Gigs


Julia Titus Quartet: Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 1 Sep | Julia Titus Quartet: Jazz River Cruise | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano,, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | 2.15 – 5.15pm | Admission: £27


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 1 Sep | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar | Phil Mason guitar/vocals | John Monney bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Mark Nightingale trombone

Sun 1 Sep | Mark Nightingale trombone, Rory McInroy piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums and Keith Howard bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30pm | £9.00


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 3 Sep | Equinox with Sarah Jane Eveleigh | Sarah Jane Eveleigh 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)


Fleur Stevenson | The Crooked Billet, Stoke Row

Wed 4 Sep | Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano, Andy Crowdy double bass, Simon Price drums | Stoke Row | The Crooked Billet | 7pm for food and drinks, show starts circa 8.35pm | £15


Claire Jones  Quartet | Global Cafe, Reading

Thur 5 Sep | Claire Jones  Quartet |  Claire Jones vocals, Dorothy Shaw piano, Keith Howard bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Free, donations welcomed


Bracknell Jazz – Gary Willcox quartet | South Hill Park

Fri 6 Sep | Gary Willcox quartet | Stephen Main alto sax, Ross Stanley piano, Oili Hayhurst bass, Gary Willcox drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


New Jazz Sextet | Global Cafe, Reading

Sat 7 Sep | New Jazz Sextet | Chris Dee tenor sax | Ross Law trombone | Andy Townsend trumpet | Nick Hill piano | Al Pirrie bass | Mike Goff drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Free, donations welcome


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat, Reading – Fleur Stevenson and Hugh turner

Sun 8 Sep | Fleur Stevenson vocals and Hugh turner guitar today, NOT Definite Collective | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Gin and Jazz | Three Guineas Reading

Sun 8 Sep | Gin and Jazz | Karl Charity vocals/trumpet/flugelhorn, Nick Cooper piano. Pete Maxfield bass | Reading | Three Guineas | 2-5pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


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

Tues 10 Sep | 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, Mike Goff drums | Reading | Global Café | 8.30pm | No charge, donations welcome


The Rebellion Big Band with star singer Louise Cookman | Marlow

Tues 10 Sep | The Rebellion Big Band with star singer Louise Cookman | Terrific 17 piece outfit with vocalist from the Pasadena Roof Orchestra and BBC Big Band | Marlow Jazz Club | 8.30pm | £10


The Goring Gap Gig | Derek Nash and Noel McCalla celebrate the music of Stevie Wonder

Fri 13 Sep | Derek Nash and Noel McCalla celebrate the music of Stevie Wonder | Derek Nash saxes, Noel McCalla vocals, plus supporting band | Goring Village Hall, Goring on Thames | Doors 7.30pm | Music 8pm | £15 | Ring John on 01491 874492 to book seats | Goring Gap Gigs


The Supertonics Big Band, plus vocalists Tricia Bassett & Jeremy Lassen | Bracknell

Sat 14 Sep | The Supertonics Big Band, plus vocalists Tricia Bassett & Jeremy Lassen | Popular 17-piece Swing Band | Bracknell | South Hill Park Arts Centre | 8.00pm | Tickets £10, via SHP, davidbennett470@gmail.com or 07739-314261 or www.thesupertonics.co.uk


Crooners | Newbury

Sat 14 Sep | Crooners | Newbury | Corn Exchange | 7:45pm | £26.50 | Book tickets


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 17 Sep | 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 drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00 – 11.00pm | No charge, donations welcome


Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | South Hill Park

Tue 17 Sep | Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | Jonny Ford sax, Simon Cook piano, Steve Riddle bass, Ted Hayes drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00 and £5.50 U18s


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 19 Sep | 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


Steve Waterman | Norden Farm

Fri 20 Sep | Steve Waterman | Steve Waterman (trumpet / flugel), Piers Green (saxophone) Supported by Pendulum Rhythm Section; Alex Hutton (piano), Andy Cleyndert (bass) and Clark Tracey (drums). | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Jazz at Progress | The Scott Willcox Ten-piece Big Band | Buy tickets

