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Brecon Jazz Festival, Family Jazz & Dance Day,  Brecon County Showground, Brecon, 07/08/2022.

Ian Mann enjoys a hugely successful start to the 2022 Brecon Jazz Festival and performances by the Jane Williams Band, the Will Barnes Quartet and The Numbers Racket.

R.I.P. David Masters of Titley Jazz Festival

Ian Mann is saddened by the passing of David Masters, organiser of the much missed Titley Jazz Festival.

Jazz Mann News

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London announces new Sunday evening jam sessions, August / September 2022.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay & Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session.

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Announces 2022-23 Season.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The Jazz Studies Department of the Boston, MA based New England Conservatory has announced its concert programme for 2022 - 23. Details attached.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 07/08/2022.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 07/08/2022, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

Jazz Gigs & Events

‘Musical Exchanges - Celebrating Commonwealth Cultures’, concerts and workshops, various venues, Warwick & Leamington Spa.

Saturday, August 06, 2022 - Saturday, August 20, 2022

Brecon Jazz Festival 2022, various venues, Brecon, Powys.

Sunday, August 07, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Global Musician Workshop (including concert performances open to the public) at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA, USA.

Monday, August 08, 2022 - Friday, August 12, 2022

Alex Hitchcock’s Dream Band, album recording at The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022 - Thursday, August 11, 2022

Harry Christelis & Pedro Velasco at Doña, Stoke Newington, London.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022