[Dixielandjazz] UK Festival Update

John Petters jdpetters at btinternet.com
Mon Jun 18 02:20:55 PDT 2007

Greetings folks,
Here’s a reminder about some super festivals in the UK over the coming 
Next Weekend: Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th June – Upton Upon Severn Jazz 
Festival. Organised by Sir Alan Buckley and his team, this is one of the 
biggest festivals in the UK. I am delighted to be involved again and 
will be performing on all three days with the John Petters International 
All Stars with Herbert Christ, trumpet (Germany), Paolo Alderighi, piano 
(Italy), Trevor Whiting, reeds (Friday only) and James Evans, reeds 
(Saturday & Sunday), Mike Pointon, trombone & Keith Donald, bass. In 
addition I will be presenting a Tribute to the Benny Goodman Trio with 
Paolo and James.
See a video clip of Herbert & Paolo with my band at Harlow on YouTube
See James in Goodman Trio mode at

The Festival has 53 bands, & 10 venues. The line-up includes, Chris 
Barber, Allen Beechey’s Bright Stars, Phil Mason, etc.
Tickets :	Weekend £45
		Friday: £16
		Sunday: £20
Tel:01684 593254.

The International Louis Armstrong Celebration Jazz Festival @ South 
Downs Holiday Village, Bracklesham Bay, nr Chichester, Sussex.
Friday 14th – Monday 17th September.
The International Allstars will be there along with Morten Gunnar Larsen 
(Norway), David Blenkhorn, (Australia) and a whole host of UK jazz 
stars. Full board accommodation and all music from only £184 per person. 
Tel; 0800 496 0673 (International +44 1406 365731
Click  http://www.traditional-jazz.com/mainpages/bracklesham.htm
For details.
See David Blenkhorn’s brilliant guitar playing in action

The 5th William Shakespeare International Jazz ‘n’ Swing Festival at the 
4 star Stratford Holday Inn Hotel, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire.
Similar line-up to the above. For details :

Now You Has Jazz Jazz Jazz Festival – Pakefield Suffolk Friday 29th 
February – 3rd March 2008. Brochure and details soon.

I look forward to seeing you at one or all of these great events. Please 
let your friends know as well.

Keep swinging

John Petters
Amateur Radio Station G3YPZ

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