Gigs


The Fusion 6 @The Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 1 Feb | Jazz Funk; Acid Jazz; blues; latin fusion | Andy Kennedy – sax, Tony Imbierski – keys, Paul Wallace – bass, Tony McKenna – drums & percussion, Alison Rolls – vocals | Whitehouse Studio DJs playing vinyl before, between and after | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm-1am | £3 or donations


The Glenn Miller Story | The Hexagon, Reading

Sun 2 Feb | Terry Steel’s Astor Big Band and singers: The Glenn Miller Story | Reading | The Hexagon | 3pm | More information and tickets from Hexagon Box Office 0118 960 6060, or from the ‘What’s On’ pages | All profits, and a collection at this performance, go to the Royal British Legion to support their work with PTSD sufferers.


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Andy Dickens trumpet

Sun 2 Feb | Andy Dickens trumpet, Rory Mckinroy piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30 pm | £10.00.


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 4 Feb | 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)


Alice Leggett Quartet | Guildford

Tues 4 Feb | Alice Leggett Quartet |Alice Leggett Sax | Guildford | The Electric Theatre Guildford | 7:30pm | £16, members £14 | Tickets


Apollo Big Band with Michaela Fedeczko | Stockcross

Fri 7 Feb | Apollo Big Band with Michaela Fedeczko | Stockcross | Sutton Hall | 8pm | £10 (£5 under 16s) | Tickets from apollobigband.co.uk or 01793 766129 | Tea and coffee available, bring your own wine and nibbles


Gin and Jazz | Three Guineas Reading

Sun 9 Feb | Gin and Jazz | FB Pocket Orchestra: Jenny Russell, Ollie Corbin and Paul Stevenson (vocals and a variety of instruments) | Reading | Three Guineas | 2-5pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


P’Jam | Global Cafe, Reading

Sun 9 Feb | P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 6pm | Suggested donation £3

 


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

Tues 11 Feb | 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


Traditional Jazz | Sonning

Wed 12 Feb | The very best UK traditional jazz bands – featuring Kevin Grenfell and his Jazz Giants. | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park. Sonning . RG4 6ST | 8pm | £10 |Contact : http://www.readingjazzclub.com


Pete Long & Simon Spillett Salute The Jazz Couriers! | Guildford

Wed 12 Feb | Pete Long & Simon Spillett | Pete Long Tenor Sax, Simon Spillett Tenor Sax, Rob Barron Piano, Marianne Windham Bass, Chris Draper Drums | Guildford | Guildford Rugby Club Pavillion | 8:00pm | £16, members £14 | Tickets


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird and Nick Hill | The Global Café, Reading

Thurs 13 Feb | Gli Avanzi | Ewen Baird saxes, Nick Hill keyboard, Martin Dix guitar. Howard King bass guitar, Andrew Last drums | Reading | Global Café  | 8:30 pm | No charge but donations welcome


Some Kinda Wonderful featuring the music of Stevie Wonder – Valentine’s Evening Special | Marlow

Fri 14 Feb | Some Kinda Wonderful featuring the music of Stevie Wonder – Valentine’s Evening Special! Fine dining and jazz| Derek Nash saxes, Noel McCalla vocals, plus band | Marlow | CourtGarden House | 7:30pm | £60.00 including three course dinner | Tickets – or e-mail or call 07803 854514


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 15 Feb | Come and watch electrifying guitarist Hugh Turner and his heavy funk quartet at the Global Café in Reading. Always a cool hang and full of vigour funk explorations! | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – 12.00am | £6.00


Alan Barnes & Simon Spillett with The Frank Toms Trio | Marlow

Tues Feb 18 |  Alan Barnes & Simon Spillett with The Frank Toms Trio | Marlow | Marlow Jazz Club | 8.30pm | £10 | A rare side by side encounter between two award winning saxophonists


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 20 Feb | 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


Jazz at Marilyn’s Speakeasy – P’Jam | Reading

Thurs 27 Feb | Jazz at Marilyn’s Speakeasy – P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, alto sax, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham double bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Marilyn’s Speakeasy | 9pm | £8 (music only) or £20 (£18 Early Bird) 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.


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 27 Feb | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals with her band, come along for a sing with this lovely line-up | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Tina May plus Quartet | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Fri 28 Feb | Tina May plus Quartet | Tina May vocals, Will Gibson alto & tenor sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, David Ingamells drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Bracknell Jazz – Martin Speake Quartet with Ethan Iverson | South Hill Park

Sat 29 Feb | Martin Speake Quartet with Ethan Iverson | Martin Speake alto sax, Ethan Iverson piano, Calum Gourlay bass, Jeff Williams drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


The Fusion 6 @The Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 29 Feb | Jazz Funk; Acid Jazz; blues; latin fusion | Andy Kennedy – sax, Tony Imbierski – keys, Paul Wallace – bass, Tony McKenna – drums & percussion, Alison Rolls – vocals | Whitehouse Studio DJs playing vinyl before, between and after | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm-1am | £3 or donations