Thursday 9th February

606 Club 20:30 £10.00
Tim Whitehead
Jon Gee-piano; Oli Hayhurst-bass; Milo Fell-drums

Archduke 18:30 free to diners
Francesco lo Castro

Boisdale, Canary Wharf 21:45 £15 – £32.50
Jazz Divas & Queens of the Blues starring Vimala
Vimala Rowe (vcls)

Bull’s Head 20:30 £16
Alan Price
Former member of the 60’s group The Animals

Cambridge Jazz 20:00 £12/£15
Damon Brown International Quartet
Damon Brown (UK) tpt, Paul Kirby (Sc) pno, Sean Pentland (US) bass, Manuel Weyand (Ger) drs

Clocktower, Croydon 13:00
Matt Wates Trio lunchtime gig

Effra Hall Tavern 21:00 free
Jamaica Jazz

Karamel Club 20:00 £8 – £10
Still Waters
Henry Lowther (trp), Pete Hurt (ten), Barry Green (pno), Dave Green (bs), Stu Butterfield (drs)

Le Quecumbar 19:00 free before 8pm, £6 thereafter
Laci Olah Violin led Ensemble Les Soirees Intimes
Laci Olah (vio)

Nightjar 21:30 £5
The Eric Ranzoni Trio

PizzaExpress Jazz Club 20:30 from £34.50
Euge Groove
One of the most entertaining and popular stars in the Smooth Jazz world, Euge Groove has graduated from being sideman to Richard Marx and Tina Turner, not to mention being a former member of Tower of Power

Ram Jam Club, Kingston 20:30 £5 – £10
Nick Costley-White Trio presented by Inventions and Dimensions
Nick Costley-White (gtr)

Ronnie Scott’s 18:00 £25 – £42 SOLD OUT
Louis Hayes 80th Birthday Celebration Tour first house
Jeremy Pelt (trp), Danny Grissett (pno), Dezron Douglas (bs)

Ronnie Scott’s 21:00 £6 – £8
The W3 sessions upstairs
Soul funk touring musicians

Ronnie Scott’s 23:00
Quentin Collins Quartet late show
Quentin Collins (trp/flg)

Royal Albert Hall 21:45 £15
Earl Okin Late Night Jazz in the Elgar Room
Renowned for his vocal-trumpet solos, Earl Okin is regarded as one of the most accomplished Bossa Nova artistes outside Brazil.

The Crown, Blackheath 20:00 free
Jacci Norris Trio

The Verdict 19:00 £12/£15
Jo Fooks, Al Nicholls + Smalls rhythm section
Swing-to-bop style sax woman and the blue-tinged honk of the Texas tenors make this a full steam ahead blowing session

Vortex Jazz Club 20:30 £10
Adam Fairhall & Friends
Adam Fairhall (pno) , Cath Roberts (sax) , Tom Ward (sax) , Seth Bennett (bs)