Gigs


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 1 Oct | Equinox with Tony Mountifield | Tony Mountifield 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)


The Annie Parker Collective Quintet | Reading

Thurs 3 Oct | The Annie Parker Collective Quintet | Annie Parker flutes, Lawrie Wright guitar, Marianne Windham upright bass, Tomson Chauke djembes, Tarsem Kalyan tablas | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge – donations welcomed.


Purdy’s Pop-up brings you Ray Gelato Giants | Henley

Sat 5 Oct | Purdy’s Pop-up brings you Ray Gelato Giants | Henley | HAODS Studio | 8:30pm (doors 7:30) | £20/£25 – Book here


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 6 Oct | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar | Phil Mason guitar/vocals | Gordon Johnson keys/vocals | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alan Graham vibes

Sun 6 Oct | Alan Graham vibes, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums and Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £9.00


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

Tues 8 Oct | 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, Mike Goff / Eddie Hall drums | Reading | Global Café | 8.30pm | No charge, donations welcome


O’Higgins & Luft play Monk & Trane | Guildford Jazz

Wed 9 Oct | Dave O’Higgins & Rob Luft | Dave O’Higgins tenor sax, Rob Luft guitar, Scott Flanigan organ, Rod Youngs drums | Guildford| The Rugby Club Pavillion | 8:00pm | £16, members £14


P’Jam | Global Cafe, Reading

Photo © Martin Breschinski

Thurs 10 Oct | P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, alto sax, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8pm | Free entry – donations welcome

 


Bracknell Jazz – Alison Rayner Quintet | South Hill Park

Fri 11 Oct | Bracknell Jazz – Alison Rayner Quintet | Diane McLoughlin sax, Deidre Cartwright guitar, Steve Lodder piano, Alison Rayner bass, Buster Birch drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Jo Harrop with the Simon Spillett Quartet | Marlow, Bucks

Fri 11 Oct | Jo Harrop with the Simon Spillett Quartet – The Jazz Experience – fine dining and jazz | Jo Harrop vocals, Simon Spillett tenor sax, Robin Aspland piano, Stuart Barker bass, Bobby Worth drums | Marlow | CourtGarden House | 7:30pm | £60.00 including three course dinner | Tickets  from the venue or email thejazzexp@gmail.com


Jazz at the Oakwood Centre with the Martin Hart Quartet | Woodley

Sat 12 Oct | The Martin Hart Trio with guest Ian Smith | Ian Smith trumpet, Ken McCarthy piano. Nick Pugh bass, Martin Hart drums | The Oakwood Centre, Woodley | 7.45pm | £12


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird and Nick Hill | The Red Lion, Brightwell cum Sotwell

Sun 13 Oct | Gli Avanzi | Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar, Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | The Red Lion, Brightwell cum Sotwell, OX10 0RT | 5:00 pm | No charge but donations welcome


Gin and Jazz | Three Guineas, Reading

Sun 13 Oct | Gin and Jazz | Lea Lyle, Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass | Reading | Three Guineas | 2-5pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading

Photo © Zoë White Photography


Lea Lyle Quartet | Global Cafe, Reading

Sun 13 Oct | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals , Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass,  Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8:30pm | No charge  – donations welcomed

Photo © Zoë White Photography


Vasililis Xenopoulos & his “Dexterity” Band | Marlow

Tue 15 Oct | Vasilis Xenopoulos & his “Dexterity” Band | Vasilis Xenopoulos tenor sax, Steve Waterman trumpet, John Pearce piano, John Bury bass, Matt Fishwick drums | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 15 Oct | The Definite Collective, transform often well known and popular Jazz, Latin, Pop, Fusion and Funk tunes, into obscure musical explorations. Jamie Howell guitar, Matthew McNaughton sax, James Newman bass, Tony Imbierski organ, Monte Hall percussion, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00 – 11.00pm | No charge, donations welcome


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thurs 17 Oct | 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, donations welcome


Roy Bailey Big Band | Goring

Thurs 17 Oct | Roy Bailey Big Band will be playing some great Jazz numbers with vocals from Eddie Hall | Goring | Goring on Thames Social Club | 8pm – 10 | Free entry


Jazz at Progress | Quentin Collins Sextet | Buy tickets

Fri 18 Oct | Jazz at Progress: Quentin Collins Sextet | Quentin Collins trumpet/flugelhorn, Tony Kofi alto sax, Brandon Allen tenor sax, Steve Hamilton piano, Larry Bartley bass, Shane Forbes drums | Reading | Progress Theatre | 7:30pm | £20/£18 | More information and  tickets

If the musicians in this Sextet were food, the sensational line-up would have the appearance of a fine dining menu and any jazz lover would be salivating at the mere thought of what was to come.”


Nikki Iles and Karen Sharp | Norden Farm

Fri 18 Oct | Nikki Iles, Karen Sharp (saxophone), Andy Cleyndert (bass) and Clark Tracey (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Rhythms at The Yurt | Didcot

Fri 18 Oct | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington keys, Raph Mizraki bass | Didcot | The Yurt | 8pm | £17.50 | Book here

 


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 19 Oct | Come and watch electrifying guitarist Hugh Turner and his quartet with Frankie Tontoh (drums), Anatoliy Vyacheslavov (tenor saxophone) and Stefan Redtenbacher (bass) at the Global Café in Reading. Always a cool hang and full of vigour funk explorations! | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – 12.00am | £5.00


Gabrielle Ducomble | Guildford Jazz

Tues 22 Oct | Gabrielle Ducomble Quintet | Gabrielle Ducomble vocals, Nicholas Meier guitar, Richard Jones violin, Marianne Windham bass, Saleem Raman drums | Guildford | The Electric Theatre Jazz Cafe | 7:30pm | £16, members £14


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – P’Jam | Shinfield

Photo © Martin Breschinski

Thurs 24 Oct | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, alto sax, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 24 Oct | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, with house band | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


All Dead Quartet Halloween Jazz Concert | Woodley, Reading

Sat 26 Oct | All Dead Quartet (aka All Jazz Quartet) | Rima Jake sax, Helen Moore piano and vocals, David Waters bass, Kate Waters drums | Woodley, Reading | The Oakwood Centre | 2pm | £5 per person in advance from Ticketsource or Box Office: 07939 210121


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Woolhampton

Sat 26 Oct | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge

Photo © Zoë White Photography


Thurs 31 Oct| Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quartet | HB more guitar, David Stamper guitar, Phil Berry double bass| Bo Chomenko accordion| Reading |The Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Donations gratefully received