Pete Allen Newsletter July 2024

Welcome to the July Newsletter. We have some special guests this month –
Denny Ilett on Monday the 1st July and Sean Moyses and Dave Moorwood on Sunday 14th July.  Please note on Sunday 14th July we have a change of time and we start at 12:30 to 2:45pm and then we dash off to Swanage Jazz Festival.

Monday 1st July  Pete Allen Jazz Band with Special guest Denny Ilett Jnr – guitar, The Conservative Club, Radway Place, Sidmouth, EX10 8TL 3pm to 5.30pm. Admission £17.50

Here is Denny Ilett playing “You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRNZNhx6NOE and here is Denny’s website for further details:

Friday 5th July  Pete’s solo Show – Well Cottage Badminton Estate at 6:30pm. A charity event for the Duchess of Beaufort.

Please note the revised time for this event 12:30pm to 2:45pm
Sunday 14th July  The Pete Allen Jazz Band – 8 piece band including Sean Moyses on banjo and guitar and Dave Moorwood banjo and guitar.The Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa, Old Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury, RG14 3AG, 12.30pm to 2:45pm. Admission £17.50.

Sunday 14th July  The Pete Allen Jazz Band Swanage Jazz Festival, 7:30pm to 10pm. The Centre, Chapel Lane, Swanage BH19 2NB (up lane just before the Methodist Church) Tickets: https://swanagejazzfestival.co.uk/tickets/

           This month’s “Bio” is Dave Hanratty (bass)

Dave is an experienced bass player from the southwest of England.

After gaining his music degree from Manchester, he started his career on cruise ships and working seasonal contracts abroad.

He has worked with popular producers around Manchester and has played on a number of released albums.

He has also been heard on radio stations and backing well known jazz artists such as Pete Allen, Digby Fairwrather, Ben Holder., Enrico Tomasso and Denise Gordon.

His main influences are Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, the Beatles, Ray Brown, James Jameson and Pink Floyd.                                                                                           


Please don’t forget you can purchase my CD’s and my autobiography, “On the Beat” at all the gigs or email Jane (from Newbury) for copies: nana.macgregor@btinternet.com

If you know of anyone who would like to be on the emailing list for future events please email me at this address: allenpete886@gmail.com

Further details of the Pete Allen Band at: https://peteallenjazz.com/

I look forward to seeing you at one of the gigs

Best wishes


Pictures on 45th ANNIVERSARY DAY page and videos on VIDEO page!

Pete’s latest CD “45 years on!” 

You can buy it at all of his gigs or order it from Pete:- 

peteallenjazz@tiscali.co.uk or tele: 07899 925194.




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