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Twenty five years of jazz at The Spin Jazz Club, Oxford.

As Oxford's premier jazz venue The Spin celebrates its 25th anniversary co -founder Pete Oxley talks to Colin May (via email) about the ups and downs of the clubs history.

Brick Lane Jazz Festival, London, 26-28 April 2024.

Guest contributor Colin May dips into three days of live music performances at London's Brick Lane Jazz Festival.

Jazz Mann News

An appeal from Tommaso Starace.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

On 8th September 2024 saxophonist Tommaso Starace will be running a marathon in Cesenatico, Italy to raise funds for the Alzheimers 360° Fund. Details of how to donate are attached.

606 Jazz Club, Chelsea, London, Live Music Programme,  1st-17th July 2024.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Laura Thorne of the 606 has forwarded details of the Club's live music programme from 1st to 17th July 2024, plus reminders of other forthcoming events.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist,  first broadcast 23/06/2024.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 23/06/2024, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

Jazz Gigs & Events

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

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

21st Bronx River Sounds Performing Arts Festival ‘Rhythms of the Disapora’ at Bronx River Art Center, New York City, USA.

Friday, June 07, 2024 - Saturday, June 29, 2024

Louise Dodds & Elchin Shirinov Duo at Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Honeyboy Hickling Blues Band at Henry’s Blueshouse at Snobs, Birmingham.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

East Neuk Festival, various locations in Crail, Anstruther, Kilrenny, St Monans and Elie, Fife.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - Sunday, June 30, 2024