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Showbiz Social Club Selected Images from 2008
Photographs are grouped in approximately monthly order.
Colin Garrett (tenor sax), Charlie Palfrey (alto sax), January 2008.
Don Crawford and Gigi Hellmuth, January, 2008.
Gigi Hellmuth dancing with Franco Vitiello, January, 2008.
Gigi Hellmuth, fearless celebrity photographer, January, 2008.
Renowned jazz vocalist Pippa Wilson, and radio personality and magician, Don Crawford, Showbiz Club pioneers, Jan 2008.
Ray Haynes, experienced and popular pianist, January, 2008.
Regular visiting a capella
singers, Shirazz, including long-time club member Sheila Whitson (on the right). January, 2008.
Uniquely talented vocalist, Animari Clyde, February, 2008.
Annie Smith, jazz vocalist, comedian and raconteur, February, 2008.
Birthday celebrations for Pamela Rowe, Nissanka de Silva and Rory Clark, February, 2008.
Top vibrophone player, the later Chris Ellis, vocalist Pamela Rowe, and Howard Rowe, drummer, February, 2008.
Fellow entertainers Colin Garrett (tenor sax) and well-known magician, comedian and radio announcer, Don Crawford, Feb. 2008.
Club member, guitarist Jeff Wiener and his mother. Feb., 2008.
Famous jazz singer/entertainer Pippa Wilson with her friend Jim Gutterson, February, 2008.
Club foundation members Pat Argue, and Katy King-Best, February, 2008.
Acclaimed jazz singer, Michele Forbes, with companion Paul Boath, February, 2008.
Audience, March, 2008. Pamela Rowe front left, Roger Clark's family centre right.
March 2008 birthdays, Janet Arndt, Audrey Morris, Sheila Whitson, plus Judee Horin, Jack Morris.
Vocalist Connie Lansberg with Roger Clark (sax), Rory Clark (kb). March 2008.
During the March 2008 club night, a Huntsman spider emerged from the piano and slowly progressed along its edge, somewhta diverting the audience from the current item. It was humanely liberated at the earliest opportunity.
Janet Arndt's trad group, often called Jan's Jellies, including Tony Brothers (centre)(now dec.). March, 2008.
Emma Sidney drawing door prize, box held by Jack Morris, March 2008.
April birthdays, April 2008. From left: Sheila Whitson, Neville Turner, Judy Doughty, Glenyce Leithhead, Michele Forbes, Don Crawford.
"Musical Twins", Colin Garrett, Leon Heale, April, 2008.
"Jan's Jellies" trad band, Janet Arndt (voc), and Tony Brothers (dec.) on clarinet, April, 2008.
Michele Forbes & Roger Clark, Leon Heale (bs), April, 2008.
Pianist Neville Turner, with Leon Heale (bs), Alan Richards (dr). April, 2008.
'Dancing Girls', Gigi Hellmuth and Sheila Whitson, May 2008.
Barrie Boyes (sax), Howard Rowe (dr), Pippa Wilson (voc), June, 2008.
Audience Barbara and Roger Clark, and Thea and Barrie Boyes, June, 2008.
Bill and Glenyce Leithhead.dressed up for the July 2008 Club Night theme of "Money".
Bill Leithhead at the piano - see above.
Colin Garrett (sax) with singer Annie Smith, who is dressed in a gold them to suite the July 2008 theme of Money (see above).
Judee Horin at the piano, dressed in gold to suit the July 2008 club night's theme of "Money".
Birthday tableau, August 2008. Don Crawford (mike), Glenyce Leithhead (holding cake), Caryl Bowen, Animari Clyde, Kim Harris.
The highly esteemed Bobby Vinnard, pianist, singer and raconteur/comedian.
Conga Line, August, 2008.
Instrumentalists Colin Garrett, Ken Forbes, Barrie Boyes, August, 2008.
Jamming, August 2008: (from L.) Howard Rowe (dr), Tony Brothers, Ken Forbes, Colin Garrett, Barrie Boyes.
World-travelled vocalist and pianist Judee Horin.
Visiting vocalist Michelle Argue, plus members Pamela and Howard Rowe, August, 2008.
Drawing the Balls, August 2008: Emma Sidney, Don Crawford, Gigi Hellmuth.
Blue Tango playing kazoos! Dave Richard and Lynne Gough. November, 2008.
Foundation member Caryl Bowen telling a joke. Nov. 2008
Front line musos Colin Garrett, Barrie Boyes, Jack Morris, Ken Forbes. Novemnber 2008.
Conrad de Silva sings with backing musos, Nov., 2008.
Judee Horin, november 2008.
Veteran vocalist Katy King-Best sings with vim and with vigour, November 2008.
Pamela and Howard Rowe performing as their group Duo Melodica. Nov. 2008
Duo "Raw Sylke", with Trevor Quigley (guitar) and Ani Clyde (vocals), and Howard Rowe on drums. Nov., 2008.
vocal group "Shirazz", including club member Sheila Whitson (2nd left). Nov., 2008