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JAMIE BROWNFIELD GUESTING WITH THE TEDS AT EASTHAM

We are delighted to announce that Jamie Brownfield will play with the band at our gig at Eastham Lodge on Friday March 1st.

TEDDYBEARS WIN 2018 STAFFORD JAZZ BAND OF THE YEAR!!

On Sunday 16th December, The Chicago Teddybears were presented with Stafford Jazz Society‘s “Band of the Year” award. This is the third time the Teds have won the award and we would like to offer our sincere thanks to all the members who voted for us.

(l-r) John Padfield, Rae Owens, Brian Singleton, Jimmy Lucas, Andrew Mackenzie, Ed Lee. With thanks to Ann Crofts for the photograph.

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JOHN HALLAM RECOGNISED IN BRITISH JAZZ AWARDS!!

The 2018 British Jazz Awards results have just been announced and John Hallam came top of the “write-in” vote for tenor saxophone behind the four nominated musicians. Congratulations to John and full details here.

CDs

Compilation CD “24 of the Best” re-issued

New 2018 CD now available

NEW GIGS THROUGH TO DECEMBER 2019

Most recent additions are starred below. All gigs through to March 2019 have now been added to the relevant Diary pages. Some gigs have not yet been added to the relevant club websites. See Regular Gigs page for 2019 Eastham Lodge dates.

February 2019

Saturday 2nd at Boston Spa

Sunday 10th at Rochdale

April 2019

Wednesday 3rd at Sutton Coldfield

 Friday 5th in North Lincolnshire for the Deerhound Club

May 2019

Friday 10th at the Budworth Hall, Ongar

Saturday 11th in Wickham Bishops

* Sunday 12th for Tad Newton’s Walnut Jazz Club

Monday 20th for Eagley Jazz Club

July 2019

Monday 22nd at the Ryedale Jazz Festival, Pickering

August 2019

* Thursday 8th at Imperial Hotel, Blackpool

Monday 19th for Eagley Jazz Club

September 2019

Wednesday 11th at Sutton Coldfield

Sunday 22nd at the Savoy Hotel, Blackpool