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Features

“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.

“Jass to Jazz”, A three video discussion on the History of Jazz,  Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Vocalist Debs Hancock discusses the History of Jazz with jazz journalists John Hellings and Nigel Jarrett.

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Jazz Mann News

Matt Slocum Trio - Livestream Performances, March 2021.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Drummer and composer Matt Slocum will lead his trio featuring Taylor Eigsti piano & Larry Grenadier bass in two livestream performances premiering his new work "With Love and Sadness".

Barbican announces continuation of its Live from the Barbican concert series through summer 2021.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Barbican has announced that its Live from the Barbican concert series will continue after Easter, including rescheduled dates from the postponed Live from the Barbican spring series.

Frank Harrison - Global Music Foundation online concert, Thursday 25th February 2021, 8.30 pm.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Pianist Frank Harrison will present a solo performance focussing on the music of Bill Evans on Thursday 25th February 2021 at 8.30 pm UK time. Details attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Hull Jazz Festival at Hull Truck Theatre, Hull.

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - Saturday, April 17, 2021

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

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival Burton Agnes Hall, Driffield ,East Yorkshire.

Friday, July 09, 2021 - Sunday, July 11, 2021

Milestones Jazz Festival, curated by Ronnie Scott’s at Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Scarborough Jazz Festival, The Spa, Scarborough, Yorkshire.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - Sunday, September 26, 2021