Friday 20 Sep | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £17.00 (£15.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee

Scott Willcox leading, Gabriel Garrick, Andy Gibson trumpets, Martin Gladdish trombone, Samuel Eagles, Bob McKay, Julian Costello, Pete Hurt saxophones, Dave Frankel keyboard, Andy Cleyndert bass, Gary Willcox drums. Read more…


Rhythms at The Yurt – The Dream Duo | Didcot

Fri 20 Sep | The Dream Duo | Julian Marc Stringle clarinet & saxophone, Dominic Ashworth guitar | Tickets here

 


Paul Glover and Friends | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 21 Sep | Come and watch Paul Glover and Friends cover Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet’s regular session this month at the Global Café | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm till 1.00am | £5.00


Purdy and full band | Wallingford

Sat 21 Sep | Purdy aka Rebecca Poole vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Stuart Henderson trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet , drums and percussion, Raph Mizraki acoustic bass, cello, tuba and melodica | Wallingford | Corn Exchange | 7.45pm | £12


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Damon Brown Quartet | Ascot

Sun 22 Sep | Damon Brown Quartet | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Jean Toussaint with the Frank Toms Trio | Marlow

Tues 24 Sep | Jean Toussaint with the Frank Toms Trio | World famous tenor and soprano saxophonist who came to fame in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers | Marlow Jazz Club | 8.30pm | £10


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lloyd Payne/Otto Caretta & friends | Shinfield

Thu 26 Sep | Lloyd Payne/Otto Caretta & friends | Lloyd Payne trumpet/flugelhorn, Otto Caretta saxes, Simon Cook piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 26 Sep | 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


Mark Lockheart’s Orchestral Jazz Suite ‘Days on Earth’, a Jazz In Reading / Bracknell Jazz presentation at South Hill Park, Bracknell

Fri 27 Sep | Mark Lockheart’s Orchestral Jazz Suite ‘Days on Earth’, a Jazz In Reading / Bracknell Jazz presentation at South Hill Park, Bracknell. ‘Days on Earth’ is an exciting suite created by Mark Lockheart (In Deep, Fellow Creatures, Perfect Houseplants). The performance will commence with a set from the sextet, and following an interval, guests and a string quartet will join the sextet to perform the suite. Tickets: Adults £22.00 – £23.00: Students £10: School and music student groups £5.50.
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Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Claire Jones Quintet | Woolhampton

Sat 28 Sep | Dinner Jazz at the Angel – Claire Jones Quintet | Claire Jones vocals, Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


The Fusion 6 | Global Cafe, Reading

Sat 28 Sep | The Fusion 6 (acid Jazz, funk, afro-cuban) | Global Cafe, Reading | Fern ‘Mr Cool’ Rose – percussion; Andy Kennedy – saxophones and EWI; Tony Imbierski – Hammond organ; Steve Brooks – guitar; Paul Wallace – bass; Tony McKenna – drums; and featuring vocalist Alison Rolls | Reading | Global Cafe | 21:00-1:00 with Whitehouse DJs support | £4 entry | Facebook page


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson Simon Price Star Quintet

Sun 29 Sep | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Vasilis Xenopoulos sax, Tom Berge piano, Andy Crowdy bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Acid Brass Fairey Brass Band – Acid Jazz at The Reading Thames Festival

Sun 29 Sep | As part of The Reading Thames Festival, The Acid Brass Fairey Brass Band perform a repertoire of acid house music | For a video clip of what to expect check out: Acid Brass Fairey Brass Band | Reading Concert Hall in Reading Town Hall, Blagrave Street | 7.30 to 9.00pm | Tickets £13/£8 conc | Special offer 2-4-1 price tickets with Code: ‘RTF2019’ | Tickets and more details


Andrew Waite | Norden Farm

Sun 29 Sep | | Andrew Waite (accordion) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 7.30pm | £14 (£12 conc)