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

Every Tuesday evening, come and hear some of the finest jazz musicians from around the UK. 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

MAY 2018

8th HOPKINS HAMMOND TRIO
Ruth Hammond on Vocals and Organ, Scott Hammond on Drums and Matt Hopkins on Guitar. This trio play a wide range of standards that are heavy on the funk, a very popular show with hints of Soul and Gospel too.

15th AYDENNE SIMONE & LIAM STEVENS TRIO
Jazz & Blues vocalist Aydenne Simone sings in a way that makes you want to dance but also fills your soul. Her new album features wonderfully arranged standards such as ‘Blues Skies’, Hymn To Freedom, and features fellow Londoner, pianist Liam Stevens. The rhythm kings for this show will be Tom Clarke-Hill (Bass) And Scott Hammond (Drums)

22nd KEVIN FIGES QUARTET – THE LATIN EDITION
Latin Jazz is a huge genre in itself, and showcasing this will be some veterans of the style, Kevin Figes (Saxophone and Flute), Jim Blomfield (Piano), Riaan Vosloo (Double Bass) and Mark Whitlam (Drums)

29th FERRIS/LEE WEIR ORGAN TRIO
Graduates of Birmingham Conservatoire David Ferris (Organ), Ben Lee (guitar) and Billy Weir (Drums) bring a show of standards heavy in Swing, Blues, Latin and even Calypso and Gospel! Don’t miss this hugely talented and popular trio

June 2018

5th DOM FRANKS STRAYHORN QUARTET
We adore Dom Franks’ Strayhorn project! A show full of Swing and Funk that is groove driving and hard boppin’. The Quartet always bring Jazz Classics alive as well as Franks’ instant classic sounding originals

12th STEVE BROOKSTEIN & LUCA BOSCAGIN TRIO – THE SOUL EDITION
Over 6 million people voted Steve Brookstein as their winner of the X Factor, although many Soul fans in the UK were already in love with his deep old school classic vocals long before the TV competition. Luca Boscagin (Guitar), Tom Clarke-Hill (Bass) and Nick Millward (Drums) are led by Steve for an evening of Soul Classics, from Jackie Wilson to Luther Vandross, with of course a bit of Jazz sprinkled in the session. ‘The Voice’ himself, Sir Tom Jones called Steve ‘F***ing Brilliant!’ and he knows what he is talking about!

19th KIM CYPHER QUINTET – THE TRAD EDITION

It has taken us 8 years, but our Modern Jazz Club will be a Trad Jazz club for the night! ‘When the Saints’, ‘Bill Bailey’, ‘St Louis Blues’, and loads more Classics from the Trad Jazz era. Featuring the ever popular Kim Cypher and her Jazzy boys!

26th ROD KELLY TRIO

Pianist and Vocalist Rod Kelly’s songbook is a surefire way to have an entertaining and swinging evening. He has worked with Jazz greats including Bobby Wellins, Tommy Whittle and Dave Cliff. Expect classics from artists such as Mose Allison, Willie Dixon and Ray Charles.