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PAST EVENTS

3rd January 2016, 5-8pm

CLARE HIRST: Quartet gig

The Libertine Pub, Borough

James plays with alto saxophonist Clare Hirst in a quartet gig for the Sunday Jazz Sessions at the Libertine Pub. Perfect for a Sunday pub visit for Jazz and a gourmet pizza!

http://thelibertine.co.uk

www.clarehirst.co.uk

17th January 2016, 1pm

JAMES W/TAYLOR NOTCUTT: Side-by-side

Emmanuel URC, Worthing.

Worthing born pianist James Buckham welcomes long-time collaborator, London-based vocalist Taylor Notcutt for a lunchtime concert in the warm, inviting surroundings of Emmanuel UR Church.

Expect an intimate, swinging and laid-back journey through jazz classics with a modern twist.

Flyer for event

8th February 2016, 5-8pm

CLARE HIRST: Quartet gig

The Libertine Pub, Borough

James plays with alto saxophonist Clare Hirst in a quartet gig for the Sunday Jazz Sessions at the Libertine Pub. Perfect for a Sunday pub visit for Jazz and a gourmet pizza!

http://thelibertine.co.uk

www.clarehirst.co.uk

18th February 2016, 8:30pm

VST featuring guests James Buckham/Mike Wright

18 Hoofdstraat 24, 2351AK, Leiderdorp, Holland.

A visit to Holland provides a wonderful opportunity to collaborate with Dutch musician friends and play a gig of favourite soul/jazz classics in the spirit of friendship. Come and join us at the De Hollandsche Tuyn in Leiderdorp and enjoy a warm, joyful evening of music making.

VST is: Helen Regensburg (vocals); Peter Paul Regensburg (guitar/vocals)

12th March 2016, 7:30pm

Sam Jordan and the Dead Boys: Headline show

The Marwood, 52 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AF

In the runup to the release of the bands debut EP 'When Golden Morning Comes', the boys will be filling venues around London and Brighton with their hauting and meloncholic blend of folk, pop and rock.

http://www.themarwood.com/

16th March 2016, 7:30pm

Sam Jordan and the Dead Boys: Headline show

Servant Jazz Quarters, 10A Bradbury Street, Dalston, N16 8JN

In the runup to the release of the bands debut EP 'When Golden Morning Comes', the boys will be filling venues around London and Brighton with their hauting and meloncholic blend of folk, pop and rock.

http://www.themarwood.com/

28th March 2016, 9pm

Singer's Jam @ Oliver's

Oliver's Jazz and Wine Bar, 9 Nevada Street, London. SE10 9JL

Roll on down to Oliver's Jazz bar on Monday evenings for nights of swing and song led by Louise Balkwill and Ellie Bignall! House band: Louise Balkwill - voice; James Buckham - piano; Twm Dylan - bass; Ben Handysides - drums

One set from the house band followed by a jam session - all singers and instrumentalists welcome.

7th April 2016, 6:30-9pm

GIorgos Pafitis Organ Trio: Comes to Waitrose!

Kings Cross, Granary Square,1 Wharf Road, London. N1C 4BZ

An organ trio at Waitrose! The Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio plays at Waitrose's Kings Cross branch Shop, drop, drink and listen. Catch us in London ahead of the Side by Side gig next week in Worthing. Giorgos Pafitis - Guitar; James Buckham - Organ; David Dyson - Drums.

More on the Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio

16th April 2016, 7pm

Side by Side 2 w/the Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio

Emmanuel URC, St Michael's Road, Worthing BN11 4SD

Following the success of the first Side by Side concert in January with Taylor Notcutt, James is pleased to announce a second concert in the series. James is proud to present his most dynamic group, THE GIORGOS PAFITIS ORGAN TRIO. (click for more info) Come and experience the power and versatility of this ensemble in the warm, welcoming environment of Emmanuel URC.

23rd April 2016, 2pm

Malcolme Earle Smith: St George's Day

The Wonder, Batley Road, Enfield. EN2 0JG

Playing a relaxed pub gig with trombone virtuoso Malcolm Earle Smith. Part of the festivities for St George's Day - a day of events for the community in Enfield offered by the Wonder Pub. Swinging jazz guaranteed.

24th April 2016, 2pm

Sunday Afternoon Jazz @ the Montpellier

The Montpellier, Chourmert Road, Peckham, London. SE15 4AD

Sunday afternoon Jazz sessions with Phil Steel and the

Stainless Three! Nice pub for a roast dinner, a drink and fabulous music.

Roberto Manzin - Tenor Sax; James Buckham - Piano; Twm Dylan - Double Bass

5th May 2016, 7:30pm

Sam Jordan & the Dead Boys: Fringe Festival,

The Fiddler's Elbow, 11-12 Boyce's Street, Brighton. BN1 1AN

In the runup to the release of the bands debut EP 'When Golden Morning Comes', the boys will be filling venues around London and Brighton with their hauting and meloncholic blend of folk, pop and rock.

