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I must start by thanking those who came down to any of our 3 sell-out EFG London Jazz Festival gigs last week. It was massively exciting to put on 3 gigs during the festival (as opposed to our usual 1) and to have full houses on each night listening to, and celebrating some of our best that we have to offer in London was just fantastic – a real highlight of the year.
We’re straight back into it though with an excellent December programme. Here’s what’s coming up over the next few weeks…
2ndDecember: Tom Kirkpatrick Quartet
Tom Kirkpatrick – trumpet
Stefan Melovski – guitar
Eleazar Ruiz – double bass
Robbie Ellison – drums
U.S trumpet master Tom Kirkpatrick visits us at The Oxford as part of his U.K tour, joined for the evening by the extraordinary Stefan Melovski and his trio. Krikpatrick’s rich and extensive career has seen him share the stage with such greats as Chet Baker, Woody Shaw, Rosemary Clooney, Kenny Barron and Cedar Walton to name but a few. We massively look forward to welcoming Tom to The Oxford to kick off our December programme.
9thDecember: Oxford Christmas Jazz Concert
Special guest – piano
Dario Di’Lecce – double bass
Steve Brown – drums
An evening of Christmas jazz from one of the country’s finest piano trios. Expect ulatra-slick arrangements your favourite Christmas songs alongside selections from the Great American Songbook from this truly exceptional outfit, featuring three world class musicians.
16thDecember: John Marshall Quartet
John Marshall – trumpet
Rob Barron – piano
Matt Fishwick – drums
Jeremy Brown – double bass
New York trumpet hero John Marshall rounds off our 2018 programme in style whilst stopping off on tour in the U.K. Having worked with a long list of jazz greats (Buddy Rich, Mel Lewis, Lionel Hampton, Gerry Mulligan, Ornette Coleman, Dizzy Gillespie to name but a few) we’re delighted to welcome John to The Oxford alongside a first call rhythm section of Rob Barron, Matt Fishwick and Jeremy Brown.
As always you can find us every Monday in the upstairs function room at our favourite pub, The Oxford Tavern in Kentish Town. Doors open at 8pm, music from 8:30. £8/£5 musicians on the door.
Please do like our Instagram page (where you’ll find clips of previous performances): https://www.instagram.com/jazzattheoxford/
We look forward to seeing you in December and thank you for your support so far.
Jazz at The Oxford