BOOK SIGNING BY ROB BAKER
THURSDAY 23RD NOVEMBER, FROM 7PM
Come and join author Rob Baker for a drink at the Ring O’ Bells where he will be signing copies and talking about andreading from his latest book ‘High Buildings, Low Morals’. Published this month and in the same vein as his acclaimed book,‘Beautiful Idiots and Brilliant Lunatics’ which featured in the Independent newspaper’s top ten history books of last year.
High Buildings, Low Morals features tales of West End showgirls, gangsters, corrupt politicians, Soho porn-barons and beautiful Mayfair actresses and debutantes addicted to excess.
‘Perfect, and wonderfully digestible’
‘One city, one century – endless fun’
ALL ABOUT HISTORY
‘A very fine book!’
DR MATTHEW SWEET
Join us for a great night of Moonshine comedy!
GEORGE RIGDEN will open the evening, followed by RICHARD JAMES and KATIE FIELD
Headline act, Welsh comedian NOEL JAMES
FRIDAY 23RD, 9PM, FREE ENTRY
An evening of feel good, Gospel infused, Funk and Jazz from a few of Bristol's Finest.
This Friday James Paton will be playing drums along side the Incomparable James Morton in a trio of Gospel, Jazz & Funk flavours.
(You may remember they played in the pub last year on Guy Fawkes for a
packed out impromptu that blew us all away). See a clip here on Facebook.
A bit about these seriously talented musicians...
JAMES MORTON is one of the most promising saxophonists today. As a teenager heavily influenced by the funk music of James Brown and hip-hop, James now plays regularly with his idols, recently recording and performing with Fred Wesley and The New JB’s. James is also a member of British hip-hop legends The Herbaliser. These direct musical influences and experiences come together on his debut album culminating in a funky, soulful, gospel tinged record, “The Kid”.
JAMES PATON is a Bristol born drummer, hailing from the Chew Valley area.
Now in his early twenties, James has performed at Glastonbury twice, Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival with The Carl Orr Quartet and has recently been supporting Clean Bandit on their UK tour, with Bristol RnB/House Artist, Javeon. James finished
a professional music performance degree in 2012 with a 1st and continues to work with some of the UK's finest jazz musicians and studied under some of the UK's finest professional drummers.
ANDERS OLINDER is half Swedish/half Syrian keyboard-player, (piano, Hammond-organ, keyboards, etc). Influences: Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder etc. Performing and recording in the UK and abroad with various jazz and soul-artists, including Elliott Randall, Tony Remy, Tony Kofi, Cameron Pierre, Glenn Hughes, PP Arnold, PeeWee Ellis, Peter Gabriel etc.