When Jazz Meets Gospel Part 6: Nat Aderley “Work Song”

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Gary Wood’s Swing Band Presentation and slide show featuring the influence of the African/American tradition on Jazz. Part 6 “Worksong”   Nathaniel "Nat" Adderley was an American jazz cornet and trumpet player who played in the hard bop and soul Jazz genres. Peter M Butler Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz (Photos … [Read more...]

Promoting Jazz via Jazz&Jazz.com and it’s Associated Websites

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JAZZ&JAZZ: Helping Keep Jazz Live and Alive! A day or so ago a colleague commented on Jazz&Jazz: "The vast majority of those you go to Jazz Festivals are mostly OAPs on limited finances. I am no different, so it’s fair to say that the vast majority of those visiting festivals throughout the country tend to be very selective, and of … [Read more...]

Featuring Jazz in East Kent at “The Star” and “The Horse & Groom”

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No chance to while away the time during my Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Festival weekend. Or rather should I say, every chance to while away a pleasant evening and afternoon filming at local hostelries before the main events. Because precursors to the big event were jazz at The Star, Old Wives Lees, on Thursday evening, 9th July, and at The Horse … [Read more...]

Sunday 2nd August: Christine’s Stackyard Stompers – A Welcome Return to Lemsford Jazz Club!

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  NEXT SUNDAY, 2 AUGUST 1.00 till 4.00, AT LEMSFORD JAZZ CLUB! ALL TIME FAVOURITES "CHRISTINE'S STACKYARD STOMPERS"!  BE THERE, IT WILL BE A WHIRL! PLUS PURE TRAD JAZZ! Lemsford Jazz Club on Facebook  … [Read more...]

“A Night in New Orleans” at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle with Trefor Williams

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  Fans are always pleased to welcome Trefor Williams back to Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle. He could almost be described as a festival founder member!  Here he is on Bertha, his beloved Bass, with, as he might put it, “His Usual Suspects”, for “A Night in New Orleans” with Ian Turner (Clarinet), Mick Stansell (trumpet), Malc Murphy … [Read more...]

8.00pm Thursday 30th July: Adrian Cox Quintet at The Bedford

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....... A jazz evening simply not to be missed! ........... A sampler: See also Jazz&Jazz Post: A Nightingale Echoes From The Crypt Please Note: Ticket Sales No 01234 320022 For Further information contact Tad Newton on: 01604 858549 Website: Tad Newton's Jazz Friends … [Read more...]

Jazz at The Saracens Head, Deal, Kent

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It's always great to discover new jazz venues! Courtesy of John Sheppard, Jazz & Jazz is pleased to announce Jazz at The Saracens Head in Deal, Kent. For full details, email John at: [email protected][Read more...]

Isle of Thanet Hosts Frog Island Jazz Band at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle

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Always popular at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle, Essex-based Frog Island Jazz Band got the festival off to resounding start with their Classic New Orleans Jazz of the twenties and early thirties - Joe King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Johnny Dodd's et al.  Their visits to New Orleans brought them the ultimate accolade of having the title 'International … [Read more...]

Harbourside Jazz at Seaside Shuffle – Bands, Brolly Parades and Ramsgate’s Beauty Queen

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  The sun shone, the bands played, the brollies paraded and Ramsgate’s Beauty Queen and Princess smiled for the cameras. Jazz fans revelled in the events and onlooking holiday makers and local residents were enthralled by the fun and frolics! All featured below in my YouTube clips. I overheard one happy parent say to his … [Read more...]

Doc Houlind Revival All Stars UK Tour 2015

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26th September - 13th October September Autumn Jazz Parade, Seacroft Holiday Village, Hemsby 26th: 5:00-6:00pm + evening 27th: 11:00-12:15 ••• ••• ••• 27th: Colchester Jazz Club, 7:45-10:30pm Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EJ 28th: Barnsley Jazz Club, … [Read more...]