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Book Review - Jim Philip with Trevor Bannister “It Won’t Sound The Same Again…Great Jazz Never Does”.

Ian Mann enjoys the autobiography of multi-reeds player Jim Philip, co-written with regular Jazzmann contributor Trevor Bannister.

Kari Kirkland Interview.

Guest contributor Tom Brumpton interviews California based jazz vocalist, and former trapeze artist, Kari Kirkland on the release of her new album "Wild Is The Wind".

Third Stourbridge Festival of Improvised Music, Claptrap The Venue, Stourbridge, West Midlands,14/11/2021.

Ian Mann enjoys an afternoon of musical spontaneous creation featuring a collective of the Midlands' finest improvisers.

“Wherever You Are”, Brecon Jazz Festival 2021, The Castle Hotel, Brecon, Sunday 22nd August 2021.

Ian Mann enjoys the music of two projects assembled specifically for the Festival, Paula Gardiner's 6.0 and Swing Strings Trio.

“Wherever You Are”, Brecon Jazz Festival 2021, Sunday 15th August 2021.

Ian Mann enjoys the second full Sunday of music at The Castle Hotel and two very different performances from the Capital City Jazz Orchestra and the Dee Byrne / Rebecca Nash Quartet

“Wherever You Are”, Brecon Jazz Festival 2021, Sunday 8th August 2021.

The first full day of live music at the 'hybrid' Brecon Jazz Festival with performances by the Warren / Liddington / Newberry Trio, solo pianist Rachel Starritt and the funk & fusion combo Jingu Bang.

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Jazz Mann News

Paul Clarvis, Liam Noble, Cathy Jordan - new album and UK tour January 2023 / February 2023.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Cathy Jordan, the Irish Traditional folk singer joins jazz musicians Liam Noble and Paul Clarvis on "Freight Train", due for release on 6th January 2023. The trio will be touring the UK in Jan & Feb.

Guildford Jazz - Programme for December 2022.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Martin Collins of Guildford Jazz has forwarded details of the organisation's programme for December 2022 with performances by Rosie Feater-Taylor and Georgina Jackson. Details attached.

Akumu Music Agency - Upcoming concerts, November / December 2022 and January 2023.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Italian music agency Akamu have announced an updated schedule of forthcoming concerts that will take place in various European locations in November, December and January. Schedule attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Cambridge Jazz Festival 2022, various venues, Cambridge.

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - Sunday, November 27, 2022

Pete Churchill Quintet at Guildford Jazz, The Performing Arts Studio, University of Surrey, Guildford.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Wonderbrass feat. Jason Yarde at The Gate, Roath, Cardiff.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Will Barnes Quartet at Hermon Arts, Oswestry, Shropshire.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Heidi Vogelsings Sarah Vaughan at Jazz Cafe POSK, Hammersmith, London.

Saturday, November 26, 2022