PAST EVENTS

Due to popular demand, we have included the below list of current and past events!  This list does not show every single event that has occurred at the Centre; only those that have been advertised on our website. This is as some of our events are exclusively advertised within the Centre, on our mailing list, by invitation or the event may have occurred before the launch of this website 01/05/2018.  If you would like to request information about any of our past events whether on the list or not please contact us and one of our friendly volunteers will be able to assist.

We have also run some fantastic events at Village Green Festival... read more

Black Gospel Music Presentation
Dave and Diana Causton present a history of Black Gospel singing with musical examples.
26/06/2022
Southend-on-Sea
SPECIAL GUEST JAZZ - THE SPILLETT QUARTET
Presented by our friends at Spike's Place, we're super excited for the return to the Jazz Centre UK of this unbeatable trio made up from four of the UK's BEST KNOWN names in jazz. Simon Spillet on Sax, Alec Dankworth on Bass, Pete Cater on Drums and featuring Alex Bryson on Piano.
25/06/2022
Southend-on-Sea
Jazz Collections Series: Early Jazz
Introductory review of Jazz Centre physical collections, playlist & curated discussion describing "Jazz" pre-1920. The event will explore myths & facts surrounding the origins of "jazz".
23/06/2022
The Jazz Centre UK
TRAD JAZZ COMES HOME - with Hugh Rainey's HotShots ft Carol Braithwaite
We LOVE trad jazz and who better to showcase this energetic & iconic music that Mr Trad, HUGH RAINEY with our very own CAROL BRAITHWAITE on vocals...hold on for the ride!
18/06/2022
Southend-on-Sea
Jazz 825 presents THE MARTIN SPEAKE CITYSCAPES
Internationally acclaimed, jazz educator and a classically trained yet multi-genre saxman Martin is joined by James Kitchman Jakub Cywinski Jeff Williams in this breathtaking quartet - Brought to you by our friends at Jazz825
11/06/2022
Southend-on-Sea
GYPSY JAZZ with Levent & Taylor
Expect evocative jazz sounds from around the world with this incredible guitar & keyboards duo
04/06/2022
Southend-on-Sea
Spike's Place presents Alex Garnett and the Leon Greening Trio
Alex Garnett, wit, raconteur and ridiculously good saxophonist teams up with one of our fave keys men Leo Greening and his Trio for todays performance hosted by our friends at Spike's Place. Please note there will be excellent music and more than likely some really bad jokes!
28/05/2022
Southend-on-Sea
SOUTHEND FILM FESTIVAL FRINGE SCREENING: JAZZ ON FILM - ERROLL GARNER IN PERFOMANCE
Watch The Master at work in this rare footage from 1964
28/05/2022
Southend-on-Sea
SONUS JAZZ PRESENT THE JAZZ JAM WITH MERRELL, VERMA & PEARCE
FREE ENTRY FOR PARTICIPATING MUSICIANS! Bring your own instrument (including voice!) and join in the return of our ever popular Jazz Jam's. First half is a gig by the incredible trio MERRELL, VERMA & PEARCE and then after a short break...let there be JAZZ!!!!
21/05/2022
Southend-on-Sea
HISTORY OF THE BLUES GUITAR ft The Chris Corcoran Trio
The story of how guitar has transformed music in all forms deftly demonstrated by "The Brit King of Jump Blues", Chris Corcoran with Jamie Lawrence on bass and Peter Greatorex on drums. Listen, learn and dance!
15/05/2022
Southend-on-Sea
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