Gig Guide

November 2017

Wednesday                            

1 Kevin Hays New Day Trio

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

1-2 The Yellowjackets         

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

1 Paulo Losi Trio     

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

1 Simon Lasky         

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

Thursday                               

2 Christine and Ingrid Jenson       

Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, Birmingham

2 Monocled Man      

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford         

2-5 Blind Monk Trio, Fish Print and more

Anti Social Jazz Club, Pop Up Jazz Café, The Buyers Club, Liverpool       

2 Alec Dankworth's World Spirit   

The Spin, The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford

2 Clare Teal   

Pizza Express, 32-34 Earl Street, Maidstone

2 Neil Angilley          

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

2 Deanna Bogart and Paddy Milner          

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes

           

2 Jools Holland with José Feliciano         

Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford

2 Emma Fisk's Hot Club du Nord  

The Lubetkin Theatre, East Durham College, Peterlee Campus, Willerby Grove, Peterlee 

Friday                         

3 Malija          

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, North Road, Cardiff       

3 Nautilus     

Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne      

3 NYJO

Kenton Theatre, 21 New Street, Henley-on-Thames

3 Jeff Lorber Fusion

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

3 Jamie Brownfield Quartet           

Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield Sports Club, College Grove, Wakefield  

3 Denys Baptiste     

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton       

3 Julian Siegel

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

3 Square One

Symphony Hall Café Bar, Level 3 Foyer, Birmingham          

3 Rebecca Poole      

Burwell Hall, Thorney Leys, Witney   

3 Trio Manouche      

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

3 Champion Fulton Trio     

Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, Cheshire       

3 Barb Jungr

Pizza Express, 32-34 Earl Street, Maidstone

3 RB Funkestra        

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

3 Gary Reader Moja 

The Cube, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

3 Ruth Lambert Quartet     

Saltburn Community Hall & Theatre, Albion Terrace, Saltburn by Sea,        

3 Emma Fisk and James Birkett    

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham          

3 Christine Tobin     

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick Street, Birmingham        

Superb jazz vocalist Christine Tobin performs as part of Birmingham Jazz’ Crossing Boundaries weekend, which celebrates jazz with other art forms. The folk inflected singer will perform jazz arrangements of works by W B Yeats, Leonard Cohen and more. Top flautist Gareth Lockrane also features.

3 Jools Holland with José Feliciano         

Barbican Centre, Paragon Street, York         

3 Dave O'Higgins     

Fleece Jazz, Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester    

3 Gilad Atzmon        

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

Saturday                                

4 Jools Holland with José Feliciano         

City Hall, Barker's Pool, Sheffield      

4 Tommaso Starace

Jazz at St Giles, St Giles Church, Oxford    

4 Chris Garrick         

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

4 Ingrid and Christine Jensen with Ben Monder

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

4 Darien Dean           

Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, London SW16   

4 Karen Lane

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

4 Ben Sidran 

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

4 Anita Wardell Quartet      

Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle upon Tyne      

4-5 Jeremy Sassoon

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

4 Mia Webb and Roy Willis 

New Ship Inn, 403 Sunderland Road, Cleadon         

4 New Century Ragtime Orchestra

St Augustine's Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington  

4 Christine Tobin     

Holy Cross Church, Haltwhistle, Northumberland    

4 Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

4 Sue McCreeth        

Tealby Village Hall, Beck Hill, Market Rasen 

Sunday                                   

5 Jools Holland with José Feliciano         

New Theatre, George Street, Oxford

5 Ben Holder Trio    

Wine Cafe, 38 South Parade, Oxford

5 Quest Ensemble   

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

5 Steph Richardson

Pangbourne Jazz Club, PWMC Rosewood Hall, 1 Whitchurch Road, Pangbourne 

5 Dean Brown Band

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

5 Joy Ellis (lunchtime)        

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

5 Monk Misterioso   

Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester 

5 Dana Gillespie       

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

5 Pasquale Votino Trio       

Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon        

5 Eris 136199

Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne   

5 Huw Warren           

Blue Orange Theatre, 118 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham       

