Towcester U3A

Jazz Appreciation Group

Meetings of the Jazz Appreciation Group have been postponed because of the Covid-19 crisis

Being an optimist I am planning to resume sessions in September. Watch this space

Malcolm Shepherd - Co-ordinator


We play jazz recordings on the third Monday of each month from 10:00 am until 12 noon in the function room of Towcester Mill Brewery located in Chantry Lane, Towcester, NN12 6AD

All types of jazz and near jazz are played including: Ragtime, Blues, New Orleans, Chicago, Swing, Big Band, Be-Bop, Cool, Hard Bop, Avant Garde, etc. as well as current and uncategorisable artists.

The meeting format consists of a presentation, usually by a group member, on topics such as Jazz as an Art Form, Gerry Mulligan, Cannonball Adderley, Sidney Bechet, Latin Jazz, South African Jazz, Pee Wee Russell, & Blue Note Records ).

See "Programme" for more details of past and future presentations.

The group started sessions in January 2014 and currently has a regular attendances of around 20 members

Anyone who is interested in Jazz is welcome to join us at these sessions but membership of the Towcester U3A is essential.

Please use the contact email for further details