Gigs


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

Thurs 4 Mar | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | A fresh helping of Hot Biscuits with Percolator Blues, songs from Siobhan Soraghan, Stephan O Goodson, Sarah Moule, Bluesy Susie and an introduction to Robbie Burns from Tommy Smith and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra | Archives


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

Wed 3 Mar | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | A fresh helping of Hot Biscuits with Percolator Blues, songs from Siobhan Soraghan, Stephan O Goodson, Sarah Moule, Bluesy Susie and an introduction to Robbie Burns from Tommy Smith and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra | Archives


Stuart Henderson Trio | Livestreamed

Mon 1 Mar | Stuart Henderson Trio | Stuart Henderson trumpet/flugelhorn, Alex Steele piano, Paul Jefferies bass | 7pm | Livestreamed | Free Facebook livestream with an option to make a donation here


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

Sat 27 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |Back to the future on our Hot Biscuits jazz broadcast with a return to the Hillary Step and some unused recordings from gigs by guitar led Sorrorous Quartet and the Steve Oakes Quartet. A Dave Brubeck number from Helen Pillinger & John Ellis, saxophones and keyboards and finishing with a light hearted encore from Jazz Crackers. | Archives


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

Thurs 25 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |Back to the future on our Hot Biscuits jazz broadcast with a return to the Hillary Step and some unused recordings from gigs by guitar led Sorrorous Quartet and the Steve Oakes Quartet. A Dave Brubeck number from Helen Pillinger & John Ellis, saxophones and keyboards and finishing with a light hearted encore from Jazz Crackers. | Archives


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

Wed 24 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |Back to the future on our Hot Biscuits jazz broadcast with a return to the Hillary Step and some unused recordings from gigs by guitar led Sorrorous Quartet and the Steve Oakes Quartet. A Dave Brubeck number from Helen Pillinger & John Ellis, saxophones and keyboards and finishing with a light hearted encore from Jazz Crackers. | Archives


Brazil with Claudio! | Live-streamed

Sun 21 Feb | Brazil with Claudio! | Claudio Rugo guitar, Nicolas Meier guitar | Two performances live-streamed: 2pm and 5pm


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Sat 20 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |  Join me next week when I plan to explore the strange world, life and music of the avant gardist jazzman from Saturn, Sun Ra & his Arkestra  | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Thurs 18 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Join me next week when I plan to explore the strange world, life and music of the avant gardist jazzman from Saturn, Sun Ra & his Arkestra  | Archives


“Stories” | Nicolas Meier solo live-streamed

Thurs 18 Feb | “Stories” | Nicolas Meier guitar | 5pm


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Wed 17 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Join me next week when I plan to explore the strange world, life and music of the avant gardist jazzman from Saturn, Sun Ra & his Arkestra  | Archives


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

Sat 13 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |  Join me with Gary Heywood-Everett for our Valentine’s Day Suite of romantic jazz. This will include some old favourites from Chet Baker, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday, but some new contenders from John Leighton, Jill Torvaney and Jim McJannet and more besides  | Archives


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

Thurs 11 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Join me with Gary Heywood-Everett for our Valentine’s Day Suite of romantic jazz. This will include some old favourites from Chet Baker, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday, but some new contenders from John Leighton, Jill Torvaney and Jim McJannet and more besides  | Archives


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

Wed 10 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Join me with Gary Heywood-Everett for our Valentine’s Day Suite of romantic jazz. This will include some old favourites from Chet Baker, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday, but some new contenders from John Leighton, Jill Torvaney and Jim McJannet and more besides  | Archives


Freddie Gavita Quartet | Live-streamed from the Boileroom Guildford

Wed 10 Feb | Freddie Gavita Quartet | Freddie Gavita trumpet, Tom Cawley piano, Tom Farmer bass, Chris Higginbottom drums | Live-streamed from the Boileroom Guildford | 7:30pm | £10 – tickets here


