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  • 2016-06-17 19:45:00

    Kofi-Bzhezhinska-Zirilli International Trio

    17 June 2016 19:45

    This new trio with one of Birmingham Jazz favourite players, and award-winning jazz saxophonist Tony Kofi, with internationally renowned harpist Alina Bzhezhinska and the virtuoso drummer...

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  • 2016-06-24 19:45:00

    From Scratch

    24 June 2016 19:45

    A new sound and line up for the popular From Scratch band.  After many requests the sax chair is taken by Dutch Lewis, with his...

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  • 2016-07-01 19:45:00

    Still Waters

    1 July 2016 19:45

    The composer and trumpeter Henry Lowther performs alongside Pete Hurst on tenor sax, Barry Green on piano, Dave Green on bass and Paul Clarvis on...

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  • 2016-07-08 19:45:00

    Fervour (Sean Gibbs)

    8 July 2016 19:45

    A welcome return to Sean Gibbs, one of the highlights of the 2015 Legends Festival.  For this gig, Sean will be presenting his new band...

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  • 2016-07-15 19:45:00

    Julian Siegel Quartet

    15 July 2016 19:45

    With the Julian Siegel Quartet, Julian has chosen to work with some of this generation's most distinctive voices to create a group that is becoming...

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  • 2016-07-22 15:00:00

    Andrew Woodhead/Elliot Galvin Duo

    22 July 2016 15:00

    This project is a new collaboration between two of the country’s most exciting young pianists. Elliot Galvin was a Yamaha Jazz Scholar 2013 and won...

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  • 2016-07-22 19:30:00

    The Bowden/Corbett Quintet Band

    22 July 2016 19:30

    We welcome an outing from one of Birmingham’s own band of brothers.  This is a new band line up for Bowden and Corbett and will...

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  • 2016-07-23 10:30:00

    Jazz Breakfast – Steve Tromans & Ruth Angell

    23 July 2016 10:30

    A special one off for all you world music fans, bringing together the master of jazz improvisation with a star of violin and singer. They...

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  • 2016-07-23 13:30:00

    Robbie Fearon Quartet

    23 July 2016 13:30

    The quartet is a new band that has been formed by Robbie, who is currently studying at the Conservatoire.  He has recruited three of the...

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  • 2016-07-23 19:30:00

    Chris Gumbley Quintet

    23 July 2016 19:30

    Chris Gumbley returns to Birmingham Jazz with his tribute to Cannonball Adderley.  Cannonball was closely associated with Miles Davis, in particular the “Kind of Blue”...

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  • 2016-07-24 12:00:00

    Vittorio Mura Quintet

    24 July 2016 12:00

    The second band from the new emerging student bands from the Conservatoire.  Vittorio is a powerhouse sax player with his own set of tunes, supplemented...

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  • 2016-07-24 19:30:00

    Ray Butcher Quintet

    24 July 2016 19:30

    This is a new band formed by Ray to feature new writing that he has been working on.  The Line up is a mix of...

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  • 2016-09-02 19:45:00

    Paul Towndrow & Steve Hamilton Duo

    2 September 2016 19:45

    Paul and Steve have collaborated for over 15 years in a range of ensemble projects. In this intimate duo setting, compositions and improvisations are delivered...

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  • 2016-09-09 19:45:00


    9 September 2016 19:45

    Mercury join us as part of their two part UK Album tour. Their new album Sea Speak, released earlier this year, introduces a new 5-piece...

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  • 2016-09-16 19:45:00

    Trio Brasil + Mark Lockheart

    16 September 2016 19:45

    A special appearance of the acclaimed Trio Brasil, led by Huw Wrren, plus a guest player the world saxophone star Mark Lockheart.

    Trio Brasil is...

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  • 2016-09-23 19:45:00

    Simon Spillett Quartet

    23 September 2016 19:45

    Described by the late Humphrey Lyttelton as 

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  • 2016-09-24 20:00:00

    Stan Tracey Legacy Octet

    24 September 2016 20:00

    The late Stan Tracey was a past Honorary President of Birmingham Jazz and it is appropriate to celebrate our 40 years of jazz promotion in...

