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2024

(all on keyboard unless otherwise stated)

Thursday 11 July – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)
 
Sunday 7 July – Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Swingtime Band IDTA event
 

Saturday 29 June – Marsden Mechanics, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)

Thursday 13, 27 June, Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Tuesday 11 June – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)
 

Saturday 8 June – Sale Festival, Robert Bolt Theatre, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall),  guest Amy Webber (vcls/comedienne)

Thursday 30 May, Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Friday 24 May 7.30pm – Eccles Town Hall, West Coast Jazz Octet concert
 
Sunday 19 May – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)
 
Thursday 16 May – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)
 

Monday 6 May, trio, Newton-le-Willows Gardeners Association Centenary Celebration

Thursday 2 May 8.15pm – Walkden Legion M28 3AJ, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)
 

Thursday 25 April 8.15pm, Walkden Legion M28 3AJ, Ron Hayes Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Andrew Bold)

 

Sunday 21 April – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)

 
Thursday 4, 18 April – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)
 
Wednesday 3 April – Astley Community Club, Regeneration Big Band (ldr Nigel Ashworth)
 
Sunday 17 March – Sale Conservative Club. Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)
 

Saturday 16 March – Marsden Mechanics, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr) (ldr Deborah Hall)

Thursday 7, 21 March – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 18 February- Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr/clt) (ldr Deborah Hall)

Friday 2 February – Southport Jazz Festival (Swingtime Big Band, ldr Jez Murphy) with guest vocalist Matt Ford

Thursday 1, 15, 22 February – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 28 January 2pm – Whitby Club, Ellesmere Port, Northern Rhythm Big Band gig

Saturday 20 January – Middlewich and District Concert Society, concert with clarinettist Heather Gordon-Redfearn

Thursday 18 January – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Tuesday 9 January – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, concert with clarinettist Heather Gordon-Redfearn

2023

Thursday 14 December – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (2nd tnr)  (ldr Andrew Bold)

Tuesday 12 December – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Sale, Hootin Annies Big Band (on 2nd tnr/clt) (ldr Deborah Hall)

Sunday 10 December – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/fl) with guest Alan Barnes.

Saturday 9 December – Marsden Mechanics, Huddersfield, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/fl) with guest Alan Barnes.

Thursday 7 and 21 December – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Tuesday 5 December – Southport, Bistro Pierre, duo with Joann Kerrigan

Tuesday 28 November from 9pm – Railway Hotel, Wellington Road, Stockport, West Coast Jazz Octet

Thursday 23 November – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 5 November 2.30pm – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt) (ldr Deborah Hall)

Thursday 2, 16 November 8.15pm – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 29 October – Wigan Jazz Club, Regeneration Big Band (ldr Nigel Ashworth)

Thursday 26 Oct, Walkden Legion, West Coast Jazz Octet

Thursday 19 October – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 15th October, Sale Conservative Club – Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt) with guest Steve Waterman

Saturday 14 October – Marsden Mechanics, Hootin Annies Big Band (ldr Deborah Hall) (2nd tnr/clt)

Tuesday 10 October – Leeds, Main Line Social Club, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2/clt (ldr Deborah Hall)

Thursday 28 September – Walken Legion, Ron Hayes big band (ldr Andrew Bold) with guests Alan Barnes (reeds) and Bruce Adams (tpt)

Tuesday 26 September – Morley Green Club, West Coast Jazz Octet concert)

Sunday 24 September – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2 (ldr Deborah Hall)

Thursday 21 September – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes big band (ldrAndrew Bold)

Thursday 24 August – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes big band, tnr2 (ldr Andrew Bold)

Monday 21 August – Leigh Miners Welfare Club – Bryan Ward big band (ldr Dave Prior)

Thursday 3, 17, 31 August – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 16 July – Buxton Festival Dance Band (MC Tony Greenwood)

Thursday 13 July – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

Sunday 9 July – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2 (ldr Deborah Hall)

Sunday 2 July – Blackpool Winter Gardens: private function, IDTA Dinner Dance, Swingtime Big Band (ldr Jez Murphy)

25 June – Ashton Park, Ashton-on-Mersey, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2 (ldr Deborah Hall)

Friday 23rd June – Eccles Town Hall, Easy Street Big Band Concert (ldr Paul Speakman)

