Gigs


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 2 July | 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)


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Peter Jones | Shinfield

Thurs 4 July | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Peter Jones | Peter Jones vocals, Martin Pickett piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 5 Jul | Hugh Turner Trio| Hugh Turner guitar, Raph Mizraki bass , Winston Clifford drums | Didcot | The Yurt | Tickets


Jazz on a Summer’s Day – Alan Barnes | Maidenhead

Fri 5 Jul | Jazz on a Summer’s Day – Alan Barnes | Alan Barnes (saxes), Alex Hutton (piano), Ollie Hayhurst (bass), Clark Tracey (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 7 July | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar | Phil Mason guitar/vocals | John Monney bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Lester Brown Mike Wills Quintet

Sun 7 Jul | Lester Brown trumpet, Mike Wills saxes, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums and Keith Howard bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm /£9.00


Giulia Marelli Jazz and Italian Classics Trio: Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 9 Jul | Giulia Marelli Jazz and Italian Classics Trio | Giulia Marelli vocals, Dario Basta keyboards, Chema Sacristan drums | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | 2.15 – 5.15pm | Admission: £27


Jazz at Progress | Greg Abate & The Craig Milverton Trio

Fri 12 July | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee | Tickets on sale.

Greg Abate alto saxophone, Craig Milverton piano, Sandy Suchdolski double bass, Nick Millward drums
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Swanage Jazz Festival

13/14 Jul | Swanage Jazz Festival | Tickets now on sale | Details here


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Global Café, Reading

Sun 14 Jul |Gli Avanzi |Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar. Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | Reading | Global Café | 7:30 pm | No charge but donations welcome


Baron Mara │Woodcote Rally

Sun 14 July │Baron Mara│ Saskia McNamara vocals, Íde vocals, Tom Neill alto sax, Ruben Berrios piano, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums │Woodcote rally │12 noon │£8 / £4


Gabriel Latchin Trio | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 19 Jul | Gabriel Latchin Trio – The Moon and I Tour | Gabriel Latchin (Piano), Dario Di Lecce (Double Bass), Josh Morrison (Drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £14/£12(conc)


1920s/1930s party in aid of St Michael’s Hospice Basingstoke featuring Julia Titus | Wolverton nr Tadley

Julia Titus (photo by Alan White)

Sat 20 July | 1920s/1930s party in aid of St Michael’s Hospice Basingstoke | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Wolverton nr Tadley | George and Dragon | 7pm – midnight | £15 including welcome fizz and buffet supper | Tickets: call Rosie 01184 373176 / 07733 886255 or the George and Dragon 01635 298292


The Rosina Hepburn Quintet | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Sat 20 Jul | The Rosina Hepburn Quintet | Rosina Hepburn (vocals), Reuben Ard (piano), Steph Legg (alto sax), Jose Canha (upright bass), David West (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £14/£12(conc)


Moscow Drug Club | Basingstoke

Sat 20 July | Moscow Drug Club |Katya Gorrie, vocalist | Basingstoke | Queen Mary’s Hall, Queen Mary’s College Cliddesden Road RG21 3HF | 7:30pm | £14 | Fundraiser for the Lions Club, supporting people in need | Tickets on 01256 421867 or email mauricehockley@hotmail.com  Also on sale at Toucan Travel, Chineham Shopping Centre or by card payment through the Lions Club website


The Music of Ella and Sarah | Caversham

Sat 20 Jul | The Music of Ella and Sarah | Juliet Roberts and Vimala Rowe vocals Janette Mason piano, Shanti trumpet, Simon Little bass, Jamie Murray drums | Caversham | St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road RG4 7P | 7.30pm | Tickets £18 – £22 on the door or in advance from Waltons the Jewellers in Caversham (closed Mondays, cash only) | More info here and on 0118 9484112 / 0118 9463202


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra with “The Evolution of the Big Band – from the Birth of Jazz” | Reading Fringe Festival

Tue 23 Jul | Part of the Reading Fringe Festival | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | A roasting hot swinging 17 piece big band boasting many fine jazz soloists, directed by local trumpet star Stuart Henderson will be playing classics from the earliest days of the big bands, through the Swing Era up to contemporary arrangers and composers. Ellington, Basie, Kenton, Rich and many more! | Venue: Reading Minster | 8pm – 10.30pm | £15
For more details and tickets


John Etheridge’s Sweet Chorus | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Thur 25 Jul | John Etheridge’s Sweet Chorus | John Etheridge (guitar), Christian Garrick (violin), Dave Kelbie (rhythm guitar), Andy Crowdy (double bass) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £16


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson/Hugh Turner | Woolhampton

Sat 27 Jul | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Fleur Stevenson/Hugh Turner | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson/Hugh Turner: Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 28 Jul | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | 2.15 – 5.15pm | Admission: £27