All evening gigs unless stated otherwise – if you need more info, drop me a line, or Google the venue. (Often I don’t know the exact timings until nearer the date in question.) All these gigs are public performance events that you don’t need an invite for; no private functions appear on this list. If it’s happening in a restaurant, it’ll say so, and if I know the admission price I’ll post it – but I don’t always. Again, check with venues to be sure.

Saturday 29th June 2019 – SHERYL BAILEY/JAMIE TAYLOR DUO, Holt Creative Space, Sheffield S1 4RE, Doors 7.30pm for 8.30pm start £10, £7 u-21s, £5 u-18s if accompanied.

Sheryl Bailey (guitar), Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Fantastic to have this chance to play with one of the USA’s finest jazz guitarists; the extraordinary Sheryl Bailey. If you only come to one of my gigs all year, I’d love to see you at this one! An excellent venue as well.

Sunday 30th June 2019 – JAMIE TAYLOR/DAVE BURGOYNE/STEVE HANLEY ORGAN TRIO, The Lion, Basford, Nottingham NG7 7FQ

Dave Burgoyne (organ), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Steve Hanley (drums)

Always love to visit The Lion!

Thursday 4th July 2019 – STUART MACDONALD QUARTET, Eagle & Child, York, YO1 7EN, evening

Stuart Macdonald (saxophone), Jamie Taylor (guitar), John Arnesen (drums), bass tbc

A first visit for me to what sounds like a nice venue, and most certainly a very nice band!

Friday 5th July 2019 – JAMIE TAYLOR guests with the JAZZMAKERS COLLECTIVE, Lairgate Hotel, Beverley, HU17 8EP, 8.30pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Andrzej Baranek (keys), Jenny Molloy (double bass), Chris Sykes (drums)

A welcome return to the Lairgate and its excellent house band. Expect a Ben Webster theme for this one! 

Monday 22nd July 2019 – UNIVERSAL TIME, The Whiskey Jar, 14 Tariff St, Northern Quarter Manchester 8pm doors for 8.30pm £5/£4 students

Richard Iles (flugelhorn), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Richard Jones (keys), Steve Hanley (drums)

A brand new project, sure to be a lot of fun. Expect music in a contemporary vein this time…

Wednesday 24th July 2019 – JOEL PURNELL QUARTET, Jazz At The Lescar, Sheffield S11 8ZF, 8.45pm

Joel Purnell (tenor sax), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Jeremy Ashby (double bass), Caroline Boaden (drums)

Speaking of incredible horn players… and on home turf as well!  

Wednesday 14th August 2019 – JAMIE TAYLOR w/ The Mike Gordon Trio, Scarborough Jazz Club – The Cask, Scarborough YO11 2LQ, 8.30pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Mike Gordon (piano), Bob Walker (bass), Tom Townsend (drums)

Long may my visits to these excellent chaps and their equally excellent venue continue. Something I look forward to every time.   

Wednesday 21st August 2019 – SETH BENNETT’S ELEGIES, Jazz At The Lescar, Sheffield S11 8ZF, 8.45pm

Seth Bennett (double bass), Tom Ward (clarinet), Aby Vuillamy (viola), Jamie Taylor (guitar), John Arnesen (drums)

Seth has created some brand new music for this occasion, for an unusual chamber group format. Knowing him as I do, that will certainly mean a very inventive, surprising programme and I will have to be on my toes! 

Thursday 22nd August 2019 – STRANGE MEETING, Matt & Phred’s, Manchester, M4 1LG, 9pm

Johnny Hunter (drums), Jeff Guntren (tenor sax), Seth Bennett (double bass), Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Fantastic Manchester drummer leads this exciting quartet. Expect a Bill Frisell flavour tonight…

Thursday 19th September 2019 – ROSIE BROWN TRIO, The Dorothy Pax, Sheffield S2 5SY, 8pm

Rosie Brown (vocals), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Rich Keates (double bass)

Sunday 20th October 2019 – ROSIE BROWN ‘WHEN LIGHT FALLS’ PROJECT, Musicport Festival, Whitby

Rosie Brown (vocals), Paul Kilvington (keys), Jamie Taylor (guitars), Eryl Roberts (drums), bass tbc

