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Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 02/05/2022.

Ian Mann enjoys a varied programme of music on the final day of the Festival with performances by Moses Boyd, Gabrielle, Brian Jackson and Myra Melford's Fire And Water Quintet.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 01/05/2022.

Ian Mann enjoys a varied day of music and performances by Geogia Cecile, Elles Bailey, Penguin Cafe, Electric Lady Big Band, Laura Jurd Ensemble, Gary Bartz & Maisha and Robert Plant & Saving Grace.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 30/04/2022.

Ian Mann enjoys performances by the Birmingham / Siena Jazz Exchange, Lady Blackbird, Kansas Smitty's, Shake Stew, Graham Costello's STRATA, Dave Douglas / Joey Baron Duo & the Nubya Garcia Quartet.

Friday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 29/04/2022.

Ian Mann is thrilled to return to Cheltenham Jazz Festival to enjoy performances by Nitin Sawhney's band and Zoe Rahman's new quintet.

Saturday at Surge in Spring V, Midlands Arts Centre (mac), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, 23/04/2022.

Ian Mann welcomes the return of the Surge in Spring Festival to Birmingham as Sid Peacock and Surge present a programme of "Exceptional Music From Around The Globe".

Memories of Tina May (1961 - 2022).

Ian Mann pays personal tribute to the great jazz vocalist Tina May, who left us far too early on March 26th 2022.

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Jazz Mann News

Swansea International Jazz Festival 2022, Full Concert and Stroller Programmes announced.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The full line up has been announced for Swansea International Jazz Festival which will take place at various venues around the city from 23rd to 26th June 2022.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 22/05/2022.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 22/05/22, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

B.D. Lenz Trio - UK / Europe Tour 2022.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

American guitarist B.D. Lenz will lead his trio on an extensive UK & European tour during June and July 2022. Schedule attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Manchester Jazz Festival 2022, various venues, Manchester.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - Sunday, May 29, 2022

Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons at The Village Vanguard, New York City, USA.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - Sunday, May 29, 2022

Brazilian Night feat. Matheus Prado, Seu Gaio, Huw Warren at The Flute & Tankard, Cardiff.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Will Gardener Quartet at Jazz at The Speakeasy, The Wick Inn, Hove, Sussex.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

ISQ at Jazz at The Lescar, The Lescar Hotel, Sheffield.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022