Announcing The Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest: Sunday 13th August

Broadreach Records are excited to announce the launch of the
2017 Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest
Sunday, 13th August, 4.00 til 9.00pm
At the Herne Bay Pier Stage.

With a fantastic lineup of some of the UK’s hottest jazz and swing musicians,
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest is gearing up to be a real asset to this beautiful seaside community.
With not one but two headliners, trumpet player extraordinaire Digby Fairweather and the brilliantly expressive guitarist Jim Mullen each performing evening sets, the afternoon will also heat up with
sets by splendid saxophonist Paul Booth, versatile vocalist Kai Hoffman and
rising star pianist Liam Dunachie.

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Welcome to the July Olney Jazz Club Newsletter

Three unmissable sessions at Olney Jazz Club in
July, September and October!

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Plymouth Jazz Club Summer Programme: July – August 2017

Founded 1984

Plymouth’s Premier Jazz Venue

Jazz&Jazz is delighted to support Plymouth Jazz Club.

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Prelude To The 2017 Shuffle: Barnacle Bill At The Belgian Cafe, Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle 2014

Barnacle Bill, Belgian Cafe, 2014 Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle.

I was delighted to catch up with Barnacle Bill playing in The Belgian Cafe during the 2014 Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival just before he handed in his horn, announcing to the audience that, age 87, he was taking “early retirement”!

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Focus on Dom at The Phoenix Club, Soho: “I’m Gonna Kill That Hen”

Dom & The Ikos at the Phoenix Artists Club.

I filmed Dom & The Ikos playing this wonderful Charlie Morris blues number back in 2014, during the Phoenix Club Launch of his Dom & The Ikos Album.

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An Analysis of Jazz&Jazz YouTubes: Seeking Answers!

Over the past three years I have filmed for and produced 658 Jazz&Jazz YouTubes of which 538 have been released for pubic viewing. In addition I have countless more MP4 movies, many of which are potential YouTube material.

An analysis of these YouTubes tells a story about the status of jazz, particularly in the UK compared with, for instance, Europe and the USA – in itself perhaps a potential steer to the future.

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“Basin Street”: Dom Pipkin at The Alleycat, May, 2015


Dom at The Alleycat, May, 2015

A few years back I visited The Alleycat quite frequently but circumstances prevent me getting to Denmark Street so often now.

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Jazz at The Bedford with Sarah Spencer and Jim Douglas: Sunday 25th June

Sarah Spencer

Jim Douglas








Sarah recently starred with Mike Owen’s Scarlett’s Serenaders at The Bedford:
Jim featured at Olney Jazz Club in February:

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(Photos © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

Thursday 22 June 2017: The Covent Garden Marching Band Heads The Big Parade for the 20th Annual Rent Collecting Ceremony – A Spectacle to Behold!

Not to be missed! So make a day of it in Covent Garden, on Thursday, 22nd June. Arrive in good time – the ceremony starts at 4.30pm.

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Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Presents Jazz By The Seaside 14/15/16 July

Enjoy the seaside, enjoy the sea air, enjoy the camaraderie and most of all,
enjoy the Jazz at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle.

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