IJD Events in United Kingdom

Country Event Venue
United Kingdom Brighton Jazz School Concert

Brighton Jazz School students will be doing a concert at the Verdict Jazz Club in Brighton on the 1st of May in honor of international Jazz day.

Contact: Wayne McConnell | +44 7813438681
Official Website: http://brightonjazzschool.com/

The Verdict
159 Edward Street
Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0JB
United Kingdom
01273 674847
8pm - 11:30pm
United Kingdom Kairos 4tet

MOBO award winners 2011 for ‘Best Jazz Act’, Kairos 4tet are establishing a reputation as one of the UK’s premier jazz acts bridging the elusive gap between crossover appeal and serious jazz credentials. They boast a fistful of 4-star reviews and were number two in MOJO Magazine’s 2011 Jazz Albums

Contact: David Gower | (44) 07827012875
Official Website: http://www.cambridgejazz.org

Cambridge Modern Jazz at Emmanuel URC Church
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1RR
United Kingdom
8pm - 11pm
United Kingdom Django’s Tiger play The Flying Pig to celebrate International Jazz Day 2014! Hot swing.

Swinging Gypsy jazz in the Django Reinhardt tradition.

Contact: Flying Pig
Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/FlyingPigCambridge

Flying Pig
106 Hills Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1LQ
United Kingdom
+44 1223 354623
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom Debs Hancock and the Jazz Dragons

Inspired by the great jazz performers of the 20th century, Debs and her band performed classic songs from the Great American Songbook.

Vocals: Debs Hancock
Piano: Julian Martin
Drums: Greg Evans
Bass: Bryan Leigh
Sax: Andrew Fawcett
Guitar: Geraint Rees

Contact: Simon Dutton
Official Website: http://www.cafejazzcardiff.com

Cafe Jazz
21 St Mary Street
Cardiff, Wales CF10 1PL
United Kingdom
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom The Art of Communication & Innovation: Lessons From the World of Jazz

Masterclass for non-musicicians to explore new approaches for leadership, innovation, change & the art of communication, taking fascinating insights from the world of jazz & improvisation. How do jazz musicians do what they do? How can we apply similar skills & perspectives in our everyday lives?

Contact: Alex Steele | +44 7791 089778
Official Website: http://www.improwise.co.uk

University of Gloucestershire
Francis Close Hall Campus
St Pauls Road
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AZ
United Kingdom
+44 7791 089778
United Kingdom Pepper’s Aberjazz Club Presents International Jazz Day Record Night

Peppers Aberjazz Club presented an International Jazz Day Special record night. We invited customers to bring in their most treasured recordings of all eras of jazz, bringing together people’s different tastes in jazz to create a unique night of listening and spontaneity.

Contact: David Pepper | 07870586641

Peppers 16 West Street
Fishguard, Pembrokeshire SA65 9AE
United Kingdom
01348 874540
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
United Kingdom The J Word Presents Trilok Gurto/Paolo Fresu/Omar Sosa

“The J Word”” presents Trilo Gurtu / Paolo Fresu / Omar Sosa at the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Scotland

Contact: Svend Brown
Official Website: http://www.glasgowconcerthalls.com/

Old Fruitmarket
Glasgow Concert Halls
2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3NY
United Kingdom
0141 353 8000
United Kingdom 100 Years of Jazz with Sue Parish, Jon Moore & Frank Grime

Vocalist Sue Parish joins guitarist Jon Moore and bassist Frank Grime and working their way from New Orleans-style vintage stompers, via show standards, swing and be-bop to sixties bossa nova, and onto more recent songs by contemporary jazz vocalists. A gig with something for everyone.

Contact: Mark | 44152436092
Official Website: http://www.robertgillow.com

The Robert Gillow
64 Market Street
Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 1HP
United Kingdom
9pm - 12am
United Kingdom Interplay Duo at Wagamama, Leamington Spa UK

Interplay Duo was on hand at Wagamama on the evening of April 30 with a special programme of jazz from around the world. Pianist Neil Hunter and bassist Adrian Litvinoff draw on a huge repertoire together.

Contact: Adrian Litvinoff | +44 (0)1926 424206
Official Website: http://interplayjazz.co.uk

95 Parade
Leamington Spa,, Warwickshire CV32 4AY
United Kingdom
(0)1926 833245
07:30 pm - 10:30 pm
United Kingdom eto App Jazz for Beginners

On April 30th, eto Apps published our new “Jazz for Beginners” App to encourage all students learning how to play and understand music and jazz. Based in Wales, we are a group of musicians and music technology educators. We publish apps for trumpet and piano practice on iTunes and Google Play.

Contact: Robert Winter | 0044 1559363449
Official Website: http://www.webpractice.co.uk

Wind Street
Llandysul, Wales sa44 4BH
United Kingdom
12:00 am
United Kingdom Alan Barnes with B.B.Q. (Brownfield/Byrne Quintet)

Internationally renowned saxman, ALAN BARNES, performs with the brilliant young trumpet/sax-led jazz quintet featuring Jamie Brownfield (trumpet) and Liam Byrne (sax), Andrzej Baranek (keyboards) and Nick Blacka (double bass) plus, from Slovakia, Marek Dorcik (drums).

