January 2022 Gigs – Reviews and Photos

5th January – Tim Eyles’ Mardi Gras

Roger & Lesley: “Good to see Tim back, with a superb band.  Great to hear John Bell on clarinet and Tim’s pocket trumpet.”
Gill & Richard Farrar and John Roman: “A very good band put together by Tim.  Enjoyed the different styles of music. Very good to hear Seven Golden Daffodils again.”
Tony Baily: “Nice to see you again Tim with your new line-up.”
Tricia, Barry, Fay & Nicola: “Nice beads!  Good fun band.”
Tim & Andrew: “Great music and funny as ever.  Cracking way to start the New Year.”
Paul, Bob, Jan & Veronica: Tim Eyles great as usual.  Rest of the band were excellent.  Well done.”
Tess Bloodworth: “Great choice of music, well executed.  Thank you.”

The following photos of the band playing different instruments were taken by Roger Lygoe© on his mobile.

19th January – John Maddocks Jazzmen

Andrew & Tim: “Great numbers played exceptionally well.  This band just keeps improving.  Perhaps this is the cause of a good turnout.”
Paul, Anne & Carol (Anne & Carol’s first gig as new members): “Really enjoyed the performance.”
Nick & Heather Anderson and Carol Mort: “A top class band led by a famous musician playing to their usual high standard.  Included some lesser-known numbers.  Brilliant!”
Roger & Lesley: “A welcome return after more than three years.  We hope to see them back again soon.  Good hot music from very good musicians.”
Barbara Bell & Norman March: “Knee-jerking stuff.  Other bits too.  Great!”
Malcolm, Juliette & Tessa: “Really entertaining.  John Maddocks never fails to produce a great gig and provide superb musicians to listen to.  One of the very best evenings.”