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Pakefield Now You Has Jazz Jazz Jazz Festival


Pontin’s Pakefield Holiday Centre, London Rd, Kessingland, nr Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 7PE
Friday 4th – Monday 7th March 2011

Half board accommodation in warm comfortable en-suite chalet apartments.

Club: £174 per person based on 2 sharing a twin or double chalet.

Classic: £149 per person based on 2 sharing a twin or double chalet.

Single Classic: £174


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To Book

01502 584792 or 0844 576 5927

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Just look at this line-up *


John Petters Jazz Company


Special guest - the Legendary Sammy Rimington


see Sammy in 1965, playing 'Ice Cream' with New Orleans legends,Kid Thomas Valentine on trumpet, Jim Robinson trombone, Capt. John Handy alto saxophone and Sammy Penn drums

Download a free track from the sensation 1999 live session by Sammy and John Petters New Orleans All Stars at the second Pakefield Jazz Festival

Click the image below


Why not buy thye CD, click the image below

World Champion of Jazz - Max Collie with his Festival Band

featuring: Chez Chesterman, Brian White, Gentleman Jim McIntosh, Annie Hawks & John Petters

See a video of Panama with Max with John, Jim, Chez & Brian filmed at Harlow last year to a capacity crowed. Click the image below

Legendary New Orleans Style Drummer - Colin Bowden


See Colin in action with the Chris Barber Band. Click image below.


Laurie Chescoe's Goodtime Jazz

This all-star Dixieland band features some of the greatest talents on the current jazz scene. Laurie has played wuith just about everybody. Featured in the band are:

Laurie Chescoe - drums

Lord Arsenal - trumpet

Ron Drake - clarinet

Dave Hewett - trombone

J J Vinten - piano

Tony Pitt - banjo

Pete Skivington - bass


John Petters Swing Band

featuring ex Chris Barber reedmen, John Crocker & Trevor Whiting, Martin Litton, piano, Tim Phillips guitar, Keith Donald, bass & John Petters drums


See a video of John Petters Swing Band playing'Sing Sing Sing'. Click image below:

see John Crocker at last year's Pakefield Festival with the Gresty / White Ragtimers. Click image below:

See Trevor Whiting in classic Benny Goodman mode. Click image below:


Rod Mason's Hot Five

with John Mortimer, Andy Leggett, Sean Moyses, Clive Fenton & Fraser Gartshaw

see a video of Rod's band plus a guest drummer frilmed in March 09 at Old Harlow. Click image below:

Gypsy Swing

The music of Django featuring Jonathan Graham, Tim Phillips, Trevor Whiting & Keith Donald



Dave Moorwood's Rascal's of Rhythm

The Rascals have a very distinctive sound and once heard become immediately recognisable. The band does not easily fall into any particular category, which is one of its strengths in a jazz world frequently polarised into specialisms - New Orleans, Modern, Dixieland, Bebop and so on. They provide a refreshing visit to an era of swinging, carefree jazz as exemplified by the small bands of the 1930s. You will hear a varied and unusual repertoire from the classics of Jelly Roll Morton through Duke Ellington and Fats Waller and the wonderful tunesmiths whose work makes up the Great American Songbook. The band is tuneful, swings like mad and exudes energy and enthusiasm. It is a well organised and distinctive unit.


Bixieland - a Salute to Bix Beiderbecke

featuring Jonatan Graham, trumpet, Mike Pointon, trombone, John Crocker, clarinet, Martin Litton, piano, Annie Hawkins Bass & John Petters, drums

See Mike Pointon ( with Chez Chesterman, Annie Hawkins, Martin Litton, Tim Phillips & John Petters) filmed at Pakefield. Click image below:


Tailgate Ramble - Kid Ory Revisited

with Mike Pointon, Chez Chesterman, John Crocker, Martin Litton, Tim Phillips, Annie Hawkins & John Petters

See a video of our Ory tribute filmed at Stratford in 09. Click image below

Swing, Lindy Hop, Jive Masterclass & display by


Spanier / Bechet Big Four Celebration

with Alan Gresty, Trevor Whiting, Tim Phillips & Keith Donald. A recreation of the famous 1940 recoirding band which featured Muggsy Spanier and Sidney Bechet with Carmen Mastren & Wellman Braud


Walkin' with The King - New Orleans Gospel & Spirituals Show

see a video of the show filmed at St Luke's Church, Cranham in 09


New Orleans Parade & Brolly Competition

Jazz Quiz, Jazz Lecture & Jazz Forum

*The programme may be subject to altertation



Ticket info - call 800-555-1212


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