Gigs


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 9 Dec | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Fleur Stevenson at Pizza Express, Dean Street | London

Sat 8 Dec | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Brandon Allen sax, Pete Billington piano and Arnie Somogyi double bass | Lunchtime | Music 8pm | £15 | book online: www.pizzaexpresslive.com/venues/soho-jazz-club or call 020 7439 4962.


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Reading

Thurs 6 Dec | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | HBmore
guitar, Richard Bawcombe guitar, David Stamper guitar, Piotr Jordan
violin, Paul Malloy double bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8:30pm |
Donations gratefully received


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Mike Wilkins Quartet | Shinfield

Thurs 6 Dec | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Mike Wilkins Quartet | Mike Wilkins tenor sax, Tony Imbierski keys, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums |  Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Lester Brown & Al Nicholls | Hedsor

Thur 6 Dec | Lester Brown & Al Nicholls | Lester Brown trumprt, Al Nicholls sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Live Jazz this month at The Milk Bar: The Fusion 6│Reading

Wed 5 Dec │ No Room For Squares presents The Fusion 6 │ Fusion 6’s music varies from soul/disco to funk and jazz bringing funk, fusion, and the groove to Milk │ Reading │ Milk Bar │ 8pm │ Free Entry


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 4 Dec | Equinox with Sarah Jane Eveleigh | Sarah Jane Eveleigh vocals, 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)


Phil Mason Trio | Caversham

Sun 2 Dec | Phil Mason Trio | Phil Mason guitar/voc, Felicity Taylor violin/voc, John Money bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Fleur Stevenson and Maff Potts with the Terry Hutchins Trio

Sun 2 Dec | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Green drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 2 Dec | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double  bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms |
3:00 pm | Free admission


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra with Tina May | Finchampstead

Fri 30 Nov | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Stuart Henderson trumpet with guest Tina May vocals and the Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead | Memorial Hall, RG40 4JU | http://www.remixjazzorchestra.co.uk/ | 8.30pm | Price TBC


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 30 Nov | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thur 29 Nov | The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Frank Griffith sax plus another guest tbc, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 25 Nov | 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 £25


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson with Piers Green and the Simon Price Trio

Sun 25 Nov | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet/flugelhorn, Piers Green sax, Pete Billington piano, Esther Ng bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Nigel Price Organ Trio plus Vasilis Xenopoulos | Ascot

Sun 25 Nov | Vasilis Xenopoulos sax, Nigel Price guitar, Ross Stanley organ, Winston Clifford drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Yvette Byrne | Woolhampton

Sat 24 Nov | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Yvette Byrne | Yvette Byrne vocals, Gareth Chelley tenor sax, Phil Craddock piano, Barrie Griffin bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Art Themen Quartet | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 23 Nov | Art Themen Quartet | Art Themen sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Bracknell Jazz – Steve Waterman & Jo Fooks | South Hill Park

Fri 23 Nov | Bracknell Jazz – Steve Waterman & Jo Fooks | Steve Waterman trumprt, Jo Fooks sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass,  Martin Pyne drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Jazz at Progress | Steve Fishwick Quintet with special guest from New York, Grant Stewart | Buy tickets

Fri 23 Nov | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £17.00 (£15.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee

Steve Fishwick trumpet, John Pearce piano, Jeremy Brown bass, Matt Fishwick drums and Grant Stewart tenor saxophone saxophone Read more…


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 22 Nov | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, Nick Hill bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thur 22 Nov | The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Max Brittain guitar, Alan Graham vibes, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 20 Nov | 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


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 17 Nov | 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 | 10.00pm – 01.00am | £5.00


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – New Jazz Sextet | Shinfield

Thurs 15 Nov | New Jazz Sextet | Ross Law trombone, Leon Vince tenor sax, Andy Townsend trumpet, Nick Hill piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie & Parrot | 8pm | £5


The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Hedsor

Thur 15 Nov | The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Lester Brown trumpet, Robert Goodhew sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 15 Nov | 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 13 Nov | 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


Alan Barnes, with two USA Guests: Greg Abate & Phil DeGreg | Marlow

Tue 13 Nov | Alan Barnes saxes, Greg Abate saxes, Phil DeGreg piano, Dave Green bass, Steve Brown drums | Marlow | Christ Church | 8.30pm | £10


