Gigs


Jazz at The Fisherman’s Cottage | Judge/Parker Scratch Quintet | Reading

Tues 2 Jan | Jazz at The Fisherman’s Cottage | Judge/Parker Scratch Quintet | Jonathan Judge  saxes, Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Fisherman’s Cottage, Kennet Side RG1 3DW | Music from 8pm | Free entry, donations welcomed.

Every fourth Tuesday: next date 30 Jan

Live music. Free entry. Excellent food and drink. And a lot more space than the late-lamented Global Cafe.  Who could ask for more?

Parking at The Fisherman’s Cottage, on surrounding streets or take an easy stroll along the Kennet from the Queen’s Road car park – park for just £3.60 for the evening. More parking information here


Greme Hewitt’s High Society Jazz Band | Theale


Evening Jazz | The Relais, Henley-on-Thames


Fri 5 Jan | Wood and Steel | Jon Walsh guitar, Brian Throup bass | The Relais Henley, Hart St. RG9 2AR | 7 – 10pm | Dinner reservations 01491 572161 or info@therelaishenley.com


Pete Allen Jazz Band | Newbury


Jazz at The Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

2nd Tues in Jan -> 9th Jan | Equinox Quintet with Stuart Henderson | Stuart Henderson trumpet & flugelhorn, Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Derek Alford bass, and Paul Kaluza drums | Four Horseshoes pub, Sherfield-on-Loddon RG27 0EX | 8pm to 10.30pm | Four Horseshoes | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Evening Jazz | The Relais, Henley-on-Thames


Fri 12 Jan | P’Jam | Annie Parker jazz flutes, Phil Craddock keyboards, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | The Relais Henley, Hart St. RG9 2AR | 7 – 10pm | Dinner reservations 01491 572161 or info@therelaishenley.com | Photo by Steve Foster – @jazzshot on Instagram


Goring Community Jazz Club | Ollie Weston, Hugh Turner 

Fri 12 Jan | Ollie Weston saxophonist, Hugh Turner guitar. Howard King bass | Mike Goff drums | Goring Community Jazz Club. The Old School, Station Rd, Goring, Reading RG8 9AZ  | 7pm doors 7:30 start | Tickets £10 from TicketSource or Inspiration The Arcade Goring, or cash or card on the door | Bring your own drinks or drink at the Catherine Wheel a few metres away.


Evening Jazz | The Relais, Henley-on-Thames


Brian Throup

Fri 19 Jan | Essential Jazz Quartet | Henry Whitby piano, Ed Adams guitar, Brian Throup bass, Cam Thembi Morran percussion | The Relais Henley, Hart St. RG9 2AR | 7 – 10pm | Dinner reservations 01491 572161 or info@therelaishenley.com


Art Themen/Iain Ballamy/Denny Ilett Trio | Crowmarsh Gifford


Sat 20 Jan | Art Themen and Iain Ballamy with the Denny Ilett Trio | Iain Ballamy sax, Art Themen sax, Denny Ilett guitar, Andy Crowdy double bass, Steve Brown drums | Crowmarsh Jazz Club, Crowmarsh Village Hall, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, OX10 8ED | Bar and pizza available | Doors 6.45pm, show 7.30pm | £15 (£5 for Care workers & people on benefits): https://crowmarshjazz.co.uk


Denny Ilett’s Jazz Club featuring Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey


Wed 24 Jan Denny Ilett’s Jazz Club returns by popular demand for 2024. This month it features Alec Dankworth on bass, Clark Tracey on drums and of course, Denny Ilett on guitar and vocals. VIP table packages available as well as general seating and standing tickets. | The Green Room Henley, RG9 2AG | 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM | £8 – £15.  Tickets


Dinner Jazz at The Angel | P’Jam

Sat 27 Jan | P’Jam
 | Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | The Angel, Woolhampton RG7 5RT | Music from 8pm | Free entry. Call 0118 971 3827 to make dinner reservations

Fronted by the exuberant Annie Parker on flute and bass flute, P’Jam is a joyful quartet of musicians who simply enjoy playing jazz together 
in sometimes slightly unexpected and spontaneous ways. With a repertoire that
 spans Miles Davis to the Beatles, expect an evening of great music in good company!


Jazz at the Hope & Anchor | P’Jam


Sun 28 Jan | P’Jam | Annie Parker flutes, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Hope & Anchor, Station Rd, Wokingham RG40 2AD | 7 – 9pm | Free entry | Photo by Steve Foster – @jazzshot on Instagram


Sunday Jazz with Stuart Henderson, Simon Price and guests | Reading

Sun 28 Jan | Sunday Jazz with Stuart Henderson, Simon Price and guests | Denny Ilett guitar, Iain Ballamy saxophone, Paul Jeffries bass, Simon Price drums, Stuart Henderson trumpet | The Retreat, 8 St John’s Street, Reading RG1 4EH | 15.30 | Free entry, contributions welcomed