Gigs


Jazz on air – Hot Biscuits | wwwfc-radio.co.uk

Sat 19 Sep | The story of modern jazz | How  Stan Kenton & his Orchestra brought modern jazz out of the swing period | 11pm | Information


Jazz on air – Hot Biscuits | wwwfc-radio.co.uk

Thurs 17 Sep | The story of modern jazz | How  Stan Kenton & his Orchestra brought modern jazz out of the swing period | 9pm | Information


Ivo Neame/Ant Law livestream

Thurs 17 Sep | Ivo Neame piano, Ant Law guitar | 8.15pm | Tickets £8.40


Jazz on air – Hot Biscuits | wwwfc-radio.co.uk

Wed 16 Sep | The story of modern jazz | How  Stan Kenton & his Orchestra brought modern jazz out of the swing period | 9pm | Information


The music of Ellington and Jobim

Wed 16 Sep | The music of Ellington and Jobim – | Paul Jeffries bass, Eric Ford drums, Nicolas Meier guitar | Livestreamed | Session 1 5pm | Session 2 8pm | Donations


Watermill Jazz live-streamed sessions

Tues 15 Sep | Jazz In Film with Chris Ingham | 8:30pm | £5

Tues 6 Oct | Larry Goldings’ Lockdown Discs | 8:30pm | £5

Tues 20 Oct | Morten Schantz & Anton Eger | 8:30pm | £5

Book here


Jazz in the Vines: The Art Themen Trio | Henley-on-Thames

Sun 13 Sep | Jazz in the Vines: The Art Themen Trio | Art Themen saxes, Dave Newton piano, Andy Crowdy bass | Henley | Oaken Grove Vineyard, Benhams Lane, Fawley, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6JG | 3:30 – 5:30 pm | £150 per table of 6 | Price includes wine, water and a graze box | Details | Book here

This event is shown as Sold Out on the Vineyard website but we are told that a few extra places are still available. Call Phil Rossi on 07792 633987 for details 

FLASH!! One table has unexpectedly just become available!


The Gill Love Band | Bracknell

Sat 12 Sep | The Gill Love Band play “an eclectic mix” | Gill Love vocals, Barry Adams guitar, Tony Love guitar, Chris Birtchnell tenor sax, Roger Mitchell bass, Andrew Last drums | The Terrace, South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA | Note: outdoor gig – weather dependent | 2:00 – 4:00 pm | No charge


Nicolas Meier Standard Trio | Live-streamed

Wed 9 Sep | Nicolas Meier Standard Trio | Jakub Cywinski acoustic bass, Eric Ford drums, Nicolas Meier guitar | Session 1 5pm | Session 2 8pm


Jazz Singers’ Night in Reading Summer Special | Live-streamed

Wayeta

Fri 4 Sep | Fleur Stevenson hosts local vocalists | 8 – 10pm | Join Zoom meeting here: Meeting ID: 924 5391 6905 Passcode: 695408 | Evening dedicated to our friend and fellow jazz singer, Wayeta, who sadly passed away recently | If you are a jazz singer who’d like to be featured: contact fleur@fleurstevensonjazz.co.uk


Baron Mara | Live-streamed

Mon 31 Aug | Baron Mara | Íde vocals, Saskia McNamara vocals, Tom Neill alto sax, Jonathan Judge tenor sax & flute, Ruben Berrios keyboard, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums | Live Stream | 5:00pm | Donations


August Bank Holiday Jazz Jam for the NHS | Stoke Row

CANCELLED

Mon 31 Aug | Jazz Jam for the NHS | House band: Nick Hill piano, Alan Graham vibes, Tom Sim guitar, Andy Crowdy bass, Mike Goff drums | Guest players welcome | In the garden of the Cherry Tree Inn, Stoke Row RG9 5QA | 2 – 4:30pm | Barbecue available | Free – donations to the NHS welcomed | Contact: Ed Hall 01491 681296 /  Edward.agar@btinternet.com


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 2p.m. 31 Aug | Equinox Trio | Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Derek Alford bass | The gig will be outside the Four Horseshoes pub in Sherfield-on-Loddon, socially distanced seating, two sets from 2pm onwards | Four Horseshoes | 2:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Ade Holland Trio | Pangbourne

Sun 30 Aug | Ade Holland Trio | Ade Holland guitar, Phil Mason guitar/vocals, John Monney bass | Outside at the Pangbourne Working Mens Club (Bar at Club prices) | 3.30 – 6pm | No charge


David Newton Trio | Bledlow Jazz Club

Sat 29 Aug | David Newton Trio | David Newton piano | Paul Jefferies bass | Charlie Stratford drums | In the gardens of Bledlow Village Hall HP27 9QF | 4 – 6pm | £15 Book here


Jazz Singers’ Night in Reading Summer Special

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – now 4 Sep

Thurs 27 Aug | Fleur Stevenson host/vocals, Simon Feast piano, Esther Ng double bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | The Butler 85-91 Chatham Street Reading RG1 7DS – in the garden, weather permitting | 7-9pm | Donations for the band welcome


