November & December Jazz Programme

We've got another great lineup of talented Jazz musicians for your Monday evening's entertainment from 6pm - and with our Martini Mondays offer running from 5pm there really is no better way to relax and unwind!


7th November
Kim Cypher

This will be a very special performance as part of Kim’s debut album tour. Her new album is called Make Believe and the album tour features Kim’s amazing voice and saxophone, with an outstanding group of musicians from around the UK. Her debut album builds on Kim’s inimitable style, crossing genres between jazz, blues, soul, Latin and funk. Great band, amazing new album. Catch Kim here!

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14th November
Josephine Arthur & The Master Blasters

The wonderful, amazing, awe‑inspiring vocalist, Josephine Arthur, and her brilliant new band, the Master Blasters! She has been inspired by a huge range of wonderful artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Nina Simone, to Stevie Wonder, Prince, Amy Winehouse and many more. Her voice is warm and sweet, and has been described as “like bathing in chocolate”. Come and find out why!

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21st November
Damon Brown Korean Trio

We are really delighted to welcome international jazz trumpeter, Damon Brown, to the stage. He’s an award winning musician and composer, famous for his work with a huge range of jazz musicians across Europe, the USA, Russia and Japan. Damon is now based in Seoul, South Korea, and for the first time, he brings his incredible Korean Trio to Europe. Featuring Damon on trumpet and vocals, Kang Woong on guitar, and Park Jin Kyo on double bass. This gig is part of a European tour, celebrating the release of their new album "Walking On".

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28th November
Emily Saunders Quartet

Internationally renowned, critically acclaimed vocalist and composer Emily Saunders brings her powerful mix of Latin-infused grooves and amazing vocal prowess to the Daffodil for this special performance. She combines spirited grooves, driving basslines, sultry ballads, with splashes of drum & bass, 60’s soul and jazz.

"Absolutely brilliant" (Jamie Cullum)
"One for the jazz dance clubs" (Gilles Peterson)
"Jazz album of the year so far" (The Independent)

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5th December
Ben Holder's BHQ

We are very excited to welcome Ben Holder’s BHQ to The Daffodil. The grandmaster leads this brilliant band on piano, vocals and violin – and that’s just him! They will be performing an amazingly diverse repertoire, from the vibrant swing of Stephane Grappelli, through to the foot-tapping grooves of Jamie Cullum and Michael Bublé. We know Ben from his other brilliant bands, including Gypsy Fire and the Derek Parvicini Quartet. The BHQ is a very special treat.

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12th December
Esta B Daley Quartet

A welcome return to the wonderful, award-winning vocalist, Esta B Daley. Winner of the worldwide Jazz FM Pure Solo vocal award, Esta has worked with Cleveland Watkiss, Snake Davis, Jim Mullen and many more. An incredible voice, inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, Dionne Warwick, Jill Scott, Betty Carter, Natalie Cole and so many more. Crossing genres with deep musicality, and supported by an incredible band. Following on from rave reviews from last time, she is back!

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19th December
Abi K & The Roadsters

Bright new vocal star, Abi Kelsey, is the new kid on the block, and she is amazing! A soulful mix of originals, blues, soul & jazz from Abi, inspired by her jazz and soul hero divas, from Amy Winehouse to Nina Simone. Featuring amazing musicians Tom Clarke-Hill (bass), Lee Jones (guitar) and Nick Millward (drums). Type ‘Abi K & The Roadsters’ at www.facebook.com for sounds and videos. Brilliant, sassy, vivacious, new and super groovy!

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24th December
Kim Cypher’s Christmas Quartet
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVE PERFORMANCE

By special request, we’ve asked Kim back for this very wonderful Christmas Eve evening performance. As always, Kim brings together a wonderful collaboration of brilliant musicians, taking a fresh and vibrant take on songs from across genres, and today, with a delicate sprinkling of Christmas spirit!

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31st December
The Femmes
At The Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party

The final treat of the year is the performance of the incredible 3-piece vocal harmony group, The Femmes, who will be appearing as part of our Great Gatsby themed New Year’s Eve party (See the link further down this page). This brilliant all-girl band has a mutual love for everything 40s & 50s, from the fashions to the iconic songs & artists. They adore the Andrews Sisters, they have the moves, the harmonies, and a brilliant retro twist to contemporary songs. This will be an amazing New Year’s Eve party. The Femmes are incredible!

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