Silvershine Jazz Club Silvershine Jazz Club


558 Bearwood Road (corner of Sherwood Rd), Smethwick B66 4BT - 9pm (doors 8.30)

Bryan Corbett Quartet
18th August


Bryan Corbett is an award-winning jazz trumpeter who has played all around the world but lives local. It's always great to get him back at the Silvershine Club, and he always brings a fabulous band. 

The Bryan Corbett Quartet:


This time he's hot-footing it from international duties by way of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

It's a gig not to be missed!


Blue Notes Jam Night

♦    Thursday 11th August    ♦




It’s a Blue Notes Jam Night this Thursday. Bring your instrument if you'd like to join in. If not, just come along and listen to some sweet, sweet music.


Vic Evans & The Blue Notes
in the Garden at the Corks club
Sunday 7th August @ 2pm

Photo of Vic by Paul Hassell


The perfect opportunity to hear the wonderful voice of Vic Evans and enjoy some Summer sun as he returns to the Silvershine Jazz Club for a garden concert.

The line-up will be:
  • Vic Evans - Vocals
  • Paul Foad - Guitar
  • Tim Amann - Piano
  • Fitzroy Coward - Bass
  • Louis Hamilton-Foad - Drums
  • Gabriel Amann - Trumpet
Plus Special Guests:
  • Andy Gayle - Sax
  • Kirk Ricketts - Vocals
Make sure to bring your instruments along for the jam later on!! And don't forget your picnic blankets and chairs; the weather is set fair for this one.

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Music made in the Middle Part 2

As a part of all that was going on around the Commonwealth Games Jamelia presented a two part programme celebrating the diversity of Birmingham's musical heritage. Our founder and inspiration, Andy Hamilton, gets a big mention early in Part 2.

Click here to listen to Part 2

Click here to listen from the start


Dr Steve's Jazz Surgery
with Steve Tromans & Selected Guests
♦    Thursday 4th August    ♦


with Steve Tromans – piano
Chris Young – alto sax
Benedict Muirhead – double bass
Tymoteusz Jozwiak – drums
Guest artist: Sonia Granger – flute & alto flute

Celebrating the legacy of legendary saxophonist and composer, John Coltrane. Two sets of compositions associated with ’Trane, featuring Tromans’ 2004 rearrangement of the seminal A Love Supreme and also premiering a new Tromans original written in the style of Coltrane’s late period. Tromans’ rearrangement of A Love Supreme was first premiered to mark the 40th anniversary of the suite’s original studio recording, and will now be performed with this new quartet as the totality of the second set of this exciting evening finding new ways to honour and pay homage to the great John Coltrane and his classic output.


To whet you appetite Here's a sample of Steve Tromans and Sonia Granger improvising: 

This week his band is:

A treat is in store for all Coltrane fans!

Blue Notes Jam Night

♦    Thursday 21st July    ♦




It’s a Blue Notes Jam Night this Thursday. Bring your instrument if you'd like to join in. If not, just come along and listen to some sweet, sweet music.


Impossible Conversations
Louis Hamilton-Foad, Gabriel Amann, Dougie Hill & Chris Outhwaite plus Guests
♦    Thursday 14th July    ♦


Impossible Conversations


Drummer, Louis Hamilton-Foad, is brining “Impossible Conversations”, a band of young musicians, to the Silvershine Jazz Club.

Impossibler Conversations are:

Accompanied by some Special Guests.

Come and discover the future sounds of Jazz!


Dr Steve's Jazz Surgery
Celebrating the music of “Cannonball” Adderley,
♦    Thursday 7th July    ♦


with Steve Tromans piano James Tartaglia: saxophone
Si Paton: electric bass
Miles Levin: drums


This month Dr Steve's Jazz Surgery returns for a “Cannonball Night!”


Celebrating the music of Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, performing compositions either written by the master saxophonist himself or associated with his various hard bop outfits.