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Features

Remembering Chick Corea (1941 - 2021).

Ian Mann's personal memories of the music of the late, great Chick Corea, as experienced via a rich seam of classic recordings and live music performances.

“Build Your Own Album” -  with Jonathan Silk and FORJ.

"Skirfare", the debut release by FORJ, a quartet led by drummer Jonathan Silk, offers purchasers the opportunity to pick their own track combination to create their personally chosen album download.

Le QuecumBar, Battersea, London - “Life During Lockdown”.

Sylvia Rushbrooke of Le QuecumBar, London's home of Gypsy Jazz and Swing, outlines the problems facing venue operators during the Covid crisis and offers suggestions as to how fans can help out.

John Russell (1954 - 2021) - An Appreciation by Alex Ward and Stephen Vitkovitch

Musician Alex Ward and record label owner Stephen Vitkovitch have written a tribute to their friend, guitarist, improviser and organiser John Russell, who sadly passed away on January 18th 2021.

A Tribute to Celia Mur,  Jazz / Flamenco Singer from Spain -  by Lynne Gornall of Brecon Jazz.

Lynne Gornall pays tribute to jazz / flamenco singer Celia Mur, who died in 2019, and recalls Celia's performance at the 2013 Brecon Jazz Festival, footage of which has recently become available.

New Switzerland - Julie Campiche, Ikarus, Trio Heinz Herbert - EFG London Jazz Festival Livestream, 14/11/2020.

Three distinctive, almost unclassifiable, acts featuring some of Europe’s most adventurous young musicians, demonstrating just how creative, vibrant & distinctive the contemporary Swiss jazz scene is.

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Jazz Mann News

GJFL Session 3: Lucy Tasker’s ‘Sakura’ Trio, Livestream event, 15/04/2021.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The GypsyJazz Festival of London present clarinettist Lucy Tasker in this free livestream event which will be premiered from the Toulouse Lautrec Venue in London on 15th April 2021. Details attached.

DC Jazz Festival Announces ‘We Get to Talk’ Podcast Series.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has launched a podcast series titled We Get to Talk. On this bi-weekly program, DCJF Executive Director Sunny Sumter engages jazz artists in captivating conversations.

Sarah Gillespie - free songwriting workshop and new live gig dates.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Sarah Gillespie will host a free online songwriting workshop on 22nd April 2021. She has also announced dates for a number of live performances later in the year.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Shapeshifters + Paul Taylor, late afternoon performance at Bobik’s, The Punchbowl Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Shez Raja ‘Tales from the Punjab’  feat. Tony Kofi at 606 Jazz Club, Chelsea, London.

Friday, June 04, 2021

Zara McFarlane, late show at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London.

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Jazz On A Summer’s Evening feat. Tara Minton, Jo Harrop, Carroll Thompson, Paul Lee, Alex Webb, Ciyo Brown, Tommaso Starace, Freddie Gavita, Ed Babar, David Ingamells at Cadogan Hall, London.

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Antonio Forcione Entertains You at Le QuecumBar, Battersea, London.

Sunday, June 20, 2021