Winchester Jazz Festival

Winchester Jazz Festival 2017 will take place throughout the city from 21-24th September. Audiences can expect four days or performances by major Jazz and Swing acts from across the UK, as well as showcasing some of our best local musicians.

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Sax Appeal at The Railway Inn

Winchester Jazz Festival presents Sax Appeal live at The Railway Inn! 

Featuring five of the top UK saxophonists and a world-class rhythm section, Sax Appeal is the multi-award winning band led by Derek Nash.  Derek, a multi-award winning musician in his own right, has been a member of the Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra since 2004 and has led Sax Appeal for nearly 40 years.  Expect an evening of driving swing blue note style, Ellington sweetness, pure danceable Brazilian Latin, Brecker Brothers style fusion and biting Sanborn style funk.

Full line-up:  Derek Nash (alto sax), Matt Wates (alto sax), Simon Allen (tenor sax), Gary Plumley (tenor sax), Mike Bradley (drums), Phil Scragg (bass), Pete Adams (piano)

“Princes of the horn in thunderous form….the bravado of this band is breathtaking”  (The Sunday Times)

£12 advance / £15 on the door. 


Earlier Event: September 24
Andy Nowak at Cabinet Rooms