Gigs


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Tracey Mendham with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 1 Jul | Tracey Mendham with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Tracey Menham tenor sax & vocals, Malcolm Cliff piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard bass, Julian Bown drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 1 July | Mike Miller Trio with Lawrie Wright double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00 pm | Free admission


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 1 Jul | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar, John Aust sax/clari, Gordon Johnson keys/voc | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Jazz Pro/Am Challenge at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 3 Jul | Equinox Jazz Pro/Am Challenge with Will Barry | Will Barry piano, 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)


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Reading

Thurs 5 Jul | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | HB More guitar | Jez Titterton guitar | Dave Stamper guitar | Leo soprano sax | Lawrie Wright double bass | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm | Donations gratefully accepted


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 8 Jul | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Lea Lyle vocals, Geoff Goodman piano | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Gli Avanzi Jazz Quintet | Reading

Sun 8 Jul | Gli Avanzi Jazz Quintet | Andy Boyd trumpet, Lorenzo Todorow sax, Martin Dix guitar, Howard King bass, Andrew Last drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


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

Wed 11 Jul | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Alan Gresty / Brian white – Ragtimers | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


The Gap Gig | The Ben Waters Boogie Woogie Band

Fri 13 Jul | The Ben Waters Boogie Woogie Band | Goring Village Hall, Goring on Thames | Doors 7.30pm | Music 8pm | £15 | Ring 01491 874492 to book seats.


Jazz at St Andrew’s with the Simon Lasky Quartet | Caversham

Sat 14 Jul | Concerts in Caversham present Jazz at St Andrew’s with the Simon Lasky Quartet featuring Simon Lasky piano, Nina Ferro vocals, Simon Bates saxophones and Robert Rickenberg bass | St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7PL | 7.30  | Tickets: £16, £18 in advance, £18, £20 on the door, under 16s free,  available from Waltons the Jewellers, Caversham (cash only closed Mondays) or phone 0118 9484112/0118 9463202 | Full details www.concertsincaversham.co.uk


New Jazz Sextet | Newbury Jazz and Blues Festival

Sat 14  Jul | New Jazz Sextet | Leon Vince tenor sax, Andy Townsend trumpet, Ross Law trombone, Nick Hill  piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Newbury Market Place  | 7:15 | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Rotherwick

Sun 22 Jul | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Rotherwick | Tylney Hall | 2:30pm | Jazz Afternoon Tea £36 per person


Reading Dusseldorf Jazz Ensemble | Reading Fringe Festival | Buy tickets

Wed 25 July | Reading Station Hill Plaza, in front of The Village Biscuit Tin Cafe/Bar
7:30pm till 10.00pm | £15.00 plus booking fee


Photo: Zoe White Photography

Jazz at The Reading Fringe Festival: “Reading Dusseldorf Jazz Ensemble”

Stuart Henderson trumpet & flugelhorn, Reiner Witzel alto & soprano saxes, Pete Billington piano, Raph Mizraki bass, Simon Price drums

Led by local trumpet and flugelhorn star Stuart Henderson, a stellar group of local and visiting musicians promise you an evening of the greatest classic and contemporary jazz. Bringing you the music of the most iconic jazz stars from bebop and beyond | Read more…
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Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Shinfield

Thurs 26 Jul | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Judy Vaughan vocals, Nick Hill piano, Martin Dix guitar, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

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


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

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