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|JazzUK||Organisation promoting the growth and development of jazz in the UK. 'Our mission is to facilitate those who play jazz to entertain those who love to listen, and to encourage the next generation to fall in love with jazz.'||www.jazzuk.org.uk|
|SERIOUS||International music producers with pages on publishing; sponsorship and development, and artist representation. 'What's On' page includes UK gig listing, mainly in London.||www.serious.org.uk|
|The National Jazz Archive||Independent education charity based in Loughton Library, Essex but developing outreach and internet facilities, the Archive provides a national repository and information base concerning jazz.||www.nationaljazzarchive.co.uk|
|The Jazz Rag||Journal issued by the Big Bear Music Group of Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK. containing news, reviews, interviews and events.||www.bigbearmusic.com|
|Broad Street Jazz||Specialist Jazz record shop 11, Broad Street, Bath, BA1 5LJ Tel: 01225 427 494||www.broadstreetjazz.co.uk|
|Ray's Jazz||Specialist jazz record shop above Foyles Bookshop at 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0EB. Tel: 020 7440 3205||www.foyles.co.uk|
|Cloud 7||Second-hand Vinyl records at 21 Town St, Shepton Mallett, Somerset, BA4 5BE with a good jazz section. Tel: 01749 342181. It also has an online shop||www.winylowo.com|
|Musicweb International||Musicweb International is a really useful website that has many reviews of albums and DVDs going back to 2003 and is always worth a visit. They are usuallyl looking for volunteers to upload jazz reviews to their website - contact Len Mullenger (click here)
|Jazz Reloaded||Award winning jazz site based on Afro Jazz in its myriad forms - Nu Jazz, Soul, Swing, Spoken Word, Blues, Bebop, Leftfield, Broken Beat||www.jazzreloaded.com|
|All That Jazz||A unique Jazz/Blues site 'waving the flag for British jazz and much more'. Hit on any of the 18 DVD samples on the site, which are also on Youtube.||www.allthatjazz-ondvd.co.uk|
|Jazznet||Website supporting British jazz musicians and promoting their music and gigs.||www.jazznet.co.uk|
|JazzCotech||Impressive jazz dance organisation based in Luton but has performed at most major jazz festivals and with many well know jazz musicians.||www.jazzcotech.com|
|Jazz On Film||Joe Spibey's comprehensive source of information about where jazz musicians can be seen and heard on film.||www.jazzonfilm.com|
|William Ellis Photography||Cheshire based music photographer widely recognised as having created an important document of the contemporary jazz scene in Africa, Europe and The Americas.||www.william-ellis.com|
|Ken Colyer Website||Information and photographs about the late UK jazz cornet player Ken Colyer||www.kencolyer.org|
|Alan Cooper Remembered||Jamie Evans's website about clarinettist/saxophonist Alan Cooper|
|A Jazz Timeline||A timeline developed by Eve Hullett gives a concise history of the development of jazz from 1817 when the New Orleans City Council proclaimed that African slaves are allowed to use Congo Square as their designated space for singing and dancing on Sunday afternoons. Each stage has links to further information.||www.distance-education.org/Degrees/Jazz-Education--A-Timeline-A535.html|
|Jazz&Jazz||Peter Mark Butler's website: 'dedicated to promoting jazz for Jazz Bands, Jazz Clubs, Jazz Festivals, Jazz Musicians and Jazz Fans. We aim to raise the profile of jazz and invite musicians, bands and fans to share news and views about jazz. We focus on jazz past and present, and especially on the emerging new generation of exciting young stars and bands and the exuberance of their fans.'||www.jazzandjazz.com|
|Jazzrytmit||Finnish Jazz magazine with articles on all jazz styles.|
|Brian O'Connor Photography||Surrey based jazz photographer who has photographed jazz musicians over many years and whose work is used by Jazz Services.||click here for Profile|
|Hayley Madden Photography||Essex based photographer who has photographed many musicians of all genres and is regularly commissioned by PPL.||click here for Profile|
|Jazz London Radio||
London's first jazz internet radio station. Broadcasts 24 hours a day seven days a week.
|Jazz In Scotland||A website for everything to do with the Scottish jazz scene.||www.jazz-in-scotland.co.uk|
|10radio Somerset||Community radio station broadcasting jazz programmes online Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.|
|Jazz North West||Comprehensive site giving jazz information for the North West of England||www.jazznorthwest.co.uk|
|Jazz In Wales||Site run by Andy Roberts, journalist, DJ, saxophonist and website producer for BBC Wales||www.jazzinwales.co.uk|
|Jazzsteps and Jazzhouse||Jazz Steps is the website for jazz in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and for the organisation Jazzhouse that brings an excellent programme of high quality contemporary jazz to the East Midlands area.||www.jazzsteps.co.uk|
|London Jazz||Sebastian Scotney's personal recommendations and reviews from among the thousands of jazz events in London throughout the year.||http://londonjazz.blogspot.com|
|Jazz in the Chilterns||Eddie Fowlers website about jazz in the Chilterns area including information about Gypsy Jazz||www.jazzeddie.f2s.com|
|Oxfordshire Jazz Federation||Organisation promoting jazz generally and particularly in Oxfordshire. Check out their website for full details of their objectives and membership arrangements||www.oxfordshirejazzfederation.co.uk|
|Jenny Green Radio Programme||Singer Jenny Green hosts a community jazz radio programme on Ridge Radio every Friday from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (Ridge Radio covers the Tandridge area of Surrey but is available across the internet). Jenny aims to offer many rare jazz recordings in her music stream.||www.ridgeradio.co.uk|
|London Drum Jazz Cafe||A drum blog today mainly for the London Sessionestas and for touring drummers in general to keep in touch.||www.cadobelldrums.wordpress.com|
|Jazz London Live||
Jazz London Live has become the key reference place for who is playing where in the London area and you can download their app to your phone etc. from a page on their website.
