The Royal Oak – Swindon Old Town – Jazz On The Corner

Due to the health emergency all Tuesday sessions are on hold but we are holding Sunday afternoon sessions with Sunday Roasts and other menu choices. We will be returning as soon as we can and sessions where possible will be listed in the order the were originally booked (see further down the page below below).

For now – Temporary Covid Compliant Sunday afternoon sessions every Sunday from 3pm – FREE Entry but pre booking vital from;

20th December 2020JAZZ SESSION – SINATRA JAZZ TRIO FEAT. DAVID NEWTON (piano) Denny Ilett (vocals and guitar) and Paul Jeffries (Double Bass)

Restrictions are in place for everyones safety and you MUST book a table in advance to secure your place. You can book through –

Track and trace is only doable through this system and the Royal Oak also have one way systems, high hygiene standards and sanitisers within the venue.

Free Entry – First Set 3pm

12 inch Pizza £10!

**Over 100 different Gins as well as 241 Cocktails and £11 bottles of House Wine **

**Meantime Pale Ale | Meantime IPA | Frontier Lager all £3.50 a pint **

Every Tuesday evening, come and hear some of the finest jazz musicians from around the UK including National Jazz Award Winners and special edition nights such as Bebop, Latin or Afro-Beat sessions . Seats by the stage can be reserved in advance, and all other seats/bar stools are first come first serve so please get there early! Entry is free
Performance times: 20:00-21:00 / 21:30-22:30
The Royal Oak, 24 Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 4BQ

17th March 2020
IAN BATEMAN & CRAIG MILVERTON TRIO – Band leader of many international level groups, Ian Bateman joins long-time collaborator, the award winning pianist, Craig Milverton. Also joined by London Philharmonic Orchestra young composer scheme winner Ashley John-Long (Double Bass), and Club favourite Nick Millward (Drums).
24th March 2020TOMASSO STARACE ORGAN TRIO – Tomasso was born in Italy and moved to the UK in 1994 and studied at Birmingham Conservatoire graduating with a 1st Class music degree, and further studied at Guildhall. He has worked with some of the most respected Jazz musicians on the scene including Jim Mullen, Stan Sulzmann, and Billy Cobham. A night full of Bebop and Swing!
31st March 2020GLEN MANBY & TOM BERGE TRIO – Aclub debut for Glen Manby who is an alto sax player specialising in straight ahead modern Jazz. As an educator he has taught at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as well as University of South Wales. For this session he is joined by heavy swinging and hugely popular Tom Berge Trio.
7th April 2020
CHRIS COBBSON’s CELEBRATION OF GRANT GREEN – Grant Green is sometimes referred to as ‘The Father of Acid Jazz’ because so many of his records were sampled in the genres explosion in the ‘90s. But to those who know the original Blue Note records, he is known as an important guitarist in the Jazz history books. Expect Bop and Latin grooves in an Organ trio also featuring percussion.