Gigs


Rotary Jazz Night | Henley-On-Thames

Sat 1 Apr | The Rotary Club of Henley-On-Thames presents Prudence Sharp’s Gentle Jazz Big Band | Plus Special Guests: Alan Grahame vibes, Hazel Pollard vocals and Ken Fitt saxophone | Henley-on-Thames | The Christ Church Centre, 46 Reading Road, RG9 1AG | Bar available | £20 including a fish & chip supper | 7.00 for 7.30pm | Tickets from kenfitt@btinternet.com or 01491 680813


Sunday Jazz at Abbot Cook | Stuart Henderson Trio | Reading

Sun 2 Apr | Sunday Jazz Trio | Stuart Henderson trumpet, piano & bass TBC | Reading | Abbot Cook | 1.30pm to 4.30pm | No charge


Rebecca Poole Quartet featuring Stuart Henderson | Oxford

Sun 2 Apr | Rebecca Poole Quartet featuring Stuart Henderson | Rebecca Poole vocals, Stuart Henderson trumpet, Hugh Turner guitar, Paul Jeffries bass | Oxford | Oxford Wine Cafe | 6.30pm to 9.00pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alison Bentley with the Keith Howard Trio

Sun 2 Apr 2017 | Alison Bentley with the Keith Howard Trio | Alison Bentley vocals, Kevin Armstrong guitar, Ewen Baird tenor sax, Keith Howard double bass, Matt Skeaping drums | Pangbourne Jazz Club | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 4 Apr | Equinox with Alex Forsyth | Alex Forsyth sax/flute, Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Marianne Windham bass, Paul Kaluza percussion | Sherfield-on-Loddon | Four Horseshoes | 8:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Jazz at The Milk Bar | No Room For Squares – Andy Kennedy Quartet | Reading

Wed 5 Apr | No Room For Squares | Jim Donovan hosts Andy Kennedy Quartet and presents jazz on vinyl from his archives | Reading | Milk Bar | 7.00pm | No Charge


Rebecca Poole / Hugh Turner | Reading

Wed 5 Apr | Rebecca Poole vocals, Hugh turner guitar | Bel and the Dragon pub, Blakes Lock, Reading | Jazz Nights | 7.30pm | No charge


Café Zazous | Reading

Thurs 6 Apr | Café Zazous – kicking off an evening of retro Parisian swing | HBMore guitar, Dave Stamper guitar, Feliks Tabis violin,Bo Chomenko accordion, Phil Berry | Reading | Global Café | 9:00pm | Free entry but donations welcomed


Jazz at Progress | Arnie Somogyi’s Jump Monk | Buy tickets

Fri 7 Apr | Arnie Somogyi’s Jump Monk pays tribute to two of the greatest composers in jazz: Charles Mingus and Thelonious Monk| Arnie Somogyi bass, Tony Kofi alto sax, Jeremy Price trombone, Mark Edwards keyboard, Clark Tracey drums | Reading | Progress Theatre | 7:30pm | £17.00 (£15.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee. Read more…

 


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Alan Barnes Quartet | Ascot

Sun 9 Apr | Alan Barnes Quartet | Alan Barnes saxes, Dave Newton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Seb De Krom drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Duende Jazz Trio | Maidenhead

Sun 9 Apr | Duende Jazz Trio | Adam Kovacs congas & percussion, Mike Guy electric piano & keyboards and Adolfredo Pulido electric bass | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8.00pm | £14, £12 Supporters


Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Reading

Tues 11 Apr | Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Les Foden saxophone, Mark Burton keyboards, Nick Hill bass, Eddie Hall drums | Reading | Global Café | 8.30pm | No charge


Ben Clatworthy | Marlow

Tue 11 Apr | Ben Clatworthy sax, John Donaldson piano, bass & drums TBC | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £8


Jazz at Burnham – Mick Emblow

Wed 12 Apr | Jazz at Burnham – Mick Emblow | Mick Emblow vocals, Bob Christopher saxes, Phil Craddock piano, Win Lodge bass, Jim Wade drums | Burnham | Royal British Legion | 8:30pm | No charge


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle | Shinfield

Thurs 13 Apr | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle | Lea Lyle vocals, Peter Bingham sax, Phil Craddock piano, Brian Throup bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Geoff Simkins | Bracknell

Fri 14 April | Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Geoff Simkins | Geoff Simkins sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park, Recital Room | 7.30pm | £10.00/£5 U18s


