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Here is a list of previous gigs which will give you an idea of the artists who play at Boaters. For the current upcoming gig list, please see the current listings.

Sunday 2nd April
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Brandon Allen Quartet Brandon Allen Quartet

Plays the music of Gene Ammons

Brandon is a saxophonist originally hailing from Perth in Western Australia but has made his home in London during recent years. He is a fixture in jazz clubs around the country and often hosts the "Late Late Show" at Ronnie Scott's. He has been described as one of the most exciting tenor players in the country and tonight, he pays tribute to the music of bebop legend Gene Ammons. Joining Brandon are pianist Tim Lapthorn, bassist Arnie Somogyi and drummer Matt Home.


Sunday 9th April
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Jim Hunt Jim Hunt

Jim is one of the most complete saxophonists in today's music industry. A former young jazz musician of the year, he is also hugely in demand for his horn section work which has seen him tour all over the world with the likes of Amy Winehouse, Incognito, The Brand New Heavies and Primal Scream. He is joined tonight by Simon Carter on piano, Laurence Cottle on bass and Simon Lea on drums.

Sunday 16th April
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Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet

Charismatic jazz singer/songwriter Kevin Fitzsimmons is one of the most individual male jazz voices to emerge on the UK jazz scene recently and together with his band, they blend West Coast cool, hard swinging standards and blues-tinged ballads, all in the space of a relentlessly entertaining set. Delivering a sassy new take on classic songs by the likes of Mercer, Strayhorn, Jobim, Legrand, Ellington and Porter, alongside new jazz translations of anthems from the likes of The Beatles, Sam Cooke and Paul Weller. Completing the quartet are Leon Greening on piano, Adam King on double bass and Lloyd Haines on drums.

Sunday 23rd April
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Martin Shaw Martin Shaw

Martin is one of the UK's most stylish trumpeters, as much in demand for his fluid, lyrical jazz playing as for his for pop and funk horn section work. He is a featured soloist with The BBC Big Band and has also appeared with British legends such as Cleo Laine and Pete King. In the commercial field Martin has played with Jamiroquai, Rumer and French songstress Patricia Kaas. He appears tonight with Simon Carter (piano), Geoff Gascoyne (bass) and Matt Home on drums.

Sunday 30th April
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Graham Dee Graham Dee

Graham has quickly become a firm favourite at Boaters. He is considered to be one of the country's finest soul and jazz singers, and is also a member of the Climax Blues Band, with whom he has toured throughout the UK and Europe. He is a very well respected vocal coach, which includes working with many of the X Factor finalists, and has taught at BIMM London and the Leeds College of Music. Don't miss this special opportunity to see Graham perform with Simon Carter (piano), Phil Mulford (bass) and drummer Jack Pollitt.