Jazz&Jazz Announces Chris Hodgkin’s Latest Newsletter 

Just released, Chris Hodgkin’s latest newsletter contains details of his launch of three new business manuals, the release and launch of the album Lenore Raphael, Wayne Wilkinson and Chris Hodgkins at Pizza Express Live, Dean Street and a tour with US pianist Leonore Raphael, US guitarist Wayne Wilkinson with special guest Alison Rayner on bass. Two further releases are; Chris Hodgkins And His Band – Retrospection featuring the radio and TV broadcast 1976-1978 and Remembering John Evans 1934 – 2015 + details of Chris’s programmes on Jazz London Radio and Pure Jazz in New York.

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Peter M Butler
Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz

Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Part 6 Is Especially Dedicated To Ivan Halloran


Yesterday, my longstanding jazz friend Ivan Hallaron encouraged me with this message
from New South Wales, Australia: “I follow you closely Peter, and would be lost
without our contact.”

Ivan in his broadcasting days on Valley FM, New South Wales.

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Jazz&Jazz YouTubes: Taimane Gardner Captivates Fest Jazz Fans


Featuring Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Part 5


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Please Read: YouTube Ad Income Setback Hastens Jazz&Jazz Rethink!

Google have introduced a new policy for reviewing ad inclusions on YouTubes. It reads:

“Right now, we are only able to review videos with at least 1,000 views in the past 7 days.
We’ll review your video once it reaches that threshold.” 

A volume of complaints has already been made about this. It penalises the small man. For instance despite my many contacts, it would take a “Month of Sundays” for my jazz YouTubes to reach that 1,000 views target. [Read more…]

Next Treasured Jazz&Jazz YouTube: Tuba Skinny “New Orleans Bump”

Part 4 in the Series Featuring Jazz&Jazz YouTubes

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Autumn Riches with Alec Dankworth’s Spanish Accents PLUS The Alan Barnes David Newton Duo

“Autumn Riches at The Other Palace”


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Youth in Jazz: Featuring Joan Chamorro’s Inspirational St Andreu Jazz Band

I have followed and featured Joan Chamorro and Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Jazz Band for several years. Avidly! Because Joan takes youngsters with an inclination for music under his wing and infuses into them a love for music.

Joan present a masterclass at Chateauneuf du Foau, 2016

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Remembering Trefor …

“Just A Closer Walk With Thee”


“God Bless You Trefor.”

Peter M Butler
Editor & Proprietor Jazz&Jazz

(YouTube © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

Farewell and God Bless You, Trefor Williams

Queen Victoria, Brocket Hall, Lemsford Village and Jazz!

Occasionally I’m moved to feature on Jazz&Jazz interludes in my life and in history other than in my involvement in jazz.

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Clare Teal Trio Fund Raiser for the National Jazz Archive


“Clare is a sought after singer throughout the country, and has been voted
British Jazz Singer of the Year three times.”

Loughton Methodist Church

260 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 1RB

7.45pm Thursday 14 September

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