Duncan Lamont Songbook | Bracknell

Fri 2 Dec | Bracknell Jazz | Esther Bennett Quartet with Duncan Lamont Jnr. | South Hill Park, Bracknell RG12 7PA | 7:30 pm | Tickets £16 (£8 under 18s) here

Saxophonist Duncan Lamont Jnr. will be celebrating the legacy of his illustrious father’s song writing career together with Esther Bennett, one of the London Jazz scene’s most highly respected jazz vocalists, pianist Terence Collie and bassist Richard Sadler. With songs recorded by Cleo Laine, Natalie Cole, George Shearing, Blossom Dearie and many others (not to mention the Mr Benn TV theme), Duncan Lamont Snr. was a giant of British jazz since the 1950s, often described as the new Cole Porter.

Rosie Frater-Taylor | Guildford

Fri 2 Dec | BEAT at the Boiler Room | Rosie Frater-Taylor | 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford GU1 4LS | Doors open 7pm, Support act 7.30 pm | Tickets £12 (discounts for members and students) from here

22-year-old singer, songwriter & guitarist Rosie Frater-Taylor blurs the lines between jazz, folk, pop & soul. Think Joni Mitchell meets George Benson, Lewis Taylor teams up with Emily King or a female version of John Mayer.