Baron Mara | Oxford

Sun 2 June | Baron Mara | Jonathan Judge tenor sax, Ruben Berrios keyboard, Howard King bass, Tony Lyons drums | Joe’s Bar & Grill, 260 Banbury Rd, Oxford, OX2 7DX | 7:30pm | Free entry | Booking and info here.

Art Themen | Pangbourne Jazz Club

Sun 2 June | Art Themen (saxophones), Jim Pollard (piano), Andy Crowdy (double bass), Otha Smith (guitar), Brian Greene (drums) | Pangbourne Jazz Clu. Rosewood Hall, Whitchurch Road Pangbourne RG8 7BS | 7:30 pm start | £12.50 | Click here to Buy Tickets now (or cash on the door)

A fantastically exciting, playful and inventive saxophonist, Art Themen has been a beloved character of the British jazz scene for 60 years, famously combining his role as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with saxophone duties in the bands of Alexis Korner and Stan Tracey among many others.