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  • 2015-01-09 19:45:00

    Steve Tromans Axis Point (Eight Views of a Similar Object)

    9 January 2015 19:45

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  • 2015-06-12 19:45:00

    Ivo Neame Quintet

    12 June 2015 19:45

    Known widely for his linchpin roles with Phronesis and Marius Neset, effulgent beacon of contemporary jazz piano, Ivo Neame, takes a side step from his...

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  • 2015-07-17 10:00:00

    Legends Festival

    17 July 2015 10:00

    Miles Davis was at the forefront of some of the most important trends in contemporary jazz throughout his long career. This Legends Jazz festival being...

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  • 2015-07-17 13:30:00

    Toby Boalch Trio

    17 July 2015 13:30

    FREE gig. This trio of young musicians will start the Festival with a lunch time short bite. The repertoire will be standards from the Jazz...

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  • 2015-07-17 17:00:00

    Little Church Electric Miles

    17 July 2015 17:00

    This band specially put together by David Austin Grey features some great musicians including Rachael Cohen who is playing at Cheltenham this year. 

    A quintet...

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  • 2015-07-17 20:00:00

    Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

    17 July 2015 20:00

    The first full outing from our Festival Curator and his own band playing originals including (if we are lucky!) one celebrating the heritage of the...

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  • 2015-07-18 10:30:00

    Mark Pringle Quartet

    18 July 2015 10:30

    A quartet of young and promising musicians who are making a name for themselves. This set will be hosted by Peter Bacon from the Jazz...

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  • 2015-07-18 13:30:00

    Jim Wynn Nonet

    18 July 2015 13:30

    A welcome return for the Nonet playing the classic Birth of the Cool album.  They will also be playing tunes associated with a Miles Davis...

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  • 2015-07-18 15:00:00

    Sean Gibbs Quartet

    18 July 2015 15:00

    This quartet led by exciting trumpeter Sean Gibbs will premiere a set of Clark Terry’s music - its Jazz Goes to College again at UCB! 

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  • 2015-07-18 17:00:00

    Chris Gumbley Quintet

    18 July 2015 17:00

    Another returning band with Chris Gumbley and his tribute to Cannonball Adderley who was closely associated with Miles. 

    Chris Gumbley sax, Tom Hill bass, Neil...

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  • 2015-07-18 20:00:00

    Mingus Profiles Sextet

    18 July 2015 20:00

    Chris leads this brilliant line up performing tunes from the Mingus canon. This band has existed in various formats since 1996 and these player have...

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  • 2015-07-19 10:30:00

    Gareth Fowler Duo

    19 July 2015 10:30

    A duet playing standards and will again be hosted by Peter Bacon from the Jazz Breakfast and will feature music from the jazz legends. We...

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  • 2015-07-19 13:30:00

    He Also Plays Trumpet

    19 July 2015 13:30

    Henry will reflect on meeting Miles, Miles’ legacy and on meeting and working with Gil Evans in a career which has spanned jazz, rock and...

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  • 2015-07-19 15:00:00

    Simon Spillett’s Standard Miles

    19 July 2015 15:00

    Classic Miles tracks from leading sax player and Miles interpreter Simon and his all star band. Simon is also a writer and music consultant.


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  • 2015-07-19 17:00:00

    Corbett and Co

    19 July 2015 17:00

    A new line up for Corbett and Co, with some familiar faces.  Bringing a tribute to the years when Kind of Blue by Miles Davis...

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  • 2015-07-19 20:00:00

    The Kofi-Barnes Aggregation

    19 July 2015 20:00

    A stellar sextet for the finale of the Festival with Henry Lowther being joined by Alan Barnes and Tony Kofi plus the great Paul Clarvis,...

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  • 2015-07-19 22:30:00

    JQ Jam Session

    19 July 2015 22:30

    Led by Chris Young the successful JQ Jam at the Brown Lion has been running for a while and provides an opportunity for musicians and...

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Welcome to Birmingham Jazz

Check out our gigs on Fridays and get down to the Red Lion for some great jazz, food and drink! And now there's the Sunday Sets at the Church Street Urban Coffee and a Legends Festival to look forward to in July. And we are planning a super Autumn - watch out for more interesting jazz news.

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"Always great to play at Birmingham Jazz. As a musician, its wonderful to be treated with respect. It must be one of the best venues in the country for original new music."

Asaf Sirkis

"To hear a wide range of some of this country's finest jazz musicians up close in a friendly atmosphere, with excellent beer and the option of a good meal, Birmingham Jazz is hard to beat."

Peter Bacon www.thejazzbreakfast.com