Emily Francis

Ealing Jazz Festival

Wednesday 29 July – Sunday 2 August |  Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing

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Ealing Jazz Festival is a show-stopping music event with dozens of local and international acts, ready to light up the big-top tent in Walpole Park once again!

This year, we have another five days of fantastic music lined up for you, with big band favourites, funky Latin tunes, jazz and funk fusion, bebop, hard bop, contemporary jazz and more.

Artistic Director, Dick Esmond, is the programmer and compère for the jazz festival’s main stage and Bar tent Duo’s. Pete Watson, W5 and Global Local have compèred the South Stage line up.

Check out the 2015 programme below. You can click on the artists to read their bio’s or visit our Performers A – Z page.

The Late Sessions 2015
29, 30, 31 July | 10.30pm-12.30pm – Free entry
The Grove, The Green, Ealing, W5 5QX

Vasilis Xenopoulos – sax
Mark Rose – bass
Chris Nickolls – drums
with Sara Dowling, Bill Mudge, Paolo Losi, Andrew Kingslow and Mike Outram.
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Ealing Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary – Jazz Fringe 2015
Eve of Festival Jazz `n` Barbecue Garden Party Tuesday 28 July | 7pm – 11pm
Free admission | The Drayton Court Hotel 2 The Avenue, West Ealing  W13 8PH

Dick Esmond Trio featuring Alan Berry and Ken Rankine with special guests Sarah Moule, Ray Gelato, Jimmy Hastings and Enrico Tomasso heading an array of Jazz Festival artistes.
Enquiries:  020 89971019

Festival Extra Time the Plough Wednesday 29, Thursday 30 & Friday 31 July
10.30pm – 12.30am | Free admission
29 July: Nick Mills/Damian Cook Quintet with Graeme Taylor, Jeremy Brown & Andy Ball
30 July: Willie Garnett & Max Brittain with Alan Berry, Ken Rankine & Don Cook
31 July:  Jack Honeyborne Qnt with Roy Willox, Enrico Tomasso, Peter Morgan & Marc Parnell
The Plough Inn 297 Northfield Avenue, Ealing  W5 4XB
Enquiries:  020 8567 1416

Festival Reflections Thursday 13 August   8pm – midnight | Free admission
Dick Esmond Trio with Willie Garnett, Enrico Tomasso, Nick Mills and many more artists from Ealing Jazz Festival 2015.  The Plough Inn 297 Northfield Avenue, Ealing  W5 4XB
Enquiries:  0290 8567 1416

Ealing Jazz Festival - Wednesday 29.07.15

Performer Stage Time
Ted Beament & John Rees Jones Bar stage 18:15 - 21:15
Ken McCarthy Quintet Main stage 19:30 - 20:45
Tony Oliver Quartet South stage 19:30 - 20:30
The Jazz Mondays South stage 21:00 - 22:00
Vasilis Xenopoulos Standard Time Quintet Main stage 21:15 - 10:30

Ealing Jazz Festival - Thursday 30.07.15

Performer Stage Time
Jack Honeyborne & Mark Rose Bar stage 17:00 - 21:15
Nick Mills and the Blue Note Project Main stage 17:45 - 19:00
Vilija and the Late Night Band South stage 18:00 - 19:00
Gill Cook Quintet Main stage 19:30 - 20:45
Jeh South stage 19:30 - 20:30
Selectric South stage 21:00 - 22:00
Ray Gelato Giants Main stage 21:15 - 22:30

Ealing Jazz Festival - Friday 31.07.15

Performer Stage Time
DOHnuts South stage 15:30 - 16:30
Sarah Tandy Quartet Main stage 14:00 - 15:15
Macusi Youth South stage 14:00 - 15:00
John Horler & Tim Wells Bar stage 15:15 - 19:15
Mick Sexton’s Torus Main stage 15:45 - 17:00
Toy Rokit feat. Mike Outram South stage 17:00 - 18:00
Matt Wates Sextet Main stage 17:30 - 18:45
Camilla George Quartet South stage 18:45 - 19:50
Frank Griffith Nonet Main stage 19:15 - 20:30
Ahmed Family Hafla South stage 20:30 - 21:45
Keith Waithe and The Macusi Players Main stage 21:15 - 22:30

Ealing Jazz Festival - Saturday 01.08.15

Performer Stage Time
Chris Hodgkins and his Band Main stage 14:00 - 15:15
DJ Cal Jader South stage 14:30 - 22:30
The Lydian Collective South stage 14:30 - 15:30
Alan Berry & Peter Hughes Bar stage 15:15 - 19:15
Paul Carmichael’s Flight featuring Vanessa Haynes Main stage 15:45 - 17:00
Smittys Big Four South stage 16:00 - 17:00
Andrew Butcher and Butcher’s Brew Main stage 17:30 - 18:45
Immigrant Swing South stage 17:30 - 18:30
Nomad Collective South stage 19:00 - 20:00
Adrian Macintosh Quartet Main stage 19:15 - 20:30
The Fontanas South stage 20:30 - 21:30
The Fletcher Parnell Project Main stage 21:15 - 22:30

Ealing Jazz Festival - Sunday 02.08.15

Performer Stage Time
Emily Francis Quartet Main stage 14:00 - 15:15
London Gypsy Orchestra South stage 14:00 - 15:00
Dick Cook’s Jambalaya Parade Band Around the festival site 15:15 - 19:15
Qureshi: The Esoteric Collective South stage 15:30 - 16:30
Winston Morson’s Off The Cuff Main stage 15:45 - 17:00
Ken McCarthy & Phil Berry Bar stage 17:00 - 21:00
Marama Cafe Band South stage 17:00 - 18:00
Claire Davies Quintet Main stage 17:30 - 18:45
Allan Weekes Quintet South stage 18:45 - 19:45
Jack Honeyborne Band Main stage 19:15 - 20:30
Bassistry South stage 20:30 - 21:45
Dick Esmond’s Sound of 17 Big Band Main stage 21:15 - 22:30

Line-ups may change due to illness and unforeseen circumstances. You won’t be able to bring bikes, dogs and glass bottles into Ealing Summer Festivals’ venues. You can bring in some alcohol (not in glass bottles) but security staff will have the final say over how much is allowed.