Saturday 17 June – Sale Salvation Army Church, Hootin Annies Big band, tnr2 (ldr Deborah Hall)

10 June – Sale Festival, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2/clt (ldr Deborah Hall) with guest Pete Long (clt)

11 June – Marsden Mechanics, Hootin Annies Big Band, tnr2/clt (ldr Deborah Hall) with guest Pete Long (clt)

8 June – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band, tnr2 (ldr Andrew Bold)

2 June – Southport, Swingtime Big Band, wedding

1, 15, 29 June – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

19 May – Arley Hall, Hootin Annies Big Band concert, tnr2 (ldr Deborah Hall)

18 May – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold), with guest arranger Ronnie Bottomley and featuring Phil Shotton (reeds)

14 May – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band concert (ldr Debbie Hall) (on 2nd tnr)

13 May – Junction, Rainford, Easy Street Big Band concert (ldr Paul Speakman)

6 May – Southport Bistrot Pierre, duo with Munch Manship (reeds/fl)

4 May – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

23 April – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Sale, Hootin Annies Big Band concert (ldr Debbie Hall) (on 2nd tnr)

1, 8, 22, 29 April – Southport, Bistrot Pierre, duo with Joann Kerrigan (reeds)

20 April – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

12 April – Didsbury Golf Club, Regeneration Big Band concert (ldr Nigel Ashworth)

6 April – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold) (on 2nd tnr)

30 March – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold), with guest Alan Barnes

25 March – Worsley Old Hall, solo piano (private party)

18 March – Southport Bistrot Pierre, duo with Joann Kerrigan (reeds)

17 March – Eccles Town Hall, concert with West Coast Jazz Octet

12 March – Saddleworth, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt), concert with guest Clark Tracey (ldr Debbie Hall)

11 March – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt), concert with guest Clark Tracey (ldr Debbie Hall)

9, 16 & 23 March – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

24 February – Southport, private party (big band)

14 February – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Sale, concert with Quintology wind group (on clarinet)

10 February – Southport, Bistrot Pierre, duo with Joann Kerrigan

7 February – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Andrew Bold)

5 February – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt).  My solo clarinet feature: “Nightmare” by Artie Shaw.

4 February – Eccles Town Hall, Quintology Wind Quintet concert (on clarinets)

3 February – The Grand, Southport, Swingtime Big Band  with guest Liane Carroll, in Southport Jazz Festival

2 & 16 February – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andrew Bold)

5 & 19 January – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold)

7 January – Haydock, private function (60th Birthday party)

7 February – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band, tnr2 (ldr Andrew Bold)

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2022

18 December – Hesketh Bank Community Centre – Jacqui’s Rhythm Katz

18 December – Southport Market, Quartet with Emma Holcroft (vcls)

8 December – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold).

4 December – Hootin Annies Band Christmas Special (2nd tnr/clt) (ldr Debbie Hall).

24 November – Walkden Legion. Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold).

20 November – The Grand, Southport. Swingtime Big Band featuring Emma Holcroft, with guest star Matt Ford.

20 November – Sale Conservative Club, Dane Road, Sale. Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr) – Count Basie evening.

17 November – Walkden Legion Club, Wilfred Road, Walkden. Ron Hayes Big Band (2nd tnr).

10 November- Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold)

30 October – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Big Band (2nd tnr/clt) (ldr Debbie Hall). My solo clarinet feature: Artie Shaw’s ‘Nightmare’

27, 20 and 6 October- Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold)

10 October – Dave Speakman Recording Studio, duo recording with Joann Kerrigan.

8 October – Brunos Bar, St Helens, Easy Street Band (ldr Paul Speakman)

3 October – Parkside Club, Golborne, Brian Ward Band (ldr Dave Prior).

2 October – Ashton-on-Mersey Rugby Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Debbie Hall).

24 September – Ormskirk Jazz House, trio with Emma Holcroft vcls, Grant Russell bs

24 September – Eccles, private party (duo with Heather Gordon-Redfearn)

22 September – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

8 September – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold), with guests Ronnie Bottomley arrg and Nicki Allen vcls

1 September – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Andy Bold)

25 and 11 August – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold)