The Village Easter Music & Ale Festival | Retreat, Eldon & Lyndhurst pubs | Reading

Fri 14 to Mon 17 Apr | Jazz and Blues (and other music gigs) | Full Program Here |
Jazz gigs: Fri 14th Lyndhurst 6.30pm Keith Allen Band | Sun 16th Lyndhurst 5.00pm Stuart Henderson’s 3 in a Bar
Blues: Fri 14th Eldon 7.30pm Rev Feriday and Retreat 8.30pm Paula Riordan
Sun 16th Eldon 6.30pm Jason Manners and Lyndhurst 8.30pm Lewis Cohen
Mon 17th Eldon 3.00pm Bluesround


The Village Easter Music & Ale Festival | Retreat, Eldon & Lyndhurst pubs | Reading

Fri 14 to Mon 17 Apr | Jazz and Blues (and other music gigs) | Full Program Here |
Jazz gigs: Fri 14th Lyndhurst 6.30pm Keith Allen Band | Sun 16th Lyndhurst 5.00pm Stuart Henderson’s 3 in a Bar
Blues: Fri 14th Eldon 7.30pm Rev Feriday and Retreat 8.30pm Paula Riordan
Sun 16th Eldon 6.30pm Jason Manners and Lyndhurst 8.30pm Lewis Cohen
Mon 17th Eldon 3.00pm Bluesround


Gareth Williams / Trish Clowes | Fleet

Tue 18 Apr | Gareth Williams / Trish Clowes “Glow Quartet” | Trish Clowes sax, Gareth Williams piano, Callum Gorley double bass, Martin France drums | Fleet | The Harlington | Fleet Jazz Club | 8.00pm | £12


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Reading

Tues 18 Apr | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, Nick Hill bass, Ben Robins drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Stuart Henderson Quartet with Denny Ilett | Reading

Tue 18 Apr | Stuart Henderson quartet with Denny Ilett | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Denny Ilett guitar/vocals, Tom Pilling keyboard, Raph Misraki bass, Simon Price drums | Henley Road, Playhatch, Reading | The Flowing Spring | 8.30pm | £5


Twelfth Night with Jazz | Newbury

Tues 18 Apr to Sun 30 Apr | Twelfth Night with Jazz | A dizzying and beautiful version of Shakespeare’s perfect play, fuelled by energetic jazz music and re-imagined in the 1920s | Newbury | The Watermill Theatre | Location | Box office 01635 46044 | Mon – Sat 7.30pm, Thurs and Sat matinées 2.30pm,  Sat 6 May 1.30pm and 6.30pm | £15 – £26.50 | Full details


Blues and Beyond – Lea Lyle | Arborfield

Tues 18 Apr | Blues and Beyond – Lea Lyle | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Keith Howard bass, Jim Wade drums | Arborfield | The Swan Inn | 8pm | £5


Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | South Hill Park

Wed 19 Apr | Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening with the house band | James Akers sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Charlie Hutchinson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park, Wilde Upstairs performance space | 7.30pm | £10.00 (£8.00 in advance) and £5 U18s


Mark Nightingale | Maidenhead

Fri 21 Apr | Mark Nightingale (trombone), Simon Marsh (sax) and rhythm section headed by Clark Tracey (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Courtyard Theatre | 8.00pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Rhythms at the Yurt: Bancroft & Lyne | Didcot

Fri 21 Apr| Rhythms at the Yurt: Bancroft & Lyne | Sophie Bancroft vocals and guitar, Tom Lyne bass and bass guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Book here


Gli Avanzi Jazz Sextet | Reading

Sun 23 Apr | Gli Avanzi Jazz Sextet | Lorenzo Todorow tenor, Chris Wagstaff trumpet, Martin Dix guitar, Jim Saunders bass, Andrew Last drums, Diego Molina percussion | Reading | Global Cafe | 7:30pm | FREE


Jazz Jam in Reading: Ken Thompson Trio | Reading

Wed 26 Apr | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 8:30pm | No charge


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 28 Apr | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Stuart Henderson trumpet, line up see web site | Finchampstead | Memorial Hall, RG40 4JU | http://www.remixjazzorchestra.co.uk/ | 8.30pm | Price TBC


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 28 Apr | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner jazz at The Angel – Peter Jones | Woolhampton

Sat 29 Apr | Dinner jazz at The Angel – Peter Jones | Peter Jones vocals, Martin Pickett piano, Keith Howard bass | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge | More here: http://peterjonesjazz.co.uk/