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
Saturday 28th April - Back to Back & Side By Side A Tribute to Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges @ Harlow Tickets £10.
3rd Louis Armstrong Celebration Jazz 'n' Swing Festival - Norwich.
Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April 2018 click here
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.
John Petters is an acknowledged Jazz Historian, writer and lecturer and was featured in the BBC Four Documentary Trad Jazz Britannia. John is available for talks to U3A groups, jazz clubs, schools, colleges and universities.
You can also find out about our digital CD recording packages, join the national traditional jazz mailing list, join our Facebook click on logo., 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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The old St John's Church in Old Harlow, Essex has become a popular venue for high-quality jazz.
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 Saturday 27th January @ 3pm with Jackie Free's Chicagoans harlow Tickets £10.