Welcome to the Previews page. Here you will find a regularly updated list of some of the musical goings on in London which are added as we hear about them. It’s a bit like a scaled down version of our weekly Newsletter (which you can subscribe to by clicking on the Newsletter widget in the top right corner).


Hugh Masekela’s Songs of Migration is at the Hackney Empire on the 10-14

Fred Hersch – CD review and tour dates (9 in total)

The Tim Richards Trio gig at Kings Place on the 13th has sold out

Township Comets at the Vortex on the 14th

Cambridge Modern Jazz celebrates the late Joan Morrell and its 40th birthday on the 14th

Also on the 14th, Jumoke Fashola’s Jazzverse Jukebox is at Ronnie’s featuring rapper Breis

Lots on the 14th: STIAN WESTERHUS + BEN VIDA at Cafe OTO

Clive Rowe has a new show starting on the 15th at the Crazy Coqs
The 16th sees a lecture about Globalisation in the arts at Foyles

On the 17th Becki Biggins holds a fundraiser for the Royal Marsden

Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano are at Ronnie’s on the 18th

Elliot Galvin’s BIG EGG premieres a new piece on the 18th

Georgia Mancio’s ReVoice! Festival – Pizza Express 12-18th October, The Union Chapel 19-20th

Terryazoome launch their new album Xana at the Fornge on the 13th

Stan Westerhaus and Ben Vida at Cafe OTO on the 14th

18th-19th of October see Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas at Ronnie Scott’s

The Bad Plus – Ronnie Scott’s, 23rd and 24th October


Herbie Hancock – Plugged In (part of the London Jazz Festival), 12th November, Southbank Centre

Oscar Peterson Tribute – 15th November (part of the LondonJazz Festival), Chappell of Bond Street (actually located in Wardour St)

Corey Mwamba – Orrery commission, 30th November, Assembly Rooms, Derby


Mike Gibbs’ 75th birthday is celebrated by the Vortex on 12-13th


JazzFM Awards – Jan 31st-2012