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3-Nov-2013

Jetstream

A third 2-day JET workshop, culminating in a gig at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Flier
Musicians from the JET Collective will spend a third weekend refining the Jetstream suite of music, inspired by weather and climate, and then performing it on the Sunday evening at the Old Library, Leeming Street, Mansfield NG18 1NG. Tickets £5/£3 on the door.
28-Jul-2013

Jetstream

A second 2-day JET workshop, culminating in a gig at Winster, Derbyshire. Map
Musicians from the JET Collective will spend a second weekend refining a new suite of music inspired by weather and climate, and then performing it on the Sunday evening at the Church of St John the Baptist, Elton Road, Winster, DE4 2DQ.
24-May-2013

Jetstream

A 2-day JET workshop, culminating in a gig at Winster, Derbyshire. Map
Musicians from the JET Collective will spend another weekend developing a new suite of music inspired by weather and climate, and then performing it on the Sunday evening at the Burton Institute.
8-Feb-2013

Matt & Phred's Jazz Club

64 Tib St, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LW
9.30pm - 1.00am. Tickets £5
ZOO perform again at this premier jazz venue, promoting their latest album "Millions". Details here
2-Aug-2012

Chesterfield Jazz Club

The Jet Collective will be playing the Derbyshire Suite at Chesterfield Jazz Club: Club Chesterfield, Chester Street S40 1DL, 8pm.
Tickets £7.50 in advance from www.chesterfieldjazz.com or call 07764 587258 / 07980 491048;
Door price Adults £9; under 18s £5.
18-Jul-2012

Buxton Festival Fringe

The Jet Collective will be playing the Derbyshire Suite at Buxton Fringe Festival: Buxton Methodist Church, SK17 6HX 8pm. Adults £7; Concessions £5; under 16s £4.
9-Oct-2011

Derbyshire Suite

The second 2-day JET workshop, culminating in a gig at Winster, Derbyshire. Flier (jpg, 592kb) | Map
Eight musicians from the JET Collective will spend another weekend further developing the new suite of music inspired by Derbyshire Landscapes and then performing it on the Sunday evening.
8pm; £5.
Generously supported by the Winster Entertainment Group.
26-Jun-2011

Derbyshire Suite

A 2-day JET workshop, culminating in a gig at Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire. Flier (jpg, 700kb) | Map
Eight musicians from the JET Collective will spend a weekend inventing a new suite of music inspired
by Derbyshire Landscapes and then performing it on the Sunday evening - who knows what will happen?
8pm; £5.
29-May-2011

Stamford Feast
: The Meadows, Stamford, Lincs.
ZOO close this food & music festival with 2 x 50 min sets from 6.30pm
27-May-2011


JET Collective
- Minus One, Escucha, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2FZ. Web | Map
Continuing the JET Collective nights at Minus One with a cool late-night vibe at the groovy Minus One plus guest DJ Andy Cale.
9:30pm til late; free entry.

21-May-2011


Matt & Phreds Jazz Club

64 Tib St, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LW
. Web | Map
ZOO make their debut appearance at the acclaimed Matt & Phred's playing 3 x 45min sets.
9pm; £5 entry

15-Dec-2010


JET Collective
in partnership with the Nottingham Contemporary Cafe
CafeBar Contemporary, Nottingham Contemporary, Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB.
With
Stuart McCallum, from 8pm.

7-Nov-2010


JET Collective
in partnership with the Y Theatre, 7 East Street, Leicester LE1 6EY
ZOO, with Beats and Pieces Big Band, and Stuart McCallum
, starts 6:50pm.
Featuring the JET Jazz Clinic in association with the Musicians' Union, from 2:30pm
Promo front (pdf, 1.5Mb) | Promo back (pdf, 1.4Mb)

24-Oct-2010

The Hockley Hustle

Escucha, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham. 10pm 11pm! Web | Map
(part of the Hockey Hustle Jazz Event, 1pm - very late, raising money for NSPCC and Oxfam)
24-Jul-2010

Nottingham Cafe Bar Contemporary

CafeBar Contemporary, Nottingham Contemporary, Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB.
Two sets, 8pm till late, free entry | Pictures in the Gallery
16-May-2010

Jazz Times Three
, the Y-Theatre, 7 East Street, Leicester LE1 6EY. 6pm. Tickets £12 (£10 concessions)

1. Martin Taylor Solo
. Award winning guitarist Martin Taylor has established a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his inimitable style has seen him recognised as the world's foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar playing. www.martintaylor.com

2. ZOO.
Best Jazz Artist at the 2007 UK New Music Awards, this acclaimed quintet showcase material from their new album "Psychodrama", original contemporary jazz-fusion featuring and following a successful collaboration with top UK trumpeter Guy Barker.

