Thurs 1st Nov - Satori

Admission £10

SATORI is a contemporary jazz trio from Perrier award winning saxophonist JOSEPHINE DAVIES, featuring drummer James Maddren and bassist Dave Whitford. The deliberate omission of a chordal instrument leaves a more spacious texture for the three musicians to explore the basic compositional elements Davies offers. This is a new direction for her, and one that showcases her creativity and strongly melodic improvisational approach. Although the focus of this band is on group interaction, exploration, and freedom from traditional set structures, Satori is also an accessible and hugely dynamic jazz ensemble. Their debut album was released in 2017 on Whirlwind Recordings to wide acclaim.


Josephine Davies - saxophone

Dave Whitford - bass

James Maddren - drums


Thurs 8th Nov - The Nigel Price Organ Trio with Vasilis Xenopoulos

Admission £10

The NIGEL PRICE Organ Trio is led by one of Britain’s finest guitarists. Nigel's blend of flowing, fiery bebop lines, deep blues feeling and his will to swing hard has made him a big hit with jazz audiences everywhere. The group won the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Awards for ‘best jazz ensemble’ and more recently ‘best small group’ in the 2017 British Jazz Awards. Formed in 2002, this trio has worked hard, playing hundreds of venues both in the UK and abroad including ten residencies at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London and has undertaken five extensive UK tours. They will be joined by UK sax virtuoso VASILIS XENOPOULOS, one of London's up top jazz saxophonists. Originally from Athens but now resident in London, he has worked with Jim Mullen, Steve Waterman, Alan Barnes, Derek Nash, Hiromi, Jason Lindner and many others.


Nigel Price - guitar

Vasilis Xenopoulos - tenor sax

Ross Stanley - organ

Winston Clifford - drums


Thurs 29th Nov – The Zoë Gilby Quartet - GIG CANCELLED



Thurs 13th Dec - Fabled

Admission £10

Saxophonist/clarinetist SAM RAPLEY brings together a select handful of Britain’s most exciting young musicians to play original music from the group’s debut album. Taking inspiration from Debussy, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan and Bon Iver, the music of Fabled explores the wealth of textures, harmonies and grooves available in the traditional jazz quintet setting. Heavily influenced by music for film, and the relationship between music and storytelling, they are always searching for their own new ways to tell the classic, age-old stories.


Sam Rapley – saxophone/clarinet

Alex Munk – guitar

Matt Robinson – piano

Conor Chaplin – bass

Will Glaser – drums


Coming in 2019! - Martin Speake, Ari Hoenig, Julian Siegel, Phil Donkin, Henry Lowther, Tony Woods..............




All gigs start at 8.15pm

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The BLUE BOAR, 29 Market Close, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NE