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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.


The Big Session Festival June 2008

Now in it?s fourth year the Big Session Festival continues to go from strength. The quality of the music offered this year was characteristically high


Oysterband Clun Green Man Festival The Memorial Hall, Clun, Shropshire, 3rd May 2008

Fresh from an eventful but successful tour of Canada the Oysters were in fine form for this gig in rural Shropshire


February 09 London Vortex gigs

Tim Owen reports on two gigs at London's Vortex


Lichfield Real Ale, Jazz and Blues Festival 2008

A strong line up representing incredible value for money makes this one of the hidden treasures of the UK jazz calendar. This is a little gem of a festival with a very welcome beery bonus.


Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2008

Cheltenham remains a major focal point of the British jazz calendar with the emphasis still very much on the cutting edge of the music.

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Jazz Mann News

2022 Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival Programme Announced.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The line up has been announced for the 2022 Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival which will take place over the weekend of 7-9 October. Press release attached.

Gilad Hekselman - US and European Tour Dates, September - December 2022.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Israeli born, New York based guitarist and composer Gilad Hekselman will be touring extensively in the US & Europe with a variety of different line ups. Schedule attached.

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest - Applications Invited.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The eighth edition of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club contest has now begun. The deadline for applications is December 23rd 2022. Press release attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music, various venues, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Friday, September 23, 2022 - Sunday, October 02, 2022

Jazz Jam Session with the Dave Cottle Trio at Swansea Jazz Club, The Garage Music Venue, Swansea.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Robin Nolan & Chris Quinn and the Gypsy Jazz Retreat Crew, free event at St. Alkmund’s Church, Shrewsbury.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Malcolm Earle Smith at Oliver’s Jazz Bar, Greenwich, London.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Jonathan Gee ‘1971 Show’, free event at Jazz Cafe POSK, Hammersmith, London.

Friday, September 30, 2022