3. If Destroyed Still True.
Jazz Services "Promoters' Choice" Award Winners in 2008, IDST have developed a truly orchestral style whilst retaining a focus on improvisation and musical communication. This has resulted in a coming-together of jazz and folk in an idiosyncratically English fashion. www.myspace.com/IDSTmusic
JET Collective in partnership with the Y Theatre
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21-Mar-2010

Private party at Norman Cross Gallery, Cambs
12-Nov-2009

Spice Jazz
, "London's Hottest Jazz Venue" 8pm, 2 sets, £8 - 10 entry
The Spice of Life pub, 6 Moor Street, Cambridge Circus, London W1 (map)
25-Oct-2009

The Hockley Hustle
, Escucha, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham. 9:45 - 10:30pm Map
(part of the Hockey Hustle Jazz Event, 1pm - late, raising money for NSPCC and Oxfam)
6-Sep-2009

The Yardbird Jazz Club
, Birmingham. 8 - 11pm
Paradise Square, Birmingham B3 3HJ (map)
13-Aug-2009


The Bonington Theatre
, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7EE (map) with special guest, top trumpeter Guy Barker.
Tickets £10 (concessions £8) from the Box Office on 0115 956 0733. Presented in association with JAZZ STEPS Pics: setting up; Pics by Simon Mackney; Review

12-Jul-2009

Stamford RiverCare
, on The Meadows, Stamford, Lincs. 11am - 3pm, Free. Pics
5-Jul-2009

Private party at Norman Cross Gallery, Cambs Pics
27-Jun-2009

20th Lichfield Real Ale Jazz & Blues Festival: 2 sets, at Noon and 4pm. Pics
£16 all-day festival ticket. Read a ZOO review by TheJazzMann.com
23-Jun-2009

Dexter's Jazz Club
, Fiveways, Edwards Lane, Nottingham, NG5 3HU (map)
Kick-off 8:30pm; 2 x 1 hour sets (NB - date changed from 30th) Pics
17-May-2009

The Yardbird Jazz Club
, Birmingham. 2 sets, 8 - 11pm. Free. With special guest Nick Smart (second collaboration gig as part of the EMJAZZ 'Rhythm-a-ning' project).
Paradise Square, Birmingham B3 3HJ (map)
4-May-2009

Sleaford Live Festival
- The Hub Arts Centre, Sleaford, 2 sets, 6pm to 8pm. With special guest acclaimed trumpter Nick Smart (first collaboration gig as part of the EMJAZZ 'Rhythm-a-ning' project).
Tickets £8, from Debbie Scott at Sleaford Town Council on 01529 301854 or at the venue. Flyer
2-May-2009

Cheltenham Jazz Festival
- Fringe Festival, The Strand Winebar, 2 sets 9 - 11pm.
Free entry. Support from local duo John Madden and Tom Mitchell
24-Feb-2009

A short performance for BalconyTV at Camden Lock, London.
9-Dec-2008

Dexter's Jazz Club, Nottingham. Special guests John Sanderson (saxes & flute), Ian Beestin (drums) and David Ives (flute & Ewi).
Dexter's Jazz Club, Fiveways, Edwards Lane, Nottingham, NG5 3HU (map) Pics
Kick-off 8:30pm; 2 x 1 hour sets
7-Dec-2008

The Yardbird Jazz Club
, Birmingham, with Ian Beestin and John Sanderson.
Special launch event for the new album "End of the Telegraph Wires". Free entry. 8pm.
Paradise Square, Birmingham B3 3HJ (map) Pics
20-Nov-2008

The Hubb, Hucknall Rd, Nottingham. 2 sets, starting 9:15. £4 entry. Map
Special guests John Sanderson (saxes & flute) and David Ives (flute & Ewi).
9-Oct-2008

The Hubb, Hucknall Rd, Nottingham. 2 sets, starting 9:15. £4 entry. Map | pics
Special guests John Sanderson (saxes & flute) and Ian Beestin (drums).
5-Oct-2008

The Hockley Hustle
, Escucha, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham. 1 set from 6 to 6:45pm. Map | Video
Special guests John Sanderson (saxes & flute) and Ian Beestin (drums).
(part of the Hockey Hustle Jazz Event, 3pm - late, £7 for the whole event, raising £15,000 for NSPCC and Oxfam)
28-Jul-2008

The Yardbird Jazz Club
, Birmingham. 2 sets, 8 - 9pm and 9.30 - 10.30pm
Paradise Square, Birmingham B3 3HJ (map)
With John Sanderson on saxes & flute and Ian Beestin on drums & percussion. Pics here. Video here.
24-Jul-2008

ZOO on the radio, performing "Mutual" live on BBC WM and chatting with presenter Lee Stone. Pics | Video
25-May-2008


Whitwick Live Trek
, to raise money for Andrew Satchwell's trek across Mount Kilimanjaro which is raising money for the Alzheimer's Society. Lots of bands, kicking off at 1pm; ZOO are on last from 9:00pm to 9:40pm. The Oak, Talbott Street, Whitwick, nr Leicester. LE67 5AX: (map)
. Pics here.
** Latest: the event raised more than £3,000 **