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

Sat 6 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |  Next week Hot Biscuits gets the blues with harmonica impresario Mat Walklate. Also joining me is the Victor Brox Blues Train, well part of it, also his daughter Kyla Brox and her band, both courtesy of Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Club and finishing the show with a modern day Bessie Smith, Julia Titus   | Archives


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

Thurs 4 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Next week Hot Biscuits gets the blues with harmonica impresario Mat Walklate. Also joining me is the Victor Brox Blues Train, well part of it, also his daughter Kyla Brox and her band, both courtesy of Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Club and finishing the show with a modern day Bessie Smith, Julia Titus   | Archives


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

Wed 3 Feb | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Next week Hot Biscuits gets the blues with harmonica impresario Mat Walklate. Also joining me is the Victor Brox Blues Train, well part of it, also his daughter Kyla Brox and her band, both courtesy of Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Club and finishing the show with a modern day Bessie Smith, Julia Titus   | Archives


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

Sat 30 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in listening to some live sets recorded at the Hillary Step with local Jazz delights from Edward Barnwell and Edward Toots Kainyek in a piano and saxophone duo. Bim Williams guitar led Trio. Andrzej Baranek on keyboard with Ed Harrison, bass and Phil Bennet on drums. Finishing with a Dudu Pukwana number from a five piece jazz funk, Quinta.  | Archives


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

Thur 28 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in listening to some live sets recorded at the Hillary Step with local Jazz delights from Edward Barnwell and Edward Toots Kainyek in a piano and saxophone duo. Bim Williams guitar led Trio. Andrzej Baranek on keyboard with Ed Harrison, bass and Phil Bennet on drums. Finishing with a Dudu Pukwana number from a five piece jazz funk, Quinta.  | Archives


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

Wed 27 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in listening to some live sets recorded at the Hillary Step with local Jazz delights from Edward Barnwell and Edward Toots Kainyek in a piano and saxophone duo. Bim Williams guitar led Trio. Andrzej Baranek on keyboard with Ed Harrison, bass and Phil Bennet on drums. Finishing with a Dudu Pukwana number from a five piece jazz funk, Quinta.  | Archives


Trish Clowes’ My Iris | Live-streamed from the Boileroom Guildford

Tues 26 Jan | Trish Clowes’ My Iris | Trish Clowes saxes, Ross Stanley organ, Chris Montague guitar, James Maddren drums | Live-streamed from the Boileroom Guildford | 7:30pm | £10 | Book here


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

Sat 23 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radioco.uk | 11pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in a conversation with Sue Bradley, organiser at the Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival, and listen into some of her favourite tracks and bands. Spoiler alert! There is lots of jazz funk and fusion | Archives


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

Thurs 21 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radioco.uk | 9pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in a conversation with Sue Bradley, organiser at the Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival, and listen into some of her favourite tracks and bands. Spoiler alert! There is lots of jazz funk and fusion | Archives


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

Wed 20th Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radioco.uk | 9pm | Next week Hot Biscuits invites you to join me in a conversation with Sue Bradley, organiser at the Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival, and listen into some of her favourite tracks and bands. Spoiler alert! There is lots of jazz funk and fusion | Archives


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

Sat 16 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radioco.uk | 11pm |Next week features local musicians Tom Kincaid on piano, Matt Owens on Bass and Matt Brown on drums with Ellie Whitley in a live session at the Hillary Step. Remember them? Also featured is Steve Hemsworth on guitar with the Leeds Jazz Orchestra. African jazz vocals and Hip Hop sounds from Cingi and Smokey P Yago. Finishing with a blazing solo finish from Gilad Atzmon | Archives


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

Thurs 14 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radioco.uk | 9pm |Next week features local musicians Tom Kincaid on piano, Matt Owens on Bass and Matt Brown on drums with Ellie Whitley in a live session at the Hillary Step. Remember them? Also featured is Steve Hemsworth on guitar with the Leeds Jazz Orchestra. African jazz vocals and Hip Hop sounds from Cingi and Smokey P Yago. Finishing with a blazing solo finish from Gilad Atzmon | Archives


