Guildford Jazz hosts two gigs each month featuring some of the country’s top jazz musicians in an intimate and welcoming environment: a jazz night in The Pavilion at Guildford Rugby Club on the second Wednesday of the month , and a Jazz Cafe in the bar of the Electric Theatre on a Tuesday night. There’s also a monthly jam session at the Merry Harriers pub on the second Sunday of the month, and occasional workshops.
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JAZZ CAFE AT THE ELECTRIC THEATRE
September 25th STAN SULZMANN with KATE WILLIAMS
British jazz legend Stan Sulzmann with renowned pianist Kate Williams, Dave Ingamells on drums, and Marianne Windham on bass. Advance booking recommended!
‘It simply doesn’t get any better than this’ John Kelman
October 23rd PETE OXLEY & NICOLAS MEIER
November 27th ALAN BARNES with PHIL DEGREG
December 11th CHRISTMAS JAZZ CAFE with JACQUI HICKS & MARTIN SHAW
THE PAVILION AT GUILDFORD RUGBY CLUB
October 10th BEN HOLDER with JULIAN MARC STRINGLE
Amazing, Grappelli-style swing excitement with the rising star of jazz fiddle and one of the most charismatic and virtuosic instrumentalists today, performed with infectious energy and passion. Highly recommended!
“Holder is an extraordinary talent” FESTJAZZ (France)
November 7th KAREN SHARP/STEVE WATERMAN QUINTET
December 19th CHRISTMAS CONCERT! ALAN BARNES OCTET “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” at St John’s Church, Farncombe
Guildford Jazz Jam
The monthly jam sessions at the Merry Harriers are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Musicians and listeners in are very welcome!
The next is on Sunday October 14th