6 August – Southport coffee shop, Trio with Emma Holcroft vcls, Ed Harrison bs

28 July – Walkden Legion, Gig Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

22 July – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Debbie Hall)

17 July – Buxton Festival Dance Band (MD Tony Greenwood)

15 July – Poynton Legion, Easy Street Band concert (ldr Paul Speakman)

14 July – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

8 July – Buxton Festival, Swingtime Band featuring Emma Holcroft vcls (ldr Jez Murphy) with guests Ian Shaw and Guy Barker

7 July – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Big Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Andy Bold)

3 July – Bliss Hotel, Southport, Swingtime Big Band featuring Emma Holcroft vcls (ldr Jez Murphy), launch night for Southport Festival

30 and 23 June – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

27 June – Parkside Club, Golborne, Brian Ward Band

26 June – Sale Festival, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Debbie Hall)

25 June – Denstone School, quartet gig (ldr Heather Gordon-Redfearn)

23 June Ron Hayes Band (2nd tnr) (ldr Andy Bold)

16 and 2 June – Walkden Legion, Gig with Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

12 June – Alsager Golf and Country Club,Hootin’ Annies Band concert (2nd tnr/clt), with guest Mark Bassey (ldr Debbie Hall)

11 June – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, Hootin Annies Band concert (2nd tnr/clt), with guest Mark Bassey (ldr Debbie Hall)

4 June – Eagle & Child, Ramsbottom, Trio with Suzanne Fonseca and Lucy Lockwood

31 May – Railway Hotel, Stockport, West Coast Jazz Octet

19 and 5 May – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

8 May – Alsager Golf and Country Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr/clt), with guest Steve Waterman (ldr Debbie Hall)

7 May -St Mary Magdalene Church, Sale, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr/clt), with guest Steve Waterman (ldr Debbie Hall)

12 April – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Concert with Heather Gordon-Redfearn

7, 24 and 31 April – Walkden Legion, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

17 March – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Gig with Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

28 February – Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) (leader Debbie Hall)

3 and 17 February – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

20 and 6 January – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

10 January – Parkside Club, Golborne, Brian Ward Band

2021

16 December – Railway Hotel, Stockport, Big Band (MD Mike Hall)

14 December – Newton-le-Willows, West Coast Jazz Octet

7 December – Slug and Lettuce, Didsbury, West Coast Jazz Octet

6 December – Streetbridge Inn, Woodhouses, West Coast Jazz Octet

5 December – Bliss Hotel, Southport, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) with guest Alan Barnes

4 December- Alsager Golf and Country Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) with guest Alan Barnes

2 December – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

30 November – Railway Hotel, Stockport, West Coast Jazz Octet

23 and 4 November – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

19 November – Sale Conservative Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr) with guest Mike Hall

16 November – Carrington Lane Methodist Church, Sale, Quintology wind quintet concert (on clt/sop sax)

30 October – Jazz Centre Doncaster, Swingtime Big Band concert

21 October – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

3 October – Continental, Preston, Ron Hayes Band concert

2 October – Ashton-on-Mersey Rugby Club, Hootin Annies Band (2nd tnr)

30, 23 16 and 2 September – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Band (ldr Andy Bold)

15 September – Chester Hotel, quartet function gig

14 September – Wilmslow Jazz Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet

29 August – Manchester Airport, quintet gig

5 and 19 August – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Ron Hayes Big Band (ldr Andy Bold)

5 August – Alton, Staffordshire, Wedding (church organ/pno, with Heather Gordon-Redfearn)

2020

25 June – Live Stream, Langtoun Jazz Festival with the Emma Holcroft Quintet

8 Mar – Eccles Town Hall, Swingtime Big Band concert (Emma Holcroft vcls, leader Jez Murphy)

23 Feb – Ramsbottom, Holcombe Tap, gig with Suzanne Fonseca tbn, Lucy Lockwood vcls

17/18 Feb – Altrincham Boys School accompaniment and big band piano tuition.

