Afternoon events, Music, Jazz

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Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

South London Jazz Orchestra

Harking back to the golden era of Big Band, the SLJO bring you an afternoon of swing, jazz and funk. Regulars on the jazz and swing dance scene, the band has graced the stages of London’s iconic 100 Club, Ealing Jazz Festival, and the Montreux and Stockholm Jazz Festivals. In high demand for their soaring soloists…

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Christine Tobin Trio

Contemporary jazz by the Dublin-born singer who is now resident ion London with her accompanying musicians.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 020 7730 4500

  • 12:00

Daniel Smith Blues Piano

Daniel Smith Down-home blues, stomping boogie-woogie, foot-tapping New Orleans piano/vocals, hard-bop classics and exciting originals evoking the good-time atmosphere of the speakeasy. 'A serious challenger to Jools Holland as the UK's no. 1 boogie pianist' (BluesInBritain.org). Two shows are at 8.30pm, these are…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jazz Rite of Spring

The David Patrick International Octet A stunning re-interpretation of Stravinsky's masterpiece by stylish contemporary pianist/composer David Patrick and his all-star ensemble. Acclaimed on UK and German tours: ‘A triumph - genuinely exciting with rich, strong voicings - people were on their feet cheering after the…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Tame Valley Stompers

The six-piece plays trad jazz.

Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

Sun 5 Oct

£5 / 0845 127 2190

  • 13:00

Alison Affleck & The Copper Cats

Energetic hot jazz from singer Affleck.

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

The Loft

£6 (£4.50) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

The Loft

£6 (£4.50) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

The Loft

£6 (£4.50) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film

Jazz from singer, pianist, composer and all-round entertainer Joe Stilgoe and his band.

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£13 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£13 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£13 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 22 Aug

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

21st Century Blues Legends John's fourth Fringe, following three full-house runs. 'Boogie-woogie. John Hunt is a slide-guitar master… DIY explosion.' ★★★★ – Scotsman 'Hunt has mojo, a funky version of Got You Under my Skin.’ ★★★★ – Edinburgh Evening News 'Fantastic gig; it's understated and cool.' ★★★★…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

  • 15:00

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

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Sundown Swing

Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing make their debut at the Fringe with an exciting mix of instrumentals and featured vocals in their programme of favourites from Glenn Miller and the swing era through to Count Basie and the music of Michael Buble and Robbie Williams. Come and enjoy swing classic sounds from this talented…

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cathedral

Free / 0131 226 0673

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Acoustic Sunday

An afternoon of music, magic and comedy – the unique surroundings of the crypt contrasting with a relaxed, fiesta spirit.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 3 Aug

Free

This edition features TGYM, Morris Folk Choir, Libby Desborough, She & I, Mark Mathews Music, plus a handful of open mic spots.

TGYM - http://www.tgym.co.uk/

Morris Folk Choir - http://www.morrisfolkchoir.org/

Libby Desborough - www.soundcloud.com/libbydesborough

She & I - https://twitter.com/Sheandi_music

Mark Mathews Music - http://www.markmathews.com/

Plus a handful of open mic slots available!

  • 13:00 – 20:30

Al Scott Trio

EFG London Jazz Festival: A trio for piano, double bass and drums with influences such as Bill Evans, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Charles Mingus and Tomasz Stanko. FREE ENTRY

The Forge, London NW1

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 020 7383 7808

Alan Barnes Quartet

A performance to support the treatment and recovery of Brighton musician Ian Price. With support from Remi Harris' Gypsy Jazz, Frank Harrison Group, Julian Nicholas Quartet and Bobby Wellins Quartet.

East Hastings Sea Angling Association

Fri 22 Aug

£20 donations / 01424 250221

  • 13:00 – 21:00

Alexander Hawkins

The modern jazz pianist performs alongside double bassist Neil Charles and drummer Tom Skinner.

Derby Theatre

Sun 16 Nov

£10 / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
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Alt3rego

The eight-piece London-based band plays funk, soul and jazz originals.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 28 Sep

£15 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30

Andrew Linham

The award-winning saxophonist and composer performs mainstream jazz standards with his accompanying musicians.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Fri 21 Nov

Foyer

£5 / 01708 443333

  • 15:00

Andy Nowak Trio

The piano leads the trio in a performance of jazz.

The Daffodil Restaurant, Cheltenham

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01242 700055

  • 12:30 – 15:30

Andy Panayi/Mark Nightingale Quartet

The saxophone and trombone-led group performs contemporary jazz.

Upstairs At The Gatehouse, London N6

Mon 25 Aug

£15 (£13) / 020 8340 3488

  • 15:00
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Andy Scott: A Child Like You

A piece by Andy Scott for three vocalists, harp and brass band, depicting the true story of a 17-year-old Ugandian Asian who fled the Amin regime in Uganda in 1972 and subsequently lived with Scott's family. Featuring Anna-Clare Monk, Lemn Sissay, harpist Lauren Scott and the Foden's Brass Band.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 353 8000

Part of New Music Biennial.

  • 17:00

Anya Faull Trio

The vocalist and her accompanying musicians plays mainstream jazz.

The Daffodil Restaurant, Cheltenham

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01242 700055

  • 12:30 – 15:30

Anything Goes: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Of The Music Of Cole Porter

A 50th Anniversary Celebration of the music of Cole Porter.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Wed 20 Aug

£22–£39 / 020 7730 4500

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Thu 21 Aug

£22–£39 / 020 7730 4500

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Fri 22 Aug

£22–£39 / 020 7730 4500

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Sat 23 Aug

£22–£39 / 020 7730 4500

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Anything Goes: A Tribute to Cole Porter

Pam Lawson Pam didn't get the chance to sing all of her favourite songs last year and returns with her tribute to the genius of Cole Porter. Accompanied by keyboard, bass, drums and horn, featuring songs from such musicals as High Society, Anything Goes and Kiss Me Kate. It‘s been impossible to choose only 15 songs and…

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

The Loft

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

The Loft

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

The Loft

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Sun 3 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 8778 4109

  • 14:00
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