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“Jass to Jazz”, A three video discussion on the History of Jazz,  Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Vocalist Debs Hancock discusses the History of Jazz with jazz journalists John Hellings and Nigel Jarrett.

Tango Jazz Quartet - “Tango Meets Jazz”, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Commissioned by the Wall2Wall Jazz Festival & filmed in Argentina this stream charts the linked histories of tango & jazz and the music & history of the Tango Jazz Quartet, led by Gustavo Firmenich.

Tomorrow’s Headliners, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

A special showcase event featuring 5 rising stars, saxophonists Josh Heaton & Daniel Newberry, guitarist Alex Lockheart, vocalist Sarah Meek & trumpeter Thom Dalby playing with the Alex Goodyear Trio.

“Remembering Charlie Parker”, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

A Centenary Tribute to Charlie Parker from a sextet featuring saxophonists Ben Waghorn & Martha Skilton, trumpeter Jonny Bruce, pianist Dave Jones, bassist Ashley John Long & drummer Alex Goodyear.

“Remembering Peggy Lee”, Wall2Wall Virtual Jazz Festival 2020, Abergavenny.

Ian Mann enjoys this Centenary Tribute to Peggy Lee performed by vocalists Becki Biggins, Victoria Klewin and Debs Hancock and instrumentalists Guy Shotton, Nick Kacal and Alex Goodyear.

Steve Hamilton - The story behind “Between the Lines”.

Scottish pianist & composer Steve Hamilton recently released his debut solo album "Between the Lines", recorded during his recovery from the removal of a kidney following the discovery of a tumour.

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Jazz Mann News

GJFL Session 3: Lucy Tasker’s ‘Sakura’ Trio, Livestream event, 15/04/2021.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The GypsyJazz Festival of London present clarinettist Lucy Tasker in this free livestream event which will be premiered from the Toulouse Lautrec Venue in London on 15th April 2021. Details attached.

DC Jazz Festival Announces ‘We Get to Talk’ Podcast Series.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has launched a podcast series titled We Get to Talk. On this bi-weekly program, DCJF Executive Director Sunny Sumter engages jazz artists in captivating conversations.

Sarah Gillespie - free songwriting workshop and new live gig dates.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Sarah Gillespie will host a free online songwriting workshop on 22nd April 2021. She has also announced dates for a number of live performances later in the year.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Shapeshifters + Paul Taylor, late afternoon performance at Bobik’s, The Punchbowl Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Shez Raja ‘Tales from the Punjab’  feat. Tony Kofi at 606 Jazz Club, Chelsea, London.

Friday, June 04, 2021

Zara McFarlane, late show at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London.

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Jazz On A Summer’s Evening feat. Tara Minton, Jo Harrop, Carroll Thompson, Paul Lee, Alex Webb, Ciyo Brown, Tommaso Starace, Freddie Gavita, Ed Babar, David Ingamells at Cadogan Hall, London.

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Antonio Forcione Entertains You at Le QuecumBar, Battersea, London.

Sunday, June 20, 2021