Gigs


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Mark Aston and Lester Brown

Sun 1 Oct | Mark Aston and Lester Brown | Mark Aston trombone & baritone sax, Lester Brown, trumpet & flugelhorn, Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm Cliff piano, Keith Howard double bass, Matt Skeaping drums | Pangbourne Jazz Club | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7


The Supertonics Big Band | Bracknell

Sun 1 Oct | The Supertonics Big Band with popular jazz vocalist Miss Tricia Bassett | Bracknell | Jennett’s Park Community Centre | 8:00pm | £9, £8 “early bird” | Tickets by cash or credit card from David Bennett / 07739-314261 / davidbennett470@gmail.com


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 3 Oct | Equinox with Mike Gale | Mike Gale trumpet, Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Derek Alford bass, Paul Kaluza percussion | Sherfield-on-Loddon | Four Horseshoes | 8:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Art Themen | Caversham

Wed 11 Oct | Art Themen | Art Themen tenor sax with supporting trio | Caversham | Mander Court, 8 Derby Road, Reading RG4 5EY | 8pm | No charge but a donation to the  Heathermount School will be greatly appreciated | Call 0118 947 6504 for further information.


Jazz at St Andrew’s – Simon Lasky Quartet | Caversham

Sat 14 Oct | Simon Lasky Quartet | St Andrew’s Church, Albert Rd, Caversham, RG4 7PL | 7.30 | Tickets: £15, £17 in advance, under 16s free, from Waltons the Jewellers, Caversham (cash only, closed Mondays) or phone 0118 9484112 / 0118 9463202. Or £17, £19 on the door | Full details www.concertsincaversham.co.uk


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – band TBC | Shinfield

Thurs 19 Oct | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – band TBC | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


Guildford Jazz Festival | Day One | 20 October

Fri 20 to Sun 22 Oct | Guildford Jazz Festival | Venues at various locations throughout to city | A huge choice and variety of bands | See full details here: Guildford Jazz Festival


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 20 Oct | Rhythms at the Yurt | BB Kean vocals, Jamie Howell guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | £12.50


Guildford Jazz Festival | Day Two | 21 October

Fri 20 to Sun 22 Oct | Guildford Jazz Festival | Venues at various locations throughout to city | A huge choice and variety of bands | See full details here: Guildford Jazz Festival


Ella Fitzgerald – a Centenary Celebration | Basingstoke

Sun 22 Oct | Ella Fitzgerald – a Centenary Celebration | Olivier Award nominated singer Alison Jiear and the London Concert Orchestra Show Band | Basingstoke | Anvil Arts | £31.50, £29; Over 65s, under 16s and f/t students £2 off – limited offer (includes £2 booking fee)


Three days of Guildford Jazz Festival | October 20th to 22nd

Fri 20 to Sun 22 Oct | Guildford Jazz Festival | Venues at various locations throughout to city | A huge choice and variety of bands | See full details here: Guildford Jazz Festival


Jazz at Progress | Ray Gelato Alex Garnett “Tough Tenors” Quintet | Buy tickets

Fri 27 Oct | Progress Theatre, Reading | Ray Gelato Alex Garnet “Tough Tenors” Quintet  | Ray Gelato tenor sax, Alex Garnett tenor sax, Gunther Kurmayr piano, Manuel Alvarez bass, Matt Home drums | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee | Buy tickets


Amber & the Professors EP Launch Vintage Ball | Shiplake

Fri 27 Oct | Amber & the Professors EP Launch Vintage Ball | Shiplake Memorial Hall, Memorial Avenue, Shiplake Cross, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 4DN | Doors: 7.15 | Tickets include Prosecco, 3-course dinner, CD and return Red Routemaster trip from Reading Station: £40 online at www.trybooking.co.uk/book/event?eid=1706 Doors 7.15 | Dress Code: Black Tie/Vintage/Glam | Full details www.amberandtheprofessors.com/music/


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 27 Oct | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Woolhampton

Sat 28 Oct | Dinner jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 29 Oct | Mike Miller Trio with Dave Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1 pm | Tea for two £20