Live music

Come and join us for Sunday brunch, with musical accompaniment. Our Sunday Brunch Live music sessions are every Sunday from 11:00 – 13:00, when we showcase the best in local Americana, jazz, Latin, classical …

Depot’s popular Sunday brunch menu is served from opening at 10:00 – 16:00. Lovely food, excellent entertainment and perhaps a film to finish – the perfect Sunday.

24 Feb – Paul Richards & Alex Bondonno

Classical guitarist Paul Richards returns to Depot this weekend. Paul performs all over the UK and abroad, giving solo guitar recitals spanning Latin, classical and jazz genres, playing in a wide range of duos and bands and also his successful Latin trio dazzling audiences at Jazz clubs and festivals.

Joining Paul this week will be jazz specialist Alex Bondonno with his Depot debut! Alex is a multi instrumentalist musician, band leader and music educator who performs regularly around the south coast. He has performed with a wide range of musicians from reggae and dub with Horace Andy, pop with All Saints and Seal, and jazz with the Glenn Miller Big Band.

His music takes a range of influences, including the hard bop blues sound of Horace Silver and Cannonball Adderley through to spiritualism of Abdullah Ibrahim.  Alex was brought up on free improvisation and he’s more interested in sounds and moods rather than scales.

10 Mar – Lou Glandfield

Lou Glandfield studied composition with Helen Glatz and sitar with Ustad Imrat Khan. He was a founder member of IOU Theatre and has composed music for BBC Radio 3 dramas and contributed pieces to Late Junction. He has performed original work at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music and has played with Lol Coxhill, Mike Westbrook and Trevor Watts. He now concentrates mainly on pre-war blues styles and Americana.

17 Mar – Miller Hutch

Vladimir Miller is a pianist, composer and bandleader whose bands blend Jazz, Eastern European and World influences. He currently leads his own quartet Vlad Miller and Notes from Underground.

Hutch is a composer, sound designer and musician. Her songs and music have been used in film and television projects around the world and she has collaborated with film-makers, animators, artists, choreographers and theatre directors on various projects as a composer and sound designer. As an accomplished musician she plays trumpet and has her own albums released.

Together, they are the atmospheric and contemporary Miller Hutch

24 Mar – Neal Richardson

Neal Richardson is better known to some as the producer of some of the UK’s finest jazz albums from the last decade including Liane Carroll and Ian Shaw, but has himself performed over 2000 gigs in 50 countries, his own musical style firmly rooted in the acoustic piano jazz and blues traditions – Neal’s songs have a raw confessional style and a huge breadth of genres.

 

31 Mar – Edenwood

We welcome Lewes based indie folk duo, Maia Eden and Claire Underwood, back to Depot this weekend.

Coming together with a shared love of folk and 1970’s rock music, Edenwood are building a repertoire of covers by artists such as Jackson Browne, Crosby Stills & Nash, Velvet Underground, Gillian Welch and the Indigo Girls through to contemporary classics by Christina Perri, The Staves and First Aid Kit.

Their set also includes Maia’s original material.

Edenwood’s acoustic sound is soft and laid back with rich harmonies and simple charm.

 

7 Apr – Terry Seabrook

Terry Seabrook is known as the leader/pianist of top UK Latin Jazz Band Cubana Bop as well Milestones, Triversion and The TS Quintet. Terry also runs the Monday jazz sessions at The Snowdrop in Lewes and performs regularly at the Depot Sunday Brunch Sessions.

He studied music at Sussex University with a year scholarship to study jazz at Eastman School of Music in NY. His performing career started in 1985 touring Europe and the Middle East with US Jazz singer Joe Lee Wilson. He has composed for his jazz projects and has written for TV. He has contributed pieces to the new Associated Board’s Jazz Grades for piano and Trinity- Rock Schools graded piano syllabus

21 Apr – Sarah Oschlag

Sara Oschlag is a Danish singer, who has made a name for herself working in & leading bands for the last 10 years all over the UK. Sara has been hailed as a ‘musician’s singer’ due to her wonderful way of using dynamics, texture & rhythm during her performances.

An intelligent interpreter of songs in the jazz tradition, her influences include Anita O’Day and Shirley Horn, contributing to her honest stage presence, expressive voice and effortless sense of swing

Visit sarasingsjazz.com for more info

28 Apr –  Chris Beck

Singer, songwriter and actor Chris Beck invites you to sit back and relax (or sing along) as he performs a complementary selection of folk, country, 1950s/early 60s classic hits – John Denver, Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly, Everly Bros to name a few – and a handful of songs from his own released albums, Never Too Late and Valentine Vagabond.
 

26 May –  Paul Richards & Mike Wilson

Classical guitarist Paul Richards returns to Depot this weekend. Paul performs all over the UK and abroad, giving solo guitar recitals spanning Latin, classical and jazz genres, playing in a wide range of duos and bands and also his successful Latin trio dazzling audiences at Jazz clubs and festivals.

Skilled in saxophones, clarinets and flutes, multi instrumentalist Mike Wilson trained classically at Oxford and the Royal College of Music, before discovering rock and roll, ultimately leading him to the musical style we know as jazz.

Mike believes fervently in making the structures and language of jazz more accessible to the layperson, and in harnessing the infectious power of melody and improvisation to the fun and challenge of helping listeners to understand and appreciate what jazz musicians are trying to do.

2 Jun – Lou Glandfield

Lou Glandfield studied composition with Helen Glatz and sitar with Ustad Imrat Khan. He was a founder member of IOU Theatre and has composed music for BBC Radio 3 dramas and contributed pieces to Late Junction. He has performed original work at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music and has played with Lol Coxhill, Mike Westbrook and Trevor Watts. He now concentrates mainly on pre-war blues styles and Americana.