Gigs


Purdy’s Pop-Up presents the James Pearson* Trio with ‘100 Years of Jazz Piano’ | Henley

Sat 1 June | Purdy’s Pop-Up presents The James Pearson* Trio with ‘100 Years of Jazz Piano’ | Henley | HAODS Studio | 7:30 for 8pm | Tickets from £20

* James is Artistic Director at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club


The Big Chris Barber Band | Henley

Sat 1 June | Chris Barber | Henley | Kenton Theatre | 7:30pm | £31


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 2 June | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar | Phil Mason guitar/vocals | Gordon Johnson keys/vocals | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alan Barnes with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 2 Jun | Alan Barnes with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Alan Barnes Saxophones, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard bass, Brian Greene drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £9.00


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 4 Jun | Equinox with Pete Billington | Pete Billington piano, 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)


No Room For Squares Presents The Fusion 6 | Reading

Wed 5 June | No Room For Squares Presents The Fusion 6 | Milk Reading | 8:30PM | Info here


Stuart Henderson Duncan Lamont Jnr Quintet | Hedsor

Thur 6 June | Stuart Henderson Duncan Lamont Jnr Quintet | Hedsor | Stuart Henderson trumpet & flugelhorn, Duncan Lamont Jnr sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, TBC bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Trish Elphinstone Quartet | Shinfield

Thu 6 Jun | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Trish Elphinstone Quartet | Trish Elphinstone saxes, Martin Pickett keys, Marianne Windham bass, Mike Goff drums  | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Bracknell Jazz – Tony Woods Project | South Hill Park

Fri 7 Jun | Bracknell Jazz – Tony Woods Project | Tony Woods sax, Mike Outram guitar, Robert Millett vibes, Andy Hamill bass, Milo Fell drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 7 Jun | FB Pocket Orchestra| Jenny Russell contralto clarinet, Paul Stevenson guitar, Oliver Corbin cornet, euphonium, tuba, accordion | Didcot | 8pm | The Yurt | Tickets


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson

Sat 8 Jun | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Fleur Stevenson | ÍFleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar| Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free admission


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 9 Jun | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Peter Jones vocals, John-Paul Muir piano | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Argo Jazz Project | Mortimer

Sun 9 Jun | Argo Jazz Project | John Harries-saxes, John Miller-guitar, Andy Lavery-keyboard, Paul Critchfield-bass and vocals, Alan Barwise-drums | Mortimer | The Horse and Groom | 7pm | Admission free


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Global Cafe, Reading

Sun 9 Jun | Gli Avanzi | Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar. Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 7:30 pm | No charge but donations welcome


Derek Nash & Art Themen** | Marlow

Tue 11 Jun | Derek Nash & Art Themen** | Derek Nash saxes, Art Themen saxes, and the Frank Toms trio | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10

** Amazingly a first ever meeting between these two top saxophonists


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

Tues 11 Jun | 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, donations welcome


Nigel Price | Hedsor

Thur 13 June | Nigel Price at Hedsor | Nigel Price Guitar, Nigel Fox keyboard, TBC bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


P’Jam | Reading

Thurs 13 Jun | P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm | Free entry, donations welcome

 

Photo by Jane Hanton


Andante Live presents Blowin’ in the Wind | Progress Theatre, Reading

Fri 14 Jun | Andante Live presents Blowin’ in the Wind | Songs of Peace, Protest and Love from Dylan, Baez and others | Information | Reading | Progress Theatre | 7:30pm |  Tickets £14.00 – £16.00

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Summer Magic – Simon Allen | Maidenhead

Fri 14 Jun | Summer Magic – Simon Allen | Simon Allen (saxes), Alex Hutton (piano), Ollie Hayhurst (bass), Mark Fletcher (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Matthew Read Trio | Basingstoke

Sat 15 Jun | Matthew Read Trio | Benedict Wood (guitar), Arthur Newell (drums) and Matthew Read (double bass) | Basingstoke | The Forge | 7.45pm | Information and tickets (£14 / £11) here  Special discount tickets at £10 for Jazz in Reading subscribers; call Box Office on 01256 844244  and quote ‘MRT’


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 15 Jun | 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


Mach4+1 | Global Cafe, Reading

Sun 16 Jun | Mach4+1 | Barry McNamara vocals, Gareth Lewis guitar, Otto Silveira piano, Rob Barnes bass, Nick accordion | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7pm | No charge


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 18 Jun | The Definite 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


Jazz In The Round #5 | Henley

Wed 19 June | John Etheridge (guitar) Pete Oxley (guitar) | Henley | Kenton Theatre | 7:30pm | £20 | Use code JAZZR when booking for special £15 price for Jazz in Reading followers


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 20 Jun | Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Live Swinging Jazz Juice with plenty of dancing room for all you Katz | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – 11.00pm | No charge, donations welcome


Progress Theatre – Paz | Reading | Buy tickets

Fri 21 Jun | Progress Theatre – Paz | Legendary latin-jazz-funk fusion outfit | Geoff Castle keyboards, Matt Wates alto sax, Dominic Grant guitar, Rob Statham bass, Chris Fletcher percussion, Les Cirkel drums | Reading | Progress Theatre | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) | Buy tickets


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thurs 27 June | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, TBC piano, TBC bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Clive Fortune Big Band | Burghfield Village

Sat 29 Jun | Live music, including jazz standards, big band classics and contemporary arrangements for big band in a beautiful garden setting | Burghfield Village | Little Manor, Church Lane, Burghfield Village, RG30 3TG | 6:30pm | £10 in advance £12 on the door, under 16’s free


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones Quintet | Woolhampton

Sat 29 Jun | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Claire Jones Quintet | Claire Jones vocals, Annie Parker flutes, Rory McInroy piano, TBC bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


Argo Jazz Project | Reading

Sun 30 Jun | Argo Jazz Project | John Harries-saxes, John Miller-guitar, Andy Lavery-keyboard, Paul Critchfield-bass and vocals, Alan Barwise-drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8pm | Admission free