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Jazzfest Berlin have their shows from last autumn on demand and FREE, until November 2022. Some brilliant music such as from Pat Thomas & Han Bennink and Mary Halvorson. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ”ฅ Here’s the link:

https://www.berlinerfestspiele.de/en/jazzfest-berlin/programm/2021/on-demand/start.html
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Brilliant band Nimbus Sextet are at Ronnie Scott’s this Wednesday 19th January, doors at 8.30pm!! Woo hoo! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽ‰ Details below ๐Ÿ‘‡

Photo credit: Neil Thomas Douglas Photography https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/…/book/6923-nimbus-sextet
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jazzahead! – “the largest gathering of world-class professional delegates working in jazz” – is ONLINE and in-person in Bremen, Germany, from Thursday 28 April – Sunday 1 May 2022. Here is information about how to apply for a bursary to attend.

https://vimeo.com/663393485?embedded=true&source=video_title&owner=4283310 https://www.jazzfest.co.uk/jazzahead-2022-bursaries/?fbclid=IwAR18TCmZ6IxoI0Au3ieh6n_q_tCCnJc1kG-Ystu8IUm1MKMKUwrXa-kO7UQ
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Sophie Bancroft, Tom Lyne and guest Liane Carroll, ONLINE at 8pm GMT tonight Monday 10th January!! ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ƒ Access via Sophie’s Facebook address below ๐Ÿ‘‡

https://www.facebook.com/sophiebancroftmusic
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2022: Whatever this next year holds, may we all continue to find great joy in music. Jazz here in Scotland continues to amaze, with the old guard easily as impressive as the newbies. So here is one of each: Laura Macdonald; and AKU. Happy New Year to everyone, jazzers and fans alike!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rps696Tr9p4&ab_channel=ImogenaRecords https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3PppVlTESQ&ab_channel=AKU%21
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Keyna Wilkins is a Sydney-based composer-musician whose music has been variously characterised as (amongst other labels) Art Music, Space Jazz and Indigenous-Jazz Fusion. Certain of her preoccupations resonate with issues that we here in Scotland, likewise face. Scottish Jazz Space’s FM had the pleasure of interviewing her recently.

Photo credit: Phyllis Wong. https://jazzineurope.mfmmedia.nl/2021/12/keyna-wilkins-composing-soundtracks-to-some-of-the-biggest-issues-of-our-time/
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Evelyn Laurie’s latest, completely charming album My Scottish Heart is a beautiful fusion of jazz and Scottish folk song. Here is Scottish Jazz Space’s review in US music zine Doobeedoobeedoo NY.

https://doobeedoobeedoo.info/2021/12/25/cd-review-evelyn-laurie-my-scottish-heart-scottish-jazz-folk-from-the-uk/
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Here’s the superb Scottish National Jazz Orchestra playing (last year, in fact) something Christmassy! And here’s hoping all you Scottish Jazz supporters have a very Happy Christmas – and a happy and healthy 2022!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Psa9CqOcZIw&ab_channel=ScottishNationalJazzOrchestra
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Covid-19 Cancellation Fund for Creative Freelancers in Scotland, opens 2pm on 6th January. Details below.

This fund is to support creative freelancers working in the arts, screen and creative sectors who are experiencing immediate financial…
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The wonderful Winter Wednesday series returns for the final session of the year, with some highlights from the last year! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ ๐ŸŽ‰ Online, at 8pm on Wed 22 December. Free, but donations encouraged. See the line-up below!

https://www.facebook.com/glasgowjazzfest