Watching Google Ads on Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Helps Support Jazz!

“Your YouTube features are all great and
cheer everybody up enormously. So glad
you can get some income from
Google advertising.”

Tim Wacher, Covent Garden Marching Band.

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Featuring Jazz&Jazz YouTube No 8 – Colin Kingwell’s Jazz Bandits …

… to counter the Coronavirus live jazz blackout.

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Tin Roof Blues in lieu of Live Jazz 7: Jazz&Jazz Confronts Coronavirus

Dennis Vick’s Fenny Stompers always enjoy the fun of jazz,
even when there’s a touch of rebellion in the ranks!

Here they are playing Tin Roof Blues at
Smiffy’s (Brian Smith’s) Peartree Jazz Club,
Welwyn Garden City.
Dennis Vick, clarinet; Dave Arnold, bass;
Paul Roberts, trumpet; Ken Joiner, drums;
Richard Leach, trombone; & Brian Vick, banjo.

Their jovial repartee encapsulates the jazz club atmosphere,
compensating for current Coronavirus live jazz setbacks.

(Courtesy of Brian Smith aka “Smiffy”)

Peter M Butler

(YouTube © Peter M Butler, Jazz&Jazz)

Tragically Cancelled: 2020 Fest Jazz Châteauneuf-du-Faou

It is with huge regret that Trevor Stent needed to request Jazz&Jazz to post this announcement.

Just to tell you all that we have decided to cancel Fest Jazz 2020 in Brittany. The situation is just too uncertain to risk it.  All the other festivals in July in the region have been cancelled and even if the festival was allowed to take place, they will almost certainly insist on everyone wearing masks and standing 2m apart, which is not exactly the kind of atmosphere we want!

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Jazz&Jazz YouTubes In Lieu of Live Jazz: No 6

Confronting the Coronavirus Black Out Continued.


A Barry Palser Savoy Jazz Band Special

Alan Gresty (Cornet}; Tony Pitt (Banjo) & Tony Teale (Reeds)
in a stunning rendering of Bix Beiderbecke’s “Davenport Blues”!
(Courtesy of Brian Smith aka “Smiffy”)

Peter M Butler

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

Jazz&Jazz YouTubes Confront the Coronavirus Black Out / Part 5…

In Lieu of Live Jazz Continued!

A Star Studded Event

Or as Tad Newton put it, “Mellifluous Christmas Frolics” at
The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, packed with fans for the event.
Starring Gary Wood (trumpet), Ronnie Fen (drums),
Alan Haughton (piano), Tomas Pedersen (bass)
and Tad on trombone.
Plus special guests Denise Gordon (jazz and gospel vocalist),
Roy Williams (trombone) and Zoltan Sagi (clarinet/saxophone).

Peter M Butler

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

Chris Barber 90 Today!

Bob Ironside Hunt announced today: “My old boss Chris Barber turns 90 today! 
All the best mate, and thanks for all the good times!

Thanks Bob for announcing this and especially thank you, Chris, for your
massive contribution to Jazz. I managed to capture the YouTube above from
way back in The Gods in Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar.
Afterwards I was privileged to steel a lengthy conversation with Chris.

Peter M Butler
Editor Jazz & Jazz

In Lieu of Live Jazz Part 4: Jazz&Jazz YouTubes filmed at The 100 Club prior to Coronavirus!

Over the years I have filmed more than 400 Jazz&Jazz YouTubes featuring live jazz at a variety of events, with 900,000 views to date.

Here, Jazz Fans worldwide, to help compensate for the Coronavirus inflicted absence of live jazz, I present today’s Jazz&Jazz offerings, filmed at a packed full 100 Club’s final Thursday lunch time jazz session on 12th December, 2013.

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Jazz&Jazz confronts the Coronavirus Plague! Part 3

Over the years I have filmed more than 400 YouTubes featuring live jazz at a variety of events, with 880,700 plus views to date.

Now, to help compensate for the absence of live jazz, I’m
re-featuring selections of my Jazz&Jazz YouTubes.

Today’s choice, dating back to November, 2013:
The Golden Eagle Jazz Band
performing King Oliver’s “Canal Street Blues”
at Ramsgate Seaside Shuffle Jazz Club.
Kevin Scott (Leader/Banjo); Roy Stokes (Trombone);
Mick Scroxton (Trumpet); Alan Cresswell (Clarinet); Pete Jackman (Drums); Mike Broad (Bass).

Peter M Butler

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

“Filling the Coronavirus Void” Continued…

On 31st March I posted the first feature in my Jazz&Jazz series subtitled
“Jazz&Jazz confronts the Coronavirus Plague!”

In it I announced my intention to launch a sequence of posts presenting my Jazz&Jazz YouTubes with the introduction: “Over the past five years I have filmed over 400 YouTubes featuring live jazz at a variety of events and locations. To date these have been viewed by 900 thousand plus jazz enthusiasts. I have already featured selections of these on Jazz&Jazz.”

Now my plan is to re-feature these YouTubes in a series of posts here on Jazz&Jazz, shared across my Social Media links, to help mitigate the ongoing void of live jazz.

Brian Carrick

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