Afternoon events, Music, Jazz

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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

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

Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sat 12 Jul

£20 / 01908 280800

  • 12:00

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra

The long-running ensemble for jazz players under 25 has been going since 1965 and has released numerous albums.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 20 Apr

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

Sun 18 May

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

Sun 15 Jun

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

Sun 20 Jul

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

Blu Velvet

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

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00
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Jazz Sundays

Let some of Edinburgh's best jazz musicians provide the backing track to your Sunday lunch.

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

£29 / 0131 222 8988

Price includes a three course meal

  • 12:30 – 15:00

Sun 27 Apr

£29 / 0131 222 8988

Price includes a three course meal

  • 12:30 – 15:00

Sun 4 May

£29 / 0131 222 8988

Price includes a three course meal

  • 12:30 – 15:00
…and 4 more dates until 1 Jun

Dick Lee and Brian Kellock: The History of Jazz

Dick Lee and Brian Kellock: The Story of Jazz. Reedsman and raconteur Dick Lee teams up with world class pianist Brian Kellock to present a vivid illustrated account. 'Dick Lee is a talented musician and a very knowledgeable man. He's also highly entertaining!' (Luise Valentiner). 1. An Overview 2. Early Days: The Turn of…

Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 15 Aug

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

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
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Jazz Jam

Jazz musicians perform.

New Cross Inn, London SE14

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 8692 1866

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 020 8692 1866

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 8692 1866

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

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

Lincoln Blues Festival

Headlining the event will be Wilko Johnson with support from The SpellKasters.

The Engine Shed, Lincoln

Sun 18 May

£24 / 0844 888 8766

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Pete Corrigan & The Band Of Hope

Dixieland jazz performed by the ensemble.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sun 20 Apr

£4 / 01708 443333

  • 12:45 – 14:45

Sun 27 Apr

£4 / 01708 443333

  • 12:45 – 14:45

Sun 4 May

£4 / 01708 443333

  • 12:45 – 14:45
…and 8 more dates until 29 Jun

Raise the Bar: Cocktails and Cabaret

Unwind over a late afternoon of musical theatre, jazz and pop. Featuring 10 singers in a relaxed environment.

Le Monde, Edinburgh

Sun 11 May

Dirty Martini

£10 / 0131 270 3900

  • 16:00 – 18:30
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Roy Potts Five Penny Jazz Band

The band plays traditional jazz.

Alexander's Jazz Theatre, Chester

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01244 340005

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Ken Peplowski

A performance by the swing clarinettist. With support from Julian Marc Stringle, Nick Milward.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 27 Apr

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

  • 12:00

Realms

A collaborative effort between vocalist Rosalie Genay and pianist Rebecca Nash as they perform contemporary arrangements of works by Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen.

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Tue 13 May

Free / 02476 524524

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet

Contemporary jazz by the American trumpeter and his accompanying musicians.

Jazz Arena, Cheltenham

Sun 4 May

£18 members 10% discount

  • 13:15 – 14:30

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
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The Ben Cox Band

The band plays jazz.

Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport

Sun 11 May

£12 ( £11) / 01704 533771

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7715 5818

  • 13:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 020 7715 5818

  • 13:00

The Brian Rutland Band

Contemporary jazz by the trumpeter and his accompanying musicians.

The Spice Of Life, London W1D

Wed 30 Apr

£6 / 020 7437 7013

  • 12:30 – 14:30

Café Manouche

Let Café Manouche transport you back in time, from 1920s Parisian dancehall music to the swinging sounds of the 1930s and 40s.

King's Head, London N1

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 020 7478 0160

  • 12:00

Clark Tracey Quintet

London-based drummer and his band playing straight-ahead jazz.

Angel Hotel, Market Harborough

Sun 11 May

£15 ( £13) / 01858 433953

  • 12:30
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