Christmas Concert-The Eric Newton Jazz Band in Walton Village Hall, Friday December 6th. 2019

Jeremy has arranged for the Eric Newton Jazz Band to play at our Christmas Concert. The concert will start at 7.15 pm. The price is £10.00 per person including a choice of drink and a mince pie. To reserve your place, please complete the booking slip in the August edirtion of your Phoenix Newsletter.

Eric Newton, A native of Stoke, Eric started listening to music with Winfred Atwell’s recording of Black and White Rag. He first heard the Ceramic City Stompers in 1956 at the age of 16. His Grandfather bought him a clarinet, and he started learning to play. Influenced by George Lewis and Monty Sunshine, Eric developed his own style and by 1958 had joined the Ceramic City band. He turned professional in 1960