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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 3rd March
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Matt Wates Quartet Matt Wates Quartet

Matt has been described as one of the most swinging alto players on either side of the Atlantic. He is steeped in the bebop tradition of Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderley and is a two-time winner at the British Jazz Awards during the last 20 years. Matt is also a prolific writer, as seen on his extensive catalogue of solo albums, which features line ups ranging from a trio to a sextet. His quartet tonight features Leon Greening on piano, Dave Chamberlain on bass and drummer Matt Fishwick.

website: www.mattwates.com

Sunday 10th March
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Mornington Lockett Mornington Lockett

Mornington is undoubtedly one of the finest tenor saxophonists this country has to offer and one of the most popular visitors to Boaters, having appeared here more times than any other guest since the gig began in 1990. Over the years he has been a member of Ronnie Scott's band, the Jim Mullen Quartet, and more recently "Celebrating the Jazz Couriers". The line up is completed by Laurence Cottle on bass, drummer Jack Pollitt and pianist Simon Carter.

website: www.morningtonlockett.com

Sunday 17th March
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Tristan Mailliot Loire Funk Project Tristan Mailliot Loire Funk Project

Tristan is a drummer who has been a fixture on the London jazz scene for several years. A man for all seasons, his CV spans a huge variety of artists, from acclaimed smooth jazz group Acoustic Alchemy, to a host of internationally renowned vocalists, such as Anita Wardell, Claire Martin and Norma Winstone. He has also backed several visiting American artists such as Jim Hall, Art Farmer and the grammy nominated singer Karrin Allyson. Tonight's project delves into the funky side of 70s and 80s jazz, by the likes of Herbie Hancock, John Scofield and Wayne Shorter. The band features Gareth Lockrane on flute, Mark Ridout on guitar, Will Barry on piano and Flo Moore on bass.

Sunday 24th March
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Derek Nash Derek Nash

Derek is one of the most popular saxophonists in Britain. He is the leader of the award winning group Sax Appeal, and is also a member of Jools Holland's Band with whom he has toured all over the country and made countless TV appearances. You can expect a great selection of jazz funk classics and original compositions that are guaranteed to raise the roof! Completing the line up are Simon Carter on keyboards, Phil Mulford on bass and Darby Todd on drums.

website: www.saxappeal.co.uk

Sunday 31st March
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Nigel Price Nigel Price

Nigel is an award-winning guitarist who is regularly seen hosting the late night jam sessions at Ronnie Scott's. He is one of the most prolific touring jazz musicians in the UK, which has led him to play at virtually every jazz club and festival in the country attracting huge praise wherever he plays. He has recorded six albums as leader, including five with his acclaimed organ trio. He is joined tonight by Simon Carter on piano, Simon Thorpe on double bass and drummer Steve Brown.