Professional Jazz Groups
Underneath is information on past and current musical projects that John Seeley is involved with.
Interplay- Interplay is a modern jazz quartet based in Essex. The music features some of the great hard bop tunes of the Blue Note era, good old-fashioned standards and a selection of tunes from the best of British Jazz including Tubby Hayes, Ian Hamer, and Simon Spillett. The group features, John Seeley on saxophone and clarinet, Dave Warren on guitar, Richard Dray on drums, and Martin Gibbons on bass.
JazzDuo - John Seeley and David Warren's JazzDuo is a modern cool jazz duo based in Essex. The JazzDuo features David Warren on Guitar (www.guitar-ukulele.co.uk) and John Seeley on clarinet and saxophone. The JazzDuo is ideal for any occasion providing music for that special day.
Ben Fisher and John Seeley's Vieux Carré (Old Square) - is a working professional jazz duo based in Essex. They are suitable for any occasion as background or foreground music and perform in a range of jazz styles that are included in their large repertoire, from traditional jazz standards to classic pop tunes.
They specialise in weddings, corporate, social events, and work with clients well before the event date to understand preferences and plan just the right music to suit your social function. Vieux Carré consists of professional musicians Ben Fisher on acoustic-electric guitar, and John Seeley (BA MA Music) on clarinet and saxophone.
Trio Zephyr - Zephyr are an innovative trio that explores free improvisation and original compositions. Their musical stylistic influences include a number of genres from world music, rock, and free jazz. The group consists of Alex Field on guitar, Trevor Taylor on drums/percussion and John Seeley on saxophone and clarinet. They have recently recorded their first album Gentle Wind Raging Fire on the FMR record label that is available to purchase on their website or on the Products For Sale page.
Chenenko- 'Chenenko is an exceptional, innovative, energetic and inspiring new jazz quartet who traverse many areas of creative contemporary music. Raw, exciting, and eclectic, the group strives for music oh high emotion, wide dynamic range, musical integrity, and above all, the holy grail of originality!..With fresh quirky compositions and exciting dynamic live performances, Chenenko propels the essence of jazz into the 21st century.'