The Verdict

The Verdict
159 Edward Street, Brighton, BN2 0JB
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Al Scott Trio

Al Scott moved to Brighton in 2014 after residing in London for 8 years. He wanted to continue playing in the classic piano trio format of Piano, Bass & Drums and soon linked up with established players who had been down here for years. The current trio features the highly skilled & ever musical minds of Tim…

Sat 2 Jun

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Alex Hitchcock Quintet Featuring James Copus

Young Lion returns with supergroup Alex Hitchcock (tenor sax) James Copus (trumpet) Will Barry (piano) Joe Downard (bass) Jay Davis (drums). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below). Following his tremendous quartet gig in February, Alex tonight leads a powerhouse quintet which combines a compelling…

Fri 11 May

£16.50 / 01273 674847

Alina Bzhezhinska Quartet Featuring Tony Kofi

Tony Kofi (saxes) Alina Bzhezhinska (harp) Larry Bartley (bass) Joel Prime (drums). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below) Return by public demand of the group which wowed the Verdict audience in March last year, led by Ukrainian/Polish harpist Alina and dedicated to the rediscovery of the oeuvre…

Fri 18 May

£16.50 / 01273 674847

Chris Coull's Bluenote Sessions Featuring Sara Oschlag

The third of Chris Coull's Bluenote sessions sees the quartet joined by singer Sara Oschlag, with bassist Dan Sheppard and Guitar whiz Jason Henson. With a special nod to many of the Horace Silver arrangements and compositions, this promises to be another evening of meticulous attention to the sounds of the legendary…

Sat 5 May

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Christine Tobin 'a Thousand Kisses Deep'

A mesmerising evening featuring one of the great interpreters of modern popular song in her salute to the legendary Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen. As an exceptional singer-songwriter herself, Christine Tobin specialises in idiosyncratic, highly musical poetic vignettes with a strong sense of story, so…

Sun 24 Jun

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

The Gabriel Garrick Group

The multi-instrumentalist leads the ensemble featuring pianist Terrence Collie, drummer Paul Cavaciutti and bassist Dave Jones, to perform classic jazz standards plus originals by the group members and the leader's father, the late Michael Garrick MBE.

Sat 26 May

£10 ( £5) / 01273 674847

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Geoff Simkins - Andy Panayi Quintet

Geoff Simkins (alto sax) Andy Panayi (tenor sax, flute) Terry Seabrook (piano) Paul Whitten (bass) Spike Wells (drums). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below). A critic once described Rod Stewart's voice as the sound of velvet rubbing on sandpaper. Something similar might be said of this beguiling…

Fri 1 Jun

£16.50 / 01273 674847


HEARD Daisy and Cerian co-founded the collective Heard after they first met in the studio recording vocals for Radiohead's album A Moon Shaped Pool in 2016 and started performing together on the London circuit. Both multi-instrumentalists with Celtic roots and renowned for their angelic voices, they decided to…

Tue 5 Jun

£8.80 some concessions / 01273 674847

Jim Mullen - Christian Brewer Quartet

Jim Mullen (guitar) Christian Brewer (alto sax) Terry Seabrook (organ) Spike Wells (drums). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below). "So, in we go through a crowded garden wondering whether there will be anyone inside, only to find the two spaces around the bar filled with a youngish crowd, some…

Fri 8 Jun

£16.50 / 01273 674847

Joss Peach Trio

The BAFTA-nominated pianist leads the ensemble featuring bassist Terry Pack and drummer Milo Fell play standards, originals and interpretations of non-jazz material.

Sat 19 May

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

The Liane Carroll Trio

The London-born jazz vocalist and classically trained pianist performs in her emotive and smooth style, joined by bassist and husband, Roger Carey and a drummer.

Fri 27 Apr

£16.50 / 01273 674847

Mingus Underground Octet With Sara Oschlag

Mark Bassey (trombone) Martijn Van Galen (trumpet, flugelhorn) Julian Nicholas (tenor sax) Andy Pickett (alto sax) Rob Leake (bari sax, bass clarinet) David Beebee (piano) Terry Pack (bass) Milo Fell (drums) plus special guest Sara Oschlag (vocals). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below). The…

Sat 9 Jun

£16.50 / 01273 674847

The Music Of Gabriel Garrick & Son

Gabriel Garrick brings a star studded quintet to The Verdict to keep the torchlight of his late father Michael's music burning brightly. With Pete Cater on drums, Terry Pack on bass, Wayne McConnell on piano, Dan Cartwright on tenor, Gabriel will walk you through family music history as well as some of his own…

Sat 26 May

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Nigel Thomas Quartet Featuring Paul Booth

Paul Booth (tenor, soprano saxophones) Mark Edwards (piano) Nigel Thomas (bass) Winston Clifford (drums). Door/food 7.0 pm, music 8.30. Students £12 (see note below). Nigel's Quartet gig last year reviewed in Jazz Journal: "Thomas's new album 'Hidden' showcases his most arresting group to date, who had the packed and…

Fri 4 May

£16.50 / 01273 674847

The Oli Howe Trio

The trio combines a classic piano-led jazz sound with modern beats music and hip hop.

Sat 12 May

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Sam Eagles Spirit

With the world at his feet and increasingly garnering international interest chiefly in the areas of contemporary jazz, funk and world music Eagles has worked with Moses Boyd, Ant Law, Ollie Howell, Fergus Ireland, Derek Nash, Eric Ford, Nubya Garcia, Chris Draper, Theon Cross, Ed Riches, Laurie Lowe, Louie Palmer, Daniel…

Fri 25 May

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Shatner's Bassoon + Bolide

Partial to onstage sparks and explosions Jez Nelson, BBC Jazz on 3 the album release next year will be symptomatic of what freedom of thought and musical instinct can create John Toolan, Jazz Yorkshire the opening sentence of their press release 'Shatner's Bassoon sound like nothing you have heard before' is…

Wed 25 Apr

£4 / 01273 674847

Where Pathways Meet

Experimental modern jazz from the London-based collective.

Sat 28 Apr

£11 some concessions / 01273 674847

Where Pathways Meet

“Go see them live and let their sonic spiritual awakenings sooth your soul. You won't regret it.”- Lonely Table The music of Where Pathways Meet is the sound of outer-space colliding with the London Jazz scene, bringing energy and movement to their audiences. This return to the dance tradition of music is the uniting…

Thu 28 Jun

£11.37 / 01273 674847

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