Southend on Sea - Essex

Jazz Centre UK

Visit The Jazz Centre UK and discover a treasure of Jazz History and Entertainment.

In addition, there is plenty of other stuff going on.

- Enjoy live music sessions presented by Susan May - Saturday - 2-4pm.  Admission varies.
January 26th  2-4pm. Susan May presents Anita Wardell with Robin Aspland's Trio. Adm £10.
February 23rd ~ Susan May presents: Osian Roberts with Simon Woolf’s Trio. Adm. £10.
30th ~ Susan May presents ‘Isn’t it a lovely day..?’ with Sara Dowling, Atila, Gabriel Latchin, Dario DiLecce and Steve Brown. Adm. £12.

LISTEN IN! JAZZ RECORD RECITAL - Enjoy classic jazz albums in the Media Centre on our superb stereo system. Different albums each week - Friday's 12-2pm - Free Admission.
Weekly "Listen In" schedule:
January 11th Duke Ellington ‘At his Very Best’. 
January 18th ‘Erroll Garner:’Concert by the Sea’ 
January 25th ‘Charlie Parker: The Dial Sessions.
February 1st ‘Oscar Peterson Trio: Night Train’
February 8th ‘John Coltrane: Giant Steps’
February 15th  ‘Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin’ 
February 22nd Art Blakey:’Moanin’’

JAZZ 825 - Enjoy a variety of musical presentations with Trevor Taylor - Saturday's 12-2pm - Free Admission.
February 2nd 12 - 2pm. Trevor Taylor presents the ‘Unity Organ Trio’.
March 2nd ~ Trevor Taylor presents ‘The Flute in Jazz’ with Geoff Warren’s Flutopia.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - Enjoy a variety of Jazz related topics - guest speakers - Saturday - Admission varies.
February16th ~ The Dean of Decadence’ featuring Chris Wade’s new documentary ‘George Melly; the Certainty of Hazard’ and ‘Memories of Melly’ by Digby Fairweather. Admission £7.00.
March 16th ~ jazz journalist and author Peter Vacher will give a presentation, with musical illustrations, on his book. “Swingin’ on Central Avenue: African–American Jazz in Los Angeles”. Admission £5.

January 12th - 11.30-1.30pm ~ Glyn Morgan Trio + Special Guests Free Admission.
February 9th - 11.30-1.30pm ~ Glyn Morgan Trio + Special Guests Free Admission.
March 9th - 11.30-1.30pm ~ Glyn Morgan Trio + Special Guests Free Admission.
March 16th - 11am-1pm ~ Threebop - the vocalise trio pay tribute to Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley. Why not stay on for the Special Presentation that follows.