Nicolas Meier World Group

Wed 26 Aug | Nicolas Meier World Group – live concert online | Nicolas Meier guitar, Demi Garcia Sabat percussion, Richard Jones violin, Kevin Glasgow bass | Session 1 2pm | Session 2 5pm


Wood Street Jazz Festival | Guildford

Sun 23 Aug | Jazz at the Movies Band / Chris Ingham Quartet featuring Joanna Eden | Wood Street Village Green, Guildford GU3 3EU | 2 – 5pm | £18 each (£16 for Guildford Jazz Members), or £30 for a household of two, and under 18s are free | Information and tickets here | All money raised from the day goes directly to Challengers


Live-streamed from the 606 Club

Sun 23 Aug: Barb Jungr & Jamie Safir

More here


Fleur Stevenson Quartet Live Stream

Sat 22 Aug | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano, Raph Mizraki double bass, Simon Price drums | Facebook Live – weather permitting | 2-3.15pm | Donations for the band welcome and appreciated 


Live-streamed from the 606 Club

Sat 22 Aug: Mornington Lockett
Sun 23 Aug: Barb Jungr & Jamie Safir

More here


Live-streamed from the 606 Club

Sun 16 Aug: John Etheridge with Art Themen
Sat 22 Aug: Mornington Lockett
Sun 23 Aug: Barb Jungr & Jamie Safir

More here


Live-streamed from the 606 Club

Sat 15 Aug: Polly Gibbons
Sun 16 Aug: John Etheridge with Art Themen
Sat 22 Aug: Mornington Lockett
Sun 23 Aug: Barb Jungr & Jamie Safir

More here


Liz Fletcher Quartet – streamed live

Wed 12 Aug | Liz Fletcher Quartet | Nigel Price guitar, Marianne Windham bass, Darren Beckett drums | Live streamed by Guildford Jazz from the Boiler Room | 7:30pm | £5, £10 or £15 – your choice


Jazz in Reading presents: Equinox | Global Cafe Reading

CANCELLED
Thurs 9 Jul | Jazz in Reading presents: Equinox | Peter Bingham saxophones, John Clarke guitar, Derek Alford bass guitar, Paul Kaluza percussion | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm | Suggested donation £3


Clark Tracey Quintet | Progress Theatre, Reading

CANCELLED

Friday 3 July | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7.30pm | £16.00 (£14.00 concessions) plus max 5% booking fee

Clark Tracey has had a long history of finding young talented musicians and presenting them in a professional environment. This latest group formed at the beginning of 2018 is no exception and has even been tipped as his best line up for several years. All exceptional musicians, three of whom have been finalists in the BBC Young Musician of the Year competitions including Alexandra Ridout who won it in 2016 at the AGE OF 17. Their debut CD, No Doubt, was well received and showcases the best of young jazz in the UK.

More information


Hugh Turner Trio | Rhythms at the Yurt, Didcot

Fri 19 Jun | Hugh Turner Trio | Hugh Turner – guitar, Raph Mizraki – double bass, Steve Wyndham – drums and percussion | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | £18.50 | Book here

 


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alan Barnes saxes

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Sun 7 Jun | Alan Barnes saxes, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30 pm | £10.00


Vasilis Xenopoulos’ Dexterity Quintet | Progress Theatre, Reading

CANCELLED

Vasilis Xenopoulos tenor sax, Quentin Collins trumpet, Ross Stanley keyboard, Simon Thorpe bass, Matt Fishwick drums

Friday 29 May | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7.30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus max 5% booking fee


Oxley – Meier Guitar Project | Rhythms at the Yurt, Didcot

CANCELLED

Fri 22 May | Oxley – Meier Guitar Project | Pete Oxley – guitar, Nicolas Meier – guitar | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | £17.50 | Book here


Jazz in Reading presents: Hummus Crisis | Global Cafe Reading

CANCELLED

Thurs 14 May | Jazz in Reading presents: Hummus Crisis | Martin Picket organ, Kevin Armstrong guitar, Ben Twyford drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 9pm | Suggested donation £3


Chamber Jazz Concert: Gilad Atzmon, Ross Stanley | Henley

Wed 13 May | Chamber Jazz Concert | Gilad Atzmon, Ross Stanley | Henley | Spice Merchant | 8pm | £12 music cover charge | Call 01491 636118 for [limited] places


Eden River Collective │ Joe’s Bar & Grill, Oxford

Thurs 7 May│Eden River Collective│Saskia McNamara vocals, Jonathan Judge saxophones and flute, Ruben Berrios piano, Howard King bass│Oxford |  Joe’s Bar & Grill │8pm│No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Mike Piggott

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Sun 3 May | Mike Piggott jazz violin, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30 pm | £10.00


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 3 May | Ade Holland guitar, Phil Mason guitar/vocals, Gordon Johnson keys | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