5 Christine Tobin     

The Bell Hotel, Market Hill, Clare, Suffolk      

5 Dave O'Higgins     

The Oval Tavern, 131 Oval Road, Croydon 


Monday                                  

6-7 Joe Lovano Classic Quartet    

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

6 Cleveland Watkiss

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

6 Sam Watts Band   

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

6 Sounding Space   

Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford     

6 Paul Booth and Richard Rosse  

Red Lion, 92-94 Linkfield Road, Isleworth, Middlesex           

Tuesday                                 

7 Robert Mitchell Epiphany

St Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, Royal Square, St Ives    

7 Hot Club of Cowtown      

Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead

           

7 Myriad Project       

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

7 Roger Beaujolais  

Royal Oak, Devises Road, Swindon 

7 Dan Reinstein and Dill Katz        

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

7 Martin Taylor and Alison Burns 

Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock          

7 Customs House Big Band          

New Crown Hotel, Mowbray Road, South Shields    

7 Tony Kofi and Byron Wallen       

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking

7 Dave O'Higgins     

Christ Church, 18 Oxford Road, Marlow       

Wednesday                            

8 Jyotsna Srikanth's Bangalore Dreams  

Eyemouth Hippodrome, Harbour Road, Eyemouth   

8 Purdy          

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

8-9 Tim Berne's Snakeoil    

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

8 Nicole Henry          

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea         

8 Curtis Stigers Ronnie Scott's Gala Charity Night        

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

8 Loz Speyer

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

8 Sue Richardson Quintet  

The Pavilion, Guildford Rugby Club, Godalming       

8 Christine Tobin     

Scarborough Jazz, The Cask Inn, Cambridge Terrace, Scarborough        

8 Dave O'Higgins     

Grimbsy Jazz, Old Clee Club, 44 Clee Cres, Grimsby        

8 Shabaka and the Ancestors        

Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, London N1   

Thursday                               

9 Nicole Henry          

Hidden Rooms, 7b Jesus Lane, Cambridge 

9 Imogen Ryall, Robin Aspland and Keith Fairbairn      

The Spin, The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford

9 Pixel

Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, Cheshire       

9 Marius Neset Quintet       

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

Saxophone maverick Marius Neset returns to London to perform alongside pianist Ivo Neame, vibes player Jim Hart, bassist Michael Janisch and fierce drummer Anton Eger. Expect dazzling technique and knock-your-socks-off power from this absorbing musician.

9 Christine Tobin     

Seven Artspace, 31A Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds       

9 Jeremy Price Quartet       

Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, Birmingham 

9 Marco Marconi      

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

9 Talvin Singh          

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester        

9 Kim Cypher Trio   

Prince of Wales, High Street, Shrivenham    

9 Jools Holland with José Feliciano         

G Live, London Road, Guilford          

9 Jyotsna Srikanth's Bangalore Dreams  

Cottiers, Hyndland Street, Glasgow  

9 Rico Tomasso and Adrian Cox  

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

Friday                         

10 Malija        

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

10 Julian Costello Quartet 

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick Street, Birmingham        

10 Andy Sheppard   

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton       

10 Bill McHenry, Jeff Williams, Mark Trounson, Tom Barford, Tom Ollendorff

The Voicebox, Kensington Mews, Forman Street, Derby     

10-11   Peter White   

Pizza Express, 32-34 Earl Street, Maidstone

10 EFG London Jazz Festival: Tomasz Stanko, Jazz Voice, Pat Metheny and more

Various Venues, London       

10 Norman Beaker Band     

Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, Cheshire       

10 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

The Hexagon, Queens Walk, Berkshire, Reading    

10 Paul Skerritt and James Harrison         

Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne      

10 Paul Donnelly Quartet   

Traveller's Rest, 2 West Auckland Road, Darlington

10 Christine Tobin   

Sheffield Jazz, Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Sheffield    

10 Denis King           

Village Hall, High Street, Goring on Thames 

10 Dave O'Higgins

Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield Sports Club, College Grove, Wakefield  

