UPCOMING GIGS

Sunday 14th August 2022 –
SEBASTIAAN DEKROM QUARTET
ft. WAYNE ESCOFFERY –
The Troubadour
, London SW5 9JA, 7.30pm

Wayne Escoffery (tenor sax), Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums),  Jamie Taylor (guitar), bass/organ tbc

This time, Seb's special guest is the great NYC-based tenor Wayne Escoffery, internationally known for his work with the Mingus Dynasty Band and the Tom Harrell Quintet amongst many others. An absolute treat to look forward to.

Monday 15th August 2022 –
SEBASTIAAN DEKROM QUARTET
ft. WAYNE ESCOFFERY –
The Troubadour
, London SW5 9JA, 7.30pm

Wayne Escoffery (tenor sax), Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums),  Jamie Taylor (guitar), bass/organ tbc

Second gig at Troubadour with special US guest. This is actually my wedding anniversary. Mrs T. has been very accommodating.... x

Saturday 3rd September 2022 –
ROSIE BROWN & JAMIE TAYLOR –
On The Brink, Nether Edge, Sheffield, S11 9BB, 3pm

Rosie Brown (vocals),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Join Rosie and I for an afternoon of jazz standards and selections from the great singer-songwriters. A hometown Sheffield appearance for me as well, which is becoming a relatively rare occurrence these days. Book your ticket here.

Wednesday 7th September 2022 –
JAMIE TAYLOR guests with the house trio –
Scarborough Jazz Club @ The Cask,
YO11 2LQ, 8.30pm

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

Second visit to Scarborough Jazz this year. Will it be fish and chip supper both times? You know it will...

Friday 9th September 2022 –
JAMIE TAYLOR guests with the house trio –
Jazzmakers Collective @ The Lairgate Hotel, Beverley, HU17 8EP, 8.15pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Sean Miller (piano), Jenni Molloy (bass), Chris Sykes (drums)

Another great North Yorkshire venue with a lovely house band. So glad to be invited back; thanks all!

Friday 7th October 2022 –
JAMIE TAYLOR QUARTET -
"The Guitars Of Blue Note"

Witney Jazz Club, Witney Corn Exchange, 
OX28 6AB 8pm

Jamie Taylor (guitar), Graham Harvey (piano), Paul Jefferies (bass), Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums)

A new venue for me, which I'm very excited to visit and, likewise to be able to do so with such excellent musicians. Join us for an evening of music inspired by the greats Kenny Burrell and Grant Green.

Sunday 9th October 2022 –
SEBASTIAAN DEKROM TRIO –The Troubadour, London SW5 9JA, 8pm

Sebastiaan DeKrom (drums), Jamie Taylor (guitar), organ/bass tbc

Making a weekend of it! Such a fantastic team of people behind these Sun/Mon gigs; do come and support them if you're ever in the area. The atmosphere and history is palpable. Will update on the exact  personnel when that's confirmed.

Saturday 15th October 2022 –
JOHN STOWELL & JAMIE TAYLOR – Zeffirelli's, Ambleside, LA22 9DJ, 8.30pm

John Stowell (guitar),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

I can't tell you how happy I am that we've been able to get this on again after it was affected by the pandemic in 2020. John is one of the world's best; don't miss the opportunity to hear this unique artist on a rare visit to the UK. If I wasn't playing myself, I'd be driving up to the Lakes just to listen... 

Sunday 16th October 2022 –
JOHN STOWELL & JAMIE TAYLOR – 7 Arts, Leeds Jazz, LS7 3PD, 1.30pm

John Stowell (guitar),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

See above...

Sunday 23rd October 2022 –
MATT ANDERSON TRIO - Leyburn Jazz Festival

Matt Anderson (saxophone),  Jamil Sheriff (keys),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

Don't have a lot of info about this one yet, so watch this space. What I do know

is that it will be great to catch up with these two old friends and fantastic musicians.

It's a lunchtime slot, if you're saving the date...

Monday 24th October 2022 –
SEBASTIAAN DEKROM TRIO –The Troubadour, London SW5 9JA, 8pm

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

This date only just in, so details are yet to be finalised. Your correspondent will be there for sure, though.

Sunday 30th October 2022 –
SAMUEL MOORE & JAMIE TAYLOR –Cafe #9, Sheffield, S7 1RU, 7pm

Samuel Moore (guitar),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

A special evening comprising a set of solo flamenco guitar from my good friend Samuel Moore, plus a set of solo jazz guitar from yours truly. Samuel has organised this as a fundraising event for Nigel Price's excellent "Save Grass Roots Jazz" campaign, which is something I'm right behind. Greatly looking forward to playing opposite Samuel as well.

Book your tickets for the gig here. You may also want to check out Nigel's campaign here.

Thursday 17th November 2022 –
SAM DUNN & JAMIE TAYLOR
 
“Two For The Road”, Upstairs @ Ronnie Scott’s, London W1D 4HT, 7pm -10pm

Sam Dunn (guitar),  Jamie Taylor (guitar)

A most welcome third engagement at Ronnie's for this long-standing guitar duo. Book your tickets here.