"showcasing young talent"

Kenilworth Jazz Club

Rufus B.

Come along once a month – usually the first Monday of each month – to see Live Jazz in a comfortable friendly atmosphere. Held at Kenilworth Rugby Club, there is a bar and plenty of seating. Find us, or get in touch using our Contact Us page – maybe you know someone we should be featuring; let us know!

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Upcoming Events:

(doors open 7pm music starts 8pm, unless otherwise stated)

Crash Collective at The Talisman

£10

- March 24th, 2019

Seventeen of the Midland’s most talented jazz musicians performing numbers from the libraries of Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Pat Metheny, Thad Jones and Les Hooper. Whether playing funky, latin, rock or swing numbers, this band generates real excitement. The Crash Collective will feature the added bonus of guest vocalist Lynette Walters.

They will all be filling the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth – Barrow Road, CV8 1EG.

From 7:30 pm, Tickets £10 from www.talismantheatre.co.uk or call 01926 856548

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Oxley Meier Guitar Project

£8.00

- April 1st, 2019

Expect a dazzling display of contemporary fare, ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of latin America to English pastoralism. Hear this played on nylon string, steel string, electric, 12 string, fretless, slide, guitar-synth, glissentar guitars and more! 

​For their live gigs, the Oxley-Meier Guitar Project aim to entertain by playing with a spontaneity and an intuitive interplay between them that keeps them fresh and fired up from gig to gig. The duo therefore comes to the performance with what they hope are the audiences anticipations: to expect the unexpected!

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Matthew Hollick Quartet

£8.00

- May 13th, 2019

The band members are 2nd- and 3rd-year students at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and have compiled a set comprising mainly of compositions written either by themselves or by contemporary jazz musicians, and naming as influences artists such as Dave Holland, Kenny Garrett, McCoy Tyner, Chad Leftkowitz-Brown, Christian Mcbride and Kenny Wheeler.Although still students the various members of Matt’s quartet have already clocked up valuable performing experience working at the Montreux, Vienna and Nashville Jazz Festivals and performed under legendary band leader Mike Gibbs. Please join us for what promises to be an evening of exciting new music in the company of some already very accomplished young players.

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Tribute to Freddie Hubbard

£8.00

- June 3rd, 2019

Mitch Perrin brings his quartet to provide us with a “Tribute to Freddie Hubbard”. Put together with the outstanding bassist Tom Hill (also the voice of ‘Tony the Tiger’ and numerous adverts, computer games and videos), with Bryan Corbett providing the trumpet and Matt Ratcliffe on Keys,  this quartet celebrates the music of the late great legend Freddie Hubbard who recorded and played with almost every American jazz star between 1960-90.

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John Bewick Quintet “A Hint of Blue (Note)”

£8.00

- September 2nd, 2019

John Bewick – Saxes
Martin Gang – Trombone
Tom Lindsay – Piano
Tom Moore Bass
Philippe Radicchi – Drums

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