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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.

Tango Jazz Quartet - “Tango Meets Jazz”, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Commissioned by the Wall2Wall Jazz Festival & filmed in Argentina this stream charts the linked histories of tango & jazz and the music & history of the Tango Jazz Quartet, led by Gustavo Firmenich.

Tomorrow’s Headliners, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

A special showcase event featuring 5 rising stars, saxophonists Josh Heaton & Daniel Newberry, guitarist Alex Lockheart, vocalist Sarah Meek & trumpeter Thom Dalby playing with the Alex Goodyear Trio.

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Jazz Mann News

Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny, Summer Mini wall2wall Jazz Festival line up announced.

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

The line up has been announced for this mini-festival which will take place over the weekend of 15th / 16th July 2022. Details attached.

Jazz at The Lescar, Sheffield, programme for July and August 2022.

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Jez Matthews of Jazz at The Lescar has forwarded details of the programme for July and August 2022. Events take place at The Lescar Hotel, Sheffield.

The Brit Pub Cwmafan, weekly jazz and jam nights, schedule for July 2022.

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Pianist and composer Dave Jones' new weekly Jazz night and Jazz Jam session at The Brit Pub in Cwmafan will continue throughout July 2022. Schedule attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Ludlow Fringe Festival, various venues, Ludlow, Shropshire.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - Sunday, July 10, 2022

42nd Festival International de Jazz de Montréal,various venues, Montreal, Canada.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - Saturday, July 09, 2022

Quentin Collins Quintet at Guildford Jazz, The Cricket Pavilion, Guildford, Surrey.

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

MF Robots at Boisdale of Canary Wharf, London.

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Dave Jones’ Unfinished Sentences at Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, Uplands, Swansea.

Thursday, July 07, 2022