Thursday, 14 December 2017

Poetry & Jazz Gig with John Harvey 29 December - Postponed until 2018

The gig with John Harvey at the Underground Theatre Eastbourne on Friday 29 December has been postponed but a new date will be announced shortly in 2018.

Watch this space but in the meantime may we wish you the very best for the festive season and for 2018 and hope to see you at our last gig of 2017 on Friday 22 December at Chapter 12 Wine Bar, Hailsham (see gig list)


Monday, 27 November 2017

Ray's Jazz in Foyle's Friday 24 November 2017

The gig with John Harvey was an absolute blast but affected by a false alarm in Oxford Street Tube station which closed the nearby tube stations and Oxford Street. A great pity but if you missed this gig we will play another date at the Underground Theatre in Eastbourne on Friday 29 December.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

The John Lake Trio: Poetry and Jazz at Ray's Jazz in Foyles with John ...

The John Lake Trio: Poetry and Jazz at Ray's Jazz in Foyles with John ...: The superb wordsmith and performer, John Harvey , joins the band this Friday 24 November back at Ray's Jazz in Foyle's Charing Cross...

Poetry and Jazz at Ray's Jazz in Foyles with John Harvey

The superb wordsmith and performer, John Harvey, joins the band this Friday 24 November back at Ray's Jazz in Foyle's Charing Cross Road for over an hour of poetry and jazz.

The event will celebrate the publication of John's latest book of short stories Going Down Slow which he will read two short selections from as well as poetry from his previously published works. John will be accompanied by the JLT trio featuring John Lake on piano, Matt Casterton on bass and Simon Cambers on drums plus Phil Paton on sax to add verve in the form of 50's bebop jazz alongside original tunes from the pen of John Lake.

Join us for a 7.00pm start at: Foyles Bookshop, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DT
Advance booking £5 plus booking charge at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jazz-layer-cake-john-harvey-john-lake-going-down-slow-tickets-39220968974

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Bach a la Loussier

The first performance of the trio performing Jacques Loussier's arrangements of J.S. Bach's music will take place on Wednesday 6 September in St Nicholas Church, Brighton.

John Lake at St Nicholas Church in May 2016
Come and hear the rarely performed interpretations of this modern master of Bach's music played by John Lake on grand piano, Keith Goddard on bass and Dean Morris on drums.

The lunchtime concert starts at 12.30pm and is free with donations welcomed on exit at 1.15pm. All welcome and you are invited to bring your lunch to eat during the concert.


Friday, 1 September 2017

More dates for the trio at the Grand Hotel Brighton

We are delighted to be booked for four more dates at the Grand Hotel, Brighton which offers an upmarket experience with great cocktails a fully equipped bar and superb snacks and meals in the restaurant.


The trio will be playing a different mix of modern melodic jazz, some original tunes and a some pop tunes in a jazz setting.

Hope you can get along to at least one of them!

Saturday 2 September 2017   John Lake on the house grand piano, Matt Casterton on Bass and Dean Morris on drums

Friday 8 September 2017   John Lake on the house grand piano, Matt Casterton on Bass and Angus Bishop on drums.

Friday 13 October 2017   John Lake on the house grand piano, Matt Casterton on Bass and Simon Cambers on drums.

Saturday 21 September 2017   John Lake on the house grand piano, Matt Casterton on Bass and Simon Cambers on drums.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Brighton Fringe Festival Gig - Thursday 25 May 2017

Poetry and Jazz Layer Cake at the Latest Music Bar, Manchester Street, Brighton


Thursday 25 May 2017 at 8.15pm
Featuring the writer John Harvey

and the John Lake Band

A delicious serving of modern jazz and poetry created by the award winning author (best-selling Charlie Resnick series). A layer cake of John Lake's original jazz will be followed by a poetry “jam” in the middle from John Harvey's published works - at times the two intermingle to form a mouth-watering combination.
This event has been supported by a Brighton Lions award.

 
Tickets £12/£10 concessions from The Latest Bar