25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE 606 CLUB AT LOTS ROAD
OVER 40 BANDS IN TWELVE DAYS
MAY 22 - JUNE 2
...and thanks to OUR EVENT PARTNERS
"Yamaha congratulates the 606 Club on their 25th year in producing some of the best live jazz from across the world. We value our longstanding relationship with the 606 and the opportunity to enable so many great musicians and jazz artists to perform using the club’s cherished Yamaha S6 Grand Piano."
"25 years and still going strong. Another 25 and you will catch up with us!! Good luck and have a great Festival"- Charlie Watts
Tommy Blaize Band/Samara
SUNDAY JUNE 2 | 8:00pm |£15
8:00pm LIANE CARROLL **Winner BBC Jazz Awards 2005/6** “Parliamentary Jazz Awards Musician of The year 2008” The first artist ever to win two BBC Jazz Awards in the same year, for Best Vocalist and Best of Jazz, Liane is a dynamic vocalist and pianist whose amazing talent has been captivating audiences around the world. She is recognised as one of the finest singer/pianists on the scene, working with the likes of Gerry Rafferty, Ladysmith Black Mombazo and Paul McCartney, and has been a featured performer at Glastonbury Festival. Her albums have been received with universal acclaim and led to an hour long special on BBC TV featuring her performance at the Brecon Jazz Festival. Her latest CD “Up and Down” on Quiet money records, produced by Grammy-nominated trumpeter/producer James McMillan, has garnered impressive reviews, “magical” Guardian, “brilliant” Observer. A world class performer, her powerful blues-tinged voice combined with strong piano playing and exciting infectious material, not to mention a wicked sense of humour, make this a truly remarkable gig.
“Liane Carroll...she seems in some magical way to be made out of music” The Observer
9:15pm THE TOMMY BLAIZE BAND. Liverpudlian Tommy Blaize is a fantastic singer/keyboardist who is widely admired and respected throughout the music business. Although for many years an unseen figure behind the scenes, his voice is familiar to millions from work with the likes of Tina Turner, Craig David, Brand New Heavies, Joe Cocker, Marti Pellow and Lulu and from TV ads such as Coca Cola, Levis, British Gas & British Airways. Considered one of the most in-demand session singers on the scene Tommy has been finally achieving some hugely deserved recognition as a brilliant singer in his own right after his appearances as the resident singer on BBC TV’s “Strictly Come Dancing” (oh, that singer!). A great guy and a fantastic performer it is with enormous pleasure that we welcome Tommy to the Club this evening with his own fantastic band, featuring fellow “Strictly” band members Dave Arch-piano, Trevor Barry-bass, Andy Caine-guitar/vocals, Paul Dunne-guitar and Ian Thomas-drums playing a selection of classic Groove and R&B standards with possibly the odd Jazz tune thrown in for good measure. With several hundred years experience between them at the very top level this brilliant gig from the Tommy Blaize Band is an absolute must – trust me!
“Tommy Blaize…oozes Soul and class” Jazz n Jazz.
“Cracking Latin-jazz quintet led by 606 proprietor Steve Rubie on flute and alto saxophone…explores these Latin jazz classics in great rhythmic style” Time Out