The Dime Notes

The Dime Notes dig back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven 1920’s New Orleans jazz, unearthing a repertoire of stomps, blueses, and forgotten gems of the era from musicians such as Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton and Red Nichols.

Fronted by Chris Barber’s long-time clarinetist David Horniblow, an established figure on the London jazz scene and American pianist Andrew Oliver, a recent arrival to the UK, the band is anchored by the unstoppable pulse of London’s finest rhythm guitarist Dave Kelbie.  The bass chair is occupied by Australian born, Paris-based bassist Sebastien Girardot, well known across the international scene for his swing and versatility, or London bassist Tom Wheatley, in demand across many genre boundaries with his huge sound and stylistic versatility.

The Dime Notes present a fresh take on a timeless style, emphasizing the propulsive grooves and sultry melodies which made early jazz revolutionary, controversial, and wildly popular.

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TOM WHEATLEY – Double Bass




march 2017

6mar9:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesThe Crooked BilletCountry:UKCity:Henley-on-Thames

7mar8:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesCable CafeCountry:UKCity:London

10mar10:00 pm- 12:00 pmThe Dime NotesTiger Rag Friday at the Arcola TheatreCountry:UKCity:London

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april 2017

24apr8:00 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesQuecumBarCountry:UKCity:London

25apr8:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesCable CafeCountry:UKCity:London

30apr2:00 pm- 5:00 pmThe Dime NotesWestow HouseCountry:UKCity:London

may 2017

21may6:30 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesSuper Swing Pit @ Bishopsgate InstituteCountry:UKCity:London

27may8:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesSimonsbath FestivalCountry:UKCity:Simonsbath

june 2017

1jun8:00 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesScotland Tour - Brunton TheatreCountry:UKCity:Musselburgh

2jun8:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesScotland Tour - Harbour Arts CentreCountry:UKCity:Irvine

4jun8:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesScotland Tour - Byre TheatreCountry:UKCity:St Andrews

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july 2017

12jul9:00 pm- 11:00 pmThe Dime NotesThe Concorde ClubCountry:UKCity:Eastleigh

15jul4:00 pm- 5:45 pmThe Dime NotesSwanage jazz festivalCountry:UKCity:swanage

23jul6:30 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesSuper Swing Pit @ Bishopsgate InstituteCountry:UKCity:London

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september 2017

14sep8:00 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesPump HouseCountry:UKCity:Watford

15sep7:30 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesChipping Sodbury Town HallCountry:UKCity:Chipping Sodbury

november 2017

7nov2:00 pm- 4:30 pmThe Dime NotesEpsom & Ewell Jazz GroupCountry:UKCity:West Ewell

15nov12:30 pm- 2:30 pmThe Dime NotesSpice of LifeCountry:UKCity:London

17nov8:00 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesFrant churchCountry:UKCity:Frant

august 2018

10aug8:00 pm- 10:30 pmThe Dime NotesIlminster Arts CentreCountry:UKCity:Ilminster



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