The Current Committee.
Ben Morris – Chair
Business Consultant, Entrepreneur, Engineer, cyclist, long time supporter & volunteer for Span Jazz. ‘Live music is the cure for what ails ya’. Henry Rollins
Richard Darwin – Treasurer
Lesley Lanman – Secretary
Retired Family Mediator and Service Manager. Now a Grandmother, traveller, allotmenteer and cyclist.
I enjoy making things with my hands and music of all genres especially live.
Declan Connolly – Event Coordinator
A long career as an Arts worker in the voluntary sector. He helped found Span Arts in Narberth, which he managed for 32 years. He served as a trustee and managed the Queens Hall for 10 years. He has held a passion for Jazz, blues and world music managing Span Arts Jazz stream since its inception. He was also a co-founder of Tenby Blues Festival.
Gordon Barry – Membership & Finance Secretary
Retired Broadcasting Engineering Manager.
Became interested in Jazz as an apprentice in London, going to Humph’s 100 Club in ’58.
My abiding passion is still for the rhythmically and melodically music called and remains to me SWING.
Gustavo Vas Falco – Committee Member
Retired Paediatrician. I am not a Jazz expert, but love music of all genres. There is a certain charm in live performances which need to promoted and shared for the benefit of the community.
Jackie Palit – Committee Member
Involved in a voluntary capacity over many years organising live music and performances.
Main interests – Live music; Theatre; Cinema; Cooking.
Was involved with Narberth Children’s and Food Festivals.
I am a semi-retired Psychotherapist/ counsellor. I worked for the NHS for 17yrs in the Community Drugs Team. Proud mum of 4 and Grandma. I enjoy swimming, walking our dogs., and travelling anywhere! I love live music of all genres and look forward to helping Narberth Jazz grow and reach people of all ages.
David Anderson – Committee Member
Have recently relocated from Monmouthshire in order to be closer to family after long career in the Forest Products industry in a variety of management positions. Delighted to be able to continue my lifelong love affair with all things Jazz, with the bonus of regular live gigs on the doorstep. I am an enthusiastic fair weather cyclist and enjoy walking in the local landscape.