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Saturday at Lichfield Real Ale, Jazz and Blues Festival 2009

The Lichfield RAJB organised by Lichfield Arts just goes from strength to strength. The music on offer this year was of a consistently high standard


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

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Jazz Mann News

Sentient Beings - UK Tour Dates, January and February 2024.

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Sentient Beings, the quartet featuring violinist Faith Brackenbury, saxophonist John O'Gallagher, bassist John Pope & drummer Tony Bianco will play a series of UK live dates in January & February 2024

QOW TRIO, new album and UK tour dates, February - May 2024.

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

QOW TRIO will release their new album "The Hold Up" on Ubuntu Music on 26th January 2024, followed by a series of UK tour dates. Press release attached.

SMOKE Jazz Club, New York City, Programme for January 2024.

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

SMOKE Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 2024. Performers include Billy Harper, Al Foster, Bill Charlap and Billy Childs.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Claire Martin with Freddie Gavita & the Dave Cottle Trio at Swansea Jazz Club, CU Mumbles, Mumbles, Swansea.

Thursday, December 07, 2023

Ben Holder “Hot Club Jazz” at Guildford Jazz, The Stoke, Guildford, Surrey.

Friday, December 08, 2023

Dennis Rollins’ Funky Funk + Origin at Derby Jazz, The Hound Dog, Derby.

Friday, December 08, 2023

A New Wave Of Jazz, two day label festival at Hundred Years Gallery, London E2.

Saturday, December 09, 2023 - Sunday, December 10, 2023

Daylight Music; Lost Map presents Ed Dowie, Firestations, Two White Cranes + Pictish Trail (solo), lunchtime event at St. John on Bethnal Green, London E2.

Saturday, December 09, 2023