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Nigel Tully Honoured

The head of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, which has inspired thousands of people including the late Amy Winehouse, has been appointed an MBE. Nigel Tully, 74, has been honoured for his services to music. Since 2009, Mr Tully, of Markyate, near Luton, has helped secure the future of the orchestra and brought in more…
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December 30, 2017 0

DOM PIPKIN “The UK’s best-kept piano secret” Venue -The Bradford Playhouse , Bradford Sat 20 May 2017 at 8:00PM

May be of interest for our members Jazz returns to the Bradford Playhouse! On Saturday 20th April Dom Pipkin will be live at the Bradford Playhouse with his Smokin’Boogie tour. Dom famed for playing piano with Paloma Faith. Tickets available £12/10 from www.bradfordplayhouse.org.uk


May 1, 2017 0

Bix Beiderbecke

Birthday Of Leon Bismark “Bix” Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. With Louis Armstrong and Muggsy Spanier, Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s. His turns on “Singin’ the Blues” and “I’m Coming, Virginia” (both 1927), in particular, demonstrated…
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March 10, 2017 0

How Jazz Changed Britain.

  Jazzed Up From The BBC A century after the first jazz recordings , how has jazz has been received in the UK? Kevin Le Gendre explores how the music spread into popular culture after the Original Dixieland Jazz Band first brought the sound of jazz to people’s consciousness. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08g03tf/episodes/player    


March 4, 2017 0

100th anniversary of the very first recorded jazz by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB) on Feb. 26, 1917

2017 is the 100 year anniversary of the 1st recorded jazz records on many labels including Victor, Columbia and Aeolian Vocalion Records. “Dixieland Jass Band One-Step” also known as “Dixie Jass Band One-Step” and “Original Dixieland One-Step” is a 1917 jazz composition by the Original Dixieland Jass Band released as an instrumental as a Victor…
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January 5, 2017 0

Welcome

Welcome To Leeds Jazz Club The place  to discuss, share, chat and talk about anything Jazz related. As long as it’s Jazz orientated pretty much anything goes. Enjoy your time here and thanks for your support. The blog is brand new so is lacking posts, it’s been created for you the Leeds Jazz Club Jazz…
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January 2, 2017 0