Sat 5 Mar | The Supertonics Big Band, plus guest vocalist(s) | Popular 17-piece Swing Band | Carnation Hall, Winkfield Row, Bracknell RG42 7PA | 7.30pm | Tickets £12, reserve in advance via email@example.com or 07739-314261 or www.thesupertonics.co.uk
Sat 5 Mar | Jazz at the Queens Head – Lea Lyle and Trio | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Queens Head | 8pm | Free entry
Following training at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama, Lea spent her formative years in theatre and pantomime, before moving on to television and films. These days she focuses on singing, ranging from solo appearances to fronting big bands. Lea has a unique vocal range and a voice that has been said to “melt like chocolate and warm hearts on the coldest of nights”.