The Verdict

The Verdict
159 Edward Street, Brighton, BN2 0JB
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Adrian Cox: Now Is Spring

World-renowned jazz clarinettist Adrian Cox and his quartet present music from their brand new album Now Is Spring The music on this album tour is written by Adrian and longtime collaborator, pianist Joe Webb. Now Is Spring draws on Cox's influences of New Orleans, blues and swing music. The tunes are written with…

Sat 1 Feb

£13.20 (£7.70) / 01273 674847

Chris Batchelor's Zoetic

Chris Batchelor (trumpet) Margrit Hasler (viola) John Parricelli (guitar) Steve Watts (bass) Paul Clarvis (percussion) Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30 Students £10 (see note below) Formed in 2017, Zoetic is the latest project conceived by award-winning composer/trumpeter and ex-Loose Tube Chris Batchelor, whose beguiling…

Fri 13 Mar

£16.50 / 01273 674847

David Angol Quartet

Peaky Blinder star David Angol grew up listening to calyspo, reggae, soul and Blues, but with a keen ear for jazz he progressed musically as a saxophone player into composing, bandleading and teaching. Highly talented multi-instrumentalist Angol is joined by Leon Daniel, Neville Malcome and Winston Clifford for his debut…

Sat 29 Feb

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Ethan Iverson - Martin Speake Quartet

US Bad Plus pianist teams with UK alto sax virtuoso plus Calum Gourlay (bass) Jeff Williams (drums) Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30 Students £9 (see note below) Iverson (pictured) is best known as the founder and 17-year pianist of the iconic New York band The Bad Plus, a game-changing collective whom the NY Times…

Sat 22 Feb

£16.50 / 01273 674847

The Fabulous Red Diesel

Roxanne @ The Verdict is immensely proud to present: The Fabulous Red Diesel. AGAIN! After a stunning debut in August 2019 we can't wait to see them again. This is a feel good gig that you want to end the month on. The Fabulous Red Diesel are a highly original jazz orientated band of unconventional players. Its song…

Sat 28 Mar

£11 / 01273 674847

Harry Bolt Quartet

Fresh from an extended time playing in the finest Jazz Clubs New York City has to offer, Harry will lead his talented Quartet: four accomplished, young UK rising stars at the top of their game, delivering an alternative approach on standards and contemporary arrangements while providing a showcase for Harry's exciting…

Fri 20 Mar

£16.50 (£11) / 01273 674847

Ivo Perelman, Phil Minton And Jean-michel Van Schouwburg / Jonathan Higgins

Ivo Perelman Born in 1961 in São Paulo, Brazil, Perelman was a classical guitar prodigy who tried his hand at many other instruments including cello, clarinet, and trombone before gravitating to the tenor saxophone. His initial heroes were the cool jazz saxophonists Stan Getz and Paul Desmond. But although these…

Wed 29 Jan

£7.70 / 01273 674847

Joss Peach Trio: Keith Jarrett

Fresh from winning a BAFTA and composing for Sesame Street, Joss Peach returns once again to The Verdict with his fantastic trio featuring Terry Pack- double bass and Milo Fell- drums. This visit sees the trio delving into the wonderful world of Keith Jarrett; paying homage to some well known versions of standards as…

Sat 18 Jan

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Joy Ellis Trio: Dwell (album Tour)

Joy's new album 'Dwell' is being released at the end of November 2019 and to celebrate this she and her band are touring around the UK presenting her new music. The album reflects her passion for jazz and improvisation, her love of groove and dance music, her classical roots as a pianist and the soulful, poetic aspects…

Sat 15 Feb

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Lewis Wright - Kit Downes Duo

Empirical vibesman and pianist recreate loveliness and bravado Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30 Students £8 (see note below) "Wright is best known as a member of Empirical (Parliamentary winners, Best Jazz Ensemble, 2016). If he were not already a word-class vibes player, he would make a great songwriter, for unlike most…

Fri 7 Feb

£14.30 / 01273 674847

Luca Sisera: Roofer

With nonchalant ease, the jazz quintet ROOFER, founded by the Swiss double-bass player and composer Luca Sisera, performs a balancing act between the avant-garde and an awareness of tradition. The band has impressively demonstrated this in their albums "Prospect" (2015, Leo Records) and "Moscow Files" (2017, Leo…

Tue 21 Jan

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Nim Quartet

Nim Quartet is the product of London based bass player Nim Sadot, who conjures up a magical mix of instrumental fusion jazz. Nim has played with some of the world's top jazz musicians such as Harvey Mason (USA), Marlene (Japan, CBS, SONY), Snow Boy (UK), Makoto Kuriya (Japan) and Tony Lakatos (Hungary). People who like…

Sat 21 Mar

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Nye Banfield Quintet

Nye Banfield is an ambitious jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader based in South East London and studied at Trinity Laban. His biggest influences are Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis, Kendrick Lamar and Ambrose Akinmusire and he combines aspects of each of their music in his own writing and improvising to create a…

Fri 31 Jan

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Fri 24 Jan

£16.50 / 01273 674847

Pete Cater's Ministry Of Jazz

British drummer Pete Cater has been active on the UK jazz scene for 40 years when he first came to national attention having been voted best drummer in the Radio 2 National Big Band competition in early 1980. A long and varied career has found him in the company of legendary jazz names from both the UK and USA, and in…

Fri 21 Feb

£16.50 (£13.20) / 01273 674847

Rosina Hepburn Quartet

Roxanne @ The Verdict is proud to host the Rosina Hepburn Quartet on their new album tour. With a sound and style that conjures the golden age of jazz, Rosina Hepburn and her band pay homage to the divas who packed Carnegie Hall, Mister Kelly's and the Village Gate, celebrating the Great American Songbook immortalised…

Sat 25 Jan

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Talinka 2

Talinka creates a new, distinctive sound that explores the unique and diverse journeys of four British musicians: Jenny Bliss (a baroque virtuoso), Yaron Stavi (one of Europe's leading bass players) Gilad Atzmon (an internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist with an affinity for ethnic sounds) and his wife Tali, whose…

Sat 8 Feb

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

Trevor Watts And Jamie Harris

Trevor Watts Since the 1960s Trevor Watts has been at the forefront of many innovations as a saxophone player, percussionist and composer. He is the only founder member of The Spontaneous Music Ensemble still left other founder members were John Stevens & Paul Rutherford, and later members included Kenny Wheeler, Dave…

Wed 26 Feb

£7.70 / 01273 674847

Xhosa Cole - Jay Phelps Quartet

Parliamentary award winning saxist and superb, genre-fluid trumpeter, with James Owston (bass) Jim Bashford (drums) Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30 Students £9 (see note below) Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the year, by public demand Xhosa Cole returns to the Verdict with an all-star quartet featuring some…

Fri 14 Feb

£16.50 / 01273 674847


Zoe Pascal, Noah Stoneman and Laurence Wilkins met through the young jazz scene in London, and came together in 2016 to create original music, applying their jazz improvisation background to a MIDI based electronic set up. Their fusion of virtuoso jazz and electronic dance music has wowed audiences at Love Supreme…

Fri 28 Feb

£11 (£5.50) / 01273 674847

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