Gigs


No Room For Squares featuring AKQ | Reading

Wed 1 Aug | No Room For Squares featuring AKQ | Andy Kennedy – saxophones, Brian Throup – bass, Tony Imbierski – keyboards, Fez – drums, Fern Rose – percussion | Reading | Milk Bar | 8pm | Free entry


The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thur 2 Aug | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Lester Brown trumpet, 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


Bracknell Jazz | Bracknell

Fri 3 Aug | Bracknell Jazz | Jimmy Hastings tenor sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters Bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | 7.30pm | £12 (£5.50 under 18s).


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 5 Aug | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double  bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms |
3:00 pm | Free admission


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Art Themen with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 5 Aug | Art Themen tenor and soprano saxophone, Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm Cliff piano, Brian Green drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 5 Aug | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland Guitar, Phil Mason guitar/voc, Esther Ng bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 | No charge


Frank Toms’ New Ten Band “Conkers” | Marlow

Tue 7 Aug | Frank Toms’ New Ten Band “Conkers” including star guests Steve Waterman trumpet and Karen Sharp saxophones | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £8


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 7 Aug | Equinox with Jonathan Judge | Jonathan Judge tenor sax, 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)


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

Wed 8 Aug  | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Richard Leach – 7 stars of Jazz | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Special Gala evening | Hedsor Jazz

Thur 9 Aug | Special Gala evening celebrating Geoff Cronin’s 80th | Gill Cook vocals, Roy Williams trombone, and the Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £10 on the door | free parking


Rhythms at the Yurt – Ben Holder Trio | Didcot

Fri 10 Aug | Ben Holder Trio | Ben Holder – violin, keys and vocals, Paul Jefferies – bass, Jez Cook – guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Rhythms at the Yurt – Guitar Fiesta | Didcot

Sat 11 Aug | Guitar Fiesta | Denny Ilett – guitar, Hugh Turner – guitar, Jez Cook – guitar| Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 12 Aug | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Michelle Aspell vocals, Robert Otwinowski guitar | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


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

Tues 14 Aug | 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


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 16 Aug | 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


Dime Notes, New Orleans Jazz | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 16 Aug | Dime Notes, New Orleans Jazz | Blues-drenched sounds of clarinet driven 1920s New Orleans jazz combine with London’s hard-swinging vintage jazz band | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo | Reading

Fri 17 Aug | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Browns Reading, Unit 5A, Oracle Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2A | 7pm | Free admission


Lea Lyle Quartet | Reading

Sun 19 Aug | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Nick Hill, piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson’s Jazz Singers’ Night | Reading

Thurs 23 Aug | Fleur Stevenson vocals/ host, guest piano, bass, Paul Glover drums | Global Cafe | 9pm | Free admission


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Art of the Trio | Shinfield

Thurs 23 Aug | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Art of the Trio | Martin Pickett piano, Steve Riddle bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie & Parrot | 8pm | £5


The Magic of Summer with Simon Allen | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 24 Aug | The Magic of Summer with Simon Allen | Simon Allen sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones Quartet | Woolhampton

Sat 25 Aug | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones Quartet | Claire Jones vocals, Rory McInroy piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel |  8pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 26 Aug | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Free admission | Tea for two £20


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Kintbury

Sun 27 Aug | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Raph Mizraki bass | The Dundas Arms, 53 Station Road, Kintbury, Berkshire, RG17 9UT | 6.30pm | Free admission