Afternoon events, Music, Jazz

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The Big Chris Barber Band

Tireless veteran trombonist and his ten-piece band playing traditional jazz.

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sun 10 Aug

£18.50 / 01874 611622

  • 13:30

Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 1 Jun

BootLeg Jazz

For 3 nights in April Leicester will again play host to established and recognised artists on the same bill as representatives of the UK's next generation of jazz greats with special attention on showcasing Leicester's jazz talent.

The Crumblin Cookie, Leicester

Sat 26 Apr

£8.50; £7.50 adv / 0116 253 1212

  • 16:00 – 00:30

The Queen's Head, Kidderminster

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01562 850433

  • 16:00

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.

Chepstow Racecourse

Fri 13 Jun

£39 / 01291 622260

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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.

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

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£17–£23 / 0844 847 2275

So Alive Music Festival

Music festival featuring Tom Carpenter (from Sky 1's Must Be The Music) and Barbados' Magnet Man, among others to be announced including local acts.

Various venues: Frome

Sat 19 Jul

£15 (£10 before 4pm)

  • 13:00 – 23:00

The Spirit of Jazz

Dick Lee and Brian Kellock examine the world of jazz through music, stories and chat across eight weekly sessions.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Tue 6 May

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Tue 13 May

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 5 more dates until 17 Jun

Theo Travis Quartet

A performance by the jazz quartet.

Eagle Tavern, Rochester

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01634 409040

  • 12:00

TW12 Jazz Festival

The TW12 Jazz Festival features fantastic varied artists. Award winning musicians + local performers & student ensemble. Held in a beautiful modern Theatre in leafy Borough of Richmond Upon Thames.

Hampton Hill Playhouse

Sun 3 Aug

£20–£30 / 01932 828639

  • 12:00 – 22:30
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Winston Clifford Trio

The drummer and his band plays jazz songs.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Tue 6 May

Cafe

Free / 0844 482 1556

  • 13:15

The Wolf Sessions

Baz Simpson hosts these blues/folk open sessions.

Blind Poet, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 667 4268

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Anjali Perin

The vocalist performs mainstream jazz originals and standards with her accompanying musicians.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 18 May

£15 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30

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

Bad Girls Groove Band

The all-female outfit performs funk, soul and Motown-influenced numbers.

King's Head, London N1

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7478 0160

  • 12:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7478 0160

  • 12:00

Sat 24 May

Free / 020 7478 0160

  • 12:00
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Bill Bailey All Star Jazz Band

Trad jazz by trumpeter Richard Bailey and accompanying musicians.

The Walnut Tree Inn, Northampton

Sun 18 May

£8 / 01604 858549

  • 12:00

Blue Lane

Quintet with tenor/guitar front line playing well-known tunes by the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Horace Silver and Thelonious Monk.

The Lismore, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 576 0103

  • 17:00

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Sun 18 May

Free / 020 7715 5818

  • 13:00

Bryan Corbett & Chris Dodd’s Green Quartet

The award-winning trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist perform original material and interpretations of jazz classics.

Whelley Ex-Servicemen's Club, Wigan

Sun 29 Jun

£10 (£9.50; £9) / 01942 243974

  • 12:30 – 15:30

Corey Mwamba

The vibraphonist, together with bassist Dave Kane and drummer Josh Blackmore, performs jazz.

Eden Gardens, Derby

Sun 18 May

£10 / 01332 418 800

  • 14:00 – 17:00
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Croydon Blues Festival

With an awesome line up and some of the hottest names in the business stepping on stage, this is one music festival not to miss. Featuring headliner Wilko Johnson and a performance from The SpellKasters.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 17 May

£24 / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Deco Ensemble

Royal Academy of Music Concert Series

The Assembly House, Norwich

Sat 24 May

£8 / 01603 626402

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Dom Pipkin

New Orleans piano from London-based ivory-tinkler and former Morcheeba keyboardist.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 16 Aug

Verdi – Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

Don Weller & David Newton

The saxophonist and the pianist collaborate to perform jazz.

Brecon Cathedral

Sat 9 Aug

£15 / 01874 623857

  • 13:30

Don Weller Quartet

The tenor-saxophonist and his band play post-bop and trad-jazz.

Jagz, Ascot

Sun 1 Jun

£10 / 01344 878100

  • 13:00 – 15:30
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