Forthcoming gigs

 

SpeakeasyTorquay gigs are held at The Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5JS (opposite the Riviera Centre)

Tickets are available to buy in person from:  The Torbay Bookshop, 7 Torquay Rd, Paignton and The Torbay Riviera Co., Torquay Harbour

Online following the links below.  On the door on the night.

 

Sue Richardson with The Matt Carter Trio

Thursday 27 July 2017

“Sue Richardson’s trumpet playing catches [Baker’s] combination of delicacy and strength, and her singing has something of his candid simplicity. She even writes the kind of tunes that he might have invented.” 4* review in The Observer“

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Allison Adams Tucker

Wednesday 2 August 2017

“Tucker’s voice is a beautiful instrument – one that floats, flies, and seduces with its no-fuss delivery.” All About Jazz

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Old Hat Jazz Band

Wednesday 30 August 2017

‘A phenomenal sound…Huge amounts of style and panache … Ridiculously happy making music’ – BBC Radio 3
‘The spirit and swing of the music’s early decades is right at the heart of these tunes…If at times it feels like the joy has been lost from jazz, “The Sparrow” proves that it’s still there to be found.’ – All About Jazz

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Becca Langsford & Vince Lee

Wednesday 6 September 2017

Becca singing and playing the washboard with Vince Lee on guitar playing a variety of old time country blues and jazz from the 1920s/30s

 

Andy Hague with The Neil Maya Quartet

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Trumpeter Andy Hague is featured with The Neil Maya Quartet playing tributes to the uplifting and groovy music of Horace Silver,  and the amazing Clifford Brown

 

Jam Experiment

Wednesday 18 October 2017

“The Jam Experiment is one of the best young bands I’ve ever heard. The instrumental playing is highly accomplished, but most impressively, this is a band that swings, has great arrangements and knows how to present itself. A really refreshing presence on the scene.” – Alan Barnes

 

Sunsplash Quartet

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Pianist Philip Clouts’ Sunsplash Quartet play music from the townships of South Africa with music from Abdullah Ibrahim’s breakthrough hit ‘Mannenberg’, Miriam Makeba’s ‘Click Song’ and tunes by Dudu Pukwana and Hugh Masakela.

 

Fabio Lepore Jazz Quintet

Sunday 2 December 2017

Currently one of the most interesting of Italian jazz singers, celebrating his passion for the golden age of jazz vocals, appealing not only to jazz enthusiasts but music lovers generally who have a love of that era of song. And he sings in Italian.