About Burrough Jazz

My Story

Every evening after I’d performed in London, I’d get in a taxi and rush round to catch the last set at Ronnie’s, or the Pizza on the Park, the Pheasantry, Crazy Coqs – anywhere to hear the exquisite  sounds of Blossom Dearie, Dave Frishberg, Marion Montgomery, Joe Pass, Cleo Lane, Steve Ross, and so many others…that dissonant chord, that pure, high note, the precise timing of a phrase or word, the expectant silence, the tears, the laughter – there’s nothing like a great jazz artist performing in a moody, broody venue, entrancing the enwrapped audience.  The lamp-lit intimacy, shoulders rubbing shoulders, the buzz of anticipation, a large glass of red wine and,

Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re pleased to introduce…”

Burrough Jazz brings that magic to this wonderful part of Leicestershire. 


Gillian Geddes

Founder – Burrough Jazz

Burrough Jazz

Bringing live jazz events to rural Leicestershire and the East Midlands

Contact us

Greg – 07921 932348


St Mary’s Church, Burrough on the Hill, LE14 2JQ

Twyford Village Hall, Main Street, Twyford

Jazz is about being in the moment

Herbie Hancock