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"Great venue! The audience are up close and you can hear a pindrop. It feels that they are open and receptive."

Martin Speake

"I think that SoundCellar is a venue of a new kind, a venue run by a musician who is interested in giving a voice for genuinely new-exciting-forward thinking-quality music. It has always been a pleasure for me when I get a chance to play there! "

Asaf Sirkis


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"SoundCellar is a gem" Becca Stevens


"I really enjoyed the intimate, vibrant feel of SoundCellar. A great club to play at!"

Jason Rebello

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SoundCellar is a haven for fans of non mainstream music in the atmospheric setting of the Blue Boar cellar bar in Poole, Dorset. Not only will you find the best in contemporary and mainstream jazz but also world music and much more.


Some of the artists who have performed at SoundCellar include Snarky Puppy/Jacob Collier collaborator BECCA STEVENS, Mercury Prize nominee LAURA JURD, Sting/Jeff Beck keyboard player JASON REBELLO, Santana/Miles Davis bassist BENNY RIETVELD, NYC based contemporary jazz giants ARI HOENIG, BEN WENDEL, WILL VINSON, COLIN STRANAHAN, PHIL ROBSON, GLENN ZALESKI and PATRICK CORNELIUS, Dutch jazz guitar icon JESSE VAN RULLER, Laura Mvula/Randy Brecker keyboard player OLI ROCKBERGER, Dave Gilmour/Robert Fripp saxophonist THEO TRAVIS, Brooklyn based folk duo ROBINSON & ROHE, New York based guitarist/vocalist ALICYN YAFFEE, Ian Dury/Pink Floyd saxophonist GILAD ATZMON, King Crimson/Sheryl Crow/High Flying Birds drummer JEREMY STACEY, The Black Crowes/Oasis/Finn Bros guitarist PAUL STACEY. Plus the very best in British jazz - JIM MULLEN, IVO NEAME, ALAN BARNES, JULIAN SIEGEL, LIAM NOBLE, MARTIN SPEAKE, KIT DOWNES, ROGER BEAUJOLAIS, NIGEL PRICE, DAVE NEWTON, PHIL DONKIN, PAUL BOOTH, MIKE OUTRAM, MICHAEL JANISCH, JOHN LAW, DYLAN HOWE, NICOLAS MEIER, ASAF SIRKIS, DAVE O'HIGGINS, GARETH LOCKRANE and many others.

"Intimate and in-your-face.. music right in front of you and all round you. A really vibrant venue!"

John Law

"Playing at Soundcellar is great. I’ve always enjoyed the warmth and enthusiasm of the audiences and the club’s unswerving commitment to presenting top quality music."

Ivo Neame