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Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Jazz Stream 2021, Day Two, Sunday May 2nd 2021.

With performances covering almost the entire range of jazz genres there literally was “something for everybody” and in the true tradition of the Festival there were exciting new discoveries to be made

Cheltenham Jazz Festival,  Jazz Stream 2021, Day One, Saturday May 1st 2021.

A five hour extravaganza of specially commissioned performances recorded both in the UK and internationally that really captured the spirit of the Festival and its sheer musical diversity.

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.

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Jazz Mann News

Line up announced for 2021 Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The full line up has been announced for the 2021 Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, which will take place from 16th to 25th July and will feature a mix of live & online events. Press release attached.

Birdland Jazz Club, New York City to reopen on July 1st 2021.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

On July 1 Birdland Jazz Club will open its doors to the public for the first time since March 2020. To mark the grand reopening, Birdland is bringing back 1949 prices as a thank you to its patrons.

Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz presents “Jazz the Asian Amercian Connection”, online event 22nd June 2021.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Free on Youtube and Facebook Live. Details attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) Presents: Bronx River Sounds 2021 – Streams of Black Music at Bronx River Art Center, New York City, USA.

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - Saturday, June 19, 2021

Wild Card with Denys Baptiste at JOY at Portobello, Ladbroke Grove, London.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Alina Bzhezhinska HipHarp Collective play Dorothy Ashby & Alice Coltrane at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Irene Serra Quartet, live and online at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, Kennington, London.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Roseanna Vitro Quintet, live and online at Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.

Thursday, June 17, 2021