Jazzwise Gig Guide

September 2022

Rosie Hanley previews the must-see gigs and concerts. Send future listings to roseanne.hanley@gmail.com

Thursday

1 Alina Bzhezhinska and HipHarp Collective

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

1 Snake Davis

Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Hall, Middlesbrough

1 Kim Cypher Quartet

Moreton Jazz, St David’s Centre, Church Street, Moreton-in-Marsh

1 Arun Ghosh

Hull Minster, S Church Street, Hull

Composer and clarinettist Arun Ghosh presents his latest project, The Canticle of the Sun – an electro-acoustic jazz setting of St Francis of Assisi’s prayer which was originally written in the 13th Century.

1 Butcher’s Brew

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

1 Goldie presents Subjective Live

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

1 Glenn Miller Big Band Spectacular

Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham

1 Chapel Allerton Arts Festival: Two Rivers Swing Band

Queens Hall, Immaculate Heart, 194 Harrogate Road, Leeds

Headed up by the hard-working Steve Crocker, Seven Arts marks its 15th anniversary with a four-day celebration in the form of the Chapel Allerton Arts Festival featuring dance, silent movies and open-air jazz all day Sunday.

1 Ian Shaw

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth


Friday

2 Fergus McCreadie Trio

Deeside Community Theatre, Bridgeview Road, Aboyne

2 Liane Carroll Trio

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

2 London Django Collective

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

2 Barb Jungr

Crazy Coqs, 20 Sherwood Street, London W1

2 Ben Holder

Witney Jazz, Witney Corn Exchange, Market Square, Witney

2 Nubiyan Twist

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

2 Zoe Gilby Trio

Saltburn Community Hall, Albion Terrace, Saltburn-by-Sea

2 Alice Grace Trio

Vault, Hallgate, Hexham

2 CAAF: Adam Fairhall Silent Movie

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

2 Joe Webb

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

2 Jack Mac Funk Quintet

Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, 47 Uplands Crescent, Swansea


Saturday

3 CAAF: Marco Woolf Sextet

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

3 James Birkett and Emma Fisk

St Andrew’s Church, Market Place, Hill Street, Corbridge

3 John Etheridge and Vimala Rowe Quartet

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

3 Derek Nash Organ Trio

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

3 Dennis Rollins’ Funky Funk

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street,London W1

3 River City Hot Six

St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington

3 Julian Stringle feat Jacqui Hicks

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10


Sunday

4 Annika Skoogh

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

4 Smokin’ Spitfires

Cluny, Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

4 John Etheridge (evening) Joy Ellis Trio (lunchtime)

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

4 Alan Barnes

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

4 Tenderlonious

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

4 CAAF: Temple Feliz, New York Brass Band, Louis Louis Louis and more

Open air stage, Regent Street, Leeds

4 Tony O’Malley

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

4 Joy Ellis Trio

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1


Monday

5 Dino Baptiste

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

5-6 John Williams and John Etheridge

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

5-10 Georgie Fame with the Guy Barker Big Band

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1

5 Juliet Kelly

Crazy Coqs, 20 Sherwood Street, London W1


Tuesday

6 Ian Shaw

East Grinstead Jazz Club, Chequer Mead Theatre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead

6 Ant Law Quintet

East Side Jazz Club, 2 Harvey Road, London E11


Wednesday

7 Hi Res Heart

Jazz at The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield

7-11 Lancaster Jazz Festival

Various venues, Lancaster

7 Purple Is The Color, plus the Nikol Bokova Trio

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

7 Sean Payne Quintet

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16


Thursday

8 Luna Cohen

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16

8 Omar Puente

The Pheasantry, 152/154 Kings Road, London SW3

8 Arun Ghosh

Oxford Contemporary Music, St Barnabas Church, Oxford

8 Tony Kofi

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

8 Ryan Quigley Quintet

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

8 Alan Wormald with Dave Cottle Trio

Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, 47 Uplands Crescent, Swansea


Friday

9 Lewis Watson Quartet

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland

9 Deelee Dubé

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

9 Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

Birmingham Jazz, 1000 Trades, 16 Fredrick Street, Birmingham

9 The Boom Yeh

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

9-10 Omar

Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, London NW1

9 Wendy Kirkland and Roger Beaujolais Band

Burford Jazz, Warwick New Hall, Church Green, Burford

9 Dave Lewis

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

9 Orlando Le Fleming and Romantic Funk feat Josh Arcoleo

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16 The first night of three this month from the internationally acclaimed UK bassist – now back on these shores after many years in New York. This exciting series of gigs sees Le Fleming unleash tracks from his updated and refreshing take on 1970s fusion as heard on his most recent album 'Romantic Funk: The Unfamiliar', with each line-up featuring a different featured soloist – kicking off tonight with brilliant saxophonist Josh Arcoleo with further names including James Copus, Nathaniel Facey and Alexandra Ridout. Expect fireworks.