6th May 2016, 8pm

Sam & The Dead Boys: EP release show

The Joker, 2 Preston Road, Brighton. BN1 4QF

The EP is here!! Finally, after a long wait, Sam and his Dead Boys are proud to unveil their debut EP with this launch show in one of their favourite gig venues in Brighton. A year in the making, many rehearsals, shows and studio time, loving crafted in superior analogue quality at London's Toe Rag Studio. Come and celebrate the end of this first phase of the Dead Boy's journey through music, companionship and life.

19th May 2016, 6:30pm

The Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio: Comes to Waitrose!

Kings Cross, Granary Square,1 Wharf Road, London. N1C 4BZ

The Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio has been invited back to play at Waitrose's new cafe and bar in their branch in King Cross. Fresh pastries, juices, coffee, wine, ales and Jazz for a shopping experience with a difference! Demi Garcia Sabat guests on drums.

More about the Giorgos Pafitis Organ Trio

20th May 2016, 7pm

Sam & the Dead Buoys: Alternative Escape

The One Church, Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA

Post EP launch, Sam & the Dead Buoys start a new phase of their musical journey with a series of shows at the Great Escape Festival & The Alternative Escape Festival in Brighton. Time to roll out some new tunes and revamp some of those on the record for an even bigger, lusher sound. We're also pleased to welcome bassist Jamie Buller to the group as a new, full-time member.

21st May 2016, 4:45pm

Sam Jordan & the Dead Boys: the Folklore Sessions

The White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens, Brighton. BN1 4AL

Post EP launch, Sam & the Dead Buoys start a new phase of their musical journey with a series of shows at the Great Escape Festival & The Alternative Escape Festival in Brighton. Time to roll out some new tunes and revamp some of those on the record for an even bigger, lusher sound. We're also pleased to welcome bassist Jamie Buller to the group as a new, full-time member.

21st May 2016, 6:30pm

Sam & The Dead Boys @ the Marwood

The Marwood, 52 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AF

Post EP launch, Sam & the Dead Buoys start a new phase of their musical journey with a series of shows at the Great Escape Festival & The Alternative Escape Festival in Brighton. Time to roll out some new tunes and revamp some of those on the record for an even bigger, lusher sound. We're also pleased to welcome bassist Jamie Buller to the group as a new, full-time member.

22nd May 2016, 6:30pm

American Folk Music Evening @ the Foundry

The Foundry, 13-14 Foundry Street, Brighton. BN1 4AT

To end a busy weekend at The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, the Foundry pub presents the perfect setting for a absolutely relaxed evening of American Folk and Blues music. After a explosion of cutting-edge contemporary music through the festival, come and chill out with us at a classic old boozing joint to the tune of some wonderful old songs that have influenced us.

28th May 2016, 4:30pm

The Ballet School: Swan Lake SHOW 2

Teatr Polski, Polish Centre, 238-246 Kings Street, Hammersmith. W6 0RF

Every two years, the Ballet School Notting Hill puts on a large scale production. This year the children will perform an adaption of Swan Lake, in full costume and staging. A celebration of a years hard preparation.[James works during the week at the Ballet School and has been asked to play some of the music for the production.]

28th May 2016, 3pm

The Ballet School: Swan Lake SHOW 1

Teatr Polski, Polish Centre, 238-246 Kings Street, Hammersmith. W6 0RF

Every two years, the Ballet School Notting Hill puts on a large scale production. This year the children will perform an adaption of Swan Lake, in full costume and staging. A celebration of a years hard preparation.[James works during the week at the Ballet School and has been asked to play some of the music for the production.]

29th May 2016, 4:30pm

The Ballet School: Swan Lake SHOW 4

Teatr Polski, Polish Centre, 238-246 Kings Street, Hammersmith. W6 0RF

Every two years, the Ballet School Notting Hill puts on a large scale production. This year the children will perform an adaption of Swan Lake, in full costume and staging. A celebration of a years hard preparation.[James works during the week at the Ballet School and has been asked to play some of the music for the production.]

29th May 2016, 3pm

The Ballet School: Swan Lake SHOW 3

Teatr Polski, Polish Centre, 238-246 Kings Street, Hammersmith. W6 0RF

Every two years, the Ballet School Notting Hill puts on a large scale production. This year the children will perform an adaption of Swan Lake, in full costume and staging. A celebration of a years hard preparation.[James works during the week at the Ballet School and has been asked to play some of the music for the production.]

21st May 2016, 6:30pm

Sam & The Dead Buoys @ Sofar Sounds

??? Secret venue!

Sam & the Dead Buoys appear at Sofar Sounds London. Founded in London in 2010 and now based in over 200 cities around the world, Sofar Sounds is a global network of artists, hosts, and guests, all with the goal of bringing the magic back to live music. A Sofar is an intimate event where the best new (upcoming) artists perform in unique spaces to an audience of music lovers.

