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Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, The Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 18 -20 November 2022.

Five concerts @ the 2022 Wall2Wall Jazz Festival from Aaron Liddard & The Argonauts, Charlie & Jake, Marvin Muoneke w. the BMJ Collective, Julie Campiche Quartet, Debs Hancock w. the Monmouth Big Band

Jammin’ Juan 2022, Palais des Congrès, Juan-les-Pins, France, 2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2022.

Guest contributor Colin May enjoys performances by seven different up and coming acts at this year's showcase event.

Chris Hodgkins - “Festooned With Trumpets”, “A Salute To Humphrey Lyttelton”, “Vic Parker At The Quebec Hotel”.

Ian Mann enjoys three very different albums released simultaneously by trumpeter and composer Chris Hodgkins.

Brecon Jazz Festival 2022, Final Weekend, Sunday 21st August 2022.

Ian Mann on the final day of the 2022 Festival and a live performance by J4 followed by streams of two live events from London by the Atsuko Shimada / Alan Barnes Quartet and the Juan Galiardo Trio.

Brecon Jazz Festival 2022, Final Weekend, Saturday 20th August 2022.

Ian Mann enjoys performances by Huw Warren's 'Sounds of Brazil' Trio with guest Seu Gaio, the Kris Nock Big Band and The Booj Collective with guest Abi Flynn.

61st Jazz A Juan Festival and the Summer Jammin’ Sessions, July 2022.

Guest contributor Colin May reports from France on the 61st Jazz A Juan Jazz Festival which took place in July . Performers include Charles Lloyd, Tigran Hamasyan, Herbie Hancock, Cross Currents Trio

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Jazz Mann News

Dartington Music Summer School & Festival to celebrate 75 years in 2023.

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Dartington Music Summer School and Festival will celebrate its 75th Anniversary in 2023 with events running from 22nd July to 19th August. Press release attached.

Smoke Jazz Club, New York City, Programme for January 2023.

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Smoke Jazz Club has announced its line up for January 2023 which will include 80th Birthday Celebrations for Al Foster and Billy Harper, the 10th annual Coltrane Festival, and more. Press release att

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 04/12/2022.

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 04/12/2022, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

Jazz Gigs & Events

Gina Southgate - Cambridge Jazz Festival Exhibtion & Celebration at Storey’s Field Centre, Cambridge.

Sunday, December 04, 2022 - Thursday, December 08, 2022

Dominic Norcross with James Chadwick at Saraztro Greek Bar &  Restaurant., Cardiff.

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Arthur Kell Quartet feat. Nate Radley, Brad Shepik & Allan Mednard at Smalls Jazz Club, New York City, USA.

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Alan Barnes Octet, ‘Copperfield, A Dickensian Jazz Suite’ at Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, Uplands, Swansea.

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Alex Garnett & Malcolm Earle-Smith Quintet at Spike’s Place Jazz Club, Beckenham, Kent.

Thursday, December 08, 2022