Reviews & Photos

Below is a list of Gigs already held, from January 2018 to the present.   Due to Covid-19 there was a gap when no gigs were held between 4 March 2020 and 22 September 2021.

Clicking on the month of a Gig already held will direct you to the Photos and Reviews of the gig held in that month.
A list of Gigs from 2009, until December 2018 is available in Excel, Libre Office and Portable Document (.pdf) formats.  The Excel & Libre Office versions also give an alphabetically arranged List of Bands as an extra worksheet with the dates they performed but the PDF version only gives the List of Gigs – see the List of Bands and their dates in PDF format. 

Reviews and Photos taken at Gigs already held are available as below.  Clicking on any of these months directs you to the page containing the Reviews and Photos taken at the Gigs held in that month.

If the name of the Band has a link then clicking on that link directs you to the Band’s website.

A list of Gigs from 2009, until December 2018 is available in Excel, Libre Office and Portable Document (.pdf) formats.  The Excel & Libre Office versions also give an alphabetically arranged List of Bands as an extra worksheet with the dates they performed but the PDF version only gives the List of Gigs – see the List of Bands and their dates in PDF format.

Photos taken at Gigs from 2009 up to December 2018 are also available for viewing at the Flickr website.

February 2024
14th – Chris Walker’s Pedigree Jazz Band. See their Mardi Gras leaflet.
28thThe Jake Leg Jug Band – Third time at Gosport JC.  Read their biography HERE.

January 2024
17th – Jazz Café – A gypsy style group – new to Gosport Jazz Club.
31stThe Big Easy-A Leeds based swing band new to Gosport

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December 2023
13th – Sarah Spencer’s Transatlantic Jazz Band

November 2023
1stPaula Jackman’s Jazz Masters
15th – John Maddocks Jazzmen
29thLonnie Donegan Story

October 2023
4thLouisiana Rhythm Kings – new to Gosport JC – led by Simon Wyld, the trombonist who played with Golden Eagle JB here in July 2023.
18th – Gambit Jazzmen

September 2023
No gig on 6th
20thSussex Jazz Kings
27th (an extra event) – Storyville Jass Band from Holland

August 2023
9th – Graham Collicot’s Hershey & the Hot Shots
16thAnnual General Meeting Photos
23rdTad Newton’s Jazz Friends – New to Gosport JC.

July 2023
12th – Chris Newman’s Georgia Ramblers
26thGolden Eagle Jazz Band (also see their Flyer)

June 2023
14th – The Otis B Driftwood Showband – see their Facebook page
28th – Tim Eyles’ Mardi Gras

May 2023
3rdMartin Bennett’s Old Green River Band
17th Acoustic Jass
31st  Sarah Spencer’s Transatlantic Jazz Band featuring special guest Jesper Campion Larsen on clarinet.

April 2023
5thHarry Strutters Hot Seven featuring vocalist Marlene Hill
19th – Chris Walker’s Pedigree Jazz Band

March 2023
8thDave Moorwood‘s (depending on the browser or device you use, this link may not work but the following should) Rascals of Rhythm Tribute to Nat Gonella
22ndExcelsior Vintage Jazz

February 2023
8th – Bob Dwyer’s Bix ‘n’ Pieces
22nd – Chris Newman’s Georgia Ramblers

January 2023
11thAcoustic Jass
25th – Andy Woon’s All Stars

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December 2022
7th – Graham Collicott’s Hershey and his Hot Shots
21st – Xmas Party Gig – John Maddocks Jazzmen

November 2022
9th –  The Jake Leg Jug Band 
23rdGolden Eagle Jazz Band

October 2022
12thLonnie Donegan Story
26th – Tim Eyles’ Mardi Gras

September 2022
14thKevin Grenfell‘s Jazz Giants
28thStoryville Jassband from Holland

August 2022
3rd Harry Strutters Hot Seven (featuring vocalist Marlene Hill)
17th – Chris Walker’s Pedigree Jazz Band

July 2022
6thThe Jake Leg Jug Ban
13th –  Annual General Meeting – for further information see the NEWS page.
20th – Sarah Spencer’s Transatlantic Band

June 2022
8thMartin Bennett’s Old Green River Band
22nd –  Excelsior Vintage Jazz led by Cuff Billett

May 2022
25th – Gambit Jazzmen
11th – Andy Woon’s All Stars – a different line-up from his Vintage 5, comprising Andy on cornet, Trevor Whiting (reeds), Pete Godfrey (piano) and, both new to Gosport JC,  Jarrod Elks (guitar) & Paul Witten (bass)

April 2022
13thDave Moorwood‘s (depending on the browser or device you use, this link may not work but the following should) Rascals of Rhythm
27thPanama Café Orchestra

March 2022
2ndGolden Eagle Jazz Band (also see their Flyer)
16th – Chris Newman’s Georgians – a  Tribute to Nat Gonella – Line-up of Chris Newman (keyboard), Pete Dorday (trumpet), Derek Little (reeds), Tony Carter – late substitution  (baritone saxophone), Trevor Britton [double bass) & Chris Ford (drums)
30thAcoustic Jass 

February 2022
2nd  – Bob Dwyer’s Bix ‘n’ Piece
16thSussex Jazz Kings

January 2022
5th – Tim Eyles’ Mardi Gras
19th – John Maddocks Jazzmen

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December 2021
1stPedigree Jazz Band
15th – Christmas Party gig – Harry Strutters Hot 6 with Gloria Miller

November 2021
3rdDart Valley Stompers
17th – Tony Waller’s Prohibition Jazz Band

October 2021
6th – Ron Rumbol’s Excelsior Vintage Jazz
20thKevin Grenfell’s Giants of Jazz

September 2021
22nd – Chris Newman’s Georgia Ramblers pus Chris Gower


  • Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, no Gigs were held between 4 March 2020 and 22 September 2021.

March 2020

February 2020

January 2020

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December 2019
11thSussex Jazz Kings – Christmas Party 

November 2019
13thPanama Café Orchestra
27thDart Valley Stompers

October 2019
2nd – Slide by Slide – Kevin Grenfell (from the Jazz Giants) & Richard Leach on trombones
16th – New Orleans Jazz Bandits
30th – Chris Newman’s Georgia Ramblers

September 2019
4th – Bob Dwyer’s Bix and Pieces
18thNew Orleans Heat

August 2019
7thFrog Island Jazz Band
21st Jeff Barnharts Sweet & Hot Quartet

July 2019
9th – Nick Ward’s Jelly Rollers
23rd
Black Cat Jazz Band

June 2019
12thHarry Strutters Hot Rhythm with Marlene Hill
26th – Storyville Jassband from Holland

May 2019
1st – Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants
15th – ‘Tiger’ Tim Eyles’ Ragamuffins
29th – Sunset Café Stompers

April 2019
3rd – FB Pocket Orchestra
17th – Southern Revival New Orleans Jazz Band

March 2019
6th – Dave Moorwood’s Rascal’s of Rhythm – Nat Gonella Commemoration Gig
20thExcelsior Vintage Jazz Band

February 2019
6thHenry & Minnie’s Old-Style (Rubber) Band – Sarah Spencer & Graham Collicott
20th – Tony Waller and His Prohibition Jazz Band

January 2019
9th – Cuff Billett’s New Europa Jazz Band
23rd The Sopranos (Saxophones)Chris Pearce & Andy Leggett

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December 2018

  • Golden Eagle Jazz Band – Christmas Party Night

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

  • John Maddocks Jazzmen
  • ‘Tiger’ Tim Eyles’ Ragamuffins

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July 2018

June 2018

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April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018


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