Gigs


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 20 Apr | Come and watch electrifying guitarist Hugh Turner and his quartet with Frankie Tontoh (drums), Anatoliy Vyacheslavov (tenor saxophone) and Stefan Redtenbacher (bass) at the Global Café in Reading. Always a cool hang and full of vigour funk explorations! | Reading | Global Café | 10.00pm – 01.00am | £5.00


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 18 Apr | 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 in Fleet at The Harlington | Jo Fooks & Steve Waterman

Tue 16 Apr | Jo Fooks & Steve Waterman | for line up, see Fleet Jazz website | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


TBC: Ben Clatworthy with John Donaldson | Marlow

Tue 16 Apr | TBC: Ben Clatworthy with John Donaldson | Ben Clatworthy sax, John Donaldson piano, TBC bass & drums | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 16 Apr | The Definite Collective, transform often well known and popular Jazz, Latin, Pop, Fusion and Funk tunes, into obscure musical explorations. Jamie Howell guitar, Matthew McNaughton sax, James Newman bass, Tony Imbierski organ, Monte Hall percussion, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00 – 11.00pm | No charge, donations welcome


Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Global Cafe | Reading

Sun 14 Apr | Gli Avanzi featuring Ewen Baird | Ewen Baird tenor & soprano sax, Martin Dix guitar, Nick Hill bass, Andrew Last drums | Reading | Global Café | 7:30pm | No charge, donations welcome


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 14 Apr | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Terry Davis bass | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Charity Concert in Aid of Alzheimer’s Dementia Support | Marlow

Sat 13 Apr | Charity Concert in Aid of Alzheimer’s Dementia Support | The Woodhouse Jazz Band | A varied program of music (jazz & pop) | Marlow | Christ Church United Reformed Church | 7.45 pm | £11.25 | Tickets on the door on the night or from here


The Great Gatsby Ball | North Leigh

Sat 13 April | The Great Gatsby Ball | Ma Bessie and her Pigfoot Band & The Oxfordshire Youth Big Band | To raise money for Parkinson’s UK | Eynsham Hall, North Leigh, OX29 6PN | 6:30pm | £60 | Tickets from c_r_casey@hotmail.com or 07398 395787


Jazz at Progress | Henry Lowther’s Still Waters | Buy tickets

Fri 12 Apr | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £17.00 (£15.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee Henry Lowther trumpet & flugelhorn, Pete Hurt tenor saxophone, Barry Green piano, Dave Green bass, Paul Clarvis drums. Read more…


Damon Brown Quintet | Goring Village Hall

Fri 12 Apr | Damon Brown Quintet | Goring Village Hall | Goring | Goring Hall Live | 8.00pm | £15.00


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot | Shinfield

Thu 11 Apr | New Jazz Sextet | Ross Law trombone, Leon Vince tenor sax, Andy Townsend trumpet, Nick Hill piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Mach4+guests | Global Cafe, Reading

Thu 11 Apr | Bazza’s Mach4 | Barry McNamara vocals, Otto Silveira keyboards, Gareth Lewis guitar, Rob Barnes bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 9pm | No charge


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

Tues 9 Apr | 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, Eddie Hall drums | Reading | Global Café | 8.30pm | No charge, donations welcome


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 7 Apr | Ade Holland Guitar, Phil Mason Guitar/Voc, Gordon Johnson Bass | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30 | no charge.


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Enrico Tomasso with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 7 Apr | Enrico Tomasso with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Enrico Tomasso trumpet & vocals, Rory McInroy piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard bass, Brian Greene drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £9.00


Rhythms at the Yurt: Oxley-Meier Guitar Project | Didcot

Fri 5 Apr | Oxley – Meier Guitar Project | Pete Oxley – guitar, Nicolas Meier – guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Bracknell Jazz – Katie & Steve Brown Sextet | South Hill Park

Fri 5 Apr | Bracknell Jazz – Katie & Steve Brown Sextet | Katie Brown sax, Alex Hitchcock sax, Harry Brown sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, Steve Brown drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quartet  | Reading

Thurs 4 Apr | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quartet | HB more guitar, David Stamper guitar, Phil Berry double bass – plus surprise guest | Reading |The Global Cafe | 8:30pm | Donations gratefully received


Jazz in the Round | Kenton Theatre, Henley

Wed 3 Apr | Chris Garrick, David Gordon | Henley | The Kenton Theatre | 7:30pm | £18 | Tickets on-line from the theatre or call the Box Office on 01491 575698


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 2 Apr | Equinox with Ken Henderson | Ken Henderson piano, Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Marianne Windham bass, Paul Kaluza percussion | Sherfield-on-Loddon | Four Horseshoes | 8:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Jazz on Broadway with Teddy’s Jazzmen and Katrina | Reading

Sun 31 Mar | Jazz on Broadway with Teddy’s Jazzmen and Katrina | Katrina Likhtman vocals. Roger Sinclair piano, Geoff Rideout guitar, Michael Atkinson bass, Hugh Lister clarinet, David Mason trumpet | Reading | Global Cafe | 5.30-7pm | Free entry – donations welcomed


Claire Jones Quintet | Global Cafe, Reading

Claire Jones

Annie Parker

Sun 31 Mar | Claire Jones Quintet | Claire Jones vocals, Annie Parker flute, Phil Craddock piano, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 8 – 10pm | Free entry – donations welcomed


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner | Wallingford

Sun 31 Mar | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | The Old Post Office | St Martins Street, Wallingford OX10 0AA. Table reservations: 01491 836068 | Wallingford | 6-8pm | No charge


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Sara Dowling Quartet | Ascot

Sun 31 Mar | Sara Dowling Quartet | Sara Dowling vocals, TBC piano, bass and drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson with Karen Sharp and the Simon Price Trio

