Britain's Ace Drummin' Man, John Petters returns with his Jazz Band to the Pump House Jazz Club on Thursday 9th May at 8:15pm. 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 Chisolm OBE, Ken Colyer & Humphrey Lyttelton.

The MississippiĀ Rag "England's finest Traditional Jazz Drummer."

The Stage: "John Petters is a solid and showy drummer....and a humorous, fluent compere of the proceedings, as well as a useful singer".

Line-up: Allen Beechey (cornet); Mike Pointon (trombone/BBC presenter & author); Julian Stringle (clarinet); Tim Huskisson (piano); Keith Donald (bass); John Petters (drums/leader)