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2022 Past CAA Social Events

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Friday 25th November at 7.30pm











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Jazz at the CAA

Acclaimed Trumpet player PAUL HIGGS presents an evening of cult TV jazz themes including Batman, Star Trek, Pink Panther and Doctor Who.

Some of the world’s best Jazz composers were commissioned to write these so memorable themes, including Neil Hefti, Henry Mancini, John Dankworth and Ron Grainer to name a few.

His Quartet for this night is Paul Higgs (Trumpet), Gabriel Keen (Piano), Alex Keen (Bass), Les Cirkel (Drums)

£20 (Members) £22 (Guests)

Wednesday 16th November 2022 at 1pm

An afternoon presentation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GLEN HAYES
In Conversation with Mark Andrews

One of our most respected and experienced show business professionals talks about his amazing career. Two top pros in conversation!

£15 which includes afternoon Tea

PLEASE NOTE. This presentation is an hour earlier than previously arranged. NOW commencing at 1pm with the tea served in the bar.

TUESDAY 1st November 2022 at 8.00pm

ANDY KEAST – MARRIOTT

ANDY’S SHOWBIZ QUIZ

Questions, Fun & Prizes

Bottle of wine for the winners – chocolates for the runners up

Admission free!

 

FRIDAY 21st October 2022 at 8pm

The Drifters

THE DRIFTERS…BOY!

PHIL LUDERMAN in Conversation with Chris Hare

Showbiz revelations will abound in this special evening presentation.

Legendary Tour Manager Phil Luderman worked with a host of huge stars in a long career.
Starting with DEL SHANNON in the 1960s, he tour managed such superstars as PEGGY LEE, CONNIE FRANCIS, FRANKIE LAINE, THE JACKSONS and so many more.

He was also THE DRIFTERS TOUR MANAGER for some thirty years around the world, including playing for USA President Clinton at the White House.

THE DRIFTERS GIRL is a big hit in the West End but tonight will reveal the true behind the DRIFTERS scenes story.

Phil will be in conversation with our own Chris Hare who is also a popular speaker and a fund of anecdotes.

Don’t miss this unique, entertaining and so revealing evening.

Tickets £15 (includes nibbles)

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to see THE DRIFTERS GIRL at the Garrick Theatre enter the promo code CAA when booking via nimaxtheatres.com.
Top Price tickets available for £30.

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

THURSDAY 6th OCTOBER 2022 at 7.30pm
 

OPEN MIC NIGHT!

PERFORMERS & AUDIENCE WELCOME!

 

Compere ~ DAVID POWER

Pianist ~ LAURENCE PAYNE

Singers, Dancers, Actors, Magicians, Comedians & Intrumentalists

 

Performers, please bring your own sheet music

£5 (donation) 

 

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

FRIDAY 30th September 2022 at 7.30pm

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Jazz at the CAA proudly presents 

JAZZ FROM THE MUSICALS

Many of the jazz songs and tunes we have known and loved over the years started life in shows and musicals.

PREMIERE OF A NEW SHOW

For this special evening, we will present our very own jazz flavoured arrangements from a selection of fabulous award winning tunes from the last 90 years.

Expect the best of Gershwin, Sondheim, Kurt Weill and the like. We will also be dipping into Leonard Bernstein’s greatest theatrical score, West Side Story.

Expect everything from dance show-stoppers to heart wrenching ballads.

Performed by a wonderful quartet led by KARL CHARITY (vocals, trumpet and flugelhorn) with CHRIS ELDRED (piano) PAUL SOUTHERN (bass) RHA STRANGES (drums)

 £20 members (£22 Guests)

Please call the office 020 7836 3172 to book.

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

FRIDAY 1st JULY at 7.30pm

 

 

 

Jazz at the CAA proudly presents one of the UK’s greatest drummers in

FASCINATING RHYTHMS

TO BUDDY RICH AND BEYOND!

A fabulous evening presenting a great jazz mix of iconic standards from Gershwin to Cole Porter to Al Jarreau

STEVE TAYLOR QUARTET

 

 

 

STEVE TAYLOR (Drums)
PHIL MEADOWS (Saxophones)
JOY ELLIS (Piano)
JOHNNY WICKHAM (Bass)
JOSIE FRATER (Vocals)

Press:

Steve Taylor has to be one of the finest drummers the UK has produced – (Encore)
A Drummer who grooves – World Class (Time Out)
Luscious Sounds – (BBC)
Fiery and hard hitting – Breath-taking Solos – Time Out

£20 Members £22 Guests
Call the office to book 020 7836 3172

MONDAY 6th JUNE 2022 at 7.30pm

 
 

QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE MUSIC SHOW  

Recorded Hit songs through the decades from her Majesty’s succession to the throne in 1952 to the present day.

Presented by our own two experts in the recorded music field.

KEVIN and NEIL TAYLOR

Plus… at the piano CAROL ANNE WELLS.

£32 Members £35 guests which includes a two course meal

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event 

Thursday 12th May 2022 at 7.30pm

 

 

 

A long awaited return of our fun filled ‘naughty but nice’

BURLESQUE NIGHT

Featuring our own Marilyn Monroe and other artistes.

£32 Members £35 Guests (includes a two course meal)

Please advise when booking if you need vegetarian or allergy options

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event 

FRIDAY 22nd APRIL 2022 at 7.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

SWING into SPRING!

A glorious celebration of swinging jazz.

AYDENNE SIMONE (voc)
Olly Chalk (piano)
Tom Dring (bass)
Gwilym Jones (drums)

Press:
‘From ‘Cheek to Cheek’ to ‘Blue Skies’ this band presents a sensational world class celebration of swinging jazz standards.’

‘Aydenne Simone’s energy and vocal brilliance lights up the stage.’

‘Olly Chalk has to be one of the most gifted pianists of his generation.’

£20 members £22 guests

 

 

 

SUNDAY 13th MARCH 2022 at 5pm

 

The CAA 125th ANNIVERSARY BALL

Cabaret, Dancing & Dinner.

THE EVENT OF THE YEAR!

 

Venue: The Victory Services Club, Seymour Street, W2 2HF

Members £80 (Guests £85)

 

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

FRIDAY 25th FEBRUARY at 7.30pm
 

A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAZZ

 

 

A Jazzy musical journey from 1920’s Ragtime through the ages to Miles Davis.

 

An award winning show

performed by the acclaimed PAUL HIGGS QUARTET
 
£20 Members (£22 Guests)

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

FRIDAY 11th FEBRUARY 2022 at 7.30pm

 

 

 

 

Silent Movie Night

Buster Keaton’s 1928 Classic

‘STEAMBOAT BILL, JR’

with COLIN SELL at the Piano

£25 Members (£27 Guests)
includes Lasagne & Garlic Bread
Vegetarian Option Available, Please Request Upon Booking
 

A CAA 125th Anniversary Event

FRIDAY 28th JANUARY 7pm for 7.30pm
 

BURNS NIGHT

 

With a Piper, Dancing and Haggis!

 
£32 (£35 Guests) Includes Three Course Meal

A CAA 125th Anniversary Fund Raising Event

FRIDAY 14th JANUARY 2022 at 7.30pm

 

‘EVENING ALL’

A TRIBUTE TO JACK WARNER

 

Written by Gerald Glover

Technical Director Richard Norman

Donation £25 Members (£27 Guests)
includes light refreshments after the show
 

The Club for Acts & Actors

Patrons ~ Dame Judi Dench ~ Brian May CBE ARCS ~ Su Pollard

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