Music to Warm the Soul at Olney Jazz Club: November, December, January


Hello Jazz Lovers Welcome to our November Newsletter. Yet again we’ve some great gigs coming up! Tuesday 1st November 8.00pm Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends with Guest Star Julian Marc Stringle    A great, swinging, foot-tapping night is guaranteed at our November gig featuring Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends with Richard … [Read more...]

StoryVille Presents Steve Waterman & Marco Marconi: Two Musts For Your Jazz Diary


StoryVille Jazz Club Presents Steve Waterman Wednesday 16th November Marco Marconi Wednesday 21st December  MK11's StoryVille Jazz Club with Steve Waterman and Marco Marconi. MK11 - Live Music Venue's StoryVille Jazz Club Steve Waterman - November … [Read more...]

Doc Houlind’s Revival All Stars Bringing New Orleans to Ramsgate


A definite must for Thanet and East Kent Jazz Fans! Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (YouTube © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

“Sweet Lovin’ Soul” A Jazz&Jazz Tuba Skinny YouTube


A touch of street magic New Orleans style in Brittany, France. No further words needed! Just hit full screen and enjoy! Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (YouTube © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz) … [Read more...]

Jazz&Jazz Portrait of Leroy Jones inspired by one of the final gigs at Donna’s Bar, Rampart Street, New Orleans


The Acrylic Portrait: Each Art&Verse Giclée Print is produced and signed to order: … Or a Jazz&Jazz Souvenir Poster! I spent a thoroughly enjoyable evening at Donna's Bar on Rampart Street during the French Quarter Festival back in 2010 when I first met Leroy. Sadly not long after the venue closed down. But when Leroy and … [Read more...]

Major Impact! The Magnificent Seven Jazz Band


"Formed in 2013 by a nucleus of musicians from the Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball bands, the MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Jazz Band comprises some the most sought-after and successful musicians on the jazz scene today. Performing a wide range of jazz styles through well crafted arrangements, this band of versatile musicians successfully blends music … [Read more...]

Doc Houlind’s Revival All Stars Bring New Orleans to Olney via Denmark


Hot footing it around England on their 2016 UK Tour, with 23 gigs in 23 days, Doc Houlind's fourth stop was at Olney Jazz Club on Tuesday, 4th October, where I was privileged to film the YouTubes below.  But these are no substitute for seeing the All Stars live so check out the link below for the rest of their tour … [Read more...]

A Touch of Jelly Roll Magic at Lemsford Jazz Club


Bob Dwyer's Bix & Pieces Band played "Mamie's Blues" at Lemsford Jazz Club on Sunday, 2nd October. What better way to introduce this magical and rarely performed number than by including this YouTube featuring Jelly Roll Morton's 1939 reflections about Mamie.   More Jazz&Jazz YouTubes filmed at Lemsford Jazz … [Read more...]

Featuring Sammy’s Autumn 2016 UK Tour


  This year for the first time in some years I missed out on Sammy Rimington's UK Autumn Tour. But Jazz&Jazz photographer Laurence Cumming caught up with Sammy at The Winning Post, Whitton, on 29th September, and sent me a selection of great shots. Thanks go to Laurence and also to Tony and Kay Leppard for permitting Laurence to take … [Read more...]

Latest From The National Jazz Archive


October 2016 Newsletter Don’t miss the Alan Barnes Quintet on 22 October! Multi-instrumentalist Alan Barnes is bringing a top-flight quintet to play a fundraiser for the Archive on Saturday 22 October in Loughton. The concert starts at 2.30, tickets are available here or on the door. Here are previews of these wonderful … [Read more...]