YORKSHIRE born Clare Teal is one of the most successful female British jazz singers in decades with a string of 10 albums behind her, including the UK National Top 20 and multi award winning Sony released album Don't Talk. She's following up a successful 2011 with an even busier year. After a two month trip to New Zealand and Hong Kong, Clare returned to the UK and her extended Feeling Good tour. In between dates she continues to make and present two weekly big band shows for BBC Radio 2, and write a regular newspaper column. Catch her at the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne on Thursday 22nd November. For more details call the box office on 01202 885566.
Dance to Alan Pickering's Spirit of New Orleans Jazz Band at the Bournemouth Trad Jazz Club on Monday 19th November, starting at 8pm. The venue is the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham (opposite Haskins garden centre) with its large dance floor, free car parking and affordable drinks. For more information on the club and the regular band, visit www.tradjazzband.co.uk or call 01202 578582.
And the regulars:
Sunday lunchtime session at Jazzy's in Sandbanks, 1-4pm featuring the Andy Urquhart Quartet with special guests.
Trumpet player Tony Robinson leads The Chicago Jazz Aces at the White Buck Hotel, Burley (01425 402264) on Thursdays, 8.30-11pm.