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Past Gigs 2012


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January 18 2012 - The Orange Tree - Richmond

Mingus Profiles Sextet featuring Chris Biscoe, Tony Kofi,
Henry Lowther, Kate Willams, Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

Way Out West presents at
The Orange Tree (cellar bar)

45 Kew Road,
Richmond TW9 2NQ

 

January 20 2012 - Minerva Theatre - Chichester

Mingus Profiles Sextet featuring Chris Biscoe, Tony Kofi,
Henry Lowther, Kate Willams, Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

Minerva Theatre
Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester PO19 4AP

 

January 22 2012 - The Vortex - London

Loz Speyer’s Inner Space Music
The Vortex
Gillett Street
London N16 8JH

 

January 26 2012 - Nottingham Jazzhouse presents

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet with Tony Kofi,
Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

Nottingham Jazzhouse presents at
Bonington Theatre

High Street
Arnold NG5 7EE

 

January 27 2012 - Millennium Hall, Sheffield

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet with Tony Kofi,
Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

Sheffield Jazz presents
Millennium Hall

520 Eccleshall Road
Sheffield S11 8PY 

 

January 31 2012 - Foyles, London

Chris Biscoe – sax and alto clarinet, Noel Taylor – clarinets, 
Guillaume Viltard
– bass,  Tom Greenhalgh – drums
Ray’s Jazz Stage
Café (1st Floor)
Foyles
113-119 Charing Cross Road
London WC2H 0EB

 

February 02 2012 - 606 Club, London

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet with Tony Kofi,
Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

606 Club
90 Lots Road
London SW10 0QD

 

March 07 2012 - 606 Club, London

The new Mike Westbrook Band - " Fine 'n Yellow"
Kate Westbrook - voice, Andy Tweed, Chris Caldwell,
Chris Biscoe - saxophones, Karen Street - sax and accordion,
Steve Berry - bass, Mike Westbrook - piano, Simon Pearson - drums

606 Club
90 Lots Road
London

 

March 08 2012 - Spice of Life, London

The new Mike Westbrook Band - " Fine 'n Yellow"
Kate Westbrook - voice, Andy Tweed, Chris Caldwell,
Chris Biscoe - saxophones, Karen Street - sax and accordion,
Steve Berry - bass, Mike Westbrook - piano, Simon Pearson - drums

Spice of Life
6 Moor St
London

 

March 10 2012 - Mejeriet, Sweden

The new Mike Westbrook Band - " Fine 'n Yellow"
Kate Westbrook - voice, Andy Tweed, Chris Caldwell,
Chris Biscoe - saxophones, Karen Street - sax and accordion,
Steve Berry - bass, Mike Westbrook - piano, Simon Pearson - drums

Mejeriet
Sweden

 

March 12 2012 - Hastings and St Leonards Angling Club

Chris Biscoe Profiles Quartet with Tony Kofi,
Larry Bartley, Stu Butterfield

Hastings and St Leonards Angling Club
Marine Parade
Hastings Old Town

 

March 26 2012 - Coach and Horses - London

CHRIS BISCOE (reeds), STEVE FISHWICK (trumpet),
LEON GREENING (piano), ANDREW CLEYNDERT (bass)
TREVOR TOMKINS (drums)
Coach and Horses
183 London Road,
Isleworth N1

 

April 06 2012 - Bebop Club - Bristol

CHRIS BISCOE with Nick Malcolm (trumpet), Jim Blomfield (piano),
Greg Cordez (bass) Mark Whitlam (drums)

playing music by Charles Mingus

The Bebop Club

The Bear
Hotwell Road
Bristol BS8 4SF

 

April 10 2012 - St Ives Jazz Club - St Ives

CHRIS BISCOE with the RALPH FREEMAN TRIO
St Ives Jazz Club
Western Hotel
Royal Square
St Ives
Cornwall

 

April 26 2012 - Luna Lounge - London

Giorgio Albanese, accordion, Ricardo Tejero, sax                          
plus a quartet of:
Chris Biscoe, alto clarinet/alto sax, Noel Taylor, clarinets
Guillaume Viltard, double bass, Tom Greenhalgh, drums
plus a duo of:
Steve Beresford, electronics, Lucy Railton, cello
Luna Lounge
London E11 1HG

