Gigs


Sunday Lunchtime Jazz | Vasilis Xenopoulos Quartet | Marlow

Sun 17 Jun | Part of the “Love Marlow Festival” Sunday Lunchtime Jazz | Vasilis Xenopoulos Quartet | Vasilis Xenopoulos tenor sax, Alan Lewis piano, Stuart Barker bass, Dennis Smith drums AND possibly Lucinda Fosker vocals | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 12.15 to 14.45pm | Free Admission


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz duo| Reading

Sat 16 Jun | Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz duo | Hbmore guitar | Jez Titterton guitar | Reading | The Elm Tree Beech Hill Hog roast | 1pm onwards | No Charge


Fleur Stevenson and Maff Potts | Reading

Fri 15 Jun | Fleur Stevenson and Maff Potts |  Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano | Reading  | Browns | 8pm | No charge


Roy Bailey Big Band | Goring

Thurs 14 June | Roy Bailey Big Band | Features vocalists Gail Hendrix and Ed Hall (pictured) and Beccy Kean. Lots of big band favourites | Goring-on-Thames | Goring Social Club | 8.30 till 10.30 |  Free entry


The very best Trad Jazz at Reading Rugby Club | Sonning Lane

Wed 13 Jun | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Sussex Jazz Kings | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


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

Tues 12 Jun | 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


Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Reading

Sun 10 Jun | Gin and Jazz at the Three Guineas | Judy Vaughan vocals, Phil Craddock piano | Reading | Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Fleur Stevenson Trio on Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 10 Jun | Fleur Stevenson Trio on Jazz River Cruise on The Caversham Princess | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar and Raph Mizraki bass | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | 2.15 – 5pm | Admission: £24.50


Paul Jones and the Digby Fairweather Band | Goring Village Hall

Fri 8 Jun | Paul Jones and the Digby Fairweather Band | Digby Fairweather trumpet leads his band with guest Paul Jones harmonica and vocals | Goring Village Hall | Goring | Goring Hall Live | 8.00pm | £19.50


The Clive Burton Celebration Band with Kelvin Christiane | Hedsor

Thur 7 Jun | The Clive Burton Celebration Band | Kelvin Christiane sax, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Live Jazz this month at The Milk Bar: Baron Mara│Reading

Wed 6 Jun│Baron Mara│Tom Neill alto sax, Ruben Berrios piano, Lawrie Wright bass, Tony Lyons drums, Íde vocals │Reading│Milk Bar │8pm│Free Entry


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 5 Jun | Equinox with Jamie Howell | Jamie Howell guitar, Peter Bingham tenor sax, John Clarke guitar, Derek Alford bass, Paul Kaluza percussion | Sherfield-on-Loddon | Four Horseshoes | 8:00pm | No charge for admission (donations are welcomed)


Karen Sharp & Simon Spillett | Marlow

Tue 5 Jun | Karen Sharp & Simon Spillett | Karen Sharp tenor & baritone sax, Simon Spillett tenor sax, Frank Toms piano, Stuart Barker bass, Elliot Toms drums | Marlow | Royal British Legion | 8.30pm | £10


Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Wantage

Sun 3 Jun, | Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Billington piano | Wantage | The Greyhound Inn | 6pm | Table reservations: 01235 771969


Ade Holland Trio | Caversham

Sun 3 Jun | Ade Holland Trio | Andy Townsend trpt, Gordon Johnson keys, Ade Holland gtr | Caversham | The Griffin | 3.30pm | No charge


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 3 June | Mike Miller Trio with Lawrie Wright double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00 pm | Free admission


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Alan Barnes with the Terry Hutchins Quartet

Sun 3 Jun | Alan Barnes with the Terry Hutchins Quartet | Alan Barnes Saxophones, Maff Potts piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard bass, Brian Green drums | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


Fleur Stevenson at the 606 Club | London SW10

Sun  3 Jun | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Brandon Allen sax, Pete Billington piano, Arnie Somogyi double bass | London SW10 | 606 Club | Doors 12.30pm, music 1.30pm | £10


Bracknell Jazz – Speake, Maguire & Pyne

Fri 1 Jun | Bracknell Jazz – Speake, Maguire & Pyne Trio | Martin Speake alto sax, Alex Maguire piano, Martin Pyne vibes & percussion | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £12.00/£5.50 U18s


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – New Jazz Sextet | Shinfield

Thurs 31 May | New Jazz Sextet | Ross Law trombone, Leon Vince tenor sax, Andy Townsend trumpet, Nick Hill piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie & Parrot | 8pm | £5


Fusion 6 | Reading

Tues 29 May | Fusion 6 | Andy Kennedy saxes, Tony McKenna drums, Paul Wallace bass, Tony Imbierski rhodes/synth, Steve Brooks guitar | Reading | The Global Cafe | 9pm | No charge


Ensemble Jazz | Reading

Sun 27 May| Ensemble Jazz | Mike Wilkins saxes, TBC trumpet, Ross Law trombone, Les Foden piano, Brian Throup bass, Mike Goff drums | Reading | Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge / donations welcome.


