Gigs


Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Art Themen

Fri 3 Nov | Bracknell Jazz – Simon Cook Trio with Art Themen | Art Themen tenor sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, McGill Anderson drums | Bracknell | Bracknell Jazz, South Hill Park, Recital Room | 7.30pm | £10.00/£5 U18s


The National Youth Jazz Orchestra | Henley

Fri 3 Nov | The National Youth Jazz Orchestra | Henley | The Kenton Theatre | 7:30pm | Adults £24, Concessions £22 | Tickets on-line from the theatre or call the Box Office on 01491 575698


Steph Richardson with the Old Pang Swingers | Pangbourne

Sun 5 Nov | Steph Richardson with the Old Pang Swingers | Steph Richardson vocals, Terry Hutchins guitar, Malcolm Cliff piano , Keith Howard double bass, Julian Bown drums | www.pangbournejazzclub.co.uk | PWMC | 7.30pm | £7.00


An Evening of Authentic Blues | Basingstoke

Mon 6 November | 8.00 | An Evening of Authentic Blues in support of Basingstoke Stroke Support Group | From New York – Jim Kweskin – a guitarist and singer who has worked with Otis Spann, Mississippi John Hurt and Sippie Wallace, plus the Blues Duo of Bill Boazman & Paul Swinton | Basingstoke Irish Centre, Council Road, Basingstoke RG21 3DH | Tickets: £10 from 07871 129191 or blackbird@waitrose.com


Jazz at Marlow Christ Church | The Dave O’Higgins All-Star Quartet

Tue 7 Nov| The Dave O’Higgins All-Star Quartet | Dave O’Higgins sax, Rob Barron piano, Geoff Gascoyne bass, Sebastiaan De Krom drums | Marlow | Christ Church Marlow | Marlow Jazz | 8.30pm | £10


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 7 Nov | Equinox with Alex Hitchcock | Alex Hitchcock 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)


Simon Lasky Group in Concert | Bradfield College

Wed 8 Nov | Simon Lasky Group | Simon Lasky piano and keyboard, Pete Billington fretless and electric bass, Luca Boscagin acoustic and electric guitars, Sophie Alloway drums),  Kuljit Bhamra tabla and Indian percussion | Bradfield College, Music Schools | 7.30pm | Tickets £10 available here


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

Thurs 9 Nov | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Mike Wilkins Quartet | Mike Wilkins saxes, Martin Pickett keyboard, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


BB Kean | Reading

Fri 10 Nov | BB Kean | BB Kean vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Reading | The Botanist | Time? | Entry price?


Denise King | Goring

Fri 10 Nov | American jazz singer, Denise King, will be performing as part of her British tour | Denise King vocals, John Pearce piano, Bobby Worth drums, Simon Woolfe bass | Goring | Goring Village Hall | 8pm | £15 | Tickets available from “Inspiration”, Goring High Street or ring John Calvert on 01491 874492


Gli Avanzi Jazz Quintet | Reading

Sun 12 Nov | Gli Avanzi jazz quintet | Lorenzo Todorow tenor, Chris Wagstaff trumpet, Martin Dix guitar, Jim Saunders bass, Andrew Last drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Reading

Tues 14 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


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington

Tue 14 Nov | Alex Ridout Quintet | Alex Ridout trumpet, Tom Ridout sax & recorder, Mark Ridout guitar, Marianne Windham bass, Tristan Mailliot drums | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington |8.00pm | £12


Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | South Hill Park

Wed 15 Nov | Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening with the house band | Will Barry piano, Rudy Cook bass, Charlie Hutchinson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park, Wilde Upstairs performance space | 7.30pm | £10.00 (£8.00 in advance) and £5 U18s


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Oxford

Wed 15 Nov | Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | The Abingdon Arms, The High St, Beckley, Oxford OX3 9UU | 7.30pm  | Table reservations: 01865 655667


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Reading

Thurs 16 Nov | Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | The Horns, Crazies Hill, Reading, RG10 8LY | 7pm | Table reservations: 0118 9406041


Gypsy jazz – Swing Fromage Sextet | Pangbourne

Sat 18 Nov | Gypsy jazz – Swing Fromage Sextet | Annalise Lam violin, Tom Weetman Maccaferri-style guitar, Pete Thomas double bass, Tim Robinson and and Nigel Wheeler, gypsy jazz guitar | Pangbourne | Village Hall, RG8 7AN | 19.45 for 20.15 | Tickets: £10 – from Inspirations, Goring Arcade, Goring on Thames or Phone Fran on 01491 872932


Sunday lunchtime jazz | Martin Hart Band – A Tribute to the King of Swing: Benny Goodman | Marlow

Sun 19 Nov | A Tribute to the King of Swing, Benny Goodman | Mike Wills clarinet, Terry Hutchins guitar, Alan Grahame vibes, Ken McCarthy piano, Peter Hughes bass, Martin Hart drums | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 12.15pm to 2.45pm| £8


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Matt Wates Sextet | Ascot

Sun 19 Nov | Matt Wates Sextet | Matt Wates alto sax, Steve Main tenor sax, Robbie Robson trumpet, Leon Greening piano, Alec Dankworth bass, Matt Home drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Reading

Tues 21 Nov | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Guest TBC piano, Nick Hill bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


The Great British Jazz Quartet | Crooked Billet | Stoke Row

Tue 21 Nov | The Great British Jazz Quartet | Art Themen sax, Dave Newton piano, Denny Ilett guitar, Andy Crowdy bass | Stoke Row | Crooked Billet | 8.00pm | Full regular menu. £15 music cover charge.


Berkshire Jazz Jam: Ken Thompson Trio | Reading

Wed 22 Nov | 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


Peter King & Simon Allen Quintet | Maidenhead

Fri 24 Nov | Peter King & Simon Allen Quintet | Peter King alto sax, Simon Allen saxes, Alex Hutton piano, Arnie Somogyi bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Courtyard Theatre | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Jazz at Progress: Moscow Drug Club | Reading | Buy tickets

Fri 24 Nov | Moscow Drug Club | Katya Gorrie vocals, Jonny Bruce trumpet, Mirek Salmon accordion, Will Edmunds guitar, Andy Crowdy bass | Reading | Progress Theatre | 7:30pm | £17/£15 | Buy Tickets


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 24 Nov | 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 24 Nov | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones | Woolhampton

Sat 25 Nov | Dinner jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones | Claire Jones vocals, Lloyd Payne trumpet/flugelhorn, Rory McInroy piano, Steve Kershaw bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Big Band Swing Ball | Reading

Sat 25 Nov | Big Band Swing Ball | Swing into the festive season with the Reading University Big Band | Great Hall, London Road Campus | 7pm | Tickets: £16/£12 concessions available at the door (cards sales only) or in advance from www.reading.ac.uk/music | Free cocktail on arrival | Cashless bar on the night | The perfect way of spend a cold winter night


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

Sun 26 Nov | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Ian Bateman trombone, Tom Pilling piano, Andy Crowdy bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 26 Nov | Mike Miller Trio with Dave Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1 pm | Tea for two £20


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle with Otto Caretta | Shinfield

Thurs 30 Nov | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle with Otto Caretta | Lea Lyle vocals, Otto Caretta saxes, Phil Craddock piano, Jamie Howell bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8:00pm | £5


New Jazz Sextet | Reading

Thurs 30 Nov | New Jazz Sextet | Leon Vince tenor sax, Lloyd Payne trumpet, Ross Law trombone, Nick Hill piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge / donations welcome