Mike Hutchings (Soprano & Alto saxophones)


Started to learn Clarinet at age 15 and by his late teens was also playing flute and tenor saxophone.

In his early twenties he was playing with many bands around Britain, from Traditional Jazz Bands to Big Bands plus pop/rock and cabaret groups. He recorded frequently for the BBC at their Maida Vale, London studios, broadcast live on BBC Radio's 'Jazz Club, as well as being in demand for commercial recording sessions. Almost ten years of professional playing followed, taking him all over Europe plus a year in South Africa.

After a brief stay back in the UK, he returned to South Africa, added Alto Sax to his line-up and spent over twenty years there, being in demand for TV., theatre, radio and recording sessions, often as Musical Director, as well as writing and arranging for a 16-piece Big Band.

Returning to the UK in 1996, Mike played for a while as a 'one-man-band' programming his own midi files as backing tracks, and worked with local studios.

Moving to Spain in 2004, Mike plays Tenor Sax and Clarinet with various Big Bands and Soprano, Tenor and sometimes Alto Sax with 'ALL THAT JAZZ'.

 


 

John Hutchings (Trombone)


Took up trombone at the age of 28 when his first wife left and he needed a hobby. He had been going to a Jazz Club in Torquay and thought the trombone looked easy - wrong!

Enrolled in a Rehearsal Big Band and from 1982 played in AJ's Big Band, a semi-professional Big Band in South West England as well as a Dixieland Band run by Clarinettist Ron Ginger which later John ran as 'The City Steam Jazz Band' and a Traditional Jazz Quartet, 'Jazz Bag', with Clarinet lead, for 15 years.

He has supported Jazz Stars such as Kenny Ball, Acker Bilk, George Melly with John Chilton's Feetwarmers. Also Humphrey Lyttelton with Helen Shapiro.

Came to Spain in 2002, at the end of which he was asked to start a Dixieland Jazz Band in a restaurant in La Marina in the southern Costa Blanca. This he did, and 'All That Jazz' has played many Bars and Theatres in the area since then.


 

Roy Hubbard (Clarinet)


Played with Birmingham based Zenith Hot Stompers for 36 years until 2004, during which time the Band played gigs all over the UK including all the popular Jazz Festivals, plus France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Sweden and Finland. Also California's Sacramento Jazz Festival.
The Band hosted many guests including Americans Wild Bill Davison and Bill Allred plus many British musicians, some of whom recorded albums with the band, namely Humphrey Lyttelton, Chris Barber, Wally Fawkes and Pat Halcox.

Whilst Roy was with the Zeniths they made 17 albums on several labels including VJM, Stomp Off and Timeless. Most of these are now issued on CD.

Roy also played with and led other groups including his own 'Hotshots' and 'The New Delta Jazzmen'. These sessions sometimes entailed showcasing touring jazzmen including George Masso, Warren Vache, Allan Vache, Marty Grosz, Yank Lawson, Al Casey, Benny Waters and Billy Butterfield. Also British musicians; Kenny Ball, John Barnes, Roy Williams, George Chisholm, Digby Fairweather, Monty Sunshine, Fred Hunt and many others.



Peter Emuss (Drums)


Started playing Drums at 14 then spent 3 years in the Merchant Navy before returning to London to play as a professional musician gigging around town with such names as Dis Disley, Manfred Mann, Monty Sunshine, Sandy Brown and Al Fairweather among others. He joined the Bands of Owen Bryce, Mick Mulligan with George Melly and the Ken Sims Band with Long John Baldry.

After touring Germany with this Band in 1962 Pete stayed in Europe for the next 10 years playing with many German and Dutch Bands playing Jazz and Dance music. Pete has now retired to Torrevieja and plays almost exclusively with 'All That Jazz' to get back to his roots.



Geoff Hull (Bass)


Started playing in the early fifties. The first Jazz Band he played with was the 'Riverside Jazz Band' from Cambridge which he joined in 1960 with Andy Cooper. Some years later he joined 'Graham Dalley's Dozen', broadcasting regularly on the BBC and doing summer Seasons in The Isle of Man, backing Matt Monroe, Frank Ifield, The Batchelors, Val Doonican and Helen Shapiro etc.

After a season on cruise ships in the early 70s. He toured with the original production of 'Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat' starring Jess Conrad, coming back to the West End to play with Bands such as Bob Miller, Tony Evans and Ray Ellington before becoming a member of the Nolan Sisters' backing Band.

Through the 80s he played with various Midlands Jazz Bands before joining the Pete Allen Jazz Band in the 90s and later played with the Rascals of Rhythm before moving to Torrevieja in 2004. He joined 'All That Jazz' in 2008.


   

 
 
 
 Enrique Simon