Jazz Coventry
At The Albany Club

The Albany Club is delighted to be the home of Jazz Coventry. We've had some world class musicians play in recent months and hope to continue to grow as a venue with a national and international reputation. Everyone welcome, around 8:00pm onwards.

We present a wide range of music from mainstream through Bebop to adventurous contemporary jazz.

Artists appearing are the best available groups, usually active on London's jazz scene, and American and European musicians when available. Young emerging bands are regularly featured and groups presented are normally regular working bands rather than soloists plus rhythm sections.

Gigs are usually held once a month upstairs in the concert room which comfortably holds 200 people. Visit www.jazzcov.co.uk for more information on upcoming gigs.


The Alison Rayner Quintet

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Thursday 12th March at 8.00pm  

Bassist & composer Alison Rayner’s award-winning quintet combine richly nuanced compositions, rhythmic interplay and folk-infused melodies; this, along with their love of improvisation, creates a strong sense of narrative and cinematic quality. ARQ play 'songs without words' and are lauded for their vibrant, communicative performances.

ARQ are widely celebrated from six years of extensive UK and European touring and critical acclaim for their first two albums ‘August’ (2014) and ‘A Magic Life’ (2016), receiving national and international radio play and four and five-star reviews in jazz and national press. Winners of ‘Ensemble of the Year’ at the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards and shortlisted for ‘Best Small Group’ at the 2018 British Jazz Awards, ARQ’s third album Short Stories (released Oct 2019 on Blow the Fuse Records) is now receiving extensive radio play and press acclaim. The project is supported by ACE and PRS Foundation Women Make Music

The Band

  • Alison Rayner - Double bass
  • Buster Birch - Drums & Percussion
  • Deirdre Cartwright - Guitar
  • Diane McLoughlin - Saxophones
  • Steve Lodder - Piano

- See more at: http://www.blowthefuse.com/

Tickets £12, students £6


For more detail of all Jazz Coventry gigs visit: www.jazzcov.co.uk

For booking in advance contact Neil McGowan on 07811 203727 or neil.mcgowan@btconnect.com