Gigs


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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


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


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


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


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).


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


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


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


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


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


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


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

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


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


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


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


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 **


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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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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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 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


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


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.


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 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


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


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


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


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


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)


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