Tamco will be launching their album at the Vortex next Wednesday 22nd September. To celebrate, the first six readers to email Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org will receive a copy of the album Don’t Think Twice. The photo above of lead singer, Tammy Payne is courtesy of Tim Dickeson.
Director, Photographer, Composer, Musician and jazz fan Mike Figgis is in residence at Kings Place this week.
The Charlie Wood Quartet will be at the Hideaway on Sunday with the lovely Jacqui Dankworth.
One of Anita Wardell’s favourite singers, Christine Tobin will be at the 606 on Sunday. See our interview with Anita here.
And another of Anita’s favourites, Brigitte Beraha, will be at Jazz Cafe POSK this Saturday.
A long list of fantastic musicians will be appearing at Ronnie Scotts this coming Monday for the Chris Dagley Memorial Concert.
Enjoy a free preview of Simon Roth’s Mayday Project at Ray’s Jazz next Tuesday at 6pm.
Also on Tuesday, Lea Delaria and Anita Wardell will be blasting the Jerome Kern Songbook at Pizza Express Dean Street.
Whilst some regular gigs are closing due to the current economic climate, Jazz at the Green Man goes from monthly to weekly starting on Wednesday 29th September with Gareth Lockrane’s Grooveyard UNPLUGGED.
Voting is open for this year’s MOBO awards. Ronnie Scott’s favourite, Natalie Williams, is up for Best UK R&B/Soul Act and it’s difficult to choose a winner in the very strong Best Jazz Act category. I’ve cast my vote.
American free jazz saxophonist, Noah Howard, sadly passed away this month. John Fordham wrote a nice obituary in the Guardian.