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Our music conjures up memories of great singers and songwriters such as George Gershwin, Jelly Roll Morton, Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin and many more.

See our new video on youtube 'We'll Meet Again, Hits from the Blitz'

On stage at the lovely Plaza Theatre in Romsey with the wonderful and vivacious Anita Harris, May 2015


In addition to playing at dances and functions (and appearing on national and international radio) we also put on concert performances in London and the South East of England (and we can be tempted to go further afield - for example we have entertained on the Queen Mary 2 on a weekend cruise to Guernsey which included top musicians such as Jamie Cullum, Acker Bilk, Madeline Bell and Stacey Kent).

Here is a list of upcoming concerts - there are more details on the Concerts page, and also on MySpace.com.

    • On Sunday 26th May 2019 we return to the English Music Festival in the fabulous Dorchester Abbey (near Oxford) at 9:30pm. The theme is the Great British Songbook of the 1920's to the 1960's. This concert is dedicated to the memory of John Ashworth, co-founder of the band and arranger of all our songs for over 20 years, who sadly passed away earlier this year
    • We are touring 'Barber Bilk and Ball' this year, all the way from Surrey to Kent. We are at our home from homeat the Barn Theatre in Oxted on Friday 7th June 2019
    • Sunday 6th October we're on the southern edge of Kent at the The Astor Theatre in Deal, in a matinee performance of our British Dixieland Jazz programme
    • Up north (well, for Kent anyway) to the Criterion Theatre in Blue Town on the Isle of Sheppey, another matinee performance on Saturday 26th October 2019


2017 opened with air time on BBC Radio 2 again courtesy once more of our friend Nigel Ogden on The Organist Entertains: 'Isn't it a lovely day' with the wonderful Simon Gledhill on the keys, pedals and stops.

We were lucky in 2014 with a play from Howard Leader on BBC Radio Lincolnshire before he joined the audience pinning back their lugholes for our Wisbech concert, and Bill Rennells has given us airtime on his programme Harmony Night on BBC Radio Oxford, Kent and Berkshire before helping compere at Thame.

2013 got off to a good start as we floated across the national airwaves on BBC Radio 2's 'The Organist Entertains' review of the year on New Year's Day: we appeared again with 'Say it with Music' on 12th March, and we then were Paddlin' Madeleine Home on 6th August. As well as national radio we have recently had airings on BBC Radio's Hereford and Worcester, Humberside, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Solent, Stoke, Surrey and Sussex.

Previously we have hummed cross the ether on Meridian FM (April 2010), Angel Radio (DJ Pete Cross, with Jeanie Barton August 2009, and February 2009, December 2008 and December 2007), and Radio Newcastle (Frank Wappat, August 2009).Our first apperance on national radio was music from our CD 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' featured by Des Carrington on BBC Radio 2. In January 2007. We had international exposure with 'Mississippi Mud' played by Steve Ashley in Spain on Valle Radio  in July 2008. Des aired us again June 14th 2013, another track from 'Say It With Music'..

And on BBC Radio 2 again in 2015, including 'Say it with Music' on St George's Day 2015.

Click on the radio to listen to Graham and John interviewed by Bill Rennells, broadcast on Saga Radio in September 2005.

See our selection of CDs on our the recordings page. New for 20011 isSay It With Music with the great Simon Gledhill on the Wurlitzer organ. Our seasonal offering A White Christmas is still available to add extra fun to those  timeless  tunes. Get those farthings together ready to order some today.

If you want more details of the New Foxtrot Serenaders, or to make an enquiry about our availability or to purchase a recording, email us at newfoxtrotserenaders@yahoo.co.uk.

Our friends at the Colchester Headgate Theatre (concert on 22nd December) have posted this animation presumably reflecting how smooth and sophisticated we are


The New Foxtrot Serenaders 2002-2010