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The Pete Allen Jazz Band
By Newbury Royal British Legion

Top jazz entertainer Pete Allen returns with his Band to his hometown of Newbury to start a new series of monthly shows on Sunday afternoons at the British Legion Club in Pelican Lane. Starting in February, the sessions will run from 2.30pm to 5pm on the first Sunday in the month with an admission at the door of £15.  Doors open at 1.30pm and pre-show Sunday lunch is available from 12noon. For your table reservation call Dave direct at the club on 07555 364775.


Pete was born in Newbury and attended Winchcombe Primary and Junior Schools and the Downs, Compton. He formed his professional jazz band in 1978 and has continued to entertain audiences at festivals, theatres and clubs around the world with his slick presentation of happy music featuring a team of talented and much respected musicians featuring James Clemas (piano), Roger Marks (trombone), Chris Hodgkins (trumpet), Jim Newton (drums) and Dave Hanratty (bass) along with Pete on clarinet, saxophones, banjo and vocals.  All the musicians will be travelling up from the South-West including Pete who now resides in Liskeard Cornwall.


The band at the Legion with its superb facilities which includes an ideal acoustic function room for music will play a selection of happy songs and instrumentals presented with lots of fun with tributes to some of the great legends of jazz including Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller and Sidney Bechet and many more!


Further details please email Jane on or visit

02 July
2:30pm - 5:00pm
Newbury Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion, Pelican Lane
£15 on the door