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Sheek Quartet, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 20/05/2018.

Sheek Quartet

Sheek Quartet, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 20/05/2018.

"An excellent evening of adventurous music making that exceeded expectations". Ian Mann on the music of Sheek Quartet, an exciting new group co-led by vocalist Sarah Meek and pianist Guy Shotton.

Alex Hitchcock Quintet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 12/05/2018.

Alex Hitchcock Quintet

Alex Hitchcock Quintet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 12/05/2018.

Martin Speake Quartet feat. Ethan Iverson, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 27/04/2018.

Martin Speake

Martin Speake Quartet feat. Ethan Iverson, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 27/04/2018.


Rise And Rise Again

Shake Stew

Rise And Rise Again


Wendy Kirkland Quartet, ‘Piano Divas’, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 29/04/18

Wendy Kirkland Quartet

Wendy Kirkland Quartet, ‘Piano Divas’, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 29/04/18

Day After Day

Olie Brice Quintet

Day After Day

WorldService Project, The Flute & Tankard, Cardiff, 24/04/2018.

WorldService Project

WorldService Project, The Flute & Tankard, Cardiff, 24/04/2018.

Intention

Martin Speake

Intention


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‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.

JAZZ MANN NEWS

Autumn 2018 Jazz Series launches at Turner Sims Southampton.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Turner Sims Southampton, has today launched its 2018 Autumn Jazz Series, welcoming a host of internationally acclaimed artists, as well as exciting new projects and partnerships.

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Final line up announced for Jazz Leeds Festival.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The final programme for the Jazz Leeds Festival has been announced with events taking place at various venues around the city from Thursday 19 July to Tuesday 24 July 2018. Details attached.

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Jean Luc Ponty Band, US tour, August 2018.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be continuing their “Atlantic Years” tour in the US beginning August 2018. Press release and tour dates attached.

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JAZZ GIGS & EVENTS

Drumming Workshop with Rick Wilson at Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Saturday, July 21, 2018

London Saxophone Festival, various venues, London.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Offbeat Jazz and Cinema Festival at Cine Lumiere, Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, London SW7.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Saturday, May 26, 2018

Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2018 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Michele Osten, Mo’s Not Just Jazz Band, lunch @ Verdi Italian Kitchen @ Royal Albert Hall , London

Friday, May 25, 2018

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