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Poetry & Jazz Improvisation, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 24/03/2024.

"Evocative and thought provoking". Ian Mann reports on a night of words and sounds from poets Ric Hool, Lyndon Davies & Graham Hartill and instrumentalists Ben Thomas, Ross Hicks & Ian Williams.

BMJazz Katz - “Work, Play, Inspire!”

Ian Mann enjoys a performance by Black Mountain Jazz Club's youth ensemble BMJazz Katz and their tutors at the Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 10/03/2024.

Jazz Mann News

Different Planet presents Jazz Notes - Jazz Jam: every Sunday afternoon at The Spice of Life, Soho, London.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Now in its third year the weekly Jazz Notes Jazz Jam presented by the Different Planet organisation takes place every Sunday afternoon at the Spice of Life, Soho, London. Details attached.

Line up announced for Ballydehob Jazz Festival, West Cork, Ireland, May 3rd - 6th 2024.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Ballydehob Jazz Festival is a community and volunteer run Music & Art Festival which takes place May Bank holiday weekend, 3rd – 6th May, in Ballydehob Village, West Cork.

Late Night Jazz Series at the Royal Albert Hall, London - line up announced for April, May and June 2024.

Monday, April 22, 2024

The line up has been announced for the Royal Albert Hall's forthcoming Late Night Jazz series. Events take place on Thursday evenings in the Elgar Room.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Alan Barnes with the Dave Cottle Trio at Swansea Jazz Club, Cu Mumbles, Mumbles, Swansea.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Hannah Horton Quartet, album launch at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, Kennington, London.

Friday, April 26, 2024

‘Beyond the Bassline’, 500 years of Black music in Britain exhibition at The British Library, London.

Friday, April 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024

The Casimir Connection album launch at St. Matthias Church,  Stoke Newington, London.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Omar with full band at The Forge, Camden, London.

Saturday, April 27, 2024