Gigs


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 1 May | Equinox with Debby Bracknell | Debby Bracknell 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)


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Hedsor

Thur 3 May | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Julia Titus | Shinfield

Thurs 3 May | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Julia Titus | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Bracknell Jazz: Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet | Bracknell

Fri 4 May | Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet | Nat Steele vibes, Gabriel Latchin piano, Dario di Lecce bass, Steve Brown drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | £12 (£5 under 18s)


Phil Mason Trio | Caversham

Sun 6 May | Phil Mason Trio | Phil Mason guitar, vocals, Andy Townsend trumpet, Esther Ng bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 6 May | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00pm | Free admission


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Yvonne Evans with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 6 May | Yvonne Evans with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Yvonne Evans vocals, Nick Hill piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard double bass, Paul Glover drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


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

Wed 9 May | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Dixie Hotshots | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Fleur Stevenson | Moreton-in-Marsh

Wed 9 May | Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Ben Holder violin, Hugh Turner guitar, Paul Jefferies bass | Moreton-in-Marsh | Moreton Jazz Club | 8pm, doors 7.15pm | £15.00 or £12.00 if ordered ahead here  – or contact Ben: 07515 275655 or info@moretonjazz.co.uk


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Terry Hutchins | Hedsor

Thurs 10 May | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Terry Hutchins | Terry Hutchins guitar, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Reading

Thurs 10 May| Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Hbmore guitar, Dave Stamper guitar, Richard Balcombe guitar, Piotr Jordan violin, Paul Malloy double bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8.30pm | Donations gratefully accepted


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Hare Hatch

Fri 11 May | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson, vocals, Pete Billington keys, Raph Mizraki bass | Hare Hatch | Horse and Groom | 7pm | No charge


Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | Reading | Buy tickets

Fri 11 May | Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | An evening of live jazz and film dedicated to the late Tubby Hayes | Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed documentary film Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | Reading | Block 22, Reading University London Road Campus RG1 5AQ | 7.30pm | Read more – and buy tickets at the amazing price of just £10 – here


Julia Titus: Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 13 May | Julia Titus: Jazz River Cruise on The Caversham Princess | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | | 2.15 – 5pm | Admission: £22.50


Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Reading

Fri 18 May | Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano | Reading | Browns | 8pm | No charge


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 18 May | FB Pocket Orchestra | Paul Stevenson – Guitar, Banjo, Jenny Russell – Vocal, Clarinet, Ollie Corbin – Tuba, Cornet and Accessories | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Sat 19 May | Love That Jazz | Lea Lyle – Vocal, Phil Craddock – Keys, Dave Simms – Drums, Terry Davis – Bass, Mark Aston – Sax | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets |


The Supertonics Big Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett | Bracknell

Sat 19 May | The Supertonics Big Band | popular 17-piece Swing Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett | Jennett’s Park, Bracknell RG12 8EB | 7.30pm |Tickets £9, reserve in advance at www.thesupertonics.co.uk or  07739-314261 or davidbennett470@gmail.com


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 20 May | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | River Bank Tea Room | 1:30 pm | Free admission


Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Bracknell

Wed 23 May | Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Dan Newberry tenor sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Charlie Hutchinson drums | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | £10 (£5 under 18s).


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 24 May | 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


Jazz at Progress | Rebecca Poole Quintet | Buy tickets

Fri 25 May | Rebecca Poole vocals, Brandon Allen tenor sax, Hugh Turner guitars, Raph Mizraki bass, Steve Wyndham drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £16.00 (£14.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee. Read more…


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 25 May | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Woolhampton

Sat 26 May | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Judy Vaughan vocals, Clive Downs saxes/flute, Martin Dix guitar, Nick Hill bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 27 May | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Tea for two £20


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

Thurs 31 May | New Jazz Sextet | Ross Law trombone, Leon Vince tenor sax, TBC trumpet, Nick Hill piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie & Parrot | 8pm | £5