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

Wed 13 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |Next week features local musicians Tom Kincaid on piano, Matt Owens on Bass and Matt Brown on drums with Ellie Whitley in a live session at the Hillary Step. Remember them? Also featured is Steve Hemsworth on guitar with the Leeds Jazz Orchestra. African jazz vocals and Hip Hop sounds from Cingi and Smokey P Yago. Finishing with a blazing solo finish from Gilad Atzmon | Archives


Alan Barnes & Dave Newton Quartet | Livestream from The Boileroom, Guildford

Tues 12 Jan | Alan Barnes & Dave Newton Quartet | Livestream from The Boileroom, Guildford | Alan Barnes saxes, Dave Newton piano, Marianne Windham bass, Matt Home drums | 7.30pm | £10 | More information and tickets at £10 hereplease use the Coupon Code ‘READING’ when booking.


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Sat 2 Jan | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |  New Year greetings to all my jazz friends and listeners in Reading. Next week’s jazz broadcast carries a present to the future from the past, both in music and in writing. The broadcast includes exclusive recording from earlier days with pieces from the Dave Roberts Quartet, Edward Barnwell & Edward Toots Kainyek, piano and saxes, the Matt Owens Quartet with more of his own compositions and finishing with a return to Edward Toots Kainyek and his Quartet.
As a New Year bonus, if you go to https://aata.dev/…/a-present-to-the-future-from-the-past/ there you will find a co-written article with Norman Warwick. Some reflections with audio on what has been and what might come. | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Thurs 31 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  New Year greetings to all my jazz friends and listeners in Reading. Next week’s jazz broadcast carries a present to the future from the past, both in music and in writing. The broadcast includes exclusive recording from earlier days with pieces from the Dave Roberts Quartet, Edward Barnwell & Edward Toots Kainyek, piano and saxes, the Matt Owens Quartet with more of his own compositions and finishing with a return to Edward Toots Kainyek and his Quartet.
As a New Year bonus, if you go to https://aata.dev/…/a-present-to-the-future-from-the-past/ there you will find a co-written article with Norman Warwick. Some reflections with audio on what has been and what might come. | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Wed 30 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk| 9pm |  New Year greetings to all my jazz friends and listeners in Reading. Next week’s jazz broadcast carries a present to the future from the past, both in music and in writing. The broadcast includes exclusive recording from earlier days with pieces from the Dave Roberts Quartet, Edward Barnwell & Edward Toots Kainyek, piano and saxes, the Matt Owens Quartet with more of his own compositions and finishing with a return to Edward Toots Kainyek and his Quartet.
As a New Year bonus, if you go to https://aata.dev/…/a-present-to-the-future-from-the-past/ there you will find a co-written article with Norman Warwick. Some reflections with audio on what has been and what might come. | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Thurs 24 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Xmas greetings to all my Jazz friends and listeners at home and abroad. Next week’s show features as many Jazz n’ Blues tunes that I could squeeze into 60 minutes. It highlights with Pete McSloy, a Xmas message from the Simpsons and concluding with a Xmas special from the Muppets. Lock down rules virtually ignored, this show was recorded at Santa’s Grotto at the North Pole.   | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Wed 23 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Xmas greetings to all my Jazz friends and listeners at home and abroad. Next week’s show features as many Jazz n’ Blues tunes that I could squeeze into 60 minutes. It highlights with Pete McSloy, a Xmas message from the Simpsons and concluding with a Xmas special from the Muppets. Lock down rules virtually ignored, this show was recorded at Santa’s Grotto at the North Pole.   | Archives


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Sat 19 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm |  Hot Biscuits jazz broadcasts the sounds of UK Traditional Jazz from 1959 -61. Here featuring the British version of that New Orleans sound with George Melly, The Merseysippi Jazz Band and Acker Bilk to name but three of fifteen of the featured tracks. | Archives


Purdy’s Christmas Special | Live-streamed from The Yurt

Fri 18 Dec | Purdy’s Christmas Special | Purdy vocals, Hugh Turner guitar, Raph Mizraki bass | Live-streamed from The Yurt | 8pm | Please be generous with your donations