10 Tom Green          

Oakford Social Club, 53 Blagrave Street, Reading   

10 The Pedigree Jazz Band

Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster    

Saturday                                

11 Bootleg Swing    

Norwich Arts Centre, St Benedict's Street, Norwich 

11 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth 

11 EFG LJF: Chucho Valdes, Manu Dibango, Andy Sheppard and more       

Various Venues, London       

11 Cambridge International Jazz Festival: Fromage a Trois and The Dissolute Society      

Various Venues, Cambridge  

11 Daisy Chute with Alex Curtis Trio        

Pizza Express, Brindley Place, Broad Street, Birmingham   

11 Cate Cody Quartet         

Burford Jazz, Warwick New Hall, Church Green, Burford   

11 Christine Tobin   

NCEM, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York        

11 John Horler Quartet       

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

Sunday                                   

12 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

Mayflower Theatre, 22-26 Commercial Road, Southampton

12 Rebecca Poole Quartet  

Wine Cafe, 38 South Parade, Oxford

12 EFG LJF: Phronesis, Stan Sulzmann, John Surman and more       

Various Venues, London       

12 CIJF: Andy Bowie Quartet and Monk Movie Night    

Various Venues, Cambridge  

12 Tom Berge Trio   

Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon        

12 Martin Taylor and Alison Burns

Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester 

12 Noel Dennis and Paul Gowland

Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne   

12 Gilad Atzmon      

Herts Jazz, Screen 2, Hawthorne Theatre, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City     

12 Greg Abate with Matt Carter Trio         

Plymouth Jazz Club, The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth   


Monday                                  

13 Roger Beaujolais and Simon Spillett   

Red Lion, 92-94 Linkfield Road, Isleworth, Middlesex           

13 EFG LJF: Herbie Hancock, Zoe Rahman, Malija and more   

Various Venues, London       

13 CIJF: James Trataglia    

The Fellows Drawing Room, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge 

13 Ben Waters          

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

13 Andy Sheppard Quartet

NCEM, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York

           

Tuesday                                 

14 Moon Hooch       

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester        

14 EFG LJF: Abdullah Ibrahim, Eliane Elias, Herbie Hancock and more         

Various Venues, London       

14 CIJF: Andy Sheppard, CBT and more 

Various Venues, Cambridge  

14 John Paul Gard   

Royal Oak, Devises Road, Swindon 

14 Tim Garland Group        

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking

Wednesday                            

15 EFG LJF: Christian Scott, Zara McFarlane, Andrew McCormack and more

Various Venues, London       

15 CIJF: Black Top  

Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road, Cambridge       

15 Dave O'Higgins   

Swansea Jazzland, St James Social Club, St James Gardens, Uplands    

Thursday                               

16 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

Royal Concert Hall, Theatre Square, Nottingham     

16 Roger Beaujolais

The Spin, The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford

16 EFG LJF: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bill Laurance, Robert Glasper and more

Various Venues, London       

16 CIJF: Soft Machine and Dave Gordon Trio     

Various Venues, Cambridge  

16 Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton

The US trumpet star returns to Southampton to perform from his latest album The Reckoning – part of his new series The Centennial Trilogy that celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the first jazz record.

16 Gilad Hekselman Trio    

Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, Birmingham 

16 Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock

St George's, Great George Street, Bristol    

16 Dave O'Higgins   

Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock          

Friday                         

17-19   Teignmouth Jazz Festival: Jason Rebello, Alan Barnes and more     

Various Venues, Teignmouth

17 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

Royal and Derngate, Guildhall Road, Northampton  

17 Michael Janisch  

Sheffield Jazz, Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Sheffield    

17 EFG LJF: Yazz Ahmed, Mike Stern with Dave Weckl, Camilla George and more

Various Venues, London       

17 Paul Edis Sextet  

St Cuthbert's Centre, Church Hill, Crook      

17 CIJF: Zoe Rahman, Blue Lab Beats and more           

Various Venues, Cambridge  

17 Arun Ghosh        

Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield Sports Club, College Grove, Wakefield  

