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Live Jazz Reviews

Jazz Mann Features

Third Stourbridge Festival of Improvised Music, Claptrap The Venue, Stourbridge, West Midlands,14/11/2021.

Ian Mann enjoys an afternoon of musical spontaneous creation featuring a collective of the Midlands' finest improvisers.

“Wherever You Are”, Brecon Jazz Festival 2021, The Castle Hotel, Brecon, Sunday 22nd August 2021.

Ian Mann enjoys the music of two projects assembled specifically for the Festival, Paula Gardiner's 6.0 and Swing Strings Trio.

Jazz Mann News

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with guests Joe Locke & Kenny Washington, “Pop! Rock! Soul!” tour, February 2022.

Saturday, December 04, 2021

Vibraphonist Joe Locke and vocalist Kenny Washington join the SNJO once again to play a selection of tracks taken from the modern American songbook. Details attached.

Jazz Promotion Network appoints Eleanor Ward as Network Development Director.

Friday, December 03, 2021

The Jazz Promotion Network (JPN), the only UK and Ireland-wide network of jazz industry professionals has appointed Eleanor Ward in a senior strategic position. Press release attached.

Under the Surface - UK Tour Dates, December 2021.

Friday, December 03, 2021

Dutch trio Under the Surface bring their startlingly spontaneous voice, guitar and percussion sounds to Nottingham, Newcastle, Bath, Birmingham and Harwich from Saturday 11th to Thursday 16th December

Jazz Gigs & Events

We Jazz Festival, various venues, Helsinki, Finland.

Sunday, November 28, 2021 - Sunday, December 05, 2021

Eira / Snow at The Nave, Church of St Nicholas, Grosmont, Gwent.

Saturday, December 04, 2021

Julian Siegel Quartet, two shows at The Vortex Jazz Club, London.

Saturday, December 04, 2021

Dave Cottle /  Gary Phillips Band The River House Lounge and Restaurant, Swansea.

Saturday, December 04, 2021

Alfa Mist at Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London.

Saturday, December 04, 2021