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Here is the jazz calendar for the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club. 

Monday 3 February
Alan Pickering’s Spirit of New Orleans at the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club, starting at 8pm.  The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins Garden Centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks. £5 admission.

Tuesday 4  February
The Bernie Farrenden Quartet in the restaurant at the Amberwood Inn, 154 Ringwood Rd, Walkford, Dorset BH23 5RQ, tel. 01425 272627. Full menu, £3 cover charge, advance booking advisable. Jazz starts at 8pm.
Every Wednesday
Dinner Jazz at the Lord Bute, 181-185 Lymington Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 4JS. Wednesday Jazz every week throughout the year is a very popular night so reservations are essential; tel. 01425 278884. Three course table d’hôte dinner menu is £25.95 per person.
Every Thursday
Tony Robinson’s Chicago Jazz Aces at the Fishermans Haunt Salisbury Road, Winkton, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7AS.  Jazz starts at 8.30pm. Food and drink with full table service available (bookings 01202 477283).  Free admission.
Thursday 6 February
The Alan James Band with special guest Chris Dean (trombone, vocals), at the New Forest Jazz Club, Tel. 0845 270 2248, at Sandy Balls, Tel: 0844 693 1050.  Admission is £7, the evening commences at 7.30pm and a bar is provided. Food available from the restaurant and can be eaten in the function room.  No advance booking required.
Friday 7 February
The Bernie Farrenden Trio plus special guests Jackie Hicks (vocals), John Critchinson (piano) and Alan Melly (reeds) at Hoburne Bashley, Sway Road, New Milton.  £10 admission.  Phone Bernie 01425 276471 for details and tickets.
Monday 10 February
Sussex Jazz Kings at the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club, starting at 8pm.  The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks. £8 admission.
Tuesday 11 February 2014
The Bernie Farrenden Jazz Delights Trio in the restaurant at The Nelson Tavern, 75 Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3NJ. Contact 01202 485 105 or enquiries@nelsontavern.com. Thai and English food. Jazz starts at 8pm.
Friday 14 February 2014
The Excelsior Vintage Jazz Band at the Salisbury Jazz Club, £10 entrance fee at the door. The Club meets on the second Friday of every month at the Livestock Market, Netherhampton Road, Salisbury SP2 8RH on the outskirts of Salisbury.  Dancing is encouraged but you can just sit and listen if you prefer. There is a bar, raffle, large car park and hot food is available until 8.30pm.  Doors open at 7pm and the jazz starts at 8.
Thursday 20 February
Verwood Jazz Club presents the Solent City Jazzmen, 8pm at ‘The Hideaway’ 17 Moorlands Road, Verwood, Dorset. BH31 7PD, tickets £10 at the door. Doors open 7pm, bar and food available – contact – 07798 721405. To eat in the restaurant prior to the jazz (rather than in the bar or function room), telephone 01202 822684 or e-mail: info@thehideawayverwood.co.uk
Saturday 22 February
The Bernie Farrenden Duo in the restaurant at The Nelson Tavern, 75 Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3NJ. Contact 01202 485 105 or enquiries@nelsontavern.com. Thai and English food. Jazz starts at 8pm.
Sunday 23 February
John Maddocks’ Jazz Men at the St Leonards Hotel, 185 Ringwood Road, St Leonards, Dorset, BH24 2NP. £8 admission, 7:30pm start.  Bookings for jazz, Tel: 01202 701295. Full menu and bar service now available in the function room.
Monday 24 February
Alan Pickering’s Spirit of New Orleans at the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club, starting at 8pm.  The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks. £5 admission.

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