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 27 May | Mike Miller Trio with Lawrie Wright double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Tea for two £20


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

Sun 27 May | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Ian Bateman trombone, Pete Billington piano, Esther Ng bass, Simon Price drums | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Woolhampton

Sat 26 May | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Judy Vaughan Quintet | Judy Vaughan vocals, Nick Hill piano, Martin Dix guitar, Phil Berry bass, Jim Wade drums | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 25 May | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Jazz at Progress | Rebecca Poole Quintet | Buy tickets

Fri 25 May | Rebecca Poole vocals, Brandon Allen tenor sax, Hugh Turner guitars, Raph Mizraki bass, Steve Wyndham drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £16.00 (£14.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee. Read more…


Stan Sulzmann Quartet | Maidenhead

Fri 25 May | Stan Sulzmann Quartet | Stan Sulzmann sax, Alex Hutton piano, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Maidenhead | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Studio | 8.00pm | £15/£13/£5


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 25 May | 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 24 May | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Maff Potts piano, Nick Hill bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Berkshire Jazz Jam: Ken Thompson Trio | Global Cafe | Reading

Wed 23 May | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00pm | No charge


Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Bracknell

Wed 23 May | Bracknell Jazz Young Musicians | Dan Newberry tenor sax, Simon Cook piano, Rudy Cook bass, Charlie Hutchinson drums | Bracknell | Tickets – South Hill Park Arts Centre | Bracknell Jazz website | 7.30pm | £10 (£5 under 18s).


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 20 May | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | River Bank Tea Room | 1:30 pm | Free admission


The Supertonics Big Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett | Bracknell

Sat 19 May | The Supertonics Big Band | popular 17-piece Swing Band, featuring vocalist Tricia Bassett | Jennett’s Park, Bracknell RG12 8EB | 7.30pm |Tickets £9, reserve in advance at www.thesupertonics.co.uk or  07739-314261 or davidbennett470@gmail.com


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Sat 19 May | Love That Jazz | Lea Lyle – Vocal, Phil Craddock – Keys, Dave Simms – Drums, Terry Davis – Bass, Mark Aston – Sax | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets |


Rhythms at the Yurt | Didcot

Fri 18 May | FB Pocket Orchestra | Paul Stevenson – Guitar, Banjo, Jenny Russell – Vocal, Clarinet, Ollie Corbin – Tuba, Cornet and Accessories | Didcot | Rhythms at the Yurt | 8.00pm | Tickets


Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Reading

Fri 18 May | Fleur Stevenson and Pete Billington | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Pete Billington piano | Reading | Browns | 8pm | No charge


Julia Titus: Jazz River Cruise | Reading

Sun 13 May | Julia Titus: Jazz River Cruise on The Caversham Princess | Julia Titus vocals, Phil Craddock piano, Marianne Windham bass, Jim Wade drums | Caversham Pier, Reading | Jazz River Cruise | | 2.15 – 5pm | Admission: £24.50


Gin and Jazz in the Firefly Cellar Bar | Reading

Sun 13 May | Gin and Jazz in the Firefly Cellar Bar | Lea Lyle vocals, Geoff Goodman piano | Reading | Firefly Cellar Bar at the Three Guineas | From 2pm | No charge and tonic is free with all gins | In collaboration with Jazz in Reading


Gli Avanzi Jazz Quintet | Global Cafe | Reading

Sun 13 May | Gli Avanzi jazz quintet | Guest Lloyd Payne trumpet, Clive Downs sax, Martin Dix guitar, Howard King bass, Andrew Last drums | Reading | The Global Cafe | 7:30pm | No charge


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Derek Nash Dave Newton Quartet | Ascot

Sunday Jazz at Jagz | Derek Nash Dave Newton Quartet | Ascot
Sun 13 May | Derek Nash saxes, Dave Newton piano, Geoff Gascoyne bass, Seb De Krom drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


Jazz at the Oakwood Centre with the Martin Hart Quartet | Woodley

Sat 12 May | The Martin Hart Trio with guest Julian Stringle | Julian Stringle sax, Ken McCarthy piano. Nick Pugh bass, Martin Hart drums | The Oakwood Centre, Woodley | 7.45pm | £12


Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | Reading | Buy tickets

Fri 11 May | Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | An evening of live jazz and film dedicated to the late Tubby Hayes | Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed documentary film Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry | Reading | Block 22, Reading University London Road Campus RG1 5AQ | 7.30pm | Read more – and buy tickets at the amazing price of just £10 – here


Fleur Stevenson Trio | Hare Hatch

Fri 11 May | Fleur Stevenson Trio | Fleur Stevenson, vocals, Pete Billington keys, Raph Mizraki bass | Hare Hatch | Horse and Groom | 7pm | No charge


The Roots of Jazz | Arborfield

Fri 11 May | The Roots of Jazz | Live music and a talk exploring the intertwining stories of the roots of jazz and the Christian faith | Bohunt School Wokingham Sheerlands Rd, Arborfield RG2 9GB | Doors open 7.30pm | £10 ticket includes an interval drink | Book here


Art Themen All Star Band | Goring

Fri 11 May | Art Themen All Star Band | Art Themen saxes, John Ethelridge guitar, Vimala Rowe vocals, Arnie Somogyi bass, Sebastian De Krom drums | The Village Hall | Goring | Goring Jazz | 8.00pm | £15


Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Reading

Thurs 10 May| Cafe Zazous swing gypsy jazz quintet | Hbmore guitar, Dave Stamper guitar, Richard Balcombe guitar, Piotr Jordan violin, Paul Malloy double bass | Reading | The Global Cafe | 8.30pm | Donations gratefully accepted


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Terry Hutchins | Hedsor

Thurs 10 May | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Terry Hutchins | Terry Hutchins guitar, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club – Jazz | Hedsor Social Club – venue | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Fleur Stevenson | Moreton-in-Marsh

Wed 9 May | Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Ben Holder violin, Hugh Turner guitar, Paul Jefferies bass | Moreton-in-Marsh | Moreton Jazz Club | 8pm, doors 7.15pm | £15.00 or £12.00 if ordered ahead here  – or contact Ben: 07515 275655 or info@moretonjazz.co.uk


The very best Trad Jazz at Reading Rugby Club | Sonning Lane

Wed 9 May | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | Dixie Hotshots | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00