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International Jazz Month in The New City of Jazz!

The Jazz Centre UK
11.00 am to 5.00 pm

Saturday 30th April 2022 is UNESCO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY and this month at The Jazz Centre UK – the UK’s only cultural centre for jazz – we’re going global with our weekend daytime live music events.

Live music starts at 2pm and during this special month we have

  • Saturday 2nd April –   Snowboy with the Graeme Culham Trio – an explosive fusion of funk, bebop and afro-Cuban/Latin jazz
  • Sunday 3rd April – TJCUK’s Film Club screens “Etta James and the Roots Band’s Burnin’ Down the House” one of the best live recordings including the original of the incredible “I’d Rather Go Blind!”
  • Sunday 3rd April – Dawnette Fessey present’s “A No-Good Woman and the Kingsnakes”  – Delta Blues from the heart of the Thames Delta as we launch our new Sunday Afternoon Blues Lounge
  • Saturday 9th April – TORUS: Colours of the 80’s– an eclectic mix of 80’s Jazz featuring music from Keith Jarett, The Brecker Brothers and Chic Chorea et al. Presented by Jazz 825.
  • Saturday 16th April – The Alan Barnes / Dave Newton Duo – featuring some of the best of British & International saxophone and piano from these top-notch stalwarts of the UK jazz scene
  • Saturday 23rd April – Louis Armstrong Celebration Day – Our very own Digby Fairweather presents “The Shakespeare of Jazz“ a fun, fact-filled version of the “Satchmo” story at 12 Noon followed by Enrico Tomasso and Tim Huskisson Duo’s “Salute to Satchmo” live on stage from 2pm
  • Saturday 30th April – Celebrate UNESCO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY featuring the incredible voice of Australian jazz vocalist Lily Dior presenting her “Sarah Vaughan Songbook” alongside the Gareth Williams Trio! Presented by Spike’s Place.

And before these live music sessions, why not whet your jazz appetites with one of our jazz movies in our Jazz Film Club. Doors 11am. Movie 11:45am. Live Music 2pm.


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