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  • 2016-09-30 19:45:00

    Tassos Spillotopoulos Quartet

    30 September 2016 19:45

    Acclaimed guitarist Tassos Spiliotopoulos is presenting his exciting new band from Sweden. Originally from Athens, Greece, Tassos spent the better part of twelve years living...

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  • 2016-10-01 19:45:00

    Surge Orchestra – Plays Sun Ra

    1 October 2016 19:45

    In May, for the Birmingham Jazz Legends Festival, the Surge Orchestra successfully performed the world premiere of new work dedicated to Sun Ra.  Specially commissioned...

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  • 2016-10-07 00:00:00

    Pericopes + 1

    7 October 2016 00:00

    Pericopes + 1 is a jazz project initiated by pianist Alessandro Sgobbio and saxophonist Emiliano Vernizzi. Brooklyn-based drummer Nick Wight became the “+ 1” in...

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  • 2016-10-08 19:45:00

    Darius Brubeck Quartet

    8 October 2016 19:45

    The Darius Brubeck Quartet takes us on jazz journeys to distant places and different eras. While Darius is best known for representing his famous father’s...

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  • 2016-10-14 19:45:00

    Indigo Kid

    14 October 2016 19:45

    This group is touring nationally supporting guitarist/composer Dan Messore‘s third release as bandleader of ‘Indigo Kid’. The line up glistens with new cohorts. A hefty crew carve...

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  • 2016-10-21 19:45:00

    Ibou Tall and Jazzmates

    21 October 2016 19:45

    Considered in the Senegalese new generation of musicians as one of the leading Jazz  Keyboard players, Ibou Tall was born in Dakar Senegal when he...

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  • 2016-10-28 19:45:00

    Reem Kelani Quartet

    28 October 2016 19:45

    Reem Kelani, the Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster was born in England, brought up in Kuwait and now lives in London. Working in the Diaspora,...

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  • 2016-11-04 19:45:00

    Common Denominator

    4 November 2016 19:45

    Alan Barnes and Gilad Atzmon, two of Britain’s most celebrated virtuoso reeds players, join forces to produce the ultimate jazz night in British history. On...

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  • 2016-11-11 19:45:00

    Jami Sheriff Trio

    11 November 2016 19:45

    Jamil Sheriff is Head of Jazz at Leeds College of Music. He is known throughout the UK Jazz scene for his lyrical and rhythmic approach...

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  • 2016-11-18 19:45:00

    Phil Robson Organ Trio

    18 November 2016 19:45

    We welcome back from New York Phil Robson and the fantastic Organ Trio. Phil Robson, an incredibly versatile and creative guitar player as well as...

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  • 2016-11-25 19:45:00

    Alison Rayner Quartet (ARQ) plus Tom Harris

    25 November 2016 19:45

    For the past two years ARQ has built a substantial and wide ranging audience for their “deliciously upbeat, groovy and thoughtful jazz” (Jazz UK).  ...

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  • 2016-11-26 19:45:00

    Christine Tobin

    26 November 2016 19:45

    On a rare visit back to the UK Christine Tobin makes a virtue of visiting one of her favourite clubs – Birmingham Jazz.  This time...

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  • 2016-12-02 19:45:00


    2 December 2016 19:45

    Pavillon is a 12 Piece ensemble led by French Horn Player Jim Rattigan. The group exclusively plays Rattigan’s compositions and features some of the most...

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  • 2016-12-03 19:45:00

    Nigel Price Organ Trio + Jack Kinsella Trio

    3 December 2016 19:45

    This Trio has released four albums, completed five UK tours, and played hundreds of concerts since they formed in 2000 including ten residencies at Ronnie...

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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! We occasionally use other venues on other days so keep an eye out. See you soon. Also check out membership it gives you a discount on gigs including Festivals.

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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