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Ian Storror and Jazzata reach the 40th Anniversary of promoting music in Bristol.

Starting in 1983 at The Albert Inn, the pub that he had run since 1979 in Bedminster, Bristol, Ian Storror has continued to promote weekly jazz & folk events at various Bristol venues.

Sheffield Jazz celebrates 50th Anniversary.

Sheffield Jazz will celebrate presenting jazz in the city for 50 years with a double bill featuring the Tony Kofi Quartet & the Emma Rawicz Quartet. A brief history of Sheffield Jazz is attached.

Jammin’ Juan 2023, Palais Des Congress, Juan-Les-Pins, France, 8th to 10th November 2023.

Guest contributor Colin May enjoys performances by eighteen different up and coming acts at this year's showcase event, among them the UK's own Fergus McCreadie Trio.

Carla Bley, 1936-2023 - a statement from ECM Records.

Following the sad passing of pianist and composer Carla Bley a statement has been issued by ECM Records. Ian Mann also adds his personal reminiscences of one of the greats.

Book Review - “Feel So Fine: Big Joe Turner – The Boss of the Blues” by Derek Coller.

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys Derek Coller's biography / discography of the Kansas City born blues / jazz vocalist and rock 'n' roll pioneer 'Big' Joe Turner.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/10/2023.

Ian Mann enjoys a full day of words & music with performances by Abergavenny Sax Quartet, Loz Bridges / Glyn Lewis Duo, BMJazzKatz, Sarah Brown / Colin Good Duo & a Poetry & Jazz Improvisation event..

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Jazz Mann News

Lynne Arriale Trio - new album and US and European tour dates.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

US pianist & composer Lynne Arriale will release her new trio album "Being Human" on March 1st 2024. This will be followed by an extensive series of US, UK and European tour dates.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist,  first broadcast 18/02/2024.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 18/02/2024, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

The Green Note, Camden Town, London - Newsletter 19/02/2023.

Monday, February 19, 2024

The Green Note has forwarded its latest newsletter with details of forthcoming musical events.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Paco de Lucía Legacy Festival, various venues, New York City, USA.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - Saturday, February 24, 2024

Shirley Smart Sextet at The Spice of Life, Soho, London.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Nicolas Meier World Group at Swansea Jazz Club,  CU Mumbles, Mumbles, Swansea.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Clara Green Quartet at 606 Jazz Club, Chelsea, London.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

David Preston Trio,  ‘Purple/Black’  at Music Spoken Here, The Marr’s Bar, Worcester.

Thursday, February 22, 2024