 

 


Jazz in the Garden Room | Spice Merchant Henley-on-Thames

Thurs 17 Dec | Purdy’s Pop-up Christmas Show | Purdy (vocals) and her band | Spice Merchant Henley, 25 Thameside RG9 2LJ | 7.30pm | Music Cover Charge  £25 pp | Info and tickets

SOLD OUT


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk

Thurs 17 Dec | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Hot Biscuits jazz broadcasts the sounds of UK Traditional Jazz from 1959 -61. Here featuring the British version of that New Orleans sound with George Melly, The Merseysippi Jazz Band and Acker Bilk to name but three of fifteen of the featured tracks. | Archives


Fleur Stevenson | Wallingford

Sat 12 Dec | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano/guitar, Raph Mizraki double bass, Simon Price drums | Crowmarsh, Wallingford | Crowmarsh Village Hall, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon OX10 8ED | Doors 7.15pm, show 8pm | Bring your own drinks and snacks | Tickets £15 limited availability


Moscow Drug Club | Andover

Sat 12 Dec | Moscow Drug Club | Andover | The Lights, West Street,
 Andover SP10 1AH | 8pm | £20 | Information and tickets


World class saxophonist Julian Siegel | Norden Farm – live and live-streamed

Fri 11 Dec | Julian Siegel saxes, Clark Tracey drums, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass | Norden Farm Courtyard Theatre | Reduced capacity with socially distanced seating | 8pm | £15 | Tickets here | Booking cut off time: 7.30pm Friday 11 Dec


Jazz in the Garden Room | Spice Merchant Henley-on-Thames

Thurs 10 Dec | Purdy’s Pop-up Christmas Show | Purdy (vocals) and her band | Spice Merchant Henley, 25 Thameside RG9 2LJ | 7.30pm | Music Cover Charge  £25 pp | Info and tickets


Jazz in the Garden Room | Spice Merchant  Henley-on-Thames

Thurs 3 Dec  | An evening with John Etheridge & Art Themen  | John Etheridge (guitar)  Art Themen (sax) | Spice Merchant Henley, 25 Thameside RG9 2LJ | 7.30pm | Music Cover Charge £15 pp | Info and tickets


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Sat 28 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm | Jazz from live sessions at the Hillary Step the five piece Ocarina Bebop including Gavin Barras, Bass and Steve Chadwick, trumpet; No Idea Trio with John Settle leading on drums, Stuart McDonald, Saxes & Ed Harrison, Bass and finishing with the Out of the Box Collective   | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Thur 26 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Jazz from live sessions at the Hillary Step the five piece Ocarina Bebop including Gavin Barras, Bass and Steve Chadwick, trumpet; No Idea Trio with John Settle leading on drums, Stuart McDonald, Saxes & Ed Harrison, Bass and finishing with the Out of the Box Collective   | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Wed 25 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Jazz from live sessions at the Hillary Step the five piece Ocarina Bebop including Gavin Barras, Bass and Steve Chadwick, trumpet; No Idea Trio with John Settle leading on drums, Stuart McDonald, Saxes & Ed Harrison, Bass and finishing with the Out of the Box Collective   | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick 


ARQ (Alison Rayner Quintet) | Live | Guildford

POSTPONED

Tues 24 Nov | ARQ: Alison Rayner double bass, Buster Birch drums, Deirdre Cartwright guitar, Diane McLoughlin saxophones, Steve Lodder piano | Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford | 7.30pm | £22.50 Guildford Jazz Members / £25 non-members, incl. booking fees | Information and tickets | Read about – and listen to – ARQ here


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

Sat 21 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm | Listen in to the story of the Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith as told by Hot Biscuits | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick


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

Thurs 19 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Listen in to the story of the Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith as told by Hot Biscuits | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick


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

Wed 18 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | Listen in to the story of the Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith as told by Hot Biscuits | Archives at www.mixcloud.com/stevebewick