Butxaca, pronounced boo-ja-ka, means Pocket in Valenciano, as in, in the pocket / in the groove...
Butxaca are a new Brighton sextet playing an eclectic mix of jazz influenced music who met playing together in various bands in Brighton (Trees, SJO, Studio 9, The Elevators, SkaKestra, Jazz for Small Dogs) and share a passion for tunes that groove and energise, or touch your soul.
With originals by Simon De Souza, Joshua Redman,
Herbie Hancock, Chris McGregor and others.
Jane Stimpson ~ trumpet
Beccy Rork ~ sax
Andy Pickett ~ sax
Steve Morgan ~ keyboards
John Bedford ~ bass
Phil Naylor ~ drums
Saturday 22nd January
Ropetackle Arts Centre Terry Pack's A conference of the Trees
Saturday 4th December Butxaca at the Jazz Lounge launch sessions, Eastbourne
Sunday 21st November Butxaca at The Brunswick Holland Road Hove
Sunday 25th July Butxaca at The Brunswick Holland Road Hove
Sunday 11th July Butxaca at the Birdcage Bandstand
Gigs cancelled due to Coronavirus
Friday 20th March JOKO and Butxaca The Round Georges
Friday 12th June JOKO and Butxaca double bill at The Brunswick 8pm
Saturday 18th January Butxaca The Round Georges Sutherland Rd
Saturday 5th October Butxaca The Round Georges BN2 0EQ
Saturday 22nd June with JOKO double bill, The Brunswick, Hove. Afrojazz-flavoured funkbeat meets groove-suffused jazz with originals by Simon De Souza, and covers of Joshua Redman, Herbie Hancock, Chris McGregor and others.
Saturday 11th May The Round Georgesas part of Brighton Festival.
Saturday March 23rd The Round Georges, Kemptown, Brighton
Friday Feb 22nd The Con Club, Lewes. With JOKO.
Sunday 20 January The Brunswick Hove, BN3 1JF
Saturday 24th November The Round Georges, Brighton
Thursday 15th February The Brunswick, Hove