Official Website: http://www.jamiebrownfield.co.uk/

North Wales Jazz @ Royal British Legion - Llay
Royal British Legion
Watts Dyke
Llay, Wrexham LL12 0RL
United Kingdom
8:30pm - 11pm
United Kingdom “Ode to the Human Spirit”– Soka Gakkai International UK Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day

SGI-UK will present a jazz concert featuring: Pianist Marc Cary special guest with Simon Purcell/Lianne Carroll/Julian Siegel group, Christian Brewer, Carl Orr, Randolph Matthews, Sean Corby and others. All proceeds after costs will go to UNICEF.

Contact: Sanda McWilliam | +44 1628 773163
Official Website: http://www.sgi-uk.org/

SGI UK South London Centre
Carlton Hall
1 Bernays Grove, Brixton
London SW9 8DF
United Kingdom
7:30pm - 9:30pm
United Kingdom Ken Peplowski live at the Pizza Express Jazz Club

Virtuoso of all musical styles and arguably the jazz world’s best bridge between the swing era and today. As the late Mel Torme said, “the man is magic.” Ken is an outstanding clarinet and saxophone player and charismatic entertainers who delights audiences throughout the world.

Contact: Anton Mishchenko | 00447990538747
Official Website: http://www.pizzaexpresslive.com

Pizza Express Jazz Club
10 Dean Street
London W14 9HR
United Kingdom
United Kingdom Jazzmo’thology in association with Map Music launch debut album “Soulful Spirit” by DaPaul

Jazzmo’thology, in its own distinctive style, celebrates International Jazz Day in association with Map Music, with the launch of debut album “Soulful Spirit” by DaPaul, singer, songwriter and musical visionary! This work is a labour of love by DaPaul and captures a truth in composition that resonates, entertains and moves.

Featuring: DaPaul – Lead vocals; Roland Shaw – drums; Luke Smith – keys; Clint Williams – bass; Maurice Brown – guitar; Charlene Samms, Paul Boldeau, Karine Jones – Backing vocals.

Contact: DaPaul | +44 7762 016 123
Official Website: http://www.dapaulmusic.co.uk

Map Music Cafe
46 Grafton Rd.
Kentish Town
London NW5 3DU
United Kingdom
8:30pm - 10:30pm
United Kingdom Ode To The Human Spirit 2014: SGI UK celebrate International Jazz Day

Soka Gakkai International UK celebrated UNESCO International Jazz Day with a concert from The Human Revolution Orchestra, a specially formed big band featuring some of the finest jazz musicians in the UK.

Contact: Sean Corby | 0781 731 8452
Official Website: http://www.sgi-uk.org/

Kings Place
Kings Place
90 York Way
London, Kent N1 9AG
United Kingdom
020 7520 1490
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
United Kingdom Los Musicos, Latin Jazz Day at The Dog House

‘Los Musicos’ trio will celebrate ‘International Jazz Day’ at The Dog House Pub in Kennington.
They will perform versions of Tropical music from Latinamerica with plenty of improvisation and dazzling percussion solos by Wilmer Sifontes.
Guitar and vocals: Guillermo Monroy and Juan Carlos Arenas

Contact: Juan Carlos Arenas | 07910 213954
Official Website: http://www.musicos.co.uk

The Dog House Pub, Kennington
293 Kennington Rd
London SE11 6BY
United Kingdom
020 7820 9310
8:30pm - 11pm
United Kingdom The Bohemian Cafe Nights

A night of exotic charms….The currents of the Mediterranean flow into an evening of oriental melodies, dance beats and gypsy passion with music from Paris Hot Club of Django Rheinhardt meeting North African Chaabi, Balkan grooves, sultry Middle Eastern modes, firery Argentinan tango and flamenco

Contact: Jade | +44 20 7928 9366
Official Website: http://www.nolias11.com/

56 Stamford Street
London, Southwark SE1 9LX
United Kingdom
020 7928 9366
9:30pm - 11:30pm
United Kingdom The Jazz Debate

James Pearson challenged fellow pianist and jazz luminary Joe Stilgoe to join him in a unique musical debate arguing the influence of the US and UK in the jazz songwriting canon. Two of the UKs leading jazz performers and commentators in fearsome musical combat: The Jazz Debate.

Contact: Liz Baxter | (+44) 0207 529 1594
Official Website: http://www.esu.org/jazzdebate

Dartmouth House
37 Charles St
London W1J 5ED
United Kingdom
(+44) 0207 529 1550
7:00 pm
United Kingdom Kristian Borring Quartet

The Kristian Borring Quartet launched their second album, Urban Novel (Jellymould Jazz) at the Vortex. Featuring Arthur Lea (p), Mick Coady (b), John Scott (d), and Borring (g).
Borring “..draws..from the subtle, gentle lyricism of guitarists such as John Abercrombie and Pat Metheny.” (Selwyn Harris, Jazzwise)

Contact: Lucy Jamieson

The Vortex
11 Gillett Square
London N16 8AZ
United Kingdom
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom Ronnie Scott’s IJD Concert Screening

International Jazz Day 2014 Live and Direct from Osaka was presented on big screens in the Upstairs Bar at Ronnie Scott’s! The screening was free to all attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact: Jamie Watt | +44 207 439 0747
Official Website: http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk

Ronnie Scott's Upstairs Bar
47 Frith Street Soho
London W1D4HT
United Kingdom
+44 207 439 0747
10:45 am - 1:30 pm
United Kingdom Ronnie Scott’s presents Frank Sinatra, Jr.