The return of Rosie’s fantastic original show, telling the life story of Joni Mitchell through a song-cycle that she’s composed in collaboration with Alejandro Sancho and ex-Latin Quarter lyricist Mike Jones. Further details re. venue and timing will be posted when I have them. I would think it would be an afternoon slot, but don’t know for sure atm.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 – JAMIE TAYLOR/NIK SVARC QUARTET, LS6 Cafe, Leeds LS6 2AS, 7pm-ish

Jamie Taylor & Nik Svarc (guitars), Steve Hanley (drums), Martyn Spencer (bass)

A long overdue summit meeting with one of the North’s very best plectrists, the incredible Nik Svarc. This is the one-set curtain raiser for the jam at LS6, so come early and bring your axe.

Sunday 17th November – JAMIE TAYLOR with SEBASTIAAN DEKROM TRIO, The Troubadour, Old Brompton Road, London SW5 9JA, 8pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums) others tbc

First of two nights at the Troubadour with the legend that is Seb DeKrom!

Monday 18th November – JAMIE TAYLOR with SEBASTIAAN DEKROM TRIO, The Troubadour, Old Brompton Road, London SW5 9JA, 8pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums), Pete Whittaker (organ)

Second night, this time with the excellent Pete Whittaker. I did a date with these two back in March that was an absolute highlight of my year, so I can’t wait to do it again. Please join us if you’re in town; there’s no cover charge and if you want to eat, the food is great.

Thursday 21st November 2019 – UNIVERSAL TIME, Deli Lama, Salford, Manchester M3 5LE, 9pm £4

Richard Iles (flugelhorn), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Richard Jones (keys), Steve Hanley (drums)

These guys are writing some beautiful and very surprising music for us to play. I really need to pull my finger out and add more than my one tune to this band’s book…

Friday 22nd November – TONY BURKHILL/JAMIE TAYLOR DUO – Clocktower Restaurant, Rudding Park Hotel, HG3 1JH, Music from 7pm

Tony Burkhill (tenor sax), Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Always enjoy my duos with Tony, and never know what he might call next! The Clocktower has a spacious lounge, so do drop by for a drink, even if you aren’t eating.

Wednesday 27th November 2019 – UNIVERSAL TIME, Jazz At The Lescar, Sheffield S11 8ZF, 8.45pm

Richard Iles (flugelhorn), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Richard Jones (keys), Steve Hanley (drums)

Great to be able to bring this very exciting new project to home turf!

Friday 6th March 2020 – ROSIE BROWN TRIO, Cafe #9, Sheffield S7 1RU

Rosie Brown (vocals), Jamie Taylor (guitar),  double bass (tbc)

This will be a ticketed event and, space being limited, is likely to sell out. If you plan to attend, it would be worth checking out the venue’s own website in the weeks prior. More info as and when, but I would imagine this will be one of Rosie’s excellent theme-based song selections.

Wednesday 11th March 2020 – DEAN MASSER/JAMIE TAYLOR with house band, Head of Steam, Huddersfield, HD1 1JB, 8.30pm

Dean Masser (tenor sax), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Andrzej Baranek or Jez Platt (keys), Paul Chamberlain (bass), Paul Smith (drums), 

H of S again, and another amazing Northern tenor man to co-lead with!

Friday 13th March 2020 – UNIVERSAL TIME, HEART Centre, Bennett Rd, LS6 3HN, 8pm

Richard Iles (flugelhorn), Jamie Taylor (guitar), Richard Jones (keys), Steve Hanley (drums)

Friday 20th March 2020 – ROSIE BROWN/JAMIE TAYLOR DUO, Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield WF1 3RZ, (usually Doors 7pm, Music 8.30pm, Tickets £15) but check here

Rosie Brown (vocals), Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Delighted to have this opportunity to work in an intimate concert setting with Rosie. Expect a mixture of American Songbook and more contemporary singer-songwriter material, if I can work out how Joni tuned her guitar… Pete Rosser hosts and will also be delivering a solo piano set of his own.

Wednesday 24th June 2020 – ROSIE BROWN BAND – Jazz At The Lescar, Sheffield S11 8ZF, 8.45pm

Rosie Brown (vocals), Jamie Taylor (guitar), others tbc