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Jazz News (Feb. 2019)

Joe Armon-Jones Ezra Collective pianist Joe Armon-Jones received the Session of the Year award at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards for his Maida Vale session last year. He performs with his band at Patterns in Brighton on Friday 22nd February.   Jacob Collier Multi-Grammy award winner Jacob Collier appears at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Monday 18th…

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Jazz News (Jan. 2019)

    With a new year comes a new season of gigs, with some exciting announcements. Sun Ra Arkestra return for their annual gigs at the Con Club in Lewes. Previous years have seen them add an extra show due to tickets being sold out in advance. They will be performing on 21st and 22nd April….

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Jazz News (Dec. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news.   Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum and Snarky Parky are the first artists to be announced for the next Love Supreme Festival, to be held at Glynde Place on the weekend of 5th-7th July, 2019. Georgia-born Gladys Knight, known as the Empress of Soul, rose to stardom with…

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Jazz News (Nov. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news.   Talented Portuguese guitarist and composer Vitor Pereira returns to The Verdict in Brighton on 17th November with a new album of material. He’s currently crowdfunding to raise money to tour the music around the UK. Also appearing at The Verdict this month are the Mark Cherrie…

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Jazz News (Oct. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news.   Claire Martin OBE and Pete Long have started a new jazz podcast, entitled Croydon Omelette, which aims to be both informative and fun. Last year they presented the Christmas show on Jazz FM, and previously Claire was a regular host on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Line…

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Jazz News (Sept. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news. Click on the blue links for more information (links take you to third party websites).       September sees Splash Point Jazz Festival coming to 3 separate venues around Eastbourne on Sunday 30th September, whilst Jazz In The Round host the Emergence Festival in Hastings over the…

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Jazz News (Aug. 2018)

    The Pavilion Cafe Bar in Worthing has announced a new series of monthly jazz concerts beginning in October with artists that include Robert Fowler, Allison Neale, Colin Oxley, Winston Rollins, Jo Fooks and Jacqui Hicks.     Splash Point Jazz Festival in Eastbourne have announced that they will be supporting local children’s charity Chestnut Tree…

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Jazz News (July 2018)

    The Under Ground Theatre in Eastbourne has now closed for the near future as the lease, which expired back in 2016 but was renewed on a monthly basis, has been put out to tender by East Sussex County Council.     This comes at a time when venues across Britain are under threat, with The…

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Jazz News (June 2018)

    Love Supreme Festival have released the stage times for this year’s festival which takes place from Friday 29th June until Sunday 1st July. Headliners include Elvis Costello, Pharoah Sanders, Steve Winwood and Dave Holland/Chris Potter/Zakir Hussain. The stage times are available from their website.     In other festival news, Eastbourne’s Splashpoint Jazz Festival, have…

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Jazz News (May 2018)

    Love Supreme Festival have announced their full line up, including artists appearing on the Bandstand: Three Little Birds, Paul Richards Trio, Giwha and the 1618, Sonnymoon for 3, Charlotte Glasson, Roy Hilton, Rory ingham, Where Pathways Meet, Sen3, Peter Fraize, Johnny Mansfield, Pete Hill Quintet and the 9-piece Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Frontline (led by…