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R.I.P. David Masters of Titley Jazz Festival

Ian Mann is saddened by the passing of David Masters, organiser of the much missed Titley Jazz Festival.

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".

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Jazz Mann News

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London, latest newsletter, 05/08/2022.

Friday, August 05, 2022

The Vortex has forwarded its latest newsletter, including details of forthcoming live events.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 31/07/2022.

Friday, August 05, 2022

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 31/07/2022, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations

Kings Place, London, Programme for October 2022.

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

The programme will include the London Piano Festival, which will incorporate a performance from the New York based jazz pianist Vijay Iyer.

Jazz Gigs & Events

‘Musical Exchanges - Celebrating Commonwealth Cultures’, concerts and workshops, various venues, Warwick & Leamington Spa.

Saturday, August 06, 2022 - Saturday, August 20, 2022

Brecon Jazz Festival 2022, various venues, Brecon, Powys.

Sunday, August 07, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Global Musician Workshop (including concert performances open to the public) at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA, USA.

Monday, August 08, 2022 - Friday, August 12, 2022

Alex Hitchcock’s Dream Band, album recording at The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022 - Thursday, August 11, 2022

Partikel album launch at Pizzza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022