Ronnie Scott’s, London’s legendary Jazz Club, was the venue for Frank Sinatra, Jr. on International Jazz Day. An affirmation of the spirit of Jazz Day, the concert saw Frank paying homage to his father, the singer & the music that defines the Sinatra legend, by performing “Sinatra sings Sinatra.”

Contact: Jamie Watt | +44 207 439 0747
Official Website: http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk

Ronnie Scott's
47 Frith Street
London W1D4HT
United Kingdom
+44 207 439 0747
7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
United Kingdom Andy Sheppard/John Parricelli

Andy Sheppard, one of Britain’s foremost tenor and soprano saxophonists, and stellar guitarist John Parricelli mixed delicate bossa novas, achingly evocative ballads and super-charged excursions into funk and rock for this remarkable & rare duo performance.

Contact: Laura G Thorne | 44 20 7352 5953

606 Club
90 Lots Road
London, UK SW100WD
United Kingdom
020 7352 5953
08:30 pm - 11:30 pm
United Kingdom Los Musicos at The Dog House

Tropical and Latin music by the Los Musicos trio, celebrating International Jazz Day.

Guillermo Monroy: Guitar and vocals
Juan Carlos Arenas: Guitar and vocals
Wilmer Sifontes: Percussion

Contact: Juan Carlos Arenas | +44 (0) 7910 213954
Official Website: http://www.musicos.co.uk

The Dog House Pub
293 Kennington Rd
London, London SE11 6BY
United Kingdom
0207 820 9310
08:30 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom Ode to The Human Spirit 2015

SGI UK present “Ode to The Human Spirit 2015,” featuring The Human Revolution Orchestra with Robin Eubanks.

The UK branch of the global Buddhist lay network, Soka Gakkai International, celebrate jazz day with their stellar UK big band and special guest & renowned jazz trombonist Robin Eubanks.

Contact: Sean Corby | 07817318452
Official Website: http://www.humanrevolutionorchestra.com

Union Chapel
Compton Avenue
London N1 2XD
United Kingdom
19:00 - 22:30
United Kingdom Greyish Quartet @ Schmazz

Greyish Quartet play their first gig for schmazz.
David Austin Grey (piano/compositions), Chris Young (alto sax), Nick Jurd (double bass) & Jim Bashford (drum kit).

Contact: Diane Jones | +4419127271929
Official Website: http://www.schmazz.co.uk

The Cluny
36 Lime St
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
United Kingdom
+44191 230 4474
8pm - 11pm
United Kingdom The [JAZZ] Blindfold Test by Chris Searle

Jazz critic and educationalist Chris Searle presented ‘The Blindfold Test’, playing music from the history of jazz, expertly placed in the social context of its time. Chris is author of many jazz books e.g. Red Groove, a collection of essays from his regular Morning Star column. A great audio feast!

Contact: Carl Billson
Official Website: http://www.jazzsteps.co.uk

Bonington Theatre
High Street
Nottingham NOTTS NG5 7EE
United Kingdom
0115 9670114
07:30 pm - 10:00 pm
United Kingdom Apex Jazz & Swing Band Celebrate International jazz Day 2014

The Apex Jazz & Swing Band celebrated International Jazz Day with an evening of jazz at Sutton Coldfield Trad Jazz Club. This six piece band played a selection of tunes from Traditional Jazz, Dixieland, Swing and Mainstream.

Contact: Colin Lane | +447966745741
Official Website: http://www.suttoncoldfieldtradjazzclub.btik.com

Sutton Coldfield Trad Jazz Club
Walmley Social Club 4
Fox Hollies Road Walmley
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B76 2RJ
United Kingdom
+44121 308 4600
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom Jim Mullen with the Neil Burns Trio

Glasgow born guitarist Jim Mullen returned to Teignmouth Jazz to wow us with his distinctive, individual style, picking with his thumb instead of a plectrum! Jim has won many British Music Awards, including “Best Guitar” in the British Telecom Jazz Awards (1994, 1996 & 2000).

Contact: David Walden | 07967 790358
Official Website: http://teignmouthjazz.org

Riviera Cafe Bar
4 Den Crescent
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
United Kingdom
01626 879614
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
United Kingdom Jazz at Leaside

The International Jazz Day marks the start of a new monthly jazz event in Ware, Hertfordshire. The concert tonight will feature a number of jazz musicians and groups to celebrate this important international event.

Contact: Neil Pennock

Leaside Church
High Street
Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 9BZ
United Kingdom
7:30pm - 9pm