Lea Lyle Quartet with guest Annie Parker | Reading

Sun 11 Nov | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Annie Parker flute, Nick Hill piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 5pm | No charge


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 11 Nov | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Julia Titus vocals, Matt Foster guitar | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Mike Miller Trio | Rotherwick

Sun 11 Nov | 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


Purdy | Wallingford

Sat 10 Nov | Purdy | Rebecca Poole vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Stuart Henderson trumpet, flugelhorn & percussion, Raph Mizraki bass | Wallingford | Corn Exchange | 7:45pm | £12 | Book online at www.cornexchange.org.uk or at 01491 825000 (Fri & Sat 10am – 2pm and evenings 7-8pm)


The Gill Love Band | Sunninghill

Fri 9 Nov | The Gill Love Band | In support of the Hope Trust charity | Sunninghill | Cordes Hall | 7.30pm | £15 | Ticket information: www.hopetrust.org.uk 01276 785178


The Gap Gig | The Pete Oxley/Meier Guitar Project

Fri 9 Nov | The Pete Oxley/Meier Guitar Project|  Pete Oxley guitars, Nicolas Meier guitars, Raph Mizraki bass, Paul Cavaciuti drums | Goring Village Hall, Goring on Thames | Doors 7.30pm | Music 8pm | £15 | Ring 01491 874492 to book seats.


Duncan Lamont Jnr & Stuart Henderson | Hedsor

Thur 8 Nov | Duncan Lamont Jnr sax, Stuart Henderson trumpet/flugelhorn, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Jazz at The Milk Bar | No Room For Squares | Reading

Wed 7 Nov | No Room For Squares | Jim Donovan presents jazz on vinyl from his archives | Tonight celebrating Blue Note Record Label – tunes from this iconic label | Reading | Milk Bar | 7.00pm | No Charge


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

Wed 7 Nov  | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | New Orleans Heat | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | South Hill Park

Wed 7 Nov | Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening with the house band | Tom Barford sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Ted Hayes drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £10.50 and £5.50 U18s


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 6 Nov | Equinox with Andy Walls | Andy Walls 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)


Phil Mason Trio | Caversham

Sun 4 Nov | Phil Mason Trio | Phil Mason guitar/voc, Gordon Johnson keys/voc, Phil Berry bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 pm | No charge


Miller Plays the Musicals | Reading

Sun 4 Nov | Miller Plays the Musicals | Astor Big Band | Reading | Hexagon | 3:30pm | Information and tickets from the theatre box office 0118 960 6060 or here | All profits, and a collection at this performance, go to the Royal British Legion to support their work with PTSD sufferers.


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Amy Roberts with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 4 Nov | Amy Roberts saxes, clarinet and flute, Terry Hutchins guitar, Andrew Clancy piano, Julian Bown drums, Keith Howard  double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 4 Nov | Mike Miller Trio with John Monney double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms |
3:00 pm | Free admission


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Ben Clatworthy Quartet | Ascot

Sun 28 Oct | Ben Clatworthy sax, John Donaldson piano, Simon Thorpe bass, Matt Home drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson, Mike Wilkins and the Simon Price Trio

Sun 28 Oct | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Mike Wilkins sax, Graeme Taylor piano, Esther Ng bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 28 Oct | 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 £25


Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Julia Titus | Woolhampton

Sat 27 Oct | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Julia Titus | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano. Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums  | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Big Band Night at Octoberfest 2018 | Bracknell

Sat 27 Oct | Big Band Night at Octoberfest 2018 at Easthampstead Church in Bracknell, with The Supertonics Big Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett | Bracknell | The Parish Centre, RG12 7ER | Organised by, and in aid of, the church | Licensed bar or bring your own drinks & snacks | Popular 17-piece Swing Band | 7.00pm | Tickets £8, reserve in advance on 07739-314261 or davidbennett470@gmail.com


Art Themen & Friends | Wokingham

Sat 27 Oct | Art Themen & Friends | Art Themen saxes, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Crowdy bass, Ron Hetherington drums | A musical extravaganza in aid of Wokingham in Need | Wokingham | Whitty Theatre | 7:30pm | Tickets £15.00 each from TicketSource or by calling 07867-530727. Facebook details here