20-May-2008

Dexter's Jazz Club, Nottingham. Special guest David Ives.
Dexter's Jazz Club, Fiveways, Edwards Lane, Nottingham, NG5 3HU (map)
Kick-off 8:30pm; 2 x 1 hour sets, plus launch of the new single "Dirty". Pics here.
26-Apr-2008

Norman Cross Gallery
near Peterborough. 2 x 40 minute sets. Invitation only. Pics here
21-Apr-2008

The Little Theatre
, Dover Street, Leicester LE1 6PW (map)
2 sets, starting 8pm til 11pm £2 entry. Pics here
9-Feb-2008

Boomerang Returns
in Stamford, Lincs, with David Ives. Map
Doors open 8pm; we're on at 9:45pm. Also performing are Vikki Clayton and Andy Whittle.
Tickets £5 in advance (from the band) or £6 on the door. Pics on Photobox
5-Feb-2008

Dexter's Jazz Club, Nottingham, with David Ives

Dexter's Jazz Club, Fiveways, Edwards Lane, Nottingham, NG5 3HU (map)
Kick-off 8:30pm; 2 x 1hour sets. Pics on Photobox
17-Nov-2007

ZOO at the Glasswerk Music Awards, AKA London | Pictures
6-Oct-2007

"Suddenly", ZOO's soon-to-be-released single, will get some airplay on Rutland Radio during their chart / new releases show between 6pm and 7pm.
21-Jul-2007

ZOO performing with CascadeDance in Tunbridge Wells, Kent - 6pm start
Map (Lava Bar, St John's Road, TN4 9PE) | Pics
17-Jun-2007

Envirofest, Rufford Country Park, Nr Ollerton, Notts. Featuring David Ives on flute.
Map | Pics here
3-Jun-2007

Stamford Rivercare Event, Stamford Meadows.
Featuring ZOO, David Ives on flute and piano, and Scott and Sebrena Riley (acoustic soul).
www.stamfordrivercare.org | Pics
18-May-2007

Fowler's Yard, Durham: 2 sets, 6 to 8pm, as part of the 'Taste' event; no charge. Pics here
Fowler's Yard Website
8-May-2007

Normanton Acoustic Club
, The Soar Boating Club, Main Street, Normanton On Soar, Nr Loughborough. £5
Pics
2-May-2007

Rutland Radio
Interview and Greenhouse tracks - 3.20pm on Graham Wright's show. Pics in the Gallery. Listen to the interview (mp3, 4Mb)
21-Apr-2007

Private party, Mansfield
17-Mar-2007

ZOO perform as special guests of the Grand Central Chorus at a Charity Show in aid of 'Coping with Cancer', at the delightful 'Y Theatre' in Leicester city centre (East Street). Pics
11-Nov-2006

Private party at the YHA's Barrow House, near Keswick. 2 sets to celebrate Rachel's birthday! Pics here
27-Aug-2006


Envirofest, Rufford Country Park, Nr Ollerton, Notts. 12 noon - 5pm
Map | Pics

13-Aug-2006

Acoustic Lounge
Summer Sessions, Clapham, London. 4pm-late
Map | Pics
30-Jul-2006

The Ufford Ales Beer Festival, The White Hart, Ufford, Stamford, 2.00 - 5.30pm
Info | Map | Pics
11-Jun-2006

Deepdale Food and Drink Festival, North Norfolk, 2.30 - 6.00pm

Deepdale web site | Map (gif, 10k) | Pics
04-Jun-2006

Stamford Rivercare Event, Stamford Meadows. 11am-5pm.
www.stamfordrivercare.org | Pics
18-Dec-2005

Vida Café Bar, 53-55 Queen Street, Derby | Pic
18-Oct-2005

Vida Café Bar, 53-55 Queen Street, Derby | Pics
20-Jul-2005

Derby Beer Festival, Ye Olde Dolphin Inn | Pics
2-Jul-2005

Stamford Riverside Festival, Acoustic Tent | Festival web site | Pics
22-May-2005

Vida Café Bar, 53-55 Queen Street, Derby | Pics
15-Aug-2004

Kilsyth International Carnival (KIC), Glasgow | Carnival web site | Pics
3-Jul-2004

Stamford Riverside Festival | Festival web site | Pics
2-Mar-2003

The Marrs Bar, Worcester | Marrs Bar web site | Pics
1-Dec-2002

The Marrs Bar, Worcester | Marrs Bar web site
27-Oct-2002

Junction 7, Nottingham (BBC Music Live)
26-Oct-2002

Oldknows Studio, Nottingham
20-Jul-2002

Oldknows Studio, Nottingham
21-Jan-2002

The Maze, Nottingham
2-Aug-2001

The Monastery, Nottingham
08-Jul-2001

The Maze, Nottingham
08-Jun-2001

Oldknows Studio, Nottingham