Belfast Telegraph

Classical Music 9/4/10

By Philip Hammond

Jazz at the Courtyard, Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey,|Tuesday, 7.45 pm

The Panama Jazz Band was founded eight years ago by David McVeigh, a local trumpet player and New Orleans Jazz enthusiast. The band has had a number of personnel changes over the years and today comprises a six-man outfit: Davy McVeigh, leader, trumpet and vocals; Ray McKendry, deputy leader and drums; Tommy Locke, guitar; Ivan Black (pictured), tenor, clarinet, soprano sax, piano and arranger; Billy Richardson, trombone, cornet and vocals; Harry Trixie Hamilton, bass and vocals. The full ensemble will be appearing at the Courtyard Theatre in Newtownabbey on Tuesday May 11 at 7.45 pm, celebrating the end of the season for Newtownabbey Music Club.

Tickets: £10 available from Courtyard Theatre Box Office. Tel: 028 9034 0202

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