A listing of Jazz concerts to occur in the coming weeks.
Upcoming Events › Jazz
Following their sell~out appearance in Guildford in 2017, virtuoso guitarists Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier once again visit the intimate setting of the Jazz Cafe, as part of their "Colours of Time" 2018 UK Tour. Expect a dazzling display of contemporary fare, ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of Latin America to English pastoralism. This is music to indulge your musical senses, so "Don’t fall into the trap of assuming that this is something exclusively for guitar buffs, or even…Find out more »
Linn recording artist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Claire Martin has spent the last 30 years honing the craft of jazz singing. To worldwide critical acclaim, she has established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards seven times along the way. “She ranks among the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet.” Jazz Times, USA “Easily the best British singer of her generation.” The Times,…Find out more »
Renowned US piano star Phil DeGreg is accomplished and comfortable in a wide range of jazz styles ranging from mainstream to bebop. His versatility has led to performances with dozens of internationally recognised jazz artists, as well as leading and recording with his own groups. For this unique performance at the Jazz Cafe he is joined by the all time greats, saxophonist Alan Barnes. Alan’s unique musicianship, indefatigable touring, and warm rapport with audiences have made him uniquely popular in…Find out more »
Seafarers UK, the leading maritime charity, comes to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre for the first time with the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Portsmouth. Seafarers UK Royal Marines Band Concert (Saturday 1 December) brings you an evening of truly exciting musical and military spectacle, including traditional, classical Big Band sound and vocals from the talented musicians of the Royal Marines Band Service. Ticket Info: Variable, please call box office or visit the website. Box Office: 01483 44 00…Find out more »
Nicolas Meier (accompanied by Pete Roth) will talk about, perform and teach some basic elements of the music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Taking some of their most famous compositions, they will describe, analyse and play them.Find out more »
In his inimitable one-man powerhouse show, Ian explores the joys, tears and sheer horror of the festive season. Expect razor-sharp comedy and a flurry of Xmassy offerings alongside songs from his current album “Shine Sister Shine”, a celebration of women songwriters with songs from Peggy Lee through to Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Rickie Lee Jones and Tanita Tikaram. “a brilliant vocal chameleon . . . there’s actually more heart in Ian Shaw’s cleverness than in many singers who wear their…Find out more »