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Festival Audience Survey

by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:20
How was Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2012 for you? Your feedback is always really useful to us, and will help us improve the Festival experience for next year. Giving your feedback in our Festival audience survey before 1st June 2012 will also enter you into a competition to win a case of wine...

Folk Rising: Fran Smith, Matt Stalker and Fables, and Tracey Browne

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:11
Returning for a short series, this is the first of three Folk Rising concerts featuring up and coming songwriters. Fran Smith Fran Smith has attracted fans of the highest order. Thea Gilmore, Athlete, Karine Polwart, Boo Hewerdine and Po’ Girl have all invited her to open shows for...

Students @ The Sage Gateshead

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:09
We host three fantastic music degrees here at The Sage Gateshead. In partnership with the University of Sunderland we deliver the BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music and BA (Hons) Community Music and in partnership with Newcastle University we host the BMus (Hons) Folk and Traditional...

check out the hcmf// sampler

by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:39
Here's something that we're really excited to be able to share with you. We teamed up with record label NMC to curate a special hcmf// sampler which you can buy from iTunes for the very reasonable sum of £2.49. Not only that, hcmf// Artistic Director, Graham McKenzie, has...

tickets selling fast - book now to avoid disappointment

by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:35
With just two weeks to go till hcmf// 2012, tickets are selling fast and we’re starting to run low on availability for certain events. If any of the concerts below are on your wish list, we recommend that you book soon! Arditti Quartet Nicolas Hodges Heather Roche: Clarinet...

LJF Reviews: Financial Times

by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:34
Bozzini Quartet & hcmf// Composer's Kitchen 2013 - 9th edition Invitation to composers The Workshops Montreal, Canada: Sunday 21 April to Saturday 27 April 2013 Huddersfield, UK: 15 - 24 November 2013 (exact dates to be confirmed) The Bozzini Quartet (Montreal)...

LJF Reviews: Financial Times

by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:28
Terence Blanchard, Ambrose Akinmusire 4* - "Uplifting and intense, the tone was set for a late-show jam." Full review here. Matthew Shipp Trio 4* - "Shipp juxtaposes brittle, spider-and-spike runs with sustained vamps that change key, alter shape and explode into dense,...

LJF Reviews: Daily Mirror

by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:26
A glowing 5* review on Lucinda Williams' weekend at the Royal Festival Hall... "Lucinda Williams and her band played nearly four hours of the best live music you'll hear anywhere in the world." Full review here.

LJF Reviews: The Evening Standard

by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:24
Ravi Coltrane 4* - "The set-closer, Countdown, was one of his father's fiercest workouts, a labyrinthine version of the old Miles Davis standard, Tune Up. Ravi ripped through it as to the manner born." Full review here. Sonny Rollins 5* -  "From the moment he began to...


by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:54
The first live recording from Tampere Jazz Happening 2012 on Yle Radio 1:  Jazzradio Live! Gerry Hemingway Quintet (available until 13 January 2013).


by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:53
Friends of jazz found their way to Tampere Jazz Happening on the first weekend of November. Majority of the concerts were sold out. The 31st Happening featured 26 bands, more than 120 musicians, and 17 different nationalities. The programme presented a broad range of jazz and numerous...

2013 ticket sales starts with two concerts

by April Jazz Espoo on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:46
10.12.2012 April Jazz opens ticket sales for the 2013 festival with two concerts. Tickets to the first two festival days’ concerts at Tapiolasali are now available at Lippupalvelu. Buy your tickets here. Wed 24 April 2013 SAXOPHONE MASTER CHARLES LLOYD NEW QUARTET featuring...

Teemu Viinikainen Trio 3"Kuppilassa lauantaina 16.2.2013

by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:36
Teemu Viinikainen Trio Teemu Viinikainen - kitara Ville Herrala – kontrabasso Mika Kallio – rummut ja perkussiot Klubikonsertti kuuluu Raahen Musiikkiviikkojen ohjelmaan. Ennakkoliput:


by Jazzkaar Festivals on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:16
The concerts of Winter Jazz from February 1st to March 24th offer new meetings, exciting discoveries, fresh sounds and albums. The focus is on the Nordic and Estonian. The most loved events of Winter Jazz will be the concert dedicated to the 90th birthday of the Grand Old Man of Estonian jazz...


by Jazzkaar Festivals on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:13
24th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar 2013 taking place from April 19th to 28th is honored to announce three headliners –American composer and sax legend Charles Lloyd, young and energetic Japanese piano virtuoso Hiromi and the jazz star of the new generation Gregory Porter. From...


Others news

Frank Gratkowski Quartet (D/NL/USA)

by Porgy and Bess on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:31
07.02.2013 20:30 h Frank Gratkowski: alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, flute Wolter Wierbos: trombone Dieter Manderscheid: bass Gerry Hemingway: drums

Billy Martin's Wicked Knee feat. Steven Bernstein

by Porgy and Bess on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:30
  Sa, 02.02.2013 20:30 h Steven Bernstein: trumpet Curtis Fowlkes: trombone Marcus Rojas: tuba Billy Martin: drums  


by Ost Klub on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:23
presents: STRANGER COLE (Jamaican Ska/Reggae Legend) + The Steadytones (trad. Ska and Reggae from Germany) + DJ Doctor Rodney & Reggae Pressure   24.01.2013 20.00 h Einlass

Diknu Schneeberger Trio

by Jazzland on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:20
After 20 soldout-concerts in Mexico: Diknu & Martin Spitzer g, Joschi Schneeberger b February 20th

Curtis Fuller Sextet

by Jazzland on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:19
feat. Joshua Bruneau tp February 5th, 6th, 7th