The Pump House welcomes back one of the finest vintage jazz ensembles in the world. The leader is piano maestro Keith Nichols who is renowned for his dazzling stride and ragtime as well as his witty presentation . His Hot 5 features guitarist , banjoist and crooner Thomas "Spats" Langham who has a vast repertoire of hits from the 20s & 30s, Enrico Tomasso,the greatest Louis Armstrong style trumpeter in Europe and sax and clarinet virtuoso Trevor Whiting who conjures up Sidney Bechet, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Noone and many more. Last but not least is Richard Pite the only jazzman mad enough to tackle the sousaphone and drums simultaneously .
Enrico Tomasso (trumpet); Trevor Whiting (reeds); Tom 'Spats' Langham (banjo); Richards Pite (bass/ sousadrums);Keith Nichols (piano)