17 Barb Jungr          

Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, Cheshire       

17 Tom Hill   

Symphony Hall Café Bar, Level 3 Foyer, Birmingham          

17 Greg Abate and Elliott Sansom Trio    

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick Street, Birmingham        

17 Alice Grace          

Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne      

17 Gilad Hekselman Quartet          

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, North Road, Cardiff       

17 Paul Edis and Graeme Wilson  

Lit & Phil, Westage Road, Newcastle upon Tyne      

17 Swing Manouche

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland           

17 Haggis Horns      

Hoochie Coochie, 54 Piilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne 

17 Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock         

Wells Cathedral School, Somerset    

17 Dan Cartwright   

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

17 Tom Green          

Matt and Phreds Jazz Club, 64 Tib Street, Manchester       

Saturday                                

18 New Focus Quartet        

Arran Community Theatre, Brodick, Isle of Arran     

18 EFG LJF: Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Kit Downes, Tessa Souter and more

Various Venues, London       

18 Oxley Meier Quartet       

Jazz at St Giles, St Giles Church, Oxford    

18 Brass Funkeys    

Bar Loco, 22 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne      

18 CIJF: Pete Churchill, Stan Tracey and more   

Various Venues, Cambridge  

18 Jools Holland with José Feliciano       

O2 Apollo Manchester, Stockport Road, Manchester          

18 Alex Maguire and Martin Speake          

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

18 Tom Green          

Bar Loco, 22 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne      

Sunday                                   

19 Dave O'Higgins   

Hen and Chicken Bristol, 210 North Street, Bristol   

19 Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock         

Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester 

19 CIJF: Alex Hitchcock Quintet, Michael Janisch and more   

Various Venues, Cambridge  

19 Dale Hambridge Trio      

Plough Inn, 26 Devizes Road, Swindon        

19 Que Pasa 

The Bell Hotel, Market Hill, Clare, Suffolk      

19-21   Bernd Reiter New York Allstars     

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

19 Roger Beaujolais

Wine Cafe, 38 South Parade, Oxford

19 EFG LJF: Omar Sousa with Seckou Keita, Polly Gibbons, Verneri Pohjola and more     

Various Venues, London       

19 New Focus Quartet        

Tron Theatre, Trongate, Glasgow     

19 John Shillito Band

Plymouth Jazz Club, The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth   

19 Tom Green          

HiFi Club, 2 Central Road, Leeds      


Monday                                  

20 Simon Mulligan   

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

20-21   Simon Phillips with Protocol IV     

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

20 CIJF: Jo Fooks and Joanna Eden with Chris Ingham          

Various Venues, Cambridge  

20 Quentin Collins and Tim Whitehead   

Red Lion, 92-94 Linkfield Road, Isleworth, Middlesex           

20 Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock         

Everyman Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham       

Tuesday                                 

21 Morten Schantz Godspeed       

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking

21 Humphrey Lyttelton Band        

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

 

21 CIJF: Camilla George Quintet, Jo Fooks and more  

Various Venues, Cambridge  

21 Josh Kemp

Royal Oak, Devises Road, Swindon 

21 Alison Rayner Quintet   

St Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, Royal Square, St Ives    

21 Arun Ghosh and Steve Ojay     

Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead    

 

21 Blick Bassy          

Norwich Arts Centre, St Benedict's Street, Norwich 

21 Dave O'Higgins   

The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm     

Wednesday                            

22 Caroline Tyler      

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

22-23   Jools Holland with José Feliciano

DeMontfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester   

22 The Thing

Hare & Hounds, 106 High Street, Birmingham          

22 Jason Rebello with Hans Mathisen     

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

           

22 Kate Williams Trio          

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

22 Morten Schantz  

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

22 Giuliano Pereira Quintet

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

22 Konstrukt

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London E8

22 Dave O'Higgins   

The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers Street, Edinburgh        

22 BBC Big Band     

Middlesbrough Theatre, The Avenue, Middlesbrough          

22 CIJF: Get The Blessing, Phil Meadows and more     

Various Venues, Cambridge  

22 Eyall Lovett Trio 

The Lescar Hotel, Sharrowvale Road, Sheffield       

Thursday                               

23 Clive Burton Trio

Prince of Wales, High Street, Shrivenham    

23 Skidoo      

Boldron Village Hall, Boldron  

23 Cameron Pierre   

The Spin, The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford

23 Evan Parker         

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

23 CIJF: Alison Rayner Quartet, Brigitte Beraha and more       

Various Venues, Cambridge  

23 Ruby Rushton    

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

23 Soft Machine       

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester        

23 Coco and The Question

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes

           

