Gigs


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)


The Nigel Price Organ Trio with Vasilis Xenopoulos | Marlow

Tues 2 Oct | On tour: The Nigel Price Organ Trio plus special guest saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos | Marlow | Marlow Jazz Club at the Royal British Legion Hall, SL7 1NT | 8.30pm | £10


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


Bracknell Jazz – Malcolm Earle-Smith, Liam Noble & Dave Wickins

Fri 5 Oct | Bracknell Jazz | Malcolm Earle-Smith trombone & vocals, Liam Noble piano, Dave Wickins drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


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 

Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 7 Oct | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland  guitar, Phil Mason guitar/voc, John Money bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 pm | No charge


Jam in Reading – Mark Burton Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Tues 9 Oct | 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


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


Baron Mara│ Wokingham

Fri 12 Oct │ Tom Neill alto sax, Ruben Berrios piano, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums, Íde vocals  | Wokingham | The White Horse│ 8pm │ Free Entry


Jazz at the Oakwood Centre Steve Waterman with the Martin Hart Trio | Woodley

Sat 13 Oct | The Martin Hart Trio with guest Steve Waterman | Steve Warterman trumpet, Ken McCarthy piano. Nick Pugh bass, Martin Hart drums | The Oakwood Centre, Woodley | 7.45pm | £12


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


The Definitive Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 16 Oct | The Definitive 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


Rebellion Big Band with special guest Jacqui Hicks | Marlow

Tues 16 Oct | Rebellion Big Band with special guest Jacqui Hicks | Marlow Jazz Club | 8.30pm | Tickets £8


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 – Claire Jones and Friends

Thurs 18 Oct | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Claire Jones and Friends | Claire Jones vocals, Lloyd Payne trumpet/flugelhorn, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5

 

 


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Reading

Thurs 18 Oct | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | HB more guitar, Richard Bawcombe guitar, David Stamper guitar, Piotr Jordan violin, Paul Malloy bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Donations gratefully received


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…


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 20 Oct | 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


Lea Lyle Quartet | Global Cafe | 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

Thur 25 Oct | 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


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


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


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


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 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


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