Fest Jazz Is Unique … and yet Needs Help! Here’s Why!

The cry to attract youngsters back to jazz resonates ever louder. Jazz fans, it’s happening, as is evident from many features posted here on Jazz&Jazz. Not more so than at a jazz festival in the north-west of France launched back in 2005 by English jazz musician and band leader, Trevor Stent.

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“Bei Mir Bist Du Schön” (To Me You Are Beautiful) …

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends captivate
Scene 2 fans at Fest Jazz 2018.

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Olney Jazz Club Presents Jazz Colossus: 8.00pm Tuesday 2nd October

Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Olney Jazz Club
Carlton House Club, High St, Olney MK46 4BB
Tel: 01234 711348

Just a taster:

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Welcome Back to Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle, Doolally Tap!


Always warmly welcomed and loudly applauded at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle, Doolally Tap will be tapping up a storm again this weekend!

Saturday, 29th September, 12 noon til 2.30 pm.

Here’s how!

Peter M Butler
Editor Jazz&Jazz

(Photos & YouTubes © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

Jazz&Jazz is grateful to Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle for their reciprocal support.

Warm up for Winter with Tad Newton’s Sunday Lunchtime Jazz!


• Three miles from J15 on M1 • Free Rarking
• Real Ales • Great Hot Food • Bar Snacks

Top National and International Bazz bands!

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Presenting Plymouth Jazz Club’s October/November 2018 Programme

Founded 1984

Plymouth’s Premier Jazz Venue

Jazz&Jazz is delighted to support Plymouth Jazz Club.

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Sunday, October 7th • 7.00 for 7.30pm

Annika Skoogh’s Anita O’Day Project

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Frog & Henry and The Tuba Machine at Fest Jazz

“I ver
y much enjoy how candid your YouTube “
Featuring Ewan Bleach with
Frog & Henry at Fest Jazz 2018″ is
. It perfectly captures that moment at
Fest Jazz, which happened to be my favourite!” (Ryan, Frog & Henry)

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Follow Up to “It’s Time to Ring the Changes!”

“This online activity is good for us (and others) in many ways but it can take over, and we need to step back sometimes and ‘smell the roses’. Take care.” (Ian Maud).


This is the follow up to
Social Media or Jazz&Jazz? It’s Time to Ring the Changes!

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Malo Mazurié’s Annual Visit to Fest Jazz, Châteauneuf-du-Faou, in 2018

Malo Mazurié first starred at Fest Jazz in 2005 when just twelve years old.
Fans have welcomed him back each year – this year with his latest Quartet.

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Jazz&Jazz Presents Fest Jazz 2018 Stars “The Johnnie Glaz String Band”

The Johnnie Glaz String Band were formed in 2017 and hail from

Central Brittany.

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