23 Dave O'Higgins   

Blue Lamp, 121 Gallowgate, Aberdeen         

23 Robert Fowler and Steve Brown Quintet        

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

Friday                         

24 Dave O'Higgins   

The Atrium, Clitheroe Castle, 1BA Castle Street, Clitheroe   

24 Graham Hardy and Paul Edis    

Gala Theatre & Cinema, Millenium Place, Durham   

24 Emily Barker        

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester        

24 CIJF: Trish Clowes, Trope and more   

Various Venues, Cambridge  

24 Aaron Diehl Trio 

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton       

24 Ben Thomas        

Symphony Hall Café Bar, Level 3 Foyer, Birmingham          

24 John Wall, Mark Sanders and John Edwards

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London E8

24 Chantelle Duncan

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

24-25   Jazzwerkstatt           

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

24 Julian Siegel Quartet     

Sheffield Jazz, Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Sheffield    

24 Hamish Stuart Band       

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

24 Dominic Halpin   

Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, Cheshire       

24 Phil Meadows      

Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield Sports Club, College Grove, Wakefield  

24 Sandrani  

Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne      

24 Skidoo      

Middleton & Tonbridge Village Hall, Middleton, Morpeth        

24 Customs House Big Band with Ruth Lambert          

Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields      

24 Ed Jones Quartet

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick Street, Birmingham        

24-25   Jools Holland with José Feliciano

The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 

24 CESCA     

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

24 Mike Denham      

Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster    

Saturday                                

25 Clark Tracey        

Guildhall Theatre, Market Place, Derby        

25 CIJF: Beats and Pieces, Roy Ayers and more

Various Venues, Cambridge  

25 James Carter's Elektrik Outlet  

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

25 Dave O'Higgins with Iain Mackensie   

Rhosygilwen Concert Hall, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire          

25 Vitor Pereira Quintet      

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

Sunday                                   

26 Eyall Lovett Trio 

Wine Cafe, 38 South Parade, Oxford

26 Sanders and Sharp         

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

26 CIJF: Emilia Martensson, Nerija and more      

Various Venues, Cambridge  

26 Michelle John      

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

26 Leo Richardson  

Talking Heads, 16-22 The Polygon, Southampton    

26 NYJO Nonet        

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           


Monday                                  

27 The Tony Woods Project           

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

27-29 Roberto Fonseca      

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

27 Alan Barnes and John Pearce  

Red Lion, 92-94 Linkfield Road, Isleworth, Middlesex           

27 Jacob Collier       

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, North Road, Cardiff       

Tuesday                                 

28 Kapok       

Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne      

28 Momentum          

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

28 Adrian Reid         

The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16   

28 Dave Knight        

Royal Oak, Devises Road, Swindon 

28 Josephine Davies           

The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford        

28 Josh Kemp

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

28 Maine Street Jazzmen    

Jesmond Royal British Legion Club, West Jesmond Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne     

28 Pete Carter's Ministry of Jazz   

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking

Wednesday                            

29-30   Jools Holland with José Feliciano

Newcastle City Hall, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne 

29 Remote Viewers Trio      

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton     

29 Phil Meadows      

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London W1

29 Paul Cavaciuti Trio and Kewdos Jazz Orchestra       

The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes           

29 Peter Horsfall      

Kansas Smitty's, 63-65 Broadway Market, London E8         

29 NYJO        

Queen Mary Hospital, Roehampton Lane, London SW15    

29 Taupe       

The Lescar Hotel, Sharrowvale Road, Sheffield       

Thursday                               

30 New Focus Duo  

Catstrand Arts Centre, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas

30 Stan Sulzmann with Eastside Jazz Club Trio

Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, Birmingham

Soft-toned sax man Stan Sulzmann performs at this newly opened jazz club. Tonight Sulzmann lines up with the club’s own resident trio.

30 Leo Richardson  

Matt and Phreds Jazz Club, 64 Tib Street, Manchester       

30 Tees Valley Jazzmen      

No.1 Champagne Bar, Market Place, Bishop Auckland

           

30 Alter Ego  

Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle upon Tyne      

30 Strictly Smokin' Big Band         

Millstone, Haddricks Mill Road, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne       

30 Tamas Ludonyi   

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10        

30 Luca Stoll Quartet          

The Spin, The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford

30 Motown and More with Natalie Williams Soul Family

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1  

30 Jacob Collier       

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester        

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