 

April 30 2012 - 606 Club - London

Celebrating the life and music of Peter Jacobsen
bands include Don Weller, Tim Whitehead, Chris Biscoe, Jonathan Gee, Liam Noble, Reg Webb, Mick Hutton, Dave Barry
606 Club
90 Lots Road
London SW10 0QD

 

June 01 2012 - The Verdict - Brighton

CHRIS BISCOE (saxes, alto clarinet), LIAM NOBLE (piano),
STEVE WATTS (bass), GENE CALDERAZZO (drums)

The Verdict
159 Edward Street
Brighton
BN2 0JB

 

June 04 2012 - Jubilee Jazz Festival - Twickenham

MINGUS MOVES QUINTET
Chris Biscoe and Tony Kofi - reeds; Henry Lowther – trumpet;
Larry Bartley
- bass, Stu Butterfield - drums
Jubilee Jazz Festival
Strawberry Hill House
268 Waldegrave Road
Twickenham
TW1 4ST

 

June 24 2012 - Arch 1, Cranberry Lane, London

Chris Biscoe (saxes, alto clarinet),
Guillaume Viltard (double bass), Roger Turner (drums)

plus a trio of:
Noel Taylor (clarinets), Julie Kjaer (alto sax),
Veryan Weston (piano)

Arch 1
Cranberry Lane
London E16 4BJ

 

June 29 2012 - Red Lion - Birmingham

CHRIS BISCOE PROFILES QUARTET
Chris Biscoe and Tony Kofi - reeds; Larry Bartley - bass, Stu Butterfield – drums
Birmingham Jazz presents at
the Red Lion
95 Warstone Lane
Birmingham B18 6NG

 

July 05 2012 - Imatra Big Band Festival, Finland

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
Imatra Big Band Festival,
Finland

 

July 06 2012 - Estival Jazz Festival, Lugano, Italy

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
Estival Jazz Festival,
Lugano, Italy

 

July 07 2012 - North Sea Festival, Rotterdam

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
North Sea Festival,
Rotterdam

 

July 08 2012 - Umbria Jazz Festival, Perugia, Italy

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
Umbria Jazz Festival
Perugia,
Italy

 

July 11 2012 - The Orange Tree - Richmond

CHRIS BISCOE (saxes, alto clarinet), CHRIS BATCHELOR (trumpet),
LIAM NOBLE (piano), MICK COADY (bass), GARY WILLCOX (drums)

Way Out West presents at

The Orange Tree (cellar bar)

 

July 12 2012 - Karamel - London

JOSEFINA CUPIDO ‘One Woman, One Drum’ with Chris Biscoe and Paul Clarvis, LOZ SPEYER’S ‘Inner Space Music’, and special guest Paul Nieman
Josefina Cupido (voice and percussion), Loz Speyer (trumpet), Chris Biscoe and Rachel Musson (reeds), Paul Nieman (trombone), Ollie Brice (bass), Paul Clarvis (drums)

 

July 13 2012 - Sunbury and Shepperton Arts Festival - Sunbury

BAND SUBSTANCE – The Scott Willcox Big Band
Sunbury and Shepperton Arts Festival

Sunbury Cricket Club

 

July 18 2012 - Hackney Empire - London

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA
Hackney Empire

 

July 25 2012 - The Orange Tree - Richmond

WAY OUT WEST ALLSTARS
Way Out West presents at
The Orange Tree (cellar bar)

 

Aug 29 2012 - La Villette - Paris

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY

 

Sep 19 2012 - Cecil Sharp House - London

Remembering LOL COXHILL with Mike Westbrook’s Brass Band,
Stan Tracey, Evan Parker, The Welfare State and many, many more

 

Oct 03 2012 - Vortex - London

A TRIBUTE TO TONY MARSH with Chris Biscoe, Brian Godding,
Marcio Mattos (Full Monte), Henry Lowther, Steve Lodder,
Fred Baker, Mark Saunders (compositions of Harry Beckett),
Simon Picard, Paul Dunmall, Neil Metcalfe, Nick Stephens,
Ray Warleigh

 

