Monday, September 25, 2017

Tributes

Tribute nights took place on the first Wednesday of every month at Alexander's in Chester from July 2007 to December 2012.  See below for the themes covered and book for your own venue or function:

2007:   4 July - Duke Ellington;   1 August - Gerry Mulligan;   5 September - Antonio Carlos Jobim;   3 October - Cole Porter;   7 November - Jerome Kern;   5 December - George Gershwin.

2008:   2 January - Duke Ellington;  6 February - Richard Rodgers;  5 March - Gerry Mulligan;  2 April - Duke Ellington;  7 May - Miles Davis;   4 June - Chet Baker;   2 July - West Coast Jazz;   6 August - Stephane Grappelli;   3 September - Cole Porter;   1 October - Jerome Kern;   5 November - The Blues in Jazz;   3 December - Duke Ellington.

2009:   7 January - Bebop;   4 February - Richard Rodgers;   4 March - George Gershwin;   1 April - Great American Songbook;   6 May - Duke Ellington;   3 June - Gerry Mulligan;   1 July - Jerome Kern;   5 August - The Blues;   2 September - Great American Songbook;   7 October - Chet Baker and Gerry Mulligan;   4 November - Great Jazz Composers and Arrangers;   2 December - Great Jazz Composers and Arrangers.

2010:   6 January - Richard Rodgers;   3 February - Hardbop;   3 March - Duke Ellington;   7 April - Cole Porter;   5 May - Bebop;   2 June - Mulligan and Baker;   7 July - Great American Songbook;   4 August - Benny Carter;   1 September - Duke Ellington;   6 October - Great American Songbook;   3 November - The Blues;   1 December - Cole Porter.

2011:    5 January - George Gershwin;    2 February - Richard Rodgers;    2 March - Gerry Mulligan;    6 April - Jerome Kern;   4 May - The Blues;   1 June - Hardbop;   6 July - Hardbop;   3 August - Blues Giants;   7 September - Saxophone;   5 October - Duke Ellington;   2 November - Cole Porter;   7 December - Bossa Nova.

2012:   4 January - Three Tenors;   1 February - Cole Porter;   7 March - Jazz Violin;   4 April - Gerry Mulligan; 2 May - Jerome Kern;  6 June - Richard Rodgers;  4 July - Soul Jazz;  1 August - Cole Porter;  5 September - Jazz Piano, 3 October - Antonio Carlos Jobim, 7 November - Jazz Clarinet, 5 December - Duke Ellington.