Gigs


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

Thu 1 Aug | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Mike Wilkins Trio | Mike Wilkins saxes, Martin Pickett piano, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Sarah Moule and the genius of Duke Ellington | Hedsor

Thur 1 Aug | Sarah Moule and the genius of Duke Ellington | Hedsor | Sarah Moule vocals, Dave Bitelli sax, Nigel Fox keyboard, TBC bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:00pm | £10 on the door including Buffet tonight | free parking


Swinging Hot Jazz – Art Themen | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 2 Aug | Swinging Hot Jazz – Art Themen | Art Themen (saxes), Alex Hutton (piano), Andy Cleyndert (bass), Clark Tracey (drums) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 4 Aug | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar, Phil Mason guitar/vocals, Gordon Johnson keys/vocals | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Mike Piggott Quartet

Sun 4 Aug | Mike Piggott jazz violin, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums, Keith Howard bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm /£9.00


7th Birthday of Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 6 Aug | Celebrating 7 years of Jazz at the Four Horseshoes: Equinox with Alex Forsyth | Alex Forsyth alto sax & flute, Peter Bingham tenor sax,, Jon Wilks guitar, Derek Alford bass, Paul Kaluza percussion | Sherfield-on-Loddon | Four Horseshoes | 8:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Annie Parker Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Thu 8 Aug | Annie Parker Collective | Annie Parker flutes, Tomson Chauke percussion, Lawrie Wright guitar | Reading | Global Café | 7.30pm | No charge, donations welcome


Bracknell Jazz – Martin Shaw & Dave O’Higgins quintet | South Hill Park

Fri 9 Aug | Bracknell Jazz – Martin Shaw & Dave O’Higgins quintet | Martin Shaw trumpet, Dave O’Higgins sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudi Cook bass, Nat Steele drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 9 Aug | Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe | Julia Titus on vocals chronicles the life of “The Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8.00pm | £14/£12


“Good Vibes” with Anthony Kerr | Marlow

Tue 13 Aug | “Good Vibes” with Anthony Kerr | Anthony Kerr vibraphone, and the Frank Toms trio | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Woolhampton

Sat 17 Aug | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Judy Vaughan vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Martin Dix guitar, Nick Hill bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge

Note: from next month, the Dinner Jazz at the Angel sessions will resume on the last Saturday of the month.


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 17 Aug | Come and watch electrifying guitarist Hugh Turner and his quartet at the Global Café in Reading. Always a cool hang and full of vigour funk explorations! | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – 12.00am | £5.00


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Brightwell cum Sotwell

Sun 18 Aug | Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar. Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | The Red Lion, Brightwell cum Sotwell | 5:00 pm | No charge but donations welcome


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Global Café, Reading

Thurs 22 Aug | Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar. Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | Global Café, Reading | 8:30 pm | No charge but donations welcome.


Rhythms at the Yurt – The Music of Gershwin – The Catherine Sykes Trio | Didcot

Fri 23 Aug | The Music of Gershwin – The Catherine Sykes Trio | Catherine Sykes vocals, Jez Cook guitar, Paul Jefferies bass | Didcot | The Yurt | 8pm | Tickets


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thurs 29 Aug | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Simon Feast piano, Keith Howard bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot | Shinfield

Thurs 29 Aug | We’re taking a summer break so no performance tonight | We’ll be back on Thursday 26 September


Lea Lyle Quartet | Global Cafe Reading

Fri 30 Aug | Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Free entry – donations welcome


Dinner Jazz at The Angel | Woolhampton

Sat 31 Aug | The regular Angel gig – normally on the last Saturday – took place this month, for operational reasons, on Saturday 17 August


Mach4 | Global Cafe, Reading

Sat 31 Aug | Mach4 | Barry McNamara vocals, Gareth Lewis guitar, Otto Silveira piano, Rob Barnes bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 9pm | No charge