Liane Carroll Trio

Liane Carroll

Friday Sept 14th, 8pm

Liane Carroll vocals and piano; Roger Carey bass; Russell Field drums

A powerful singer, full of soul and emotion, Liane regularly tops the bill at Ronnie Scott’s and opened at last year’s London Jazz Festival. With a mix of popular songs and jazz standards, she has won many awards as best UK jazz singer. Liane has played the Seagull before and everyone loves her.

Darius Brubeck Quartet

Darius Brubeck Quartet

Saturday Sept 15th, 8pm

Darius Brubeck piano; Dave O’Higgins tenor sax; Matt Ridley bass; Wes Gibbens drums

His dad was one of the all-time great names of jazz; Darius is a superb pianist in his own right. This quartet has now been together for a decade, playing a mix of original compositions, standards and, of course, some of those famous Dave Brubeck tunes. A real coup for Lowestoft, not to be missed.

Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Sunday Sept 16th, 7.30pm

Ian Shaw vocals and piano

Regularly voted as Britain’s best male jazz singer, with an amazing vocal range, Ian is a complete entertainer, full of humour and pure emotion. He launched his latest album at four sell-out shows at Ronnie Scott’s last October and returns to the Seagull where he was a great hit several years ago.

Gill Alexander Band featuring Karen Sharp

Gill Alexander

Saturday, Sept 15th, 5pm

A long-time local legend who used to play the London jazz scene, Gill’s booming double bass leads a line-up of top quality musicians, including award-winning saxophonist Karen Sharp, who played in Humphrey Lyttelton’s Band. Wonderful straight-ahead jazz.

Jazz Unlimited

Jazz Unlimited

Sunday Sept 16th, 2pm

Ray Simmons keyboards & trumpet; Phil Brooke guitar; Owen Morgan bass; Craig Hipperson drums

Co-led by classically trained Ray, and Phil’s virtuoso guitar, the band takes you on a journey through jazz, from Reinhardt to Zawinul, Ellington to Faure. Their repertoire is truly unlimited.



Sunday Sept 16th, 4.30pm

Dave Ingham saxes; Stephen Mynott guitar; Vilem Hais bass; Becky Waller violin; Azzy King drums

Well known locally, as the name suggests, Pangaea plays ‘one world jazz’ in a very ‘together’ style. A wide range of modern music with some great Latin jazz.


Launch Party, Hatfield Hotel – Sept. 7th – 8.30pm

Cool Californian jazz with a mix of latin and calypso from Ben (bass), Tommy (guitar), Frank (sax) and Ian (trumpet)