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  • We are pretty excited about our Terrace Soul and Jazz Funk Weekender. With events in both the UK and overseas being curtailed over the last 2 years we've got lots of catching up to do. Brought to you by the same original award winning events team voted the Top Soul Club Night outside of London past and present. The inaugural Terrace Soul and Jazz Funk Weekender takes place at The Upscale Alexandra House on Friday November 11th to Sunday 13th November 2022.
    Alexandra House is a modern 4 Star contemporary Hotel boasting 152 en-suite bedrooms with impressive leisure facilities comprising of heated swimming pool, steam room and spa pool and gym Alexandra House is a a Venue Collection/Portfolio Hotel which won team of the year at The 2021 M&IT Travel Industry Awards
    Situated on the M4 corridor J15 /J16 meaning easy commuting distance / road trip from London, Thames Valley, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, South Wales, Bristol and surrounding areas. There is also a distinct " London " feel abut this Weekender with both artiste and guest from London already confirmed on the line up.
    The week end starts off Friday Evening with a Welcome Party hosted by from London, Ash Selector ( Solar Radio ) with residents Paul Alexander and ChrisJazzieB playing modern contemporary soul with Rich Beggar multi number one UK Soul Chart Recoding Artiste together with the Legend that is James Morton, saxophonist performing ' live '
    The Weekend has an All Dayer feel about it with Saturday afternoon session being hosted by, from London, the Dons - Aitch B ( Soul 11 Soul ) and Perry Louise ( Shiftless Shuffle ) bringing their brand "All about Da Boogie" to Alexandra House playing Jazz -Funk and Boogie all on original vinyl
    Saturday Evening promises to be something really special if you like your 70s and 80s Jazz Funk with Headliner The Brit Funk Association , performing " live " in concert with former members of Hi-Tension, Light Of The World, Incognito, Beggar and Co and Second image with Paul Lewis ( JFSR / Brunel Rooms ) and Ash Selector taking you through to the early hours of Sunday Morning.
    The Sunday afternoon All Dayer Jazz Funk sessions are hosted by Lorne Dailey ( Do What You Wanna Do ) with Shaun Gallager ( Camp Soul ) and Al B ( JFSR )
    Also hosting Room2 over the weekend Terrace Soul residents Mister M / Doctor Jazz
    Why not extend your stay from as little as £50 room rate and join us Sunday Evening for our Closing party sessions with Lenny G ( JFSR/ Camp Soul ) and Ash Selector and UK Soul Chart vocalist Richard Alexander Davis
    We've secured some pretty good early bird rates with our friends at Alexandra House and the rooms are flying out so you you need to jump on this :
    Friday and Saturday - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast - £170.00 Single occupancy
    Friday and Saturday nights - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast - £240.00 Double occupancy
    Saturday only - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast - £105.00 Single occupancy
    Saturday only - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast - £150.00 Double occupancy
    Sunday only - Bed and Breakfast - £50.00 Single occupancy
    Sunday only - Bed and Breakfast - £60.00 Double occupancy
    (Includes Friday Evening Hot Food Buffet : Saturday Evening Caribbean Dinner Jerk Chicken Rice N Peas. Sunday Late Brunch)
    How to book Hotel
    The Links are now ' live ' on our website for Hotel Reservations :
    1 - for a 2 night stay for 2 people Dinner Bed and Breakfast £240 book now , here is the link

    2- a 3 night stay to include Sunday , 2 people Dinner Bed and Breakfast £300 book now, here is the link

    To book all you need do is enter name address and credit card number.
    For Single Occupancy,Twin rooms or Saturday Night only please e mail anna.michalski@thevenuescollection.co.uk with your phone number and Anna will ring you alternatively Anna is contactable on 01793819038
    Alternatively go to https://www.terracesoul.co.uk/contact/

    Weekend EVENT PASSES £60 no booking fee. Please make payment to
    Account name: TERRACE SOUL EVENTS
    Sort Code: 56-00-05
    Account number: 30820286
    IBAN: GB58NWBK56000530820286
    Please insert your mobile phone as a payment reference for receipt to be sent

    All profits are being donated to Cancer Research UK
    This event is only suitable for over 30's
    For further information contact
    Paul Alexander Tel 07968845166
    ChrisJazzyB Tel 07729 034479
    Line up maybe subject to change
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  • For Jazz Appreciation Month Alex brings to the Jazzy Afternoons program at The Fox and Falcon the next generation of jazz with his North Jersey Jazz Ensemble to honor the culture of Jazz and help us all swing into spring. Come join us Apr 11th with Alex Desrivieres @alleycatsax and Josh November on Bass, Jerry Ulichny on Guitar, Ken O'Rourke on drums. Gregory Burrus Productions Sponsors Jazzy Afternoons at The Fox and Falcon NJ in South Orange NJ
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  • The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation(LAEF) and WBGO’s Kids Jazz Concert Series present the multi-Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria MULTIVERSE Big Band, featuring Janis Siegel, Antoinette Montague and Jennifer Jade Ledesna, in a Latin jazz tribute to Louis Armstrong in association with Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture at Hostos Community College. The Bobby Sanabria MULTIVERSE Big Band will rhythmically retrace the African footprints of Latin jazz, from The Big Apple to the Big Easy, back to Armstrong, who lived much of his adult years in Queens, New York. On that dancing afternoon in the Bronx, they will gather together, as Armstrong would say “in the cause of happiness.” Adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Advance reservations are required.
  • When Pedrito Martínez extended his hand for an introductory shake, I noticed how similar its texture is to the skin of a conga — as if his hands have…
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