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John Petters Productions

Photo by Paul Barnes
With Amerrican Cornet Legend, Wild Bill Davison in 1989
Card presented to John Petters by Art Hodes in 1989
With Trevor Whiting & Art Hodes in 1987


Thursday 27th April - John Petters Dixie Five with Pete Rudeforth, Tim Huskisson, Martin Litton & Keith Donald @ Old Harlow harlow


2nd Louis Armstrong Celebration Jazz  'n' Swing Festival - Norwich.

Saturday 27th - Monday 29th May 2017 download flyer and booking form here: Norwich Art Work 2017


London Riverboat Shuffle 2nd September 2017 : Download flyer and booking form here:jewel riverboat a5 2017

Two Great New Festivals for November 2017

Saturday 11 - Monday 13th Nopovember - the 15th William Shakespeare Jazz'n'Swing Festival at the prestigious 4 star Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth Warwickshire - Artistes announced soon. Download booking form here: Chesford Grange Booling Form

This replaces the event at the Stratford Holiday Inn.


Saturday 18th - Monday 20th November 2017 - Louis Armstrong Celebration Jazz'n'Swing Festival @ the 4 star Holiday Inn Hotel, Winchester. Artistes announced soon. Download booking form here: Winchester  Booking Form

Please note we have very few single occupancy rooms at £295 pp



Welcome to our website. We are a United Kingdom-based traditional jazz promotions company. We arrange jazz festival breaks, we promote and perform jazz theatre shows, organise and run jazz clubs and provide a range of jazz ensembles from a trio up to an 8 piece swing band tailored to your needs.

We have a gospel show "Walkin' With The King" which we perform with our hot traditional New Orleans Jazz Band at theatres and churches all over the country.

You can buy our Rose Records CDs when you visit our traditional jazz record store using the link on the left.

You can also find out about our digital CD recording packages, join the national traditional jazz mailing list, join our Yahoo newsgroup, find out about many other jazz gigs up-and-down the country.

Finally, we have a section all about the early history of jazz and some of its greatest drum exponents. We hope that you will find much to interest you here. Come back often for the latest news!



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Ticket info - call 800-555-1212

St John's, Harlow

The old St John's Church in Old Harlow, Essex has become a popular venue for high-quality jazz.

St John's Church in Harlow

The venue is set-out in the half-round theatre style which enable a good view and, more importantly, a great sound.

Our next appearance at St John's will be on Thursday 27th April and will feature . John Petters Dixie Five with Pete Rudeforth Tim Huskisson, Martin Litton & Keith Donald @ Old Harlow harlow Tickets £10.