Monday, September 01, 2014

Beccles Conservative Club… Jazz

The Footwarmers played to a good crowd at the Beccles Conservative Club yesterday…

Mike…Roy…Ian… Dave…Barry…Barbara…Bill… and a few notes from Chris…

They gave us a nice lot of good jazz and blues also some fun and giggles…Vocals from Roy… Barry and Chris…Nice to have some bass playing from Bill while Barry on the keyboards …Barbara giving us her lovely Banjo playing…Mike on Clarinet, Roy and Ian on saxophone, Dave keeping the beat on the drums… and a smile! nice playing lads…

A lots of smiles which is always good…

Well done to everyone it was a good fun Sunday lunch time… Nice to see some of our Thursday nighters there as well…


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

SOLE BAY JAZZ…28th August…

This Thursday the 28th August at the Sports Pavilion…Ditchingham…

The Sole Bay plus friends will be playing Jazz for our entertainment…

Tim Densham…Saxophone/Clarinet…

Derek Cubitt…Saxophone/Clarinet…

Chris Cappoci…Trombone/Vocals…

Tony Jullings…String Bass…

Craig Hipperson…Drums…

Kevin West…Guitar…

So hope to see another good crowd coming along to support them…

8pm-10.30pm
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Nice to have some of the Sole Bay Jazz Band back with us at Ditchingham last evening…

A good night of Jazz with some fun as well…

Yet another good crowd, although a few of the regulars must still be on holiday…but plenty there to enjoy the music and the singing.


Simon Denny came along, and sang us some melodies 
very nice Simon…

Some good solo's from Craig and the flying drum sticks, and Kevin love that guitar… waited to hear Tony on the bass with a solo but maybe next week, very good playing from  Tim, Derek and Chris…so thank you one and all…

Thanks Lisa for your hard work…and to those who give to the raffle, it enables the band to have a bit of pocket money, and always the thrill of winning that whiskey!!! 

We would have to pay a lot to hear such good musicians each week so to get in free with just me making sure you all have your money ready is a small price to pay…

Thanks also Jan for finding enough space for all of us in the car! my turn next week.

No photos, it was one of those listening nights and forgot I had not taken any, so sorry boys…



Tuesday, August 19, 2014

COOL BLUE…

This Thursday the 21st August at the Sports Pavilion Ditchingham…

Cool Blue will be there to entertain us , so hope to see a good crowd to support them.

I have not been given the line up, but if I do receive it will post on here.

8pm-10.30pm

A very different evening of live music…

Barry on Piano… rather quiet, but new to leading the band…

Lin…Saxophone, and some jokes! well done Lin…

back line as always  great…

Craig … Drums … a great sound…

Tony …String Bass… Magic fingers…

Mick Betts. Guitar …mmm love the guitar thanks Mick…

Janice…  Vocals a new addition to the band…since Simon left …maybe a bit nervous of us jazz lovers…but the men at the bar certainly looked as though they were pleased Janice!!

Also  a very talented man appeared and sang one of our favourite songs Moon Dance…

So hope you all enjoyed the evening.

Sole Bay should be back next week…

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Birthday Weekend…

A lovely weekend of fun… presents…cards…food…friendship…family…

My birthday this year has been rather special, so thank you one and all …for you know who you are…Getting older, but hopefully only on the outside! still young in my head…

Yesterday Jan took me for lunch, and visiting garden centre etc, we then went for a nice drive , to end up at the Tally Ho Teashop! always a pleasure to visit, so changed nowadays from when the Sole Bay Jazz played there, nowadays very back in time, and very nice… scones, jam, and clotted cream and tea for two, thanks Jan.

Today David drove me to The Fox and Goose a very very nice restaurant …The sun was shining after thinking it was going to be a rainy day. Have changed my photo thanks for taking it David, should have let you loose on the photoshop…


This is the back of the building it really was lovely… 

Phil and Dawn were there to meet us (one of their birthday treats for me) with her Sons, Tom and Pete, what great boys such a fun lunch, and wow very tasty indeed, certainly a great place to eat, very tasty. Thank you staff for the birthday candle!

Hope the house hunting went well you four!  looking forward to you all being settled.

Thanks again for everything…Love you all lots…

Friday, August 15, 2014

Sole Bay Jazz Band…

What a great crowd of people to come and support the Sole Bay Jazz Band last night at the Sports Pavilion Ditchingham…

After a terrible storm which I thought would keep a lot of folk away, the evening turned out very pleasant both in the weather and the music so …Thank you Sole Bay…


Simon Denny came along and gave us some great vocals… and several really wonderful solos were heard from the others…We also had a member of the audience to play harmonica, very nice thank you who ever you were did not catch the name…but see I caught you on camera!

Thank you Lisa you did a good job for Heidi, hope you enjoyed it…

My camera ( or is it me) played up so not as many photos as I actually took that I can put on here.


However the music and the fun between the band made for a great evening.

Thank you all for the cards and birthday wishes…Thanks Jan for taking us and for some of the goodies…

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Alistair and Lemon Curd…

I am not sure whether I have put Alistair with his lemon curd on the blog before, but over the years of following his progress as a great singer songwriter, we his fans have always been aware that he is a very down to earth young man, who amongst his many talents, has always made lemon curd for the local fete…

Last year after many years he won! Yesterday the judging took place and he did not win… sad but he will try again next year…

After all he has written The Road and performed with Kimberley Walsh, produced a new album, cycled many miles for Cancer charity… all this year…you cannot win them all… Well done Alistair…

Alistair's lemon curd


This years tasting by Alistair!

Last years winning cup!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sole Bay Jazz 14th August…

This Thursday 14th August … the Sole Bay Jazz Band are back at 
The Sports Pavilion Ditchingham…

Tim Densham…Saxophone/Clarinet…

Derek Cubitt… Saxophone/Clarinet
Unfortunately Derek is unable to play tonight, so 
 Geoff Whatling will be playing…
Hope you back soon Derek…

Tony Parsons…Trombone/Vocals…

Craig Hipperson…Drums…

Tony Jullings … String Bass…

Kevin West…Guitar…

Looks like another good line up, so hope to see a good crowd to support the live music…

8pm-10.30pm