James joined by his children

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Trumpeter James Lancaster will provide a novel gig for Scarborough Jazz Club as he will be appearing with his children Grace and Charlie on November 14.

James is familiar on the Northern jazz scene and with Scarborough audiences. He plays as a soloist and with Five Pieces of Silver and has played The Cask in both those capacities.

In 2010 he founded The New York Brass Band, a happy-sounding marching band. He also plays with the Tradtastic jazz band.

James was Head of Music at Ripon Grammar School, so has plenty of experience dealing with budding musicians.

His daughter Grace, plays saxophone and sings. She recently played a gig with Ron Burnett’s Mardi Gras Band in York.

Ron said: “Grace played well and is a promising young musician.”

James’ son Charlie plays the trombone and is a member of the New York Brass Band.

For this evening, they will present a repertoire of standards, bebop and New Orleans Jazz.

This promises to be a fun event. Backing from the Mike Gordon Trio and the music starts at 8.45pm. Admission £3.