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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. At BLOC...

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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.

    Simon...

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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 21:00:00

    JQ Jam Session

    19 July 2015 21:00

    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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  • 2015-09-04 19:45:00

    Mark Pringle Trio

    4 September 2015 19:45

    This gig is part of Mark’s album launch tour for his new work “A Moveable Feast”.  It is performed on this date in the classic...

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  • 2015-09-11 19:45:00

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

    11 September 2015 19:45

    Eight Views of a Similar Object is a new work in eight parts by Birmingham-based musician, Steve Tromans, mixing influences from rock, gospel, Indian classical,...

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  • 2015-09-18 19:45:00

    Christine Tobin

    18 September 2015 19:45

    Christine is making a welcome visit to Birmingham Jazz, just before she heads off to live in New York City.  Christine Tobin will be performing...

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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! Thehe Sunday Sets at the Urban Coffee have been great and the Legends Festival in July was a brilliant success. 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