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John Petters

 
Now You Has Jazz Jazz Jazz with John Petters on the Sound of Spitfire #TheStationYouAllDeserve

First Broadcast:
Monday @ 21:00
Listen Again:
Thursday @ 00:00

Presented by John Petters, a professional jazz drummer / band leader and promoter for over 30 years, he has recorded with such American traditional jazz legends as Wild Bill Davidson, Art Hodes, Kenny Davern, Al Casey, Yank Lawson, Slim Gailard and Billy Butterfield.

He has shareed the concert stage or recording studio with such top Brits as Humphrey Llyttelton, George Chisholm OBE, Kenny Ball, Acker Bilk, Georgie Fame, Ken Colyer, and Lonnie Donegan.

John has over 40 albums to his credit, three on the New Orleans based Jazzology label.

He has had a number of hit theater jazz shows, including Swing Down Memory Lane, This Join't Is Jumpin', 's Wonderful, and Hoagy The Old Music Master.

John has appeared on BBC TV, TV South and was a consultant for BBC TV's Trad Jazz Britannia.

He has written articles for Jazz Journal International and Just Jazz Magazines, and lectures on jazz to U3A and music clubs.

"England's finest traditional jazz drummer"
Ted des Plantes - The Mississippi Rag (USA)

"John Petters is a solid and showy drummer.... and a humorous, fluent compère of the proceedings, as well as a useful singer"
Peter Hepple - The Stage

"Petters is an unashamed disciple of the Jazz of Benny Goodman & Gene Krupa.... he sets the mood this neat swinging group"
Kevin Henriques - The Financial Times

"Carrying the torch we lit"
Art Hodes - Legendary Jazz & Blues Pianist

Falmouth & Penryn Leader (reviewing the Legends of the American Dixieland Show with Wild Bill Davidson & Art Hodes said, "It's doubtful whether the two veterans could have found a better group to work with than the John Petters Group". To find out more about John and his work you can visit his website, or join his Facebook Group. Don't forget to tune in to Johns show on the Sound of Spitfire every Monday at 21:00, and you can listen again on a Thursday morning at 00:00.