Band


Gambit Jazzmen


Address
92 Mid Street
 
South Nutfield
 
Redhill
 
RH1 4JH
 
Surrey
 
United Kingdom

Region
South East
Contact
Pete Lay
Telephone
01737 822726
Fax
01737 822726
E-Mail

Biography

Formed in 1982 with mainly Kent based musicians. Has a reputation for good hot New Orleans music, playing a large repertoire of numbers from the 20s/30s/40s. The band leader Pete Lay played with Ken Colyer's Band in the 70s and 80s.

    Lineup
    • Pete Lay - (drums)
     
    • Barry Weston - (trombone)
     
    • Chris Marney - (banjo)
     
    • John Rodgers - (clarinet/saxophone)
     
    • Roger Link - (bass)
     
    • Dave Stradwick - (trumpet)

    Styles
    • Traditional
     
    • New Orleans

    Band Size
    4
    Functions
    Yes
    Gigs per Year
    50+

    CD

    TitleSample TrackYearLabelCatalogue Ref
    King of the Mardi Gras1995 Lake Records
    Messin' AroundMahogany Hall Stomp1998 Raymer Sound
     
     
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