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Award Winning Jazz Star, Amy Roberts returns to the Arc

The ARC, St John's Arts Centre,

St John's Walk, Market St, Old Harlow,

CM17 0AJ

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Contact: John Petters: 01406 365 731


Thursday 28th September @ 8pm


Adm: £10 – Details 01406 365 731


Voted winner of the 2009,  2011 & 2015 British Jazz Awards, young Cornish Multi-instrumentalist, Amy Roberts returns to the ARC, on Thursday 28th September @ 8pm.




See Amy with John Petters a few years ago at Mundesley: Amy Roberts with John Petters


Amy has played all over the UK and throughout Europe at prestigious clubs and festivals, and is well known on the jazz circuit as a charismatic performer on flute, clarinet and saxophones.


Amy currently leads her own bands featuring some of the most exciting musicians on the jazz scene, as well as making guest appearances with other highly acclaimed ensembles.


She was the first female instrumentalist to join the famous Big Chris Barber Band, w3ith whom she toured both the UK and Europe.


Joining Amy will be veteran guitarist and author, Jim Douglas, who rose to fame during the Trad Jazz Boom with the famed Scottish Band the Clyde Valley Stompers.


Moving south, Jim was snapped up by the Alex Welsh band – the leading Chicago and swing style band of the period. During his tenure with Welsh, Jim performed and recorded with such legendary American jazz stars as Bud Freeman, Ruby Braff, Wild Bill Davison, and as immortalised on a BBC 2 Jazz 625 broadcast, with New Orleans trumpeter, Henry Red Allen. A much watched video of this performance can be found on Youtube.See jim with Red Allen on this video:Jim Douglas and Red Allen


Harlow bass ace, Keith Donald and ex Harlow drummin’ man, John Petters complete the exciting opening night of the new jazz season.


The session starts at 8pm and admission is £10. Details from John Petters on 01406 365 731



Jpeg photo / interview available upon request.








High Resolution, Jpeg photo available upon request.









Jpeg photos available upon request.





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The Arc -St John's, Harlow

St John's Arts Centre
St John's Walk
Market Street
Old Harlow
CM17 0AJ

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Thursday 28th September:  Amy Roberts, Jim Doughlas, Keith Donald & John Petters



St John's Arts Centre