AGM 2019

Note: This is not the most recent AGM.

Our Annual General Meeting 2019 took place in the Civil Service Club, London on the 27th April.

Congratulations to our newly-elected committee, consisting of:

  • Chairman: Michael Coates
  • Vice-chairman: Roger Boyes
  • Treasurer: Grant Elliot
  • Secretary: Quentin Bryar
  • Meetings: Antony Pepper
  • Other members:
    • Frank Griffith (Artistic adviser)
    • Patrick Olsen (Blue Light editor)
    • Charlie Dyson
    • Gareth Evans
    • George Duncan
    • John Lucas
    • Pedro Cravinho

The Jazz Centre

Roy Tresadern was on hand to give an introduction to the UK Jazz Centre at Southend-on-Sea. They have a fantastic programme of events coming up and some great exhibits. More details at

Duke and Mingus

After the meeting, Roger Boyes presented on “Duke and Mingus” with a varied playlist of collaborations and interpretations.

Of course, such a talk could only conclude with Duke and Mingus’ collaboration on the album Money Jungle. Roger chose a particularly robust Caravan as our closer.