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John Petters Productions
New House Farm
Hospital Drove
Long Sutton
PE12 9EN
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1406 365731

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John Petters Productions

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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



Sunday 29th July - Young Swing Violin Virtuose, Ben Holder returns with Jim Douglas, guitar, Keith Donald, bass & John Petters, drums@  Harlow Tickets £10.

1st September London Riverboat Shuffle SOLD OUT

19-21 October William Shakespeare Jazz 'n' Swing Festival click here

16-18 November  Louis Armstrong Festival @ Haying Island 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.

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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 Sundaqy 29th Jully @ 3pm withn Ben Holder harlow Tickets £10.