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Opabinia

Dominic Lash Quartet

Opabinia

A worthy leadership début from one of Britain's most imaginative and in demand improvising musicians.

Urban Novel

Kristian Borring

Urban Novel

First Light

Andrew McCormack Trio

First Light


Match & Fuse featuring Troyka and Pulcinella, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 16/07/2014.

Troyka / Pulcinella

Match & Fuse featuring Troyka and Pulcinella, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 16/07/2014.

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen, Cheltenham College Chapel, Cheltenham, 13/07/2014.

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen, Cheltenham College Chapel, Cheltenham, 13/07/2014.


Casey Greene’s Latin Five with Paul Sawtell, Cal Tjader Tribute, The Hive, Shrewsbury, 12/07/2014

Casey Greene’s Latin Five with special guest Paul Sawtell, Tribute to Cal Tjader.

Casey Greene’s Latin Five with Paul Sawtell, Cal Tjader Tribute, The Hive, Shrewsbury, 12/07/2014

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Jazz Ensemble, BMJ,  Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 06/07/2014.

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Jazz Ensemble

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Jazz Ensemble, BMJ,  Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 06/07/2014.

China Lane

Alice Zawadzki

China Lane


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JAZZ MANN FEATURES

An evening at Cheltenham Music Festival, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 04/07/2014.

An evening at Cheltenham Music Festival, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 04/07/2014.

Ian Mann on Film & Talk ; Moog / The Smith Quartet with Joby Burgess play Steve Reich - "Different Trains", Graham Fitkin - "Distil" and Steve Martland - "Starry Night".

Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2014.

Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2014.

Ian Mann on the final day of the 2014 festival with very different performances by London Afrobeat Collective, Jo Silver, The Indigo Kings, Curtis Stigers, Kairos 4tet and Get The Blessing.

JAZZ MANN NEWS

Statements / Open letters from Jazz Services.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Jazz Services organisation has released two statements in the form of open letters following the shock news of the withdrawl of its funding by the Arts Council of Great Britain.

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Rising northern jazz talent to get festival showcase.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Jam Experiment, a young Manchester quintet is the first beneficiary of the Jazz North Introduces scheme, which offers them high-profile exposure at leading jazz festivals in the north.

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Edinburgh jazz series gears up for the Fringe.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Playtime team, who stage weekly jazz sessions at the Outhouse in Edinburgh, have announced an expansion of activities in August 2014 during the city’s Fringe festival. Details attached.

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JAZZ GIGS & EVENTS

Folk music of the South Slavic tradition, course led by Branco Stoysin at City Lit, London.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sandwell Fringe Festival, various venues, Sandwell, West Midlands.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Monday, July 28, 2014

30th Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival, various locations, Birmingham.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014

Manchester Jazz Festival, various venues, Manchester.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, various locations, Edinburgh.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014

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