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Features

“Build Your Own Album” -  with Jonathan Silk and FORJ.

"Skirfare", the debut release by FORJ, a quartet led by drummer Jonathan Silk, offers purchasers the opportunity to pick their own track combination to create their personally chosen album download.

Le QuecumBar, Battersea, London - “Life During Lockdown”.

Sylvia Rushbrooke of Le QuecumBar, London's home of Gypsy Jazz and Swing, outlines the problems facing venue operators during the Covid crisis and offers suggestions as to how fans can help out.

John Russell (1954 - 2021) - An Appreciation by Alex Ward and Stephen Vitkovitch

Musician Alex Ward and record label owner Stephen Vitkovitch have written a tribute to their friend, guitarist, improviser and organiser John Russell, who sadly passed away on January 18th 2021.

A Tribute to Celia Mur,  Jazz / Flamenco Singer from Spain -  by Lynne Gornall of Brecon Jazz.

Lynne Gornall pays tribute to jazz / flamenco singer Celia Mur, who died in 2019, and recalls Celia's performance at the 2013 Brecon Jazz Festival, footage of which has recently become available.

New Switzerland - Julie Campiche, Ikarus, Trio Heinz Herbert - EFG London Jazz Festival Livestream, 14/11/2020.

Three distinctive, almost unclassifiable, acts featuring some of Europe’s most adventurous young musicians, demonstrating just how creative, vibrant & distinctive the contemporary Swiss jazz scene is.

“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.

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Jazz Mann News

Jazzata Autumn gigs at Bristol Beacon.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Promoter Ian Storror is to present a short series of jazz gigs in Bristol Beacon Foyer during October and November. Featured artists are Fergus McCreadie and Mark Lockheart.

Autumn programme announced for London’s new jazz cabaret venue, Piano Smithfield.

Friday, September 17, 2021

JBGB Events has announced a series of performances at Piano Smithfield during October and November 2021 in conjunction with dining at game restaurant The Jugged Hare.

JazzLeeds - Programme announced for Autumn 2021.

Friday, September 17, 2021

JazzLeeds has announced its Autumn programme which will present more than thirty concerts between thirty September and December 2021. Full details attached.

Jazz Gigs & Events

Jazzopen: Stuttgart Festival, Stuttgart, Germany.

Friday, September 10, 2021 - Sunday, September 19, 2021

Montreal Jazz Festival 41st Edition, live and online, various venues, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - Sunday, September 19, 2021

Darius Brubeck Quartet at Loughton Methodist Church, Loughton, Essex.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Interplay at Talisman Square, Kenilworth, Warwickshire (part of Kenilworth Arts Festival).

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Byron Wallen / Nick Ramm Duo, ‘Black Flag’, two shows at The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London.

Saturday, September 18, 2021