Sunday 18 December 2022
Doors open 6.45pm (if possible please arrive in good time to be in your seat by 7.30pm, and to avoid the rush on food & drink orders).
Performance times: 7.30–9.30pm
Students/unwaged: turn up on the night and pay what you can
Pete Billington’s Swinging Christmas*
For our final event of 2023 we welcome the very talented Pete Billington with a programme of his own inventive jazz arrangements of some classic Christmas carols and songs.
Those of you who came to our opening night will have seen Pete in great form playing piano with Simon Spillett, and that's where he’ll be tonight – but what you don’t know is that he is also a superb bassist, viola-ist and musical director.
He recently arranged and recorded singer Fleur Stephenson's acclaimed album For all we know, and he works extensively across the UK jazz scene with the likes of Mim Gray, Kai Hoffman, Stefan Redtenbacher's Funkestra and countless others.
with Eddy White: guitar • Jeremy Shoham: sax • Rick Finlay: drums
*this event will take place in the upstairs room at the Elephant Inn due to World Cup football fixtures