Rare trip to North Somerset for The Pedigree Jazz Band

PUBLISHED: 19:21 18 November 2017

The Pedigree Jazz Band will be performing in Portishead in late-November.

The Pedigree Jazz Band will be performing in Portishead in late-November.


A rare trip to the West Country will soon be made by The Pedigree Jazz Band.

The Pedigree Jazz Band will be performing in Portishead in late-November. The Pedigree Jazz Band will be performing in Portishead in late-November.

They specialise in 1950s and 60s jazz and their traditional tunes will entertain the Portishead crowd next week.

Their visit has been organised by Speakeasy Jazz Club for its November gig.

Organiser Kate Sheridan said: “The Pedigree Jazz Band play an intoxicating mix of the jazz tunes.

“We’ll be transported to the era of Chris Barber, Aker Bilk and Kenny Ball and other great bands of the traditional jazz revival, and we’ll be treated to many of the flagship tunes of the period.

“This wonderful six-piece band is fronted by clarinettist and band leader Chris Walker, who has more than 30 years’ experience.”

The gig will start at 8.30pm on Friday at Clarence House.

Buy tickets, priced £12, on the door or reserve them via katespeakeasy@hotmail.co.uk or 01275 848391.

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