Saturday

10 Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

10 Curtom Six (evening) Rachel Sutton (lunchtime)

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1


Sunday

11 Imaani

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

11 Natalie Williams Soul Family

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

11 Gary Fletcher (evening) Yasmine and Peter Giles (lunchtime)

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

11 Ruth Lambert Quartet

Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

11 Jazz Cruise at Calstock

Commercial Wharf, Plymouth


Monday

12 Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

12 Michael John Ross Trio

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

12 ZambaLando

Highworth Jazz, The Wine Bar, 12 High Street, Highworth

12 Central Bar Quintet

Central Bar, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead

12 Tommy Blaize Band

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10


Tuesday

13 Antonio Forcione and Dado Pasqualini

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Dorking

13 Chief Xian Atunde Adjuah (FKA Christian Scott)

KOKO, 1A Camden High Street, London NW1

13 Stu Collingwood Organ Trio

Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington

13 Olie Brice

Cafe Oto, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London E8

13 Joe Stilgoe

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

13 Dave Sear

The Spotted Dog, Digbeth, Birmingham

13 Dan Reinstein

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

13 Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

East Side Jazz Club, 2 Harvey Road, London E11


Wednesday

14 Chico Freeman and Antonio Farao Quartet

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

14 Sophie Stockham and Strings

St George’s Bristol, Great George Street (off Park Street), Bristol

14 Brigitte Beraha’s Lucid Dreamers

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

14 Sounds of Denmark Festival: Svaneborg Kardyb plus RKDIA

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton

14 Marco Woolf

Jazz at The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield


Thursday

15 Alati

Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West Street, Ashburton, Devon

15 Hot Club du Nord

Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle

15 In Celebration of Spike Heatley

Electric Palace, King’s Quay Street, Harwich

15 Tristan Maillot Quartet

Guildford Jazz, Pavilion, Woodbridge Road, Guildford

15 Quartet Con Alma

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

15 Snowboy and the Latin Section

Pizza Express Live, 99 High Holborn, London WC1

15 SODF: Svaneborg Kardyb

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

15 Tony Tixier Trio

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

15 Jason Rebello

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

15 Ellie Jones Quintet with Danny Moss

Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, 47 Uplands Crescent, Swansea


Friday

16 Alati

Birmingham Jazz, 1000 Trades, 16 Fredrick Street, Birmingham

16 SODF: Bévort 3, plus Rkdia

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1 16 Munch Manship Quartet

Traveller’s Rest, West Auckland Road, Cockerton, Darlington

16-17 Trilok Gurtu

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

16 Jeff Barnhart

Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

16 Ian Shaw

Piano Smithfield, 14 Long Lane, London EC1

16 Finntet

St Cuthbert’s Centre, Church Hill, Crook

16 Orlando Le Fleming and Romantic Funk feat James Copus

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16


Saturday

17 Brigitte Beraha Lucid Dreamers

Shrewsbury Jazz, The Hive Music and Media Centre, Belmont, Shrewsbury

17 Hugh Pascall Quartet

Derby Jazz, Dubrek, 67 Bridge Street, Derby

17 James Taylor Quartet

Cluny, Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

17 Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood

Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford

17-18 Don Braden and Joris Teepe Quartet

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

17 Jeff Barnhart

St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington

17 Deschanel Gordon

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10


Sunday

18 David Gray’s Flextet

St James’ & St Basil’s Church, Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne

18 The London Vocal Project (lunchtime)

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

18 Nishla Smith

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

18 Tom Smith and Tom Syson

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1 18 Tribute to Mike Frohlich

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

18 South West City Swing

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

18 Jonathan Gee

Hargrave Music Festival, Northants


Monday

19 Nim Sadot Felix

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

19 Brigitte Beraha’s Lucid Dreamers

NQ Jazz, Manchester

19 Lewis Watson Quartet

Black Bull, Bridge Street, Blaydon


Tuesday

20 Kirk Lightsey Quartet

Watermill Jazz, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Dorking

20 Hannah Horton

Fleet Jazz Club, The Harlington, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet

20 Chris Young Trio

Birmingham Jazz, 1000 Trades, 16 Fredrick Street, Birmingham

20 Robson and Levy Quartet

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

20 Gaetano Partipilo and Jonathan Gee Quartet

East Side Jazz Club, 2 Harvey Road, London E11

20 Jonathan Gee

Eastside Jazz Club, Leytonstone


Wednesday

21 Alati

Anteros Arts Foundation, 7-15 Fye Bridge Street, Norwich

21 Madeleine Peyroux

Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead

21 Phil Robson and Jed Levy Quartet

Birmingham Jazz, The Cathedral Hotel, 62 Beacon Street, Lichfield

21 Ben Holder

Jazz Cave, 24 Market Place, Cirencester

21-25 Scott Hamilton Quartet

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

21 Giacomo Smith’s Hot Five

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

21-22 Ann Hampton Callaway

The Pheasantry, 152/154 Kins Road, London SW3

21 Hand to Mouth

St Wilfred’s Church, Kirkhale Courtyard, Kirkhale

21 Tamir Hendelman

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

21 Unfurl

Jazz at The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield


Thursday

22 Cleveland Watkiss

Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge

22 Joy Ellis Trio

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

22 Darius Brubeck Quartet

Crazy Coqs, 20 Sherwood Street, London W1

22 Madeleine Peyroux

The Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh

22 Kirk Lightsey Quartet

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

22 Orsi Urban

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

22 Latin Fiesta

Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, 47 Uplands Crescent, Swansea


