Tues 7 Jan | Equinox with Annie Parker | Annie Parker alto/bass flutes, 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)
Wed 08 Jan| Martin Speake & Alyson Cawley Quintet | Alyson Cawley Tenor Sax, Martin Speake Alto Sax, Colin Oxley Guitar, Marianne Windham Bass, Matt Fishwick Drums | Guildford | Guildford Rugby Club Pavilion | 8:00pm | £16, members £14 | Tickets
Fri 10 Jan | Steve Waterman All Star Band | Steve Waterman trumpet/flugelhorn, Alan Barnes saxes, Mark Nightingale trombone, Karen Sharp saxes, Clark Tracey drums, Gareth Williams piano, Alec Dankworth bass | Goring Gap Gig | Goring Village Hall | 8pm | £15 | Tel John 01491 874492 for tickets and seat reservations.
Sun 12 Jan | Gin and Jazz | Tracey O’Connor, Simon Cook piano | Reading | Three Guineas | 2-5pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading
Tue 14 Jan | Scott Hamilton Quartet | Scott Hamilton tenor sax, John Pearce piano, Dave Green bass, Steve Brown drums | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10
Tues 14 Jan| Laura Zakian Quintet |Martin Pyne vibraphone & percussion, Paul Bartholomew baritone sax, Steve Lodder piano, Marianne Windham bass, Nic France drums | Guildford | The Electric Theatre | 7:30pm | £16, members £14 | Tickets
Thurs 23 Jan | Jazz at Marilyn’s Speakeasy – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham double bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Marilyn’s Speakeasy | 9pm | £8 (music only) or £15 with pre-show two course meal | Buy tickets now | Easy cheap parking across the road at Broad St Mall for £4 all night after 6pm | Marilyn’s Speakeasy is a brand new jazz venue in the heart of Reading, located above Smokin’ Billy’s Rib House – click here to receive news of future Jazz at Marilyn’s Speakeasy events.
Sat 25 Jan | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Brian Throup bass, Jim Wade drums | The Angel | 8pm | No charge | Dinner reservations 0118 971 382
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