Jazz Gig Calendar


This is a live jazz gig listings service from Jazz in Reading. We feature mostly modern jazz gigs happening within 20 miles or so of Reading.

The listings used to be published monthly, under the name 'Jazz Round About Reading', but all gigs now appear in the calendar, the link for which is below left. Check it out whenever you feel the urge to hear live jazz. Don't forget to refresh your browser each time you visit, to be sure of catching all latest changes or additions. Please check with venues before setting off - all details may be subject to change.

Musicians, promoters and venues should send their gig information to us via the Submit Your Gig form. Please note that the details you submit will be checked and edited before being approved for publication. We reserve the right to make amendments before publication if we consider the content inappropriate or inaccurate.

If you have any queries, please email info@jazzinreading.com


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo: Jazz and Pizza | Wantage

Sun 18 Feb | Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner Duo: Jazz and Pizza | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Duo Hugh Turner, guitar | The Greyhound Inn, Main Street, Letcombe Regis, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9JL | Table reservations: 01235 771969 | 6-8pm


Jazz in Fleet at The Harlington “The Jazz of Dudley Moore”

Tue 20 Feb | Chris Ingham Quartet “The Jazz of Dudley Moore” | Chris Ingham piano, Paul Higgs trumpet, Marianne Windham bass, George Double drums | Fleet | Fleet Jazz Club | The Harlington | 8.00pm | £14


The Definite Collective | Reading

Tues 20 Feb | The Definite Collective | Jamie Howell guitar, James Newman bass, Monte Hall percussion, Paul Glover drum kit | Reading | Global Cafe | Time TBC | Price TBC | Read more here


Now 4th Thursday of the month: Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 22 Feb | 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


The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet with Sue Greenway | Hedsor

Thur 22 Feb | The Clive Burton Celebration Quintet | Sue Greenway sax, Mike Wills reeds, Nigel Fox keyboard, John Monney Bass, Martin Hart drums | Hedsor | Hedsor Social Club | 8:30pm | £7 on the door | free parking


Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 23 Feb | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Stuart Henderson’s Remix Jazz Orchestra | Finchampstead

Fri 23 Feb | 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


Tolentino Pierce Duo | Reading


Sat 24 Feb | Chico –  Artista Brasileiro | Ife Tolentino voice and guitar, Steve Pierce guitar | Reading | Pau Brasil | 8:00pm | £7 call 01189752333


Bracknell Jazz – Simon Allen and the Purcell Jazz Ensemble

Sat 24 Feb | Bracknell Jazz – Simon Allen directs the Purcell Jazz Ensemble | Simon Allen, sax, Head of Jazz at Purcell leads senior members of the Purcell School of Music jazz department | Bracknell | Bracknell Jazz, South Hill Park, Cellar Bar | 7.30pm | £10.00 (£8 in advance) /£5 U18s


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Phil Mason Trio | Woolhampton

Sat 24 Feb | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Phil Mason Trio | Phil Mason guitar/vocals, Felicity Taylor violin/vocals, Keith Howard bass | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Sunday Jazz at Jagz | The Tough Tenors | Ascot

Sun 25 Feb | The Tough Tenors | Ray Gelato tenor sax, Alex Garnett tenor sax, Guenther Kuermayer piano, Dave Chamberlain bass, Seb De Krom drums | Ascot | Jagz | 12.30 to 3.30pm | £10


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

Sun 25 Feb | Sunday Jazz at The Retreat | Stuart Henderson trumpet, plus guest TBC and the Simon Price Trio | Reading | Retreat Pub | 3.30pm | No charge


Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Reading

Sun 25 Feb | Fleur Stevenson and Hugh Turner duo | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Reading | Artigiano Bar | 3-5pm


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 25 Feb | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1 pm | Tea for two £20


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

Wed 28 Feb | Jam session with house band, open to singers and instrumentalists | Ken Thompson guitar, Phil Berry bass, TBC drums | Reading | Global Café | 9:00pm | No charge


Jazz at Progress | Orphy Robinson Quintet: Bobby Hutcherson Project | Buy tickets

Fri 2 Mar | Orphy Robinson vibes and marimba, Robert Mitchell keys, Tony Kofi sax, Dudley Phillips bass, Moses Boyd drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £20 (£18 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee.

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Bracknell Jazz – Nikki Iles Trio

Fri 2 Mar | Bracknell Jazz – Nikki Iles Trio | Nikki Iles piano, Mark Hodson bass, Tim Giles drums | Bracknell | Bracknell Jazz, South Hill Park, Recital Room | 7.30pm | £10.00/£5 U18s


Tolentino Pierce Duo | Reading

Sat 3 Mar | Bezerra –  Malandro é malandro! | Ife Tolentino voice and guitar, Steve Pierce guitar | Reading | Pau Brasil | 8:00pm | £7  call 01189752333


Pangbourne Jazz Club | The Benny Goodman Experience

Sun 4 Mar | The Benny Goodman Experience | Alan Graham vibes, Mike Wills clarinet, Martin Hart drums, Terry Hutchins, guitar, Keith Howard bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 4 Mar | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00pm | Free admission


