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Patchwork Jazz Orchestra - “The Light that Shines” - Music and Videos recorded in Isolation.

Patchwork Jazz Orchestra has released a five track EP, with accompanying videos, recorded by its members in isolation at the height of lockdown. Read the story behind this remarkable achievement here

Alex Ward - “Where We Were”, “Frames” and “Noonward”.

Three very different albums by the extraordinarily productive clarinettist & guitarist Alex Ward, featuring his quartet Item 4, Ward as a solo guitarist, and his duo with drummer/ vocalist Sean Noonan

Jazz Mann News

Sunday., Aug. 9: Mark Harvey & Peter H. Bloom in livestream event to celebrate ‘A Rite for All Souls’

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Livestream Album Release Celebration for the Mark Harvey Group’s long-lost 1971 recording A Rite for All Souls. Featuring Mark Harvey (trumpet) and Peter H. Bloom (woodwinds). Press release attached.

Match & Fuse releases Live Selections 2012-2016 on Bandcamp to support artists and the Vortex Jazz Club, London.

Monday, August 03, 2020

The Match & Fuse organisation is going to release two compilations of live music recorded at their festivals & tours. Profits will be distributed to the artists, with a share of 15% to the Vortex.

The Green Note, Camden Town, London - latest newsletter and on-line events listings, August 2020.

Sunday, August 02, 2020

The Green Note has forwarded its latest newsletter including details of forthcoming livestream events.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Loire Music Summer School at Domaine de Bel Air Estate, Cerans Foulletort, Le Mans, France.

Sunday, August 02, 2020 - Friday, August 14, 2020

Ben Powling Quartet, outside, early evening performance at The Courtyard, Seven Arts, Leeds.

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

‘Virtually’ Brecon Jazz Festival, online event.

Friday, August 07, 2020 - Sunday, August 09, 2020

James Riley + Emilia Martensson, outdoor event at Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, Dalston, London.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Equinox at Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny.

Sunday, August 23, 2020