Oct 11 2012 - Arch 1 - London

Chris Biscoe (saxes, alto clarinet), Noel Taylor (clarinets),
Guillaume Viltard (double bass), drums tbc

 

Oct 13 2012 - Comrades Club - Pontypool

CHRIS BISCOE with the John Gibbon Trio:  PHIL MEAD (piano),
DAVE MOSES (bass), GARY JOHN GIBBON (drums)

 

Oct 14 2012 - Cripplecreek Inn - Monmouthshire

CHRIS BISCOE with the John Gibbon Trio:  PHIL MEAD (piano),
DAVE MOSES (bass), GARY JOHN GIBBON (drums)

 

Oct 16 2012 - Brecon Jazz Club - Powys

CHRIS BISCOE with the John Gibbon Trio:  PHIL MEAD (piano),
DAVE MOSES (bass), GARY JOHN GIBBON (drums)


Brecon Jazz Club
Theatr Brycheiniog
Canal Wharf
Brecon
Powys

LD3 7EW

 

Oct 17 2012 - Span Jazz - The Dingle Club - Narbeth

CHRIS BISCOE with the John Gibbon Trio:  PHIL MEAD (piano),
DAVE MOSES (bass), GARY JOHN GIBBON (drums)

Span Jazz at Span Arts Ltd
The Dingle Club
Span Arts
Town Moor
Narberth
SA67 7AG

 

Oct 18 2012 - Cafe Jazz - Cardiff

CHRIS BISCOE with the John Gibbon Trio:  PHIL MEAD (piano),
DAVE MOSES (bass), GARY JOHN GIBBON (drums)

Café Jazz
21 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1PL

 

Nov 05 2012 - Olivers - London

CHRIS BISCOE (reeds), BEN DAVIS (cello),
ELLIOT GALVIN (piano), TOM McCREDIE (double bass),
CORRIE DICK (drums)

Olivers
9 Nevada Street
London SE10

 

 

Nov 09 2012 - BBC Radio 3 In Tune

THE WESTBROOK TRIO 30th Anniversary
featured on BBC Radio 3's "In Tune"

Kate Westbrook voice 
Chris Biscoe  saxophones
Mike Westbrook  piano

 

Nov 10 2012 - Kings Place - London

THE WESTBROOK TRIO 30th Anniversary
“The Moon’s Our Home”

London Jazz Festival
Kings Place
90 York Way,
LONDON N1 9AG


Kate Westbrook voice 
Chris Biscoe  saxophones
Mike Westbrook  piano

Nov 11 2012 - Hackney Empire - London

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA
Hackney Empire Theatre
291 Mare Street
London E8 1EJ

Nov 14 2012 - The Orange Tree - Richmond

A Birthday Celebration for Eddie Harvey with compositions by
Kate Williams, Pete Hurt, Chris Biscoe, Tim Whitehead,
Tony Kinsey and Eddie Whitehead performed by the
Way Out West All-Stars

Way Out West presents at
The Orange Tree (cellar bar)
45 Kew Road
Richmond
TW9 2NQ

Nov 18 2012 - Barbican Hall - London

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
Barbican Hall

Silk Street
London EC2

Nov 20 2012 - Istanbul

DAVID MURRAY BIG BAND with MACY GRAY
Istanbul

Nov 25 2012 - 19 rue Paul Fort - Paris

THE WESTBROOK TRIO 30th Anniversary
19 rue Paul Fort,
75014 PARIS
Kate Westbrook voice 
Chris Biscoe  saxophones
Mike Westbrook  piano

Dec 05 2012 - The Orange Tree - Richmond

CHRIS BISCOE (saxes, alto clarinet),
KAREN STREET (accordion and tenor sax),
STEVE WATTS (bass), PAUL CLARVIS (drums)

Way Out West presents at
The Orange Tree (cellar bar)

45 Kew Road
Richmond TW9 2NQ

Dec 19 2012 - The Spice of Life - London

CHRIS BISCOE PROFILES QUARTET
Chris Biscoe and Tony Kofi - reeds,
Larry Bartley - bass,
Stu Butterfield – drums

Launch of live recording and memorial for photographer Peter Symes

The Spice of Life
6 Moor Street
Cambridge Circus
London W1

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