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


Berkshire Jazz Jam: Ken Thompson Trio | Reading

Wed 28 Jun | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 8:30pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson Jazz Suppers at The Red Lion | Brightwell-Cum-Sotwell

Thurs 29 June | Fleur Stevenson Jazz Suppers at The Red Lion | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Brightwell-Cum-Sotwell | The Red Lion | 8.00pm | Free admission


All Jazz Quartet | Jolly Anglers | Reading

Fri 30 June | All Jazz Quartet PLUS Beer Festival | Rima Jake Sax, Helen Moore Piano and Vocals, David Richardson Bass, Kate Kovacs Drums | Reading | The Jolly Anglers | 8.00pm | No charge


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 30 Jun | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Stuart Henderson trumpet, line up see web site | Finchampstead | Memorial Hall, RG40 4JU | http://www.remixjazzorchestra.co.uk/ | 8.30pm | Price TBC


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

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


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alan Grahame with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 2 July 2017 | Alan Grahame with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Alan Graham vibes and perccusion, Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm Cliff piano, Keith Howard double bass, Matt Skeaping drums | Pangbourne Jazz Club | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7


Ade Holland Trio | Reading

Sun 2 July | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar, Gordon Johnson keybds, Esther Ng bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 to 6.00pm | No charge.


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 4 July | Equinox with Leon Vince | Leon Vince 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)


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Claire Jones | Shinfield

Thurs 6 Jul | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Claire Jones | Claire Jones vocals, Otto Caretta saxes, Phil Craddock piano, Jamie Howell bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


James Torme and the London Jazz All Stars | Goring

Fri 7 Jul | James Torme and the London Jazz All Stars (featuring Brandon Allen) as part of his ‘Color Me Jazz’ tour | The Village Hall | Goring | Goring Jazz | 8.00pm | £19.50


Bracknell Jazz – Tony Woods and Tim Whitehead with the Simon Cook Trio | Bracknell

Fri 7 Jul | Bracknell Jazz – Tony Woods and Tim Whitehead with the Simon Cook Trio | Tony Woods alto sax, Tim Whitehead tenor sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park, Recital Room | 7.30pm | £10.00/£5 U18s


Dual Flugels: Stuart Henderson with Gli Avanzi | Reading

Sun 9 July | Dual Flugels: Stuart Henderson with Gli Avanzi | Stuart Henderson and Chris Wagstaff flugelhorn, Martin Dix guitar, Jim Saunders bass, Andrew Last drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | FREE


Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Reading

Tues 11 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


Rebellion Big Band | Marlow

Tue 11 Jul | Rebellion Big Band with Matt Walker vocals sings Sinatra | Marlow SL7 1NT | Royal British Legion | Rebellion Big Band | 8.30pm | £8


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 14 July | Rhythms at the Yurt | Ben Holder Trio | Ben Holder violin, Jez Cook guitar, Paul Jefferies bass | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | £15.00


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 16 July | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar, Phil Mason guitar and vocals, Esther Ng bass and percussion | Caversham | The Griffin | No charge


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Newbury

Sun 16 July | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar and Raph Mizraki bass | Newbury Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 | 4-5.15pm


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington

Tue 18 Jul | Barnes/Waterman/Nightingale Sextet play “The Music of Mancini” | Alan Barnes saxes, Steve Waterman tpt&flugel, Mark Nightingale tbn, Gareth Williams piano, Marianne Windham bass, Matt Skelton drums | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £15


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Reading

Tues 18 July | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Fleur Stevenson vocals, TBC piano, Nick Hill bass, Ben Robins drums | Reading | Global Café | Performance begins at 9pm, and then singers are invited onto stage to jam with the band from 9.30pm. | No charge


Blues and Beyond – LoveAndUs | Arborfield

Tues 18 Jul | Blues and Beyond – LoveAndUs | Arborfield | The Swan Inn | 8pm | £5


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Reading

Sun 23 July | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Raph Mizraki bass | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise on The Caversham Princess | 2 – 5:15pm | Admission: £22.50


Berkshire Jazz Jam: Ken Thompson Trio | Reading

Wed 26 Jul | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 8:30pm | No charge


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Peter Bingham Quartet | Shinfield

Thurs 27 Jul | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Peter Bingham Quartet | Peter Bingham tenor sax, Nick Hill pianoforte, Brian Throup contrabass, Mike Goff drums  | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 28 Jul | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Stuart Henderson trumpet, line up see web site | Finchampstead | Memorial Hall, RG40 4JU | http://www.remixjazzorchestra.co.uk/ | 8.30pm | Price TBC