Sun 31 Mar | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Karen Sharp sax, piano tbc, Esther Ng bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge – donations


Fleur Stevenson Trio – Gin and Jazz Evening | East Hagbourne

Sat 30 Mar | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, TBC bass | Didcot | Fleur de Lys | evening | No charge


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle/Robert Otwinowski | Woolhampton

Sat 30 Mar | Dinner Jazz at the Angel | Lea Lyle/ vocals, Robert Otwinowski guitar | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge


The Jazz Experience: Moscow Drug Club | CourtGarden House, Marlow

Fri 29 Mar | The Jazz Experience: Moscow Drug Club | Marlow | CourtGarden House | Drinks 7pm, dinner 7:30, performance 8:30 | £60 | Book tickets here or via Simon Lenton 07803 854514


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 29 Mar | Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Stuart Henderson trumpet, line up see web site | Finchampstead | Memorial Hall, RG40 4JU | http://www.remixjazzorchestra.co.uk/ | 8.30pm | Price TBC


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 28 Mar | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, TBC piano, TBC bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Pixie & The Gypsies | Stoke Row

Wed 27 Mar | Pixie & The Gypsies | Taylor Notcutt vocals & accordion, Connie Chatwin violin & backing vocals, Tim Dylan double bass, Matt Wilson guitar | Stoke Row | Crooked Billet | Arrive 7pm for food/drinks, show starts circa 8.35pm | Tickets £15 and further details: 01491 681048


Jazz at Progress | Get The Blessing | Buy tickets

Fri 22 Mar | Pete Judge trumpet, Jake McMurchie saxophone, Jim Barr bass, Clive Deamer drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee. Read more…


Silver Heels Swing Jive Jazz Band | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 21 Mar | 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 in Fleet at The Harlington | Clark Tracey Quintet

Tue 19 Mar | Clark Tracey Quintet | for line up, see Fleet Jazz website | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


The Definite Collective | Global Cafe | Reading

Tue 19 Mar | The Definite Collective, transform often well known and popular Jazz, Latin, Pop, Fusion and Funk tunes, into obscure musical explorations. Jamie Howell guitar, Matthew McNaughton sax, James Newman bass, Tony Imbierski organ, Monte Hall percussion, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00 – 11.00pm | No charge, donations welcome


Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening | South Hill Park

Tue 19 Mar | Bracknell Jazz – Young Musicians evening with the house band | Dom Ingham violin & voice, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Ted Hayes drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £10.50 and £5.50 U18s


The Definitive Collective | Reading

Sun 17 Mar | The Definitive Collective | Reading | The Retreat | 3:30 – 5:30pm | Free entry


Hugh Turner Heavy Funk Quartet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sat 16 Mar | Come and watch electrifying guitarist Hugh Turner and his quartet with Frankie Tontoh (drums), Anatoliy Vyacheslavov (tenor saxophone) and Stefan Redtenbacher (bass) at the Global Café in Reading. Always a cool hang and full of vigour funk explorations! | Reading | Global Café | 10.00pm – 01.00am | £5.00


The Jazz of Dudley Moore | Marlow – Christ Church

Sat 16 Mar | The Jazz of Dudley Moore – The Chris Ingham Quartet | Chris Ingham piano, Paul Higgs trumpet, Marianne Windham bass, George Double drums | Marlow | Christ Church | marlowjazz.co.uk | 8.30pm | £10


Tina May | Maidenhead

Fri 15 Mar | Tina May | Tina May (Vocals), Simon Marsh (alto and tenor sax), Alex Hutton (piano), Andy Cleyndert (bass) | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts | 8.00pm | £15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)


Fusion 6 plus 1 | Reading

Fri 15 Mar | Fusion 6 plus 1 | Alison Rolls vocals, Andy Kennedy saxes, Tony McKenna drums, Paul Wallace bass, Tony Imbierski keyboards, Steve Brooks guitar, Fern Rose percussion | Reading | The Global Cafe | 9pm | No charge


Andy Gibson & Duncan Lamont Jnr Quintet | Hedsor

Thur 14 Mar | Andy Gibson & Duncan Lamont Jnr Quintet | Hedsor | Andy Gibson trumpet, Duncan Lamont Jnr reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, Steve Riddle bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Hare Hatch

Thurs 14 Mar | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano, Raph Mizraki double bass | Twyford | Horse and Groom | 7pm | No charge


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Claire Jones | Shinfield

Claire Jones

Thu 14 Mar | Claire Jones vocals, Andy Kennedy saxes, Phil Craddock piano, Jamie Howell bass, Jim Wade drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


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

Tues 12 Mar | 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, Eddie Hall drums | Reading | Global Café | 8.30pm | No charge, donations welcome


Note: No Gli Avanzi gig this month – back on 14 April

Sun 10 Mar | No Gli Avazi gig this evening – there is another pre-booked event | Reading | Global Café


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 10 Mar | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Julia Titus vocals, Dominic Barnett piano | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Ma Bessie | Pangbourne

Sat 9 Mar | Ma Bessie | Julia Titus vocals, Matt Foster guitar, Chuck Lloyd sax, Andy Wilkin percussion | Pangbourne | Pangbourne Working Men’s Club | 7:30pm | £7 (plus booking fee)


Misha Mullov-Abaddo Band | The Gap Gig, Goring on Thames

Fri 8 Mar |Misha Mullov-Abbado Band | Misha Mullov Abbado double bass, James Davison trumpet, Matthew Herd alto sax, Sam Rapley tenor sax, Liam Dunachie piano, Scott Chapman drums | Goring Village Hall | Friday 8 March | Doors 7.30pm | Tickets £15 | Tel: 01491 874492