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Every Sunday lunchtime (except during the summer months) the cream of traditional jazz and be-bop perform in the Ellington Room at the Walnut Tree Inn, Northampton.

Hosted by Tad Newton, the concerts normally start at 12noon. The bar stocks real ales, wines by the glass as well as the usual selection of beverages.

Sunday lunch and lighter meals are available from the bar.

Jazz specials also run through the year, so keep an eye out for these pages or sign-up for our newsletter to keep fully informed.

Please note that the entertainment offered or timings may change.

For details of Jazz performers and concerts in Northampton visit:
www.northantsjazz.co.uk

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Emily Bacon’s Good Time Gang

Sun, 20 October @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Superb New Orleans and traditional jazz, on tour from Newcastle! Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

The Alan Haughton Quartet

Sun, 27 October @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

with Richard Exall (clarinet/sax)… quality led piano jazz! Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants

Thu, 31 October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

with special guests from Denmark: Paul Harrison (clarinet/sax) and Phil Nice (piano). Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Jim’s Jam for Roy

Sun, 3 November @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A special benefit for Roy Williams, who has been very ill, led and organised by guitarist Jim Douglas, featuring many jazz stars. Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

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Greg Abate with Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends

Sun, 10 November @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

with USA jazz supremo: Greg Abate (sax/flute). Played with Ray Charles Band, Arie Shaw and Woody Herman. Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

The Jazz Colossus Big Band

Sun, 17 November @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Hot Club 42

Sun, 24 November @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Much requested return of this fine Django gypsy style ban - with guitars, bass, clarinet and vocals. Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.  

Amy Roberts/Rachael Johnson New Generation Band

Sun, 1 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm

Sun, 8 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Dave Browning’s Jazz Cats

Sun, 15 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dave Browning, Britain's top stride pianist brings his own star-studded band to The Walnut...featuring Richard Exall, John Petters, Keith Donald, Jim Douglas and Dave Browning! Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

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Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends Christmas Special

Sun, 22 December @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

Graham Smith’s Jazz Allsorts

Sun, 29 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A welcome return of this fine band featuring many of the top jazz musicians from the Midlands including young rising star Alex Clarke (clarinet/sax). Tickets £10 on the door. For reservations and enquiries call Tad Newton on 01604 858549.

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