• Simon Spillett Big Band Plays Tubby Hayes
    02 Oct, 20:00
    Genting Casino, Western Esplanade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7QY, UK
    Award-winning saxophonist Simon Spillett brings his all-star Big Band to London to celebrate the life, work and legacy of Tubbby Hayes.
  • A Presentation by Selwyn Harris: What's the Secret of a Good Biopic?
    02 Oct, 12:30 – 14:00
    The Jazz Centre UK, The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
    A great opportunity for all jazz fans to join a presentation and Q & A with Jazzwise Magazine's very own Selwyn Harris as he talks about Biopics covering the film ‘Lowdown’: a biopic of jazz pianist Joe Albany.
  • Deschanel Gordon
    Sat, 01 Oct
    The Royal Hotel
    01 Oct, 20:00
    The Royal Hotel, 1 High St, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1JE, UK
    BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020. One of the brightest prospects of his generation, Deschanel has worked with the likes of Mark Kavuma, Cassie Kinoshi’s SEED Ensemble and US-born singer Judi Jackson.
  • Dominic Ashworth Trio
    Sat, 01 Oct
    The Jazz Centre UK
    01 Oct, 14:00
    The Jazz Centre UK, The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
    Canadian born, Dominic Ashworth has been working on the UK music scene for over thirty years. We say ‘music scene’ because apart from jazz Dominic has studied classical guitar, has a love of flamenco music, and cites Bach as an influence on his compositions.
  • FREE Family Percussion Workshop
    Sat, 01 Oct
    Chalkwell Park Rooms
    01 Oct, 10:30
    Chalkwell Park Rooms, Chalkwell Park London Road, A13, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8NB, UK
    Come and join Rhythm Connections for a Family Percussions Workshop. This is a fun session for families to to have a go at percussion and take part in a collaborative music making event.
  • Tara Minton
    Fri, 30 Sept
    The Oaktree Vegan Restaurant
    30 Sept, 20:30
    The Oaktree Vegan Restaurant, 75 Leigh Rd, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1JN, UK
    Tara Minton is an Australian born harpist, vocalist and composer. Tara is well established as both an improvising harpist and vocalist and has worked with Björk, Tom Walker, Miranda Mulholland, “Kitty, Daisy and Lewis”, Eska, SuRie, Stan Sulzmann, Tony Kofi and Geoff Gascoyne.
  • Southend Jazz Showcase
    Fri, 30 Sept
    Twenty One
    30 Sept, 20:00
    Twenty One, Unit 21, Pier Approach, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EH, UK
    A celebration of Jazz in the City of Southend-on-Sea. Southend’s original ‘Sax Soul Diva’, Anita Carmichael, leads our all-star house band as we are joined by a range of local musicians throughout the evening.
  • Primary School Jazz Workshop
    Fri, 30 Sept
    Twenty One
    30 Sept, 09:00
    Twenty One, Unit 21, Pier Approach, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EH, UK
    We're working with Creative Estuary to provide FREE jazz workshops to over 100 Primary School children in Southend-on-Sea, helping to cultivate the next generation of jazz musicians and enthusiasts.
  • John Seeley's Jazz and Saxophone Group
    Thu, 29 Sept
    Chalkwell Park Rooms
    29 Sept, 20:00
    Chalkwell Park Rooms, Chalkwell Park London Road, A13, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8NB, UK
    FREE EVENT - John Seeley's Jazz and Saxophone Group have been performing together for the past ten years, playing a wide repertoire of music including Jazz and Popular tunes.
  • Dave Mascall's Acid Lounge 'Live'
    Thu, 29 Sept
    The Alex (Upstairs)
    29 Sept, 20:00
    The Alex (Upstairs), 53 Alexandra St, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW
    A new and vibrantly exciting 7-piece band, fronted by guitarist and composer DAVE MASCALL. Featuring the soulful vocals of Julia Quinn, along with Ian Thompson (saxophone) and Mike King (Keyboards), the band line-up is completed by a seriously groovy rhythm and percussion section. 18+
  • Tommaso Starace Quartet - Plays Parker & Cannonball
    28 Sept, 20:30
    The Royal Hotel, 1 High St, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1JE, UK
    Presented by Jazz825 - Every Wednesday at The Royal Hotel. A regular at jazz clubs throughout Europe, Tommaso plays with edgy conviction and real passion. This show will celebrate arguably two of the most talented sax players in history - Julian Edwin "Cannonball” Adderley and Charlie Parker.
  • David Stevens
    Wed, 28 Sept
    Chalkwell Park Rooms
    28 Sept, 20:00
    Chalkwell Park Rooms, Chalkwell Park London Road, A13, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8NB, UK
    David Stevens is a prolific jazz singer/songwriter who has sang and recorded with artists such as Ian Shaw and Ray Gelato.
  • Mukasa Collective
    Wed, 28 Sept
    Maritime Rooms
    28 Sept, 20:00
    Maritime Rooms, Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7FF, UK
    Back by popular demand - The Mukasa Collective are an electric and passionate group of musicians reminiscing from the era of jazz fusion and beyond.
  • Secondary School Workshop
    Wed, 28 Sept
    Beecroft Gallery
    28 Sept, 09:30 – 29 Sept, 14:30
    Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
    We're working with Creative Estuary to provide FREE jazz workshops to over 100 Secondary School children in Southend-on-Sea, helping cultivate the next generation of jazz musicians and enthusiasts.
  • Dale Storr - The Sounds of New Orleans
    Tue, 27 Sept
    Chalkwell Park Rooms
    27 Sept, 20:00
    Chalkwell Park Rooms, Chalkwell Park London Road, A13, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8NB, UK
    Described by Jazz Journal magazine as the “piano man’s piano man…” and “a national treasure” , Dale Storr’s musical journey has now brought him recognition as one of the UK’s leading exponents of New Orleans piano.
  • Royal Jam - The Music of The Crusaders
    Mon, 26 Sept
    Chalkwell Park Rooms
    26 Sept, 19:30
    Chalkwell Park Rooms, Chalkwell Park London Road, A13, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8NB, UK
    Royal Jam are Carl Hudson on keyboards, Tim Cansfield on guitar, Ernie McKone on bass, Jim Hunt on saxophone, Pete Beachill on trombone and Geoff Dunn on drums.