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

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


The Dime Notes | Maidenhead

Sat 29 Jul | The Dime Notes | David Hornblow (clarinet), Andrew Oliver (piano), Dave Kelpie (rhythm guitar), Tom Wheatley (bass) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Courtyard Theatre | 8.00pm | £15 (£13 conc)


Dinner jazz at The Angel – Ella Fitzgerald Tribute | Woolhampton

Sat 29 Jul | Dinner jazz at The Angel – Ella Fitzgerald Tribute | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Roy Dalpra bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


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

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


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 30 Jul | Mike Miller Trio with Brian Throup double bass, Paul Kaluza drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1 pm | Tea for two £20


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 1 Aug | Equinox with Gail Hendrickx | Gail Hendrickx 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)


Sounds Echoed with The Paul Jordanous Jazz Ensemble | Maidenhead

Fri 4 Aug | Sounds Echoed with The Paul Jordanous Jazz Ensemble | Paul Jordanous (trumpet), Piers Green (saxes), Trevor Mires (trombone), Sam Leak (piano), Tom Mason (bass), Ted Carrasco (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Courtyard Theatre | 8.00pm | £15 (£13 conc)


Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Mark Bassey

Fri 4 Aug | Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Mark Bassey | Mark Bassey trombone, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | Bracknell Jazz, South Hill Park, Recital Room | 7.30pm | £10.00/£5 U18s


Gin and Jazz with Fleur Stevenson | Wallingford

Sun 6 Aug | Gin and Jazz with Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, trio lineup TBC | Wallingford | The Keep | 5pm | Admission: free. Monthly gig, every first Sunday of the month


Duncan Lamont & Son | Pangbourne Jazz Club

Sun 6 Aug | Duncan Lamont & Son | Duncan Lamont senior, Duncan Lamont junior saxes, Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm  Cliff piano, Keith Howard double bass, Matt Skeaping drums | www.pangbournejazzclub.co.uk | PWMC | 7.30 pm | £7.00


Jazz in the Queenshed – Lea Lyle Quartet | Reading

Sun 13 Aug | Jazz in the Queenshed – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | The Queenshed at the Queens Head | 4pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Reading

Tues 15 Aug | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Fleur Stevenson vocals, TBC piano, Nick Hill bass, Ben Robins drums | Reading | Global Café | Performance begins at 9pm, and then singers are invited onto stage to jam with the band from 9.30pm. | No charge


Blues and Beyond – band TBC

Tues 15 Aug | Blues and Beyond – band TBC | Arborfield | The Swan Inn | 8pm | £5


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Robert Otwinowski Trio | Shinfield

Thurs 17 Aug | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Robert Otwinowski Trio | Robert Otwinowski guitar, Simon Cook Hammond organ, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 18 August | Rhythms at the Yurt | Steve Morano vocals/guitar, Hugh Turner guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | £12.50


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Wallingford

Sun 20 Aug | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Stuart Henderson trumpet | Wallingford | Red Lion | 6.30pm | Free


Dinner jazz at The Angel – Robert Otwinowski Trio | Woolhampton

Sat 26 Aug | Dinner jazz at The Angel – Robert Otwinowski Trio | Robert Otwinowski guitar, Simon Cook Hammond organ, Gil Anderson drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 27 Aug | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 1 pm | Free admission


Fleur Stevenson | Kinecroft Wallingford

Thurs 31 Aug | Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals with the Stanley Moon Trio | Kinecroft Wallingford | Bunkfest 2017 Friends of Bunkfest | 7pm | Admission: ticketed


Jazz at Progress: Two of a Mind | Reading

Fri 1 Sep | Jazz at Progress: Two of a Mind | 7:30pm | More details soon


Karl Charity | Pangbourne Jazz Club

Sun 3 Sep | Karl Charity | Karl Charity singer & trumpet,  Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm Cliff piano, Keith Howard double bass, Matt Skeaping drums | www.pangbournejazzclub.co.uk | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – band TBC | Shinfield

Thurs 7 Sep | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – band TBC | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Reading

Tues 19 Sep | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Fleur Stevenson vocals, TBC piano, Nick Hill bass, Ben Robins drums | Reading | Global Café | Performance begins at 9pm, and then singers are invited onto stage to jam with the band from 9.30pm. | No charge


Blues and Beyond – band TBC | Arborfield

Tues 19 Sep | Blues and Beyond – band TBC | Arborfield | The Swan Inn | 8pm | £5


Chris Barber | Basingstoke

Thurs 21 Sep | Chris Barber | Basingstoke | Anvil Arts |More detail soon.


Jazz at Progress: Alex Hitchcock Quintet | Reading

Fri 22 Sep | Jazz at Progress | Alex Hitchcock Quintet | 7:30pm | More details soon