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Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2010-Sunday 2nd May

Musically the strongest day of the festival with Ian enjoying six excellent but very different performances. Photograph of Carla Bley by Tim Dickeson.


Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2010-Saturday 1st May

Ian Mann on a memorable day of wonderfully diverse music at the 2010 Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Photograph of Kit Downes by Tim Dickeson.

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Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2010-Friday 30th April

Ian Mann enjoys the very different talents of Eric Bibb and Trio VD. Photograph of Eric Bibb by Tim Dickeson.


Tim Owen looks at some of the highly distinctive releases from the boutique Treader label run by John Coxon and Ashley Wales of Spring Heel Jack

Psi Fi

Tim Owen looks at three highly distinctive releases on Evan Parker's Psi label

Tomasz Stanko Quintet: Dark Eyes and John Surman: Brewster?s Rooster

Tim Owen looks at two releases on the ECM label

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Jazz Mann News

Cheltenham Jazz Club - Autumn Programme 2024.

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Cheltenham Jazz Club, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, has announced its programme for Autumn 2024. Performers include Yetii, Jake McMurchie, Alan Barnes, Greg Abate. Details attached.

Music Spoken Here, The Marr’s Bar, Worcester, Programme for Sptember / October / November 2024.

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Music Spoken Here events are held every other Thursday at The Marrs Bar in Worcester and showcase the best in original music from around the country spanning jazz, funk, fusion, R&B, soul and hip hop.

Jazz FM announces summer schedule.

Monday, July 15, 2024

Jazz FM, have today announced a new schedule offering more prominence to under-served genres and new documentaries on subjects including music therapy and careers in music. Press release attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

‘Beyond the Bassline’, 500 years of Black music in Britain exhibition at The British Library, London.

Friday, April 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024

Buxton International Festival 2024, various venues, Buxton, Derbyshire.

Thursday, July 04, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024

Upton Blues Festival 2024, various venues, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire.

Friday, July 19, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024

Lincoln Jazz Festival, various locations within Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln.

Friday, July 19, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024

40th Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival, various venues, Birmingham & West Midlands.

Friday, July 19, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024