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Gin & Jazz: Dutch Lewis Quartet
  • The RhodeHouse
    123 The Parade
    Sutton Coldfield
    B72 1PU
We are delighted to welcome the Dutch Lewis Quartet....delivering a plethora of musical experience and talent traversing decades and making them the perfect gin to your tonic!
**PLEASE NOTE YOUR TICKET INCLUDES A COMPLIMENTARY DRINK ON ARRIVAL COURTESY OF OUR GIN SPONSORS (TBC) FOR THE EVENING**
 
Join us for our second instalment of Paradise Jazz Lounge at The RhodeHouse....
 
We are delighted to welcome the Dutch Lewis Quartet....delivering a plethora of musical experience & talent traversing decades & making them the perfect gin to your tonic!
 
Dutch Lewis Quartet
Will treat you to a wonderful blend of classic 'Blue Note' era modern jazz, tempered with 1940s Bebop, 1930s Swing & a touch of Calypso....setting the mood for a seductive, sophisticated jazz musical experience.
 
Dutch Lewis 
The formidable Dutch Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, Musical Director, arranger, band leader, vocalist & mentor.
 
With a musical career spanning over half a century, he has played with Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones Bands, Shirley Bassey, Freddy Starr, George Chisholm & many more having arranged & composed across all music genres & film.
 
He worked with Sax man Andy Hamilton in the Blue Notes & took over as M.D. of the Blue Pearls Big Band appearing in the film Silver Shine.... 
 
Bill Hayes 
 
Bill Hayes has been playing Hammond organ & keys since the late 60’s.
He has travelled & toured extensively having backed & worked with a variety of artists including, Chris Barber Band, Jim Bowen, Ricky Valance, Johnny Carroll, Kenny Lynch & Anita Harris.
Bill currently plays for an array of Jazz trios & deps for 5 - 16 piece bands.
Simon Smithis a professional upright & electric bass player of many years who has extensively toured in the UK, Europe the U.S. with a diverse range of artists including, Idina Menzel, Linda Perry, Carl Barat & Carina Round; having spent 5 years working as a session musician in L.A. where his credits include, Stevie Nicks, Sarah McLachlan, & Wilson Philips.
Now based in the U.K. Simon has been performing Jazz, Blues & Roots music with, amongst many others Remi Harris, Big Man Clayton, The Toy Hearts & Dan Cassidy.
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