16th June 2016, 8pm

Sam & the Dead Buoys: Headline Show

The Islington, 1 Tolpuddle Street, London. N1 0XT

The next phase of exploration into the majesty and desolation of life through music begins for Sam and the Dead Buoys, post EP launch. New songs sure to appear alongside the now familiar music from the EP (released in May). With support from Alexs Wells.

More info on Sam Jordan & the Dead Buoys

19th June 2016, 2pm

Sunday Afternoon Jazz @ the Montpellier

The Montpellier, Chourmert Road, Peckham, London. SE15 4AD

Sunday afternoon Jazz sessions with Phil Steel and the

Stainless Three! Nice pub for a roast dinner, a drink and fabulous music.

Roberto Manzin - Tenor Sax; James Buckham - Piano; Twm Dylan - Double Bass

26th June 2016, 12noon-5pm

Class Brass Big Band: Live @ Hangleton Festival of Music

St Helen's Church, Hangleton Way, Hove. BN3 8ER

It's always a pleasure to play with old friends. James rejoins the Class Brass Big Band, retaking the seat which he held for many years before moving to London. The band will round off the live@hangleton festival - the newly rebranded Hangleton Festival of Music and Arts, for a 'Sunday Jazz on the Lawns' performance. More about the live@hangleton festival 

30th June 2016, 9pm

Morgan Brother's Big Band @ the Duke

The Duke, 125 Creek Road, Deptford, London. SE8 3BU

The Morgan Brother's Big Band play a unique mixture of stomping traditional swing charts and shell-suit strutting 80's classics, in orignal arrangements by members of the band! The band has been a monthly fixture at the Duke for a number of years now, so successful has the night been! James will be guesting in the piano chair this evening. More about the Morgan Brother's Big Band

9th June 2016, 7:30pm

Rob Campkin - Violin Recital

St Helen's Church, Hangleton Way, Hove. BN3 8ER

James performs again with long term collaborator, classical violinist Rob Campkin. Programme includes music by Brahms, Mozart, Kreizler, Shostakovitch plus a couple of Brazilian and Jazz tunes. The pair will be joined by cellist Richard Campkin to form a piano trio for a part of the concert. Rob Campkin - Violin; Richard Campkin - Cello; James Buckham - piano.

10th July 2016, 2pm

Sunday Afternoon Jazz @ the Montpellier

The Montpellier, Chourmert Road, Peckham, London. SE15 4AD

Sunday afternoon Jazz sessions with Phil Steel and the

Stainless Three! Nice pub for a roast dinner, a drink and fabulous music.

Roberto Manzin - Tenor Sax; James Buckham - Piano; Twm Dylan - Double Bass

8th August 2016, 9pm

Singer's Jam @ Oliver's

Oliver's Jazz and Wine Bar, 9 Nevada Street, London. SE10 9JL

Roll on down to Oliver's Jazz bar on Monday evenings for nights of swing and song led by Louise Balkwill and Ellie Bignall! House band: Louise Balkwill - voice; James Buckham - piano; Twm Dylan - bass; Ben Handysides - drums

One set from the house band followed by a jam session - all singers and instrumentalists welcome.

15th September 2015, 4:00pm

LORETTA TOSSON: Final Recital

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, SE10 9JF

2 years of study come to a close as students prepare for their final recitals.

Tenor saxophonist and flutist Loretta Tosson presents her Masters Final Recital featuring:

Loretta Tosson: Tenor Sax/Flute

James Buckham: Piano/Rhodes

Daniel Casimir: Double Bass

Ben Handysides: Drums

25th September 2016, 4:15pm

Courtyard Art's Centre: 20th Year Celebration

Courtyard Arts/Community Centre, Port Vale, Hertford. SG14 3AA

Jazz with singer Barbara Hopkin to support the celebrations of Courtyard Arts and Community Centre, Hertford's leading visual arts centre.

 

Read about Courtyard Arts and Community Centre here

4th December 2016, 2pm

Sunday Afternoon Jazz @ the Montpellier

The Montpellier, Chourmert Road, Peckham, London. SE15 4AD

Sunday afternoon Jazz sessions with Phil Steel and the

Stainless Three! Nice pub for a roast dinner, a drink and fabulous music.

Rob Griffin - Tenor Sax; James Buckham - Piano; Twm Dylan - Double Bass

14th December 2016, 5:30pm

Central Family Court Carol Service

St Alban the Martyr, Brook Street, London. EC1N 7RD

A festive treat with singer Barbara Hopkins. Well-loved yuletide classics guaranteed with a jazzy twist.

 

31st December 2016, 2pm

NYE Masked Ball Party

The Clarence, 2 Silver Street, Bury . BL9 0EX

LIVE music for a Mystical Masquerade Ball at the Clarence, Bury provided by a first rate band playing all your favourite swing and classic pop tunes to get you in a dancing mood.

Ellie Smith - Vocals; James Buckham - Piano; Frank Grime - Bass

www.theclarence.co.uk - Website

2016