Gigs


‘Feelin’ my way’ – classic jazz for a summer’s afternoon | Marlow

Sun 1 Jul | Danzon Duo and Oxford Classic Jazz | Jonny McCourt and Ramon Goose guitars, Nick Gill piano, Mike Wills reeds | Marlow | Christ Church URC  | 3:30pm | £10


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, Nigel Fox 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)


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo | Reading

Wed 4 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | The Bel and Dragon, Blakes Lock, Gas Works Road, Reading RG13EQ | 7.30pm | free admission | Bookings: 01189 515790


The Clive Burton Celebration Band with Kelvin Christiane & Stuart Henderson | Hedsor

Thur 5 Jul | The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Kelvin Christiane sax, Stuart Henderson trumpet & flugelhorn, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


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


Bracknell Jazz – Tim Whitehead & Tony Woods

Fri 6 Jul | Bracknell Jazz – Tim Whitehead & Tony Woods quintet | Tim Whitehead sax, Tony Woods sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, & drums tbc | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo | Reading

Fri 6 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Broad Street Bar and Kitchen, 81 Broad St, Reading RG1 2AP | 8pm | Free admission


Fleur Stevenson Performs the music of Ella Fitzgerald | Garsington Jazz Club

Sat 7 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Anatoliy Vyacheslavov tenor sax, Hugh Turner guitar, Paul Jefferies bass | Garsington Village Hall, Garsington, Oxfordshire OX44 9DA Oxford, Oxfordshire | Doors 7.15pm | Music 8pm | £15 | Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/GarsingtonJazz/ – phone: 07515 275655 (Ben)


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


Gilad Atzmon plays Charlie Parker | Marlow

Tue 10 Jul | Gilad Atzmon plays Charlie Parker | Gilad Atzmon sax with the Frank Toms Trio | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £8


Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Tues 10 Jul | 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


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 Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thurs 12 Jul | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Mike Wills reeds, plus guest tbc, Nigel Fox keyboard, bass tbc, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Jonny Owens Spanish Guitar | Reading

Thurs 12 Jul | A Mix of Spanish Classical, Jazz & Flamenco | Jonny Owens, Solo Guitar | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8:30pm | No charge


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.


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo | Reading

Fri 13 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Broad Street Bar and Kitchen, 81 Broad St, Reading RG1 2AP | 8pm | Free admission


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


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington | Clark Tracey’s Stan Tracey Legacy Big Band

Tue 17 Jul | Clark Tracey’s Stan Tracey Legacy Big Band | for details and line up, see Fleet Jazz website | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £17


The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thur 19 Jul | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Mike Wills reeds, Lester Brown trumpet, Nigel Fox keyboard, bass tbc, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 19 Jul | Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Live Swinging Jazz Juice with plenty of dancing room for all you Katz | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – 11.00pm | No charge


The Supertonics Big Swing Band | Bracknell

Fri 20 Jul | The Supertonics Big Swing Band, plus Tricia Bassett (vocals) & featured
soloists | South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell RG12 7PA | 8.00pm | Tickets £9.50 direct from SHP, or David Bennett 07739-314261 or www.thesupertonics.co.uk


Alex Ridout Sean Payne Quintet | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 20 Jul | Alex Ridout Sean Payne Quintet | Alex Ridout trumpet, Sean Payne sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Fleur Stevenson and Maff Potts Duo | Reading

Fri 20 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano | Browns Reading, Unit 5A, Oracle Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2A | 7pm | free admission


Roy Bailey Big Band | Stoke Row, Henley

Sat 21 July |  Roy Bailey Big Band | Cherry Tree Inn Stoke Row welcomes you to our charity concert. Features vocalists  Gail Hendrix and Ed Hall. Lots of big band favourites. BBQ Available | 2pm – 4pm | Free Entry


All That Latin Jazz with Katrina and Friends | Reading

Sun 22 July | All That Latin Jazz with Katrina and Friends | Reading | Global Cafe | 7 – 9:30pm | Admission free, contributions welcome


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


Musical Sundays – The Yvette Byrne Quartet | West Wycombe

Sun 22 Jul | Musical Sundays – The Yvette Byrne Quartet | Yvette Byrne vocals, Gareth Chelley tenor sax, Phil Craddock piano, Barrie Griffin bass, Jim Wade drums | West Wycombe | West Wycombe Park | 2:30 pm | No charge (admission applies)


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


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

Wed 25 Jul | 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  ** CANCELLED due to holidays **


The Clive Burton Celebration Band with Max Brittain & Peter Cook | Hedsor

Thur 26 Jul | The Clive Burton Celebration Band with Max Brittain & Peter Cook | Max Brittain guitar, Peter Cook sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, bass tbc, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson’s Jazz Singers’ Night | Reading

Thurs 26 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals/ host, guest piano, bass, Paul Glover drums | Global Cafe, 35-39 London St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 4PS | 9pm | Free admission


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


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo | Reading

Fri 27 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, and Hugh Turner guitar | Broad Street Bar and Kitchen, 81 Broad St, Reading RG1 2AP | 8pm | Free admission


Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Ade Holland Trio | Woolhampton

Sat 28 Jul | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Ade Holland Trio | John Aust reeds and vocals,  Gordon Johnson keys and vocals, Ade Holland guitar | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8.00pm | No charge


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

Sun 29 Jul | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson plus guest and the Simon Price Trio | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


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