St.Ives Jazz Club

Matt Johns (keys) Larry Johns (Alto) Alex Black (Bass) Martin Bowie (Gtr) Tom Jackson (Drums) Joel Dowling (Tenor). Most Jazz Club pics courtesy of Frank Johns

St.Ives Jazz Club

This outfit, which we named "Hot Sauce" performed at the club a few of years ago

St.Ives Jazz Club

Mostly students from Truro College

St.Ives Jazz Club

Matt Johns (keys) Larry Johns (Alto) Alex Black (Bass) Martin Bowie (Gtr) Allison Sutton (Alto) Tom Jackson (Drums) Duncan Sim (Tenor)...Hidden behind Duncan is Jane Marks on Trumpet!


A version of "Hot Sauce" performing at the Vienne Jazz Festival. I was lucky enough to be asked to supply musicians and bands for that festival for many years, having taken over the MD's baton from the late and great Bob Peters.


This was taken in Normandy, on our way down to Vienne. They asked us to do a street concert.


Front line.

St.Ives Jazz Club

The guys were made up to be forwarded the following email from the club. "...I had the pleasure of visiting your club for the first time on 21st Feb with my sister and her husband when you had 3 student jazz saxophonists on the bill. It was a great experience and really encouraged my own journey into jazz. I have attached two photographs of the three, which you are free to pass on to them for their personal use and for the use of the St Ives Jazz Club. Keep up the great work! Dr. Nigel Peters The Hague..." One of his pictures (B/W, which makes a nice change!) is above.

Royal Cornwall Show

This was a pre-Vienne warm-up concert. 2009, I think.


Version 4 of "Hot Sauce" at Vienne.

Rehearsal Band

In rehearsal for a club gig.

Jazz Club

Friendly Sax "battle" with student at the club.

For Vienne

Truro College Jazz Orchestra in rehearsal for Vienne