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Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2024.

Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the2024 Cheltenham Jazz Festival and performances by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Clare Teal Seven, UB40, corto.alto and Gregory Porter.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2024.

Ian Mamm enjoys performances by Dreamscapes, Sam Eastmond and John Zorn's Bagatelles, The Royal Scammers, un.procedure plus, Theo Croker and Huey Morgan

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2024.

Ian Mann enjoys shows by the Birmingham / Siena / Hamburg Jazz Exchange, Brad Mehldau, David Ola's Lucumi Project, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Lakecia Benjamin, but is left disappointed by Nadine Shah.

Friday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 03/05/2024.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different performances by pianist / composers at the Parabola Art Centre from the Sultan Stevenson Trio and Nikki Yeoh with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO).

Colin May interviews Fergus McCreadie.

Award winning Scottish pianist and composer Fergus McCreadie generously took time out from his busy schedule for a zoom call with guest contributor Colin May.

Poetry & Jazz Improvisation, Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 24/03/2024.

"Evocative and thought provoking". Ian Mann reports on a night of words and sounds from poets Ric Hool, Lyndon Davies & Graham Hartill and instrumentalists Ben Thomas, Ross Hicks & Ian Williams.

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Jazz Mann News

Line-up for the ninth annual London Piano Festival at Kings Place revealed.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

The line-up has been announced for the 2024 London Piano Festival which will be held at Kings Place from 4th to 6th October. Jazz performers include Michael Wollny and Zoe Rahman. Press release att.

Threeway with John Etheridge - new album and UK tour dates, May to December 2024.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Threeway, the trio featuring bassist Ben Crosland, trumpeter Steve Waterman & pianist Steve Lodder will release their new album "Harken!" on July 25th 2024. They will be touring from May to Dec.

The Green Note, Camden Town, London - Newsletter, 16/05/2024.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

The Green Note has forwarded its latest newsletter with details of forthcoming musical events.

Jazz Gigs & Events

‘Beyond the Bassline’, 500 years of Black music in Britain exhibition at The British Library, London.

Friday, April 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024

manchester jazz festival, various venues, Manchester.

Friday, May 17, 2024 - Sunday, May 26, 2024

Victor Wooten & The Wooten Brothers at The Forge, Camden, London.

Friday, May 17, 2024 - Saturday, May 18, 2024

The Jazz Defenders at Black Mountain Jazz, Melville Centre, Abergavenny.

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Dave O’Higgins Quartet at Mood Indigo Events, Riverside Arts Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames.

Sunday, May 19, 2024