Britain’s Ace Drummin’ Man, John Petters returns with his Jazz Band to Sylvie’s Place (Croydon PO Social & Athletic Club Trenham Drive, Warlingham, CR6 9RU) on Wednesday 3rd July @ 8pm.
A flamboyant and driving drummer in the Gene Krupa tradition, Petters has a long pedigree, having recorded with such American traditional jazz legends as Wild Bill Davison, Art Hodes, Yank Lawson and Kenny Davern, and in the UK with George Chisholm OBE, Ken Colyer & Humphrey Lyttelton.
The Mississippi Rag: " England’s finest Traditional Jazz Drummer.".
The Stage: "John Petters is a solid and showy drummer..... and a humourous, fluent compere of the proceedings, as well as a useful singer".
Featured in the band will be young cornet star, Allen Beechey, clarinettist & saxophonist Duncan Batchelor, BBC broadcaster, author and trombonist, Mike Pointon, pianist, Tim Huskisson and bass ace, Keith Donald.