Monday 12 June 2017 West London Rhythm Kings featuring Chas McDevitt gave us another entertaining evening of live music at Griffin Park Jazz Club last night. Favourites included Girl of my Dreams (Gene Austin 1928) with Geoff Cole on vocals; Standing Down in New York Town One Day (Woody Guthrie, 1961) with Chas on vocals; Sweethearts on Parade (Louis Armstrong, 1930) with John Lawes on vocals. Continue reading
Monday 12 December 2016 There was a full house for the jazz club’s Christmas celebration with West London Rhythm Kings providing an evening of entertainment for all. Favourite included Duke Ellington’s Creole Love Call and Cole Porter’s Ace in the Hole.
We were treated to a special musical interlude with Chas McDevitt (vocals and guitar), Bryan Clarke (who runs the jazz club, on washboard) and John Habes on harmonica. Chas also got everyone singing his 1957 hit Freight Train.
Monday 10 August 2015 We were treated to an action-packed evening of entertainment with West London Rhythm Kings last night with a scattering of tunes to get our toes tapping and our feet dancing, including Dixieland Georgia Camp Meeting and Louis Armstrong’s Sunny Side of the Street. Continue reading
Mon 10 March 2015 Chas McDevitt joined the West London Rhythm Kings last night at Griffin Park Jazz Club for a stomping night of tunes including Girl of my Dreams, Magpie Stomp, Freight Train and Creole Lovecall.
Clarinet – John Lawes
Trumpet – John Keen
Trombone (this evening) – Ian McAulay
Banjo – Tim Wake
Bass – Peter Brooks
Drums – Pete Littleproud