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
12th – GARETH WILLIAMS TRIO
One of the most distinctive piano voices in the UK. We would love to tell you what’s in store, but from insane piano solos, to singing, to the best/worst joke telling, every session from him is a different treat!
19th – ROD KELLY TRIO
Solid old school modern Jazz and catchy Blues vocals, the trio have been together many years and showcase tight arrangements with something for everyone. Rod Kelly (V,P), John Day (DB), and Roger Powell (D).
26th – DAVID KNIGHT’S BEBOP BIRTHDAY BLOW OUT! Swindon’s ‘Mr Jazz’ would have been celebrating his Birthday this week. Every year we hold a special session of bebop, his favourite genre. This year we have Simon Spillett (TS), Ian Bateman (TB), Tom Berge (P), Will Harris (DB) and Andy Tween (D).
3rd – DENNY ILETT’S CELEBRATION OF NAT KING COLE Vocalist and guitarist Denny Ilett plays tribute to Music Legend Nat King Cole, using Nat’s signature instrument choice of Vocally led Piano, Double Bass and Guitar. A perfect session for the lead up to Christmas!
10th – JOHN PEARCE QUARTET – ALBUM TOUR
An absolute stellar line up of Violinist John Pearce, award winning Pianist David Newton, Will Harris on Double Bass and Ian Matthews on Drums. Playing Jazz standards from John’s debut album ‘Just Friends’.
17th – IAN BATEMAN’S TRIBUTE TO THE CRUSADERS
Ian Bateman (trombone), Amy Roberts (flute), Andy Shillingford (Sax) and the rhythm section of Tom Clarke-Hill’s Funk Machine bring a show of classics by The Crusaders including the 1960’s material when they were known as ‘The Jazz Crusaders’.
2020 Listings coming soon!