Jazz Gig Calendar


This is a live jazz gig listings service from Jazz in Reading. We feature mostly modern jazz gigs happening within 20 miles or so of Reading.

The listings used to be published monthly, under the name 'Jazz Round About Reading', but all gigs now appear in the calendar, the link for which is below left. Check it out whenever you feel the urge to hear live jazz. Don't forget to refresh your browser each time you visit, to be sure of catching all latest changes or additions. Please check with venues before setting off - all details may be subject to change.

Musicians, promoters and venues should send their gig information to us via the Submit Your Gig form. Please note that the details you submit will be checked and edited before being approved for publication. We reserve the right to make amendments before publication if we consider the content inappropriate or inaccurate.

If you have any queries, please email info@jazzinreading.com


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington | Nigel Price with Vasilis Xenopoulos

Tue 18 Sept | Nigel Price with Vasilis Xenopoulos | for line up, see Fleet Jazz website | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


Julian Costello Quartet | The Spin, Oxford

Thur 20 Sept | Julian Costello Quartet | The Spin Oxford | Doors 8.30 for 9.00 | £12/£10/£6(students)


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle Quartet | Shinfield

Thurs 20 Sep | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


BBO Big Band Charity Night | Hedsor

Thur 20 Sept | BBO Big Band Charity Night | A sponsored evening to raise money for The Thames Valley Adventure Playground for Disabled Children | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Edd Keene – The Green Man | Didcot

Fri 21 Sep | Edd Keene – The Green Man | Edd Keene – Vocals, saxophone, flute, guitar, bass, percussion and more |Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington Duo | Reading

Fri 21 Sep | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano | Browns Reading, Unit 5A, Oracle Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2A | 7pm | Free admission


Bancroft & Lyne | Didcot

Sat 22 Sep| Bancroft & Lyne | Sophie Bancroft – Vocals, guitar, Tom Lyne – Bass| Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Roger Beaujolais Quartet | Ascot

Sun 23 Sept | Roger Beaujolais vibes, Frank Harrison piano, Simon Thorpe bass, Winston Clifford drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Stan Sulzman & Kate Williams | Guildford – Electric Theatre

Tue 25 Sept | Stan Sulzman sax, Kate Williams piano, Marianne Windham bass, Dave Ingamells drums | Electric Theatre Guildford | 7.30pm | £14 online or 01483 50120


The Clive Burton Band with Max Brittain & Duncan Lamont Jr | Hedsor

Thur 27 Sept | The Clive Burton Band with Max Brittain & Duncan Lamont Jr | Max Brittain guitar, Duncan Lamont Jr sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson’s Jazz Singers’ Night | Reading

Thurs  27 Sept | Fleur Stevenson vocals/ host, guest piano, bass, Paul Glover drums | Global Cafe | 9pm | Free admission


Jazz at Progress | Elftet | Buy tickets

Fri 28 Sep | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £16.00 (£14.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee | Ella Hohnen Ford vocals & flute, James Davison trumpet & flugel, Tom Smith alto & tenor sax & flute, George Millard tenor sax & bass clarinet, Rory Ingham trombone, Dom Ingham violin & vocals, Laura Armstrong cello, Read more…


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 28 Sep | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


The Supertonics Big Band | Bracknell

Sat 29 Sep | The Supertonics Big Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett – popular 17-piece Swing Band | Organised by, and in aid of, the Wokingham-based charity Soulscape | Bracknell  | Jennett’s Park, Bracknell RG12 8EB | 7.30pm | Tickets £12, reserve in advance at www.thesupertonics.co.uk or 07739-314261 or davidbennett470@gmail.com


Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Lea Lyle | Woolhampton

Sat 29 Sep | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Lea Lyle | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Jamie Howell bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson plus guest and the Simon Price Trio

Sun 30 Sept | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson plus guest and the Simon Price Trio | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 30 Sep | 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


Jazz Pro/Am Challenge at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 2 Oct | Equinox Pro/Am Challenge with Stuart Henderson | Stuart Henderson trumpet/flugelhorn, 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)


Karen Sharp & Tina May Quintet | Marlow

Thurs 4 Oct | Karen Sharp & Tina May Quintet | Karen Sharp saxes, Tina May vocals, Arnie Somogyi bass, Rob Barron piano, Steve Brown drums | Marlow | CourtGarden House | 7pm | Tickets, from £50 with two-course dinner, from Simon Lenton on 07803 854514 or e-mail thejazzexp@gmail.com


Viviana Zarbo Jazz Trio | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 6 Oct | Viviana Zarbo Jazz Trio | Viviana Zarbo vocals accompanied by Craig Milverton on piano and Renato d’Aiello on saxophone | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13


Mike Miller Trio | Dogmersfield

Sat 6 Oct | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Dogmersfield Park | Four Seasons Hotel | 7:30 pm | Free admission


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 7 Oct | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double  bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms |
3:00 pm | Free admission


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Lester and Phil Brown Quintet

Sun 7 Oct | Lester Brown trumpet, Phil Brown trombone, Terry Hutchins guitar, John Nuttall drums, Keith Howard double bass  | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


Fleur Stevenson with an ALL STAR BAND | 606 Club

Sun 7 Oct | Fleur Stevenson with an ALL STAR BAND | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Brandon Allen tenor sax, Gareth Williams piano, Arnie Somogyi double bass | London | 606 Club | Lunchtime, 1.30pm |Tickets on sale now; call 020 7352 5953 or email Jazz@606Club.co.uk 

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

Wed 10 Oct | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Pedigree Jazz Band | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Julian Marc Stringle & The Dream Band | Goring Village Hall

Fri 12 Oct | Julian Marc Stringle & The Dream Band & String Quartet “It’s Clazzical” | Goring Village Hall | Goring | Goring Hall Live | 8.00pm | £15.00


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 14 Oct | 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


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington | Ian Shaw Quartet

Tue 16 Oct | Ian Shaw Quartet | for line up, see Fleet Jazz website | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Band TBC

Thurs 18 Oct | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Band TBC | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Jazz at Progress | Matt Wates Sextet | Buy tickets

Fri 19 Oct | Matt Wates alto sax, Martin Shaw trumpet/flugelhorn, Steve Main tenor sax, Leon Greening piano, Malcolm Creese bass, Matt Holmes drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee. Read more…


Lea Lyle Quartet | Reading

Sun 21 Oct | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock, piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson’s Jazz Singers’ Night | Reading

Thurs 25 Oct | Fleur Stevenson vocals/ host, guest piano, bass, Paul Glover drums | Global Cafe  | 9pm | Free admission


Fleur Stevenson at Rhythms at the Yurt | Sires Hill, Didcot

Fri 26 Oct | Fleur Stevenson at Rhythms at the Yurt, Sires Hill | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar and Stuart Henderson trumpet | The Yurt, Haddon Acre, Sires Hill, (south slopes of the Wittenham Clumps) Didcot, Oxon OX11 9BG | Doors 7.30pm for 8pm | Admission: £12.50, email themusicgoesroundoo@gmail.com or call 07721 364212 for tickets.


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 26 Oct | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Julian Siegal and Paul Jordanous | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 26 Oct | Julian Siegal sax, Paul Jordanous trumpet, 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 – 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


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


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


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

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


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


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.


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


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.


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)


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


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


Lea Lyle Quartet | Reading

Sun 11 Nov | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Nick Hill piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


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


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


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