Issue 21 May/June 2019
Check out the great Jazz gigs coming up in Birmingham in May and June 2019. The print version of Issue 21 of Jazz in Birmingham is available at various venues soon but you can also view and download a pdf at the Jazz in Birmingham website here.
Includes Club BeBop, Birmingham Jazz, Bournville Social Club, Eastside Jazz Club, Fizzle, Jazzlines, PizzaExpress Live, Spotted Dog and TDE Promotions plus Regular Nights around town.
You can also click the links below to get to our Facebook Group (where updates are posted), the home page of the website. or to email us.
Soweto joins Conservatoire
Birmingham's own Soweto Kinch has joined the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire as a visiting jazz tutor. He plays a celebratory gig at Eastside Jazz Club on 30th May.
South African Piano Star makes first visit
Bokani Dyer brings his South African Trio to Birmingham for the first time on 9th May - also at Eastside as part of a South African Day. Gig supported by Peter Bacon, Brian Homer, Tony Dudley-Evans and Jón Ferrier.
The top US sax star makes a welcome visit to Birmingham on 8th May at PizzExpress Live in Brindley Place.
Birmingham Jazz Legends Festival
This now established weekend festival returns on 17, 18 and 19 May at 100 Trades - this time the main them is the 50th Anniversary of Miles Davis' Kind of Blue. Great bands and a mix of free and paid gigs.
There are plenty of other highlights so check the gig guide out!
Cover picture: Garry Corbett