George Colligan piano

Darren Beckett drums


Dave Redmond bass

Stay tuned for the ticket page - details here soon. Entry is £15.00 and booking is advised !

Darren and George will be reunited since their extensive playing and recording days in New York. Recording for the Steeplechase record label as a trio and also as the trio and with artists such as Lee Konitz and Rich Perry. 

George Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but he has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist( drums, trumpet, organ, keyboards), composer, accompanist, teacher, and bandleader. Winner of the 2015 DownBeat magazine Critics Poll (Keyboard), he has had a long association with living jazz legend Jack DeJohnette. With over 130 albums to date as an accompanist, Colligan has worked with a long list of jazz greats, including Buster Williams, Cassandra Wilson, Don Byron, Ravi Coltrane, and many others. HIs latest album, “Nation Divided“(Whirlwind Records) is his 30th as a bandleader. Colligan, a New York resident for 15 years, now resides in Portland, Oregon where he is an Associate Professor at Portland State University.

Darren Beckett (drums) won a prestigious Bass Ireland Award as a teenager, leaving the emerald isle to study jazz in New York, where he resided for 21 years. Across his career, he has played drums everywhere from Carnegie Hall in New York to the Royal Albert Hall in London. He’s performed on over 30 albums and was a studio drummer for jazz label SteepleChase, recording with notable names like Lee Konitz and Rich Perry. Over the years, Darren has worked with Lauryn Hill of The Fugees, English soul singer James Hunter, producer songwriter Daniel Lanois and jazz pianist Aaron Parks. His current main gigs today are with Brandon Flowers (The Killers), French pop/movie composer Émilie Simon and French-American jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux, whom he’s worked with for over ten years. Darren co-wrote the lead single ‘Can’t Deny My Love’ on Brandon Flowers’ number one charting second solo album, ‘The Desired Effect’

Irish Bassist David Redmond is best known for his collaborations with renowned Irish and International groups, and musicians including the acclaimed American pianist Bill Carrothers as part of the Kevin Brady Trio, Larry Coryell, the UK jazz vocalist Ian Shaw. He is a member of both the Phil Ware Trio and Tommy Halferty Trio. He is also a member of Yurodny (one of Irelands leading World Music groups)



Also featuring Tobie Carpenter (guitar) and Darren Beckett (drums) 

Peter is one of the most influential musicians and producers in the history of Jazz. He ran THE BASS CLEFF and TENOR CLEFF clubs as well as playing and studying with Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh, Buddy Rich, Paul Bley, Jimmy Raney, Bud Freeman and so many others.  PETER WILL BE EXHIBITING HIS PAINTINGS AT THE GRANGE IN THE RUN UP TO THIS VERY SPECIAL EVENING.
From 6 30 there will be live filming of a Q+A With CLAIRE MARTIN OBE, then a shuffle around when we welcome ANDY HAMILL (bass) Julian Nicholas (saxophones) Darren Beckett (Drums) Rod Hart (Piano) Imogen Ryall (Vocal).  Peter has just celebrated his 90th birthday - This is your chance to enjoy getting to know his life, music and art in the intimate setting at the club. Tickets priced at £15.00 and seating is limited - please book ahead at https://peterind.eventbrite.co.uk
The Plough on 01273 390635 


FEB 24th JUDY NIEMACK SINGERS WORKSHOP AND CONCERT. A chance to work with Judy and rhythm section featuring Simon Woolf (bass) Tristan Maillot (drums)  Rod Hart (piano). See the sidebar for details and PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE
Workshop and Concert £60.00
Concert only £12.00 

BOOK EARLY to hear this amazing player
Simon Woolf (bass) Rod Hart (piano) Tickets available at £12.00

Imogen Ryall, Rod Hart, Julian Nicholas at the Verdict Video Here 

 Photo by Gary Reeves

                                                              Photo by Ludvig

Gigs start at 8pm and gastro food is served downstairs from 6pm. Guest soloists include Pianists Simon Robinson, Terry Seabrook, John Donaldson and Tobie Carpenter (Guitar). Imogen Ryall (Voc) can be heard too and Rod Hart is on Piano with Dave Trigwell (Drums) and Paul Whitten (Bass) Tickets on sale at The Plough Inn at £12.00 on the door. Telephone 01273 390635 for bookings



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Guest soloists advertised on this site. Gigs run 2 til 5 every Saturday.