Jez Hellard is a singer of potent songs, fine guitarist and simply stunning harmonica player. His band, The Djukella Orchestra, play traditional and contemporary folk music, from jigs, reels and ballads to tango, rhumba and even reggae. Featuring one of the most captivating double-bassists you’re likely to see and some of the finest instrumentalists on the UK folk scene, their blend of virtuoso musicianship, witty political comment and a deep repertoire of powerful songs never fails to turn heads.
Since hitting the road full time in 2005, Jez has played well over a thousand gigs; from the Glastonbury Festival to the North Country Fair, New York to Taipei, Istanbul to the Iberian Peninsular, gaining fans far and wide.
As a harmonica player, he’s renowned as an adept improviser in most styles of music and loves to be put on the spot, either on stage or in the studio.
This event is organised by The Bell. The Bell is an award winning, historic free house and music pub on the edge of Bath city centre, owned by 518 of its customers, fans and workers.