Winner of the Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best Media, 2019



Ian Mann looks at two similarly themed albums by Swedish pianist Jan Lundgren

Lundgren (born 1966) came to jazz at the age of twenty having previously studied as a classical musician. Indeed at one time he seemed destined to be a professional classical performer


The Guardian Hay Festival, Hay-On-Wye 2009

Ian Mann looks at contrasting jazz events at the 2009 Guardian Hay Festival


Count your Blessings

Ian Mann takes another look at Get The Blessing's new album and reviews their recent show at the 2009 Budvar Cheltenham Jazz Festival


Budvar Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2009: Sunday

Another day featuring some memorable performances and culminating with the gig of the festival from the Dave Douglas Quintet


Budvar Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2009: Saturday

The Saturday of this year's Cheltenham Jazz Festival started bright and sunny with no hint of the events that were later to cause major problems for the festival organisers


Tim Owen looks at two freely improvised albums on Evan Parker’s psi label

psi have come up trumps with these recordings, by two of the most well-honed ?voices? on the London jazz circuit.

Page 40 of 41 pages

Jazz Mann News

Artists announced for Jerwood Jazz Encounters Fellowships to present jazz at festivals across England during 2021.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Four jazz artists have been commissioned to create ground-breaking new ways to present jazz at Festivals across England in 2021. They are Elliot Galvin, Faye MacCalman, Lara Jones and Witch ā€˜nā€™ Monk.

Mabon reschedule their “Last Huzzah!” tour to 2021.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Welsh folk/rock band Mabon, led by accordionist Jamie Smith have forwarded their latest newsletter, including details of their farewell tour, now re-scheduled for the spring of 2021.

Tin Men and the Telephone present the very first live interactive virtual show, 4th, 5th, 6th June 2020.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

For three nights, 4th-6th June, they present their brand new show, online, to a limited audience through three host partners Birmingham Conservatoire, Sage Gateshead & The Royal Welsh College of Music

Jazz Gigs & Events

Lady Maisery at Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Sarah Gillespie Quintet at Westacre Theatre, Westacre, Norfolk.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Fofoulah at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Richard Foote Quintet at Midlands Arts Centre (mac), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Michal Urbaniak, Urbanator at Hideaway, Steatham, London.

Friday, May 29, 2020 - Saturday, May 30, 2020