Gigs


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


Jonny Mansfield Sextet | Spice of Life, Soho

Tues 15 Nov | Jonny Mansfield Sextet | James Copus – Trumpet, Tom Barford – Sax, Will Barry – Piano, Conor Chaplin – Bass, James Maddren – Drums, Jonny Mansfield – Vibes | Spice of Life, 6 Moor St, Soho W1D 5NA | Door time: 7:00pm, Start time: 7:30pm | Tickets


Fleur Stevenson Quartet | Wallingford

POSTPONED to 12 December

Sat 14 Nov | 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


Pete Churchill | Live-streamed from Norden Farm | Discounted ticket price

Fri 13 Nov | Pete Churchill piano & vocals, Simon Allen saxes, Andy Cleyndert bass, Clark Tracey drums | Live-streamed from the Courtyard Stage at Norden Farm, programmed by the late Pat Kelly | 8pm | Normally £15/£13 but discounted price of £10 for Jazz in Reading subscribers – use the code JAZZ10 when booking online or call the Box Office 01628 788997 (open Wed – Fri 11am – 8pm) and mention this offer

 

 


Bracknell Jazz | Imogen Ryall & Julian Nicholas

Fri 13 Nov | Imogen Ryall vocals  & Julian Nicholas sax, Simon Cook piano, Andy Masters bass, Martin Pyne drums| Bracknell | South Hill Park Wilde Theatre | 7:45pm | Tickets here – £16 (£8 for under 18s)


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Sat 7 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 11pm | One of   the best stride piano players Tom Kincaid featured in a live set with his Trio | Archives here


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Thur 5 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | One of   the best stride piano players Tom Kincaid featured in a live set with his Trio | Archives here


Allison Neale Quartet | Guildford

Wed 4 Nov | Allison Neale Quartet | Allison Neale alto sax, Colin Oxley guitar, Matt Fishwick drums, Marianne Windham bass | Guildford Cricket Club Pavilion , entry from Wharf Road, Guildford GU1 4RP | Two performances: 6.30pm and 8.45pm. Seating pre-allocated and socially-distanced | £16/£18 for non-members | Meals at £10 optional – served to table before the gig | Info and tickets


Hot Biscuits Jazz Show

Wed 4 Nov | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm | One of   the best stride piano players Tom Kincaid featured in a live set with his Trio | Archives here  


The Music of Oscar Peterson and more | Live streamed

Tues 3 Nov | The Music of Oscar Peterson and more  | John Turville piano, Nicolas Meier guitar | Session 1 6pm | Session 2 8pm | More info, full program and donations


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

Sat 31 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  It’s Halloween this week so I’m presenting a ghosts and ghouls special including Round Midnight, Miles runs the Voodoo down and The Duke’s Night Creature Part II amongst many others.| Archives here


5 Way Split | Live at the 606 Club

Sat 31 Oct | 5 Way Split | Quentin Collins trumpet, Vasilis Xenopoulos sax, Rob Barron piano, Matyas Hofecker bass, Matt Home drums | 606 Club | 7:45pm | Music charge £16 | Information and tickets


The Oscar/Terry Project | Cropredy Jazz Club

Sat 31 Oct | The Oscar/Terry Project – re-creating the music of Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry | Stuart Henderson trumpet, Tom Berge piano, Paul Jefferies bass | Cropredy Village Hall OX17 1PA | Doors 19:15, show 20:00 | £17.00 (£15.00 if ordered ahead) Book here


Nicolas Meier World Group | Shepperton Jazz Club, live and live-streaming

Thurs 29 Oct | Nicolas Meier World Group | Nicolas Meier guitar and glissentar, Demi Garcia Sabat percussion, Richard Jones violin, Jakub Cywińskiacoustic bass| Shepperton Jazz Club | Bagster House, Walton Lane, Shepperton TW17 8LP | 7:30pm | £16 / £14 members | Tickets limited to 50. Groups of 6 or fewer | Or watch online Information


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

Thurs 29 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  It’s Halloween this week so I’m presenting a ghosts and ghouls special including Round Midnight, Miles runs the Voodoo down and The Duke’s Night Creature Part II amongst many others.| Archives here


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

Wed 28 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  It’s Halloween this week so I’m presenting a ghosts and ghouls special including Round Midnight, Miles runs the Voodoo down and The Duke’s Night Creature Part II amongst many others.| Archives here


36th Birmingham Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival

Fri 16 Oct – Sun 25 Oct | 36th Birmingham Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival | Mostly free | Programme here


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

Sat 24 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Following on from a recent broadcast on the influence of Stan Kenton and his Orchestra in bringing modern jazz into the world, next week’s Hot Biscuits reveals the story of after Kenton and asks what happened to the young starlings of the Orchestra? With the assistance of George Kersall at the Bury Jazz Society we hear of Art Pepper, Maynard Ferguson, Bud Shank, Shelly Mann and many more.| Archives here


Clare Teal and Her Trio | Fleet

Fri 23 Oct | Clare Teal and Her Trio | The Harlington, 236 Fleet Road , Fleet GU51 4BY | Bar: 7:00pm Doors: 7:30pm Show: 8:00pm | £22 reserved cabaret seating | Information and tickets

 


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

Wed 21 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Following on from a recent broadcast on the influence of Stan Kenton and his Orchestra in bringing modern jazz into the world, next week’s Hot Biscuits reveals the story of after Kenton and asks what happened to the young starlings of the Orchestra? With the assistance of George Kersall at the Bury Jazz Society we hear of Art Pepper, Maynard Ferguson, Bud Shank, Shelly Mann and many more.| Archives here


Nicolas Meier | Live-streaming concert

Wed 21 Oct | Nicolas Meier guitar, Lizzie Ball violin and vocals, Marianne Windham acoustic bass | Session 1: 2pm | Session 2: 5pm | Donations


Watermill Jazz live-streamed

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

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

Thurs 22 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show | www.fc-radio.co.uk | 9pm |  Following on from a recent broadcast on the influence of Stan Kenton and his Orchestra in bringing modern jazz into the world, next week’s Hot Biscuits reveals the story of after Kenton and asks what happened to the young starlings of the Orchestra? With the assistance of George Kersall at the Bury Jazz Society we hear of Art Pepper, Maynard Ferguson, Bud Shank, Shelly Mann and many more.| Archives here


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

Sat 17 Oct | Hot Biscuits Jazz Show |  www.fc-radio.co.uk| 11pm |  Andrzej Baranek Trio. A keyboard led trio in concert from the Hilary Step. Middle Eastern politics and music with Kafaya and their Songs of our Mothers CD featuring Giuliano Modarelli on guitar. Also included is a tribute to Charlie Parker and Gilad Atzmon who was inspired in his younger days by Parker | Archives here


Bracknell Jazz | Shirley Smart Quartet

Fri 16 Oct | Shirley Smart Quartet | Shirley Smart cello, Nicolas Meir guitar, John Crawford piano, Demi Garcia Dabat percussion | Bracknell | South Hill Park Wilde Theatre | 7:45pm | Tickets here – £16 (£8 for under 18s)