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Alex Clarke

Alex Clarke, winner of the Rising Star category at the 2019 British Jazz Awards and a finalist in the BBC Young Jazz Musician of 2020, brings an intuitive youthful response to a variety of musical settings from New Orleans to bebop. Alex’s deep respect for the...

Bruce Adams

Bruce Adams’ legendary richness of tone has recently been enhanced by his partnership with Eclipse trumpets, providing him with a trumpet, flugel and cornet. An album of duos with Craig Milverton, Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now, was released in the last few months to...

Chris Bowden

Having started out with K-Creative in the early 1990s, alto saxist Chris Bowden is now well established on the Birmingham scene, comfortable in all styles from acoustic to hip hop and drum and bass. His most recent album, Unlikely Being, dates from 2018. Catch him at...

John Patrick

John Patrick has filled many roles in an almost uniquely distinguished career in Midlands jazz and popular music: at ATV/Central, with the Musicians’ Union, on the Jazz Festival Board. Now he is highly respected as an in-demand member of the trios accompanying the...

The Nitecrawlers

Regulars at Henry’s Blueshouse will know that The Nitecrawlers aim to re-create the sheer enjoyment of the original R&B clubs of the 60s. With a lifetime of experience behind them, the four band members have appeared with some of the biggest names in the music...