Gigs


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Pangbourne

Sun 1 April | Earl Okin vocals and piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard double bass, Paul Glover drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


Phil Mason Trio | Caversham

Sun 1 Apr | Phil Mason Trio | Phil Mason gtr/voc, Felicity Taylor violin/voc, John Monney bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3:30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 1 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00pm | Free admission


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

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


Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet | Marlow

Tues 3 Apr | Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet | Highly acclaimed new group paying tribute to the original MJQ | Nat Steele, vibes, Gabriel Latchen, piano, Dario Di Lecce, bass and the award-winning drummer Steve Brown | Marlow Jazz Club | 8.30pm | Admission £10


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle Quartet | Shinfield

Thurs 5 Apr | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Barrie Griffin bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot| 8pm | £5


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Frank Griffith | Hedsor

Thur 5 Apr | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Frank Griffith | Frank Griffith sax, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Rhythms at the Yurt: Swing Fromage | Didcot

Fri 6 Apr | Swing Fromage | Tom Weetman, Lewis Dickinson guitars, Annalise Lam violin | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Bracknell Jazz | Bracknell

Fri 6 Apr | Katie Brown, Alex Hitchcock, Tom Smith saxes, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters Bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | 7.30pm | £10 (£5 under 18s).


Rhythms at the Yurt: Jamie Howell Trio | Didcot

Sat 7 Apr| Jamie Howell Trio | Jamie Howell guitar, Paul Jefferies bass, Monte Hall drums, percussion | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Mike Miller Trio | Old Basing

Sun 8 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Old Basing | River Bank Tea Rooms | 1:30pm | Free admission


Gli Avanzi with Stuart Henderson | Reading

Sun 8 Apr | Gli Avanzi with Stuart Henderson | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Clive Downs saxes and flute, Martin Dix guitar, Wulf Forrester-Barker bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


Bob Kerr & His Whoopee Band | Charity Jazz in aid of Basingstoke Stroke Support Group | Basingstoke

Mon 9 Apr | Aching sides guaranteed when Bob Kerr brings his incredible Whoopee-Makers to shake up Basingstoke with an evening of jazzy musical mayhem & outrageous comedy | Charity Jazz in aid of Basingstoke Stroke Support Group | Basingstoke Irish Centre, Council Road RG21 3DH | 8.00pm | £16 from 0787 1129 191 or blackbird@waitrose.com


The very best Trad Jazz at Reading Rugby Club | Sonning Lane

Wed 11 Apr | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | John Maddocks Jazzmen | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Mike Piggott | Caversham

Wed 11 Apr | Mike Piggott | Mike Piggott, jazz violin with supporting trio | Caversham | Mander Court, 8 Derby Road, Reading RG4 5EY | 8pm | No charge but a donation to Guide Dogs For The Blind  will be greatly appreciated | Call 0118 947 6504 for further information.


Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Bracknell

Wed 11 Apr | Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Jim Gold alto sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Charlie Hutchinson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | 7.30pm | £10 (£5 under 18s).


Ahead Only Trio | Maidenhead

Thu 12 Apr | Ahead Only Trio | Guido Spannocchi sax, Jason Simpson bass, Marco Quarantotto drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £12/£10


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Hedsor

Thur 12 Apr | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Lester Brown trumpet, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Jacqui Dankworth & Butterfly’s Wing | Maidenhead

Fri 13 Apr | Jacqui Dankworth & Butterfly’s Wing | Jacqui Dankworth vocals, Ben Davies cello, Christian Garrick violin, David Gordon piano | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Courtyard Theatre | 8.00pm | £16/£14


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington

Tue 17 Apr | Sarah Dowling Quintet | Sarah Dowling vocals, Nat Steele vibes, Gabriel Lachin piano, Marianne Windham bass, Steve Brown drums | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Robert Goodhew | Hedsor

Thur 19 Apr | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Robert Goodhew | Robert Goodhew sax, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson and Gareth Willams | Reading

Fri 20 Apr | Fleur Stevenson and Gareth Willams | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Gareth Williams piano | Reading | Browns | 8pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Rotherwick

Sun 22 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Rotherwick | Tylney Hall | 3:00pm | Jazz Afternoon Tea £36 per person


AKQ (Andy Kennedy Quartet) | Reading

Sun 22 Apr | AKQ | Andy Kennedy saxes, Paul Glover drums, Brian Throup upright & electric bass, Tony Imbierski piano | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson Quartet | Kintbury

Wed 25 Apr | Fleur Stevenson Quartet | Fleur Stevenson, vocals, Anatoliy Vyacheslavov tenor sax, Hugh Turner guitar, Raph Mizraki double bass | Kintbury | The Dundas Arms | 7.30pm | No charge


Berkshire Jazz Jam: Ken Thompson Trio | Global Cafe | Reading

Wed 25 Apr | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00pm | No charge


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Alan Grahame | Hedsor

Thur 26 Apr | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Alan Grahame | Alan Grahame vibes, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 26 Apr | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, Nick Hill bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 27 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


Art Themen Quartet | Maidenhead

Fri 27 Apr | Art Themen Quartet | Art Themen sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Jazz at Progress | Martin Speake Quartet ft. Ethan Iverson | Buy tickets

Fri 27 Apr | Martin Speake alto saxophone, Ethan Iverson piano, Fred Thomas double bass, James Maddren drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £20.00 (£18.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee.

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Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

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


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson | Woolhampton

Sat 28 Apr | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson and the Simon Price Trio

Sun 29 Apr | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Denny Ilett guitar, Pete Billington hammond organ, Esther Ng bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 29 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Tea for two £20