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Jonny Mansfield - ” “Portrait” an “Album in a Day”.

Multi-instrumentalist Jonny Mansfield has completed the challenge of recording a full album in a single day. The result, "Portrait", is now available via Bandcamp.

Celebrating Musical Traditions in Ards and North Down in the time of Covid-19.

Composers Sid Peacock and Ruth Angell have been commissioned to write a work celebrating the different musical and cultural traditions of this area of Northern Ireland. Press release attached.

Patchwork Jazz Orchestra - “The Light that Shines” - Music and Videos recorded in Isolation.

Patchwork Jazz Orchestra has released a five track EP, with accompanying videos, recorded by its members in isolation at the height of lockdown. Read the story behind this remarkable achievement here

Alex Ward - “Where We Were”, “Frames” and “Noonward”.

Three very different albums by the extraordinarily productive clarinettist & guitarist Alex Ward, featuring his quartet Item 4, Ward as a solo guitarist, and his duo with drummer/ vocalist Sean Noonan

Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny - The “Sorry We Missed You” Interviews - Jonny Bruce.

Black Mountain Jazz have taken the innovative step of e-interviewing artists who were scheduled to appear at the Club during lockdown. The latest in the series features Bristol trumpeter Jonny Bruce.

Johnny Hunter - “Studies In Lockdown”.

Manchester based drummer Johnny Hunter has responded to the challenge of creating collectively improvised music in isolation with the release of his quartet's digital album "Studies In Lockdown".

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Jazz Mann News

K-Music 2020 - London’s Festival of Korean music returns 30 October - 16 November 2020 with live and digital shows.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

K-Music, London’s festival of Korean music, returns this year as a live and digital event with live concerts and a selection of streamed performances and talks. Details attached.

Pianist Noah Haidu celebrates his “Doctone” multi-media project with upcoming album release concerts on Monday, September 28th and Friday, October 2nd 2020.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Haidu’s innovative multimedia project featuring music, a book, and film explores the genius of pianist and composer Kenny Kirkland. Press release attached.

Peter Slavid - ‘European Modern Jazz’ on the radio playlist, first broadcast 13/09/2020.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Broadcaster & journalist Peter Slavid has forwarded details of the music played on his UK & European Jazz radio show on 13/09/20, which is available via a number of UK & international radio stations.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Free fundraising Community Concert feat.  Jazz Factory, Zone Club, Carrivick Sisters, afternoon outdoor event at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, Wilts.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Al Scott Trio at The Eleanor Arms, London E3.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

‘Between The Lines’ Festival at Kings Place and Cafe Oto London.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020 - Thursday, October 29, 2020

Wall2Wall, Digital Jazz Festival,  Abergavenny.

Monday, October 12, 2020 - Sunday, October 18, 2020

Shrewsbury Django Fest at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury.

Friday, October 16, 2020 - Sunday, October 18, 2020