Jazz at the Four Horseshoes | Sherfield-on-Loddon

Tues 6 Mar | Equinox with Lea Lyle and Phil Craddock | Lea Lyle vocals, Phil Craddock keyboard, 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)


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Martin Pickett Organ Trio | Shinfield

Thurs 8 Mar | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Martin Pickett Organ Trio | Martin Pickett Hammond organ, Kevin Armstrong guitar, Mike Goff drums | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Tolentino Pierce Duo | Reading


Sat 10 Mar | Titãs – How to live in “Paradise” | Ife Tolentino voice and guitar, Steve Pierce guitar | Reading | Pau Brasil | 8:00pm | £7 call 01189752333


The Supertonics Big Swing Band | Bracknell

Sat 10 Mar | The Supertonics Big Swing Band, plus Tricia Bassett (vocals) & featured soloists | South Hill Park Arts Centre | 8.00pm | Tickets £7.50 | David Bennett 07739-314261 or
www.thesupertonics.co.uk


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 11 Mar| 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 very best Trad Jazz at Reading Rugby Club | Sonning Lane

Wed 14 Mar | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | New Society Jazz Band | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Tolentino Pierce Duo | Reading


Sat 17 Mar | Elza – Fiercely Elza | Ife Tolentino voice and guitar, Steve Pierce guitar | Reading | Pau Brasil | 8:00pm | £7 call 01189752333


Now 4th Thursday: Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thu 22 Mar | Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night in Reading | Fleur Stevenson vocals, guest piano, Nick Hill bass, Paul Glover drums | Reading | Global Café | 9.00pm – jam from 9.30pm | No charge


Tolentino Pierce Duo | Reading


Sat 24 Mar | Sanfona – Influence of the Accordionists | Ife Tolentino voice and guitar, Steve Pierce guitar | Reading | Pau Brasil | 8:00pm | £7 call 01189752333


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 25 Mar | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Tea for two £20


Jazz at Progress | Chris Laurence Quartet | Buy tickets

Thursday 29 March | Chris Laurence double bass, Frank Ricotti vibraphone, John Parricelli guitar, Martin France drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £18.00 (£16.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee.

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Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 30 Mar | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Woolhampton

Sat 31 Mar | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Lea Lyle Quartet | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Pangbourne Jazz Club | Pangbourne

Sun 1 April | Earl Okin vocals and piano, Terry Hutchins guitar, Keith Howard double bass | Pangbourne | PWMC | 7:30pm | £7.00


Mike Miller Trio | Sandhurst

Sun 1 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00pm | Free admission


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle

Thurs 5 Apr | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Lea Lyle | Band TBC | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot| 8pm | £5


Mike Miller Trio | Old Basing

Sun 8 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Old Basing | River Bank Tea Rooms | 1:30pm | Free admission


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

Wed 11 Apr | Traditional New Orleans – Dixieland style Jazz | John Maddocks Jazzmen | Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST | 7.00pm to 10.30pm | £10.00


Mike Piggott | Caversham

Wed 11 Apr | Mike Piggott | Mike Piggott, jazz violin with supporting trio | Caversham | Mander Court, 8 Derby Road, Reading RG4 5EY | 8pm | No charge but a donation to Guide Dogs For The Blind  will be greatly appreciated | Call 0118 947 6504 for further information.


Mike Miller Trio | Rotherwick

Sun 22 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Rotherwick | Tylney Hall | 2:30pm | Jazz Afternoon Tea £36 per person


Fleur Stevenson hosts Jazz Singers Night | Global Cafe | Reading

Thur 26 Apr | 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


Jazz at Progress | Martin Speake Trio with Ethan Iverson | Buy tickets

Fri 27 Apr | Martin Speake alto saxophone, Ethan Iverson piano, Fred Thomas double bass, James Maddren drums. Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £20.00 (£18.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee.

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Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford

Fri 27 Apr | Hungerford Jazz Forum Jam Session | Hungerford | Royal British Legion | 8.00pm | £2.00


Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson | Woolhampton

Sat 28 Apr | Dinner Jazz at The Angel – Fleur Stevenson | Fleur Stevenson vocals, Hugh Turner guitar | Woolhampton | The Angel | 8pm | Free entry


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 29 Apr | Mike Miller Trio with David Chedgey double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Basingstoke | Tea Bar | 1:00 pm | Tea for two £20


Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Band TBC | Shinfield

Thurs 3 May | Jazz at the Magpie and Parrot – Band TBC | Shinfield | Magpie and Parrot | 8pm | £5


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 6 May | Mike Miller Trio with Phil Berry double bass, Nick Monnas drums, Mike Miller guitar | Sandhurst | Wellington Arms | 3:00 pm | Free admission


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


Tubby Hayes – Man In A Hurry | Reading

Fri 11 May | Tubby Hayes – 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 – Man In A Hurry’ | Reading | Block 22, Reading University London Road Campus RG1 5AQ | 7.30pm | Tickets: £10.00 available soon


Mike Miller Trio | Basingstoke

Sun 13 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