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“Remembering Peggy Lee”, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Ian Mann enjoys this Centenary Tribute to Peggy Lee performed by vocalists Becki Biggins, Victoria Klewin and Debs Hancock and instrumentalists Guy Shotton, Nick Kacal and Alex Goodyear.

Steve Hamilton - The story behind “Between the Lines”.

Scottish pianist & composer Steve Hamilton recently released his debut solo album "Between the Lines", recorded during his recovery from the removal of a kidney following the discovery of a tumour.

Video Review - Patchwork Jazz Orchestra - “If I Were A Bell”, released 12/10/2020.

The latest video from Patchwork Jazz Orchestra combines witty and humorous animation with some terrific playing and arranging, but sends a very serious message to Boris Johnson and the UK Government.

Sunday at ‘Virtual’  Brecon Jazz Festival, 09/08/2020.

Ian Mann on the final day of jazz and conversation from the foot of the Brecon Beacons.

Saturday at ‘Virtual’ Brecon Jazz Festival, 08/08/2020.

Ian Mann on a day of performances featuring a beguiling mix of local heroes and international collaborations.

Friday at ‘Virtual’ Brecon Jazz Festival, 07/08/2020.

Ian Mann enjoys the hugely successful first day of this lovingly coordinated online international jazz festival.

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Jazz Mann News

Jazz Divas Series at The Pheasantry, Chelsea, London, Autumn 2021.

Friday, July 30, 2021

The JBGB Events Jazz Divas 2021 Series is an evening concert programme showcasing the very best of British Jazz Singers in intimate personal cabaret style concerts. Press release attached.

Upper East Harlem Block to be Co-Named After Iconic Art Kane Photograph ‘Harlem 1958’.

Friday, July 30, 2021

East 126th Street between 5th and Madison Avenues in East Harlem will be co-named ‘Art Kane Harlem 1958 Place’ in honour of photographer Art Kane and his iconic photograph "Harlem 1958".

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 25/07/2021.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 25/07/21, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations.

Jazz Gigs & Events

37th Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival, various venues West Midlands.

Friday, July 16, 2021 - Sunday, August 01, 2021

Dartington Music Summer School & Festival at Dartington Hall, Devon.

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - Saturday, August 21, 2021

Kansas Smitty’s at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Diane Marino Quartet featuring Rickey Woodard at Rudy’s Jazz Room, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Henry Lowther’s Still Waters, two shows at The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London.

Saturday, July 31, 2021