right and has the right sort of delivery for all sorts of heart warming
stuff including blues, gospel and some rock and roll. The band is
completed by drums, double bass and sax or lead guitar. Debbie also
plays the guitar.
Long time visitors to Roa Island, the 7 piece Algiers capture the
atmosphere, spirit and sounds of the New Orleans dance bands and are
acclaimed in this country and Europe. Brian plays in New Orleans
occasionally. This band can boogie. Now includes some early rock and
roll in their own style.
Note change of date
OLD GREEN RIVER BAND
This widely travelled and distinctive sounding band brings vibrant life
to early blues and jazz. This band develops its programme and is never
boring. A 6 piece band. Long time visitors to Roa Island. The date has
been changed so that the band can include Alex Clarke a promising young
reed player who first came in October 2016
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