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2023

(all on keyboard unless otherwise stated)

Thursday 4 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

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)