8 Feb – Lymm Conservative Club, Hootin Annies concert (leader Debbie Hall)

8 Feb – Eccles Town Hall, solo piano at coffee morning

7 Feb – Southport Clifton Hotel, Southport Jazz Festival, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest Lianne Carroll vcls/pno)

30 Jan – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Gig with Ronnie Hayes Big Band (leader Andy Bold)

27 Jan – Leigh Bowling Club, Brian Ward Big Band (leader Dave Prior)

16 Jan – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Gig with Ronnie Hayes Big Band (leader Andy Bold)

 

2019

20 Dec – Cinnamon Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet, (Emma vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Ed Harrison bs, Guy Walsh dm) supporting Lianne Carroll & Ian Shaw

1 Dec – Aspull, Village on the Green, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest Andy Prior)

26 Nov – Stockport, Railway Hotel, West Coast Jazz Octet

10 Nov – Repton School concert (with Heather Gordon-Redfearn clt)

26 Oct – RNCM Concert Hall, celeste/piano with Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra

21 Oct – Failsworth, Woodhouses Jazz Club, West Coast Jazz Octet gig

13 Oct – Wigan Jazz Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Ed Harrison bs, Guy Walsh dm)

12 Oct – Bolton, Victoria Hall, Swingtime Big Band concert, (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest vocalist Andy Prior)

4 Oct – Bacup, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Ed Harrison bs, Guy Walsh dm)

10 Aug – Manchester University, West Coast Jazz Octet gig

18 Jul – Stafford outdoor theatre, Swingtime Big Band gig, (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest Andy Prior)

7 Jun – Eccles Town Hall, Trio concert with Suzanne Fonseca tbn, and Lucy Lockwood vcls

17 May – Cinnamon Club, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest Andy Prior vcl)

25 Apr – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Gig with Ronnie Hayes Big Band (leader Andy Bold)

5 Apr – Eccles Town Hall, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Grant Russell bs, Guy Walsh dm)

22 Mar – Ambleside, Zefferellis, duo gig (Katherine Lupino vcls)

17 Mar – Cheadle Hulme, West Coast Jazz Octet gig

3 Mar – Leigh Miners Club, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy guests Mike Lovatt tpt, Pete Long clt)

10 Feb – Ramsbottom, Bar Xlii, Trio with Suzanne Fonseca tbn, and Lucy Lockwood vcls

1 Feb – Southport Jazz Festival, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy, vcls Emma Holcroft, guest Joe Stilgoe vcls/pno)

25 Jan – Leigh Miners Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Grant Russell bs, Guy Walsh dm)

 

2018

20 Nov – Llay British Legion, West Coast Jazz Octet concert

13 Nov – Stockport, Railway Hotel, West Coast Jazz Octet

11 Oct – Leigh Miners Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Grant Russell bs, Guy Walsh dm)

7 Oct – Ramsbottom, Bar Xlii, Trio gig with Suzanne Fonseca tbn, and Lucy Lockwood vcls

7 Oct – Wigan Jazz Club, Swingtime Big Band band concert (leader Jez Murphy, vocalist Emma Holcroft)

2 Sep – Lytham, Lowther Pavilion, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy, vocalist Emma Holcroft, guest vocalist Andy Prior)

28 Aug – Wilmslow Jazz Club, Emma Holcroft Quintet (Emma Holcroft vcl, Cliff Ray tpt, Grant Russell bs, Guy Walsh dm)

9 Aug – Worsley, Brackley Conservative Club, Gig with Ronnie Hayes Big Band (leader Andy Bold)

8 Jul – Gorton Monastery, Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra Film Music concert, (celeste/piano/harpsichord)

30 Jun – RNCM Junior School Big Band Performance Day concert (MD)

23 Jun – Eccles Town Hall, RNCM Junior School Big Band concert (MD)

15 Jun – Altrincham, Cinnamon Club, Swingtime Big Band (leader Jez Murphy, guest Georgina Jackson tpt/vcls)

7 May – Ribble Valley Jazz Festival, Swingtime Big Band, (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest vocalist Andy Prior)

6 May – Ormskirk, Cricketers, trio (with Emma Holcroft vcls, Ed Harrison, bass)

28 Apr – Holy Innocents, Wilbraham Rd, Manchester, concert, celeste with Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra

10 Feb – RNCM Junior School Big Band open Day concert (MD)

2 Feb – Southport Clifton Hotel, Southport Jazz Festival, Swingtime Big Band concert (leader Jez Murphy, Emma Holcroft vcls, guest vocalist Matt Ford)

14 Jan – Leigh Miners Welfare Club, Swingtime Big Band (leader Jez Murphy, guests Andy Greenwood, Louis Dowdeswell)