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A collective of the finest jazz musicians in West London.

They appear every Wednesday at the Bulls Head pub in Barnes (3 mins from Barnes Bridge station, or a short bus ride from Hammersmith)... and are not to be missed.

Also, now monthly at Cafe Posk in Hammersmith

Way Out West is a unique collective of jazz musicians. Diverse improvisation, performance, arranging, composition, all come to the forefront in full force within weekly gigs, as each collective member presents collaborations of their work with guest stars from today's jazz scene.

Seasonal blasts include Way Out West appearing together for All-star evenings.

  
August 2014
27th"New Voices" Jam Session

In "New voices" Way Out West features new and aspiring players from this year's summer schools and beyond in a evening of unscripted jamming. Tim Whitehead will be ring master and referee, and the rhythm section will be kept in order by Way Out West's Dave Jones on double bass.
 
September 2014
3rdWOW presents Special Guest Nigel Price with Tom Millar- piano, Gary Wilcox -drums, and????
 
10th10: Meredith White Trio featuring Dave Jones- bass, and Paul Cavaciuti-drums.
 
12th@CafePosk: Mingus Profiles Septet: Chris Biscoe and Pete Hurt - reeds; Henry Lowther - trumpet; Trevor Mires - trombone; Kate Williams - piano; Larry Bartley - bass; Stu Butterfield - drums

Reuniting the septet at the core of the highly regarded 2010 CD 'Profiles of Mingus', tonight's performance will explore the legacy of the great composer and bass-player Charles Mingus. through fresh arrangements and dynamic improvisations. "flows with all the force of the originals" - Tim Cumming, The Independent, Album of the week.
 
17thBobby Wellins with Kate Williams Trio Bobby Wellins - tenor, Kate Williams - piano, Oli Hayhurst - double bass, Tristan Mailliot - drums

Legendary tenorist Bobby Wellins and pianist Kate Williams will be play a programme of music including some from their critically acclaimed 2012 album 'Smoke And Mirrors': ... “exudes elegance, taste and refinement that at times borders on the exquisite.” London Jazz
 
24thMartin Speake Trio with Martin Speake- alto sax, Mike Outram-guitar and Jeff Williams-drums