This month Brian picks out some highlights:
Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul 12th – 14th July
Sunday on the Jazzlines Stage includes Forj and the Jazzlines Ensemble and a project with Rebecca Nash and Sara Colman.
See website www.mostlyjazz.co.uk
Archie Tulk Wednesdays
One of the Dudes of Jazz – Archie is doing a regular gig on Wednesdays at Bottega Bar in Birmingham city centre playing standards every week from 7pm.
Birchfield Jazz Festival 26th – 27th July
Another instalment of this eclectic event. www.birchfieldjazzfestival.com
Rachael Cohen 30th July
Much acclaimed altoist makes a welcome return. Jazz at the Spotted Dog 9pm Suggested £5 donation
Stuart Barker Quartet 6th August
Another returnee to Birmingham. Jazz at the Spotted Dog 9pm Suggested £5 donation