The ever popular Rush Hour Blues sessions and the Bohemia Jazz Session.
Well known local saxophonist Chris Aldridge at The Jam House on Tuesday 19th July which now starts at 8.30pm
Chris Aldridge and Beebe
Tuesday 19th July
The Jam House, 8.30pm
Chris has worked with a huge range of artists from international stars to local heroes, from US3 and Bud Shank to Tim Amann and Walsall Jazz Orchestra. He incorporates this wealth of musical experience into his playing and his compositions with his band Beebe. Featuring Chris on alto sax, Bryan Corbett on trumpet, Levi French on keys, Roger Innis on bass and Neil Bullock on drums.
Rush Hour Blues
Symphony Hall Foyer Fridays, 5.30-7.00pm Free!
Friday 15th July: Delano Mills
Friday 22nd July: Casey Greene
The 30th Lichfield Festival, which runs from Wednesday 6 July to Sunday 17 July, is the only multi-arts festival in the West Midlands and events range from classical music concerts to comedy. Tickets are now available from the Lichfield Festival box office at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre, on 01543 412121 or online at www.lichfieldfestival.org
Friday 8 July
Sundown Jazz: Tim Amann xTet 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
Monday 11 July
Late Night Series: Brass Jaw 10pm Lady Chapel, Lichfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield £10
Tuesday 12 July
Sundown Jazz: Charlotte Glasson Band 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
Wednesday 13 July
Sundown Jazz: Nick Dewhurst 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
Thursday 14 July
Sundown Jazz: Sara Colman Band 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
Friday 15 July
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Tommy Smith, Makoto Ozone and Jacqui Dankworth 7.30pm, Lichfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield £10-£25
Sundown Jazz: Ska’d For Life 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
Saturday 16 July
Gwilym Simcock Trio 8pm, Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Castle Dyke, Lichfield £14-£16
Sundown Jazz: The Dixie Ticklers 9.30pm, George IV, Bore Street, Lichfield Free
NYJO: Jazz in Film
Thursday 21st July
Town Hall Birmingham
Featuring iconic music including Austin Powers, Dirty Harry, Bullitt, The Taking of Pelham 123, Touch of Evil, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, and Man With The Golden Arm, plus very special guests to be announced
Al Jarreau The Greatest Hits Tour
Sunday 24th July
£24.50, £29.50, £34.50*
* Plus £2 fee per transaction on all bookings except purchases made in person at the Box Office.
‘Jazz FM presents....Al Jarreau: The Greatest Hits Tour.
On July the 24th Al Jarreau plays the prestigious Symphony Hall as he returns to Birmingham for the first time in over 15 years.
An iconic figure in the history of R&B, Soul and Jazz and a true living legend, Jarreau has seven Grammy awards to his name and is the only artist to have won Grammy’s in Jazz, R&B and Pop. His unique vocal style has seen him reach worldwide acclaim.
Expect to hear his greatest pieces of work such as We’re in This Love Together, After All, Take Five, Moonlighting and many more.
Cobweb Collective at The Yardbird
(every thursday from 9pm, jam session after main band).
Jazz at the Spotted Dog - every Tuesday from 8pm.
Alcester Street, Digbeth
Great live jazz session run by saxophonist Mike Fletcher every Tuesday from 8pm presenting local young bands. Free entry and student and musican drinks offers.
Fizzle at The Lamp Tavern,
Barford St, B5 6AH
9pm start. £5/3.
Great selection of real ales.
Tuesday 5th July: Barry's Trio - Barry Edwards/Mark Sanders/Trevor Lines
Birmingham Jazz , Studio 8 Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5SE +44 (0)121 2247380 email@example.com www.birminghamjazz.co.uk