JAZZ AT THE ELECTRIC THEATRE – WENDY KIRKLAND QUARTET | GUILDFORD

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Tues 28 Apr | Wendy Kirkland piano and vocals | Guildford | Electric Theatre | 7 30pm | £16, members £14 | Buy tickets


Art Themen | Rhythms at the Yurt, Didcot

CANCELLED

Fri 24 Apr | Art Themen Trio | Art Themen – saxophones, Frank Henderson – keyboards, Mark Hodgson – bass | Didcot | £18.50 | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Book here


Denny Ilett Jr All Star Band plays the music of Frank Sinatra | The Gap Gig, Goring on Thames

CANCELLED

Fri 17 April | Denny Ilett Jr All Star Band plays the music of Frank Sinatra | Denny Ilett vocals, Simon Gardner trumpet, Ian Bateman trombone, Richard Exall tenor sax/flute, Amy Roberts baritone sax/clarinet, Gareth Williams piano, Alec Dankworth bass and Mark Whitlam drums | Goring Village Hall | Doors  7.30pm | Tickets £15 from 01491 874492


Andrew McCormack’s Graviton | Progress Theatre, Reading

CANCELLED

Fri 17 Apr | Andrew McCormack piano, Noemi Nuti vocals, Josh Arcoleos sax, Tom Herbert electric bass, Joshua Blackmore drums

Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Andrew McCormack has built a diverse and hugely successful career with appearances at major festivals and concert halls all over the globe. Well known for his enduring association with saxophone greats Jean Toussiant and  Jason Yarde and as a long-standing member of the Kyle Eastwood Band – he composed and orchestrated film scores for Kyle’s famous father Clint, including ‘Flags of Our Fathers’, ‘Letters from Iwo Jima’ and ‘The Changeling’,  Andrew has recently added Graviton to his many personal projects.

More information and tickets


JAZZ AT THE GUILDFORD RUGBY PAVILLION – SARA OSCHLAG QUINTET | GODALMING

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Wed 15 Apr | Sara Oschlag vocals, Tony Kofi alto sax, Nigel Price guitar, Marianne Windham bass, Darren Beckett drums | Godalming |Guildford Rugby Pavillion | 8pm | £16, members £14 | Buy tickets


Baron Mara │ The Retreat, Reading │The Village Easter Festival

CANCELLED – the Village Festival is re-scheduled to August Bank Holiday weekend

Fri 10 Apr│Baron Mara│Tom Neill alto saxophone, Ruben Berrios piano, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums│Reading│The Retreat│3pm│No charge


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Tina May

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Sun 5 Apr | Tina May vocals, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Brian Greene drums, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7.30 pm | £10.00


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 5 Apr | Ade Holland Guitar, Phil Mason guitar/vocals, Gordon Johnson keys | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quartet | Global Cafe, Reading

CANCELLED

Thurs 2 Apr | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quartet | HB more guitar, David Stamper guitar, Phil Berry double bass, Piotr Jordan violin| Reading |The Global Cafe | 8:30 – 11pm | Donations gratefully received


Charity All Star Jazz Concert in aid of Cancer Research | Basingstoke

CANCELLED

Mon 30 Mar | Dave Nicholson Presents a Charity All Star Jazz Concert in aid of Cancer Research | Alan Barnes & Andy Panayi reeds, Nigel Price guitar, Dave Green bass, Steve Brown drums | The Irish Centre, Council Road, Basingstoke RG21 3DH | 8pm| Tickets £16 from 07425 733935 or blackbird@waitrose.com


Sunday Jazz at The Retreat – Stuart Henderson, Simon Allen and the Simon Price Trio

CANCELLED

Sun 29 Mar | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Simon Allen sax, and the Simon Price trio | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Andy Kennedy Quintet | Global Cafe | Reading

CANCELLED

Sun 29 Mar | Andy Kennedy Quintet | The Andy Kennedy Quintet is a contemporary jazz ensemble from Basingstoke playing instrumental music of jazz standards and original compositions | Reading | Global Café | 6.00pm | No charge, suggested donation £3


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Baron Mara | Woolhampton

CANCELLED

Sat 28 Mar | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Baron Mara | Tom Neill alto saxophone, Ruben Berrios piano, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | No charge | Dinner reservations 0118 971382


Jazz at The 19th Hole – Peter Bingham Quartet | Theale

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Fri 27 Mar | Peter Bingham Quartet | Peter Bingham tenor sax, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Theale | The 19th Hole at Theale Golf Club | Doors 7pm • Music 8pm | Special introductory price: just £5 | To book tickets email us, call 07788 666 608 or enquire at the Club bar | Plenty of free parking – and food available | The 19th Hole is a brand new easy-to-reach jazz venue close to M4 J12 – click here to receive news of future Jazz at The 19th Hole events.


Chamber Jazz Concert: Gilad Atzmon, Ross Stanley | Henley

RESCHEDULED TO 13 MAY

Thurs 26 Mar | Chamber Jazz Concert | Gilad Atzmon, Ross Stanley | Henley | Spice Merchant | 8pm | £12 music cover charge | Call 01491 636118 for [limited] places