BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS ALL PREVIOUS THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE EVENTS HAVE ALL BEEN FULLY BOOKED.
THURSDAY 3rd February - 7.30PM
Derek Nash & the Martin Dale Quartet Love Jazz? Love cocktails? A wonderful evening awaits with some of the best jazz musicians in the UK!
Join us at Bar 1620 for a bravura display of contemporary saxophone with Derek Nash & the Martin Dale Quartet. We can't wait for our 2022 series of "Thursday Night Live" Events starting on Thursday 3rd February from 7.30pm.
Following on from his amazing Hogmanay Night with Jools Holland, Derek Nash is now on tour with the brilliant Martin Dale Quartet and they have chosen to return once again to Bar 1620 Dartmouth. It's definitely a night not to miss, and previous events have always sold out in days, so be quick and book your tickets today.
Tickets are £6.50 per person and are available by emailing us, or you can book online via Eventbrite. Please note:- Unfortunately tickets are not refundable and you must arrive by 8.00pm latest on the night otherwise we cannot guarantee entry. If you are booking as a group of 2 or 3 you may be sharing a table with another small group. DEREK NASH - British Jazz Award-winning Derek Nash - bandleader, composer, arranger, record producer and engineer - is one of the UK’s busiest jazz musicians. He is leader of six bands, each with its own unique sound and featuring some of the top jazz musicians in the UK today. Derek has been a full-time member of the Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra since 2004 and is also a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion. With these bands, he has enjoyed sharing the stage with many great artists including Tom Jones, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Jack Bruce, Amy Winehouse, Michael Buble and Sir Paul McCartney. He is one of the most in-demand and respected guest instrumentalists for jazz clubs across the UK and has received numerous nominations in the British Jazz Awards. In the jazz-funk world he has performed with David Benoit, Brian Culbertson, Ernie Watts, Mezzoforte, Nelson Rangell and Don and Dave Grusin. Derek is a prolific composer, regularly penning compositions for his various bands and undertaking commissions. He has also composed for television and radio. As an arranger, and following in the footsteps of his father, Pat Nash (who was an arranger for the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra) Derek has worked for many major artists including Jools Holland, Annie Lennox, David Sanborn, Nile Rogers, Gregory Porter and Chaka Khan. In addition to his own recordings, Derek has also guested with other major artists including Don Grusin, Jack Bruce, Bob Dorough, Rumer and Shakatak. As a record producer and engineer, Derek received a gold disc for his work with Jamie Cullum for his ‘Pointless Nostalgic’ album and has recorded some of the leading UK jazz artists including Stan Tracey, Bobby Wellins, Georgie Fame, George Melly, Alan Barnes, Geoff Gascoyne and Digby Fairweather.
MARTIN DALE is one of the most popular saxophonists in the South West. He runs his own quartet and appears regularly as a guest soloist. He was a member of the John Burch Octet, taking the tenor sax position when Dick Morrissey became ill, and is also a member of the London based group “Sax Appeal” and "Jack Bruce Blues Experience". He has worked on the Q.E.2 as lead alto player, backing such artists as Neil Sedaka, Petula Clark, and Tom Jones. Martin’s Plymouth based band has worked with Jim Mullen, Roy Williams, Dick Pearce, Bruce Adams, Digby Fairweather and the highly acclaimed Peter King to name but a few. Martin has also worked with the 2008 X Factor winner, Alexandra Burke. He has recorded for the BBC on radio and television sound tracks. To date he has released 8CDs which have been played on both Radio 2,3 and Jazz FM. Martin makes regular appearances at UK Jazz festivals, where he has performed with Lee Gibson, Alan Barnes, and Mark Nightingale.