After our draining Monday we went to our Jazz Club at The Red Lion, Isleworth armed with a Christmas Stollen to say thank you to the friends who helped us in the morning.
As it turned out, one of them doesn't eat sweet things?!
But I was in for a real treat - just about my favourite line up.
Trevor Tomkins as ever provided some immaculate drums.
This is Simon Spillett looking immaculate in his MOD suit and a narrow tie straight out of the 1960's.
Now who do I know who dresses like that?
I love his playing and the choice of music was very much in my Thelonius Monk and Charlie Parker world.
Next to him is Roger Beaujolais on Vibes - we even got a Milt Jackson solo from him;
On the back row you can see Alec Dankworth playing Bass and John Critchinson on keyboards;
But both Robyn and me were shattered after our day, lets hope it worked out OK.
But Monday night?
That was magical.
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