Friday

23 Harry Keeble Quartet

Gala Theatre & Cinema, Millennium Place, Durham

23 Stuart Henderson

Woodstock Jazz, St Hugh’s Centre, Hensington Road, Woodstock

23 Alina Bzhezhinska

Birmingham Jazz, 1000 Trades, 16 Fredrick Street, Birmingham

23 Tony Kofi and NYJO

Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, London NW1

23 Sambroso All Stars

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester

23 Hot Club du Nord

Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham

23-24 Pee Wee Ellis ‘A Life in Music’ – with Huey Morgan, Ian Shaw, Clare Teal, Jason Rebello, Denny Ilett, Josh Arcoleo and Dennis Rollins

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

An all-star tribute to the late great sax icon – with a core band of his close associates including Gareth Williams, Laurence Cottle, Tony Remy, Mark Mondesir plus horns from Gary Winters and James Morton.

23 Robocobra Quartet, plus Faithful Johannes

Cobalt Studios, Boyd Street, Newcastle

23 Coalminers

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

23 Orlando Le Fleming and Romantic Funk feat Nathaniel Facey

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16


Saturday

24 Pixie and The Gypsies (lunchtime)

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

24 Inner Space

Derby Jazz, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Wardwick

24 Lunar Octet

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

24 Brandon Allen and The Hugh Turner Quartet

Crowmarsh Jazz, Village Hall, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford

24 Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music: Archipelago, SA Malley and Taupe

Bobik’s, Punch Bowl Hotel, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

24 Ian Shaw

The Bear Club, Mill Yard, 24A Guildford Street, Luton


Sunday

25 Alati

St Paul’s Church, Marylebone, London NW1

25 NFOJIM: Skylla, plus Pete Wareham, Ruth Goller and Will Glasser

Bobik’s, Punch Bowl Hotel, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

25 Alina Bzhezhinska and HipHarp Collective

Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1

25 Penguin Cafe

Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton

25-26 Ann Hampton Callaway

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

25 W3 Funk Session

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

25 Sarah Jane Morris

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

25 Juliet Kelly

The Hunter Club, 6 St Andrew’s Street South, Bury St Edmunds


Monday

26 Madeleine Peyroux

The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester

26 Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1


Tuesday

27 Mike Westbrook Orchestra

Cambridge Modern Jazz, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

27 Laura Jurd

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester

27 Madeleine Peyroux

B:Music, Town Hall, Birmingham

27 Dave Koz

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London W1

27 Barry Green Trio

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

27 Leo Richardson Quartet

East Side Jazz Club, 2 Harvey Road, London E11


Wednesday

28 Laura Jurd

Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead

28 Ronnie Scott’s Club Quintet

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

28 Nigel Price

FleeceJazz, Stoke-by-Nayland Hotel, Keeper’s Lane, Colchester

28 Montuno

Jazz at The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield


Thursday

29 Knats

Hoochie Coochie, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

29 YolanDa Brown

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

29 Madeleine Peyroux

The London Palladium, 8 Argyll Street, London W1

29 Dave Newton and Euan Stevenson

Guildford Jazz, University of Guildford, Guildford

29 Iain Ballamy and Stian Carstensen

St George’s Bristol, Great George Street (off Park Street), Bristol

Button accordionist Stian Carstensen joins sax master Ballamy to play standards, originals and children’s songs.

29 NFOJIM: Czajka and Puchaz, plus Mark Solborg and Anthropology

Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

29 Laura Jurd

Yellow Arch Studios, 30-36 Burton Road, Sheffield

29 Brighton Jazz Fest: Tony Kofi & NYJO

Horatio's Bar, Palace Pier, Brighton


Friday

30 Orlando Le Fleming and Romantic Funk feat Alexandra Ridout

Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16

30 Fergus McCreadie Trio

Burgh Hall, Argyll Street, Dunoon

30 Cleveland Watkiss

Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, London W1

30 Samara

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10

30 NFOJIM: Orphy Robinson, Binker Golding and more

Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

30 Alter Ego

Prohibition Bar, Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne

30 Zeeteah Massiah

The Pheasantry, 152/154 Kings Road, London SW3

30 Djanco

Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Nottingham

30 Kate Williams plus trio

Birmingham Jazz, 1000 Trades, 16 Fredrick Street, Birmingham

Pianist and composer Kate Williams is a distinctive voice on the UK jazz scene with virtuosic technique.

30 Brighton Jazz Fest: PYJEAN

Horatio's Bar, Palace Pier, Brighton

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