|Jazz Clubs Worldwide||
Peter Maguire's extensive website giving details of jazz clubs across the world. Site also has a blog.
|Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club||
The legendary Ronnie's Scott's Jazz Club in Frith Street, Soho - one of the best live jazz club's in London and one of the world's premier jazz venues. Click on their website for the club's programme and further details.
|Edinburgh Jazz N Jive Club||
Meets every Friday at Heriot's Rugby Club, Goldenacre, Inveleith Row, Edinburgh with two local bands playing each week and a visiting band usually every month.
|The Jazz Bar Edinburgh||
Purpose designed, full-time, dedicated jazz venue at 1a Chambers Street, Edinburgh
|Harborough Jazz Club||
Based in Market Harborough in Leicestershire the club meets on Sundays at The Angel Hotel but also promotes local jazz events and a summer Festival day. Visit website for programme and details.
Jazz Club 90
Based at the Harp Hotel, Albrighton, Shropshire, WV7 3JF, the club meets every Tuesday evening and Sunday lunchtime. Fund raising, grants and sponsorship support the booking of a range of jazz artists
Wigan Jazz Club
Home of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and Big Band and running a programme with visiting bands and musicians, the Club meets monthly on a Sunday lunchtime at Whelley Ex-Ex-Servicemen's Club with a regular audience of 200 plus.
Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues
|Events held regularly at the Atrium Cafe, Castle Museum, Clitheroe as well as other venues. Club linked to Ribble Valley Jazz Festival. Check the link for the programme.||www.rvjazzandblues.co.uk|
|Scarborough Jazz Club||
In 2009 celebrated 25 years of weekly jazz. Gigs are held Wednesdays at The Cask Inn, Cambridge Terrace, Scarborough. Linked to Scarborough Jazz Festival.
|The Devil's Kitchen Collective, Suffolk||Bury St Edmunds jazz 'n' blues club that is a winning formula of 'kooky volunteers from hip teenagers to funky septuagenians'. You will find them at The Greene King Social Club, Cullum Road / Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3PB. Their website gives gig details.||www.thedevilskitchencollective.com|
|Jazz At The Hamlet, Dulwich, London||Opened on 17 March 2010 as a base for the Brass Impact big band and with a regular programme of visiting musicians such as Peter King, Dave O'Higgins and Guy Barker. Every Wednesday||www.brassimpact.co.uk|
|Opened in 2008 in old paint factory premises, now a relaxed, popular venue for experimental music usually seven nights a week.||www.cafeoto.co.uk|
|Friendly small venue and organic cafe that hosts Damon Brown's jazz sessions with guests on Wednesday evening in the upstairs music space, and Cai Marle-Garcia's jam sessions on Sunday afternoons.||www.mapmusic.net|
|Dereham Jazz Society||Weekly sessions at the Lakeside Country Club in Lyng, Norfolk||www.lakeside-jazz-club.co.uk|
|Chichester Jazz Club||Thriving Sussex club that meets every third Friday of the month at the Pallant Suite in Chichester.||www.chichesterjazzclub.co.uk|
|Fife Jazz Club||Scottish jazz club presenting live jazz once or twice a month on Sunday afternoons at Watts Restaurant, Cupar or Lomond Hills Hotel, Freuchie. 'We present the best Scottish jazz artists and welcome bands touring from further afield.'||www.facebook.com/groupphp?gig=71990485538
or contact Grace Black
|Norwich Jazz Jam||Monday nights from 8.30 pm to 11.00 pm at The Cottage, Silver Street, Norwich. All players of any age with an ear for jazz welcome.||www.jazzjam.org.uk|
|The Be-Bop Club, Bristol||Quality live modern jazz every Friday at The Bear In Hotwell Road. 8.30 for 9.00 pm. The club, organised by trumpeter and drummer Andy Hague has now been going for 20 years.||www.thebebopclub.co.uk|
|Chris Barber||Official website for Chris Barber and the Chris Barber Big Band||www.chrisbarber.net|
|Dave Keir Hot 5||Edinburgh based band led by Scottish trumpet player who played with one of Sandy's early bands while Al Fairweather was doing National Service.||www.joxco.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk|
|The Southern Sounds Jazzmen||Jeff Matthews Trad/Dixieland/Swing Band from Wales.||southernsoundsjazzmen.blogspot|
|Alvin Roy's 'Reeds Unlimited'||Oxfordshire based band led by clarinettist Alvin Roy. Click here for more information about Alvin.||www.alvinroyjazz.co.uk|
|Six City Stompers||Danish band. Six City Stompers are unusual in that here are six young people playing and interpreting standards and also writing new music in a straightahead way not often associated these days with musicians of their age.||www.sixcitystompers.dk|
|Paul Vernon||London based Gypsy Jazz and Manouche guitarist||www.PaulVernonChester.com|
|DixieMix||Dixieland band run by Simon Nelson and ex-Kenny Ball bass player John Benson in East Anglia|
|The Grey Dogs||Traditional Jazz band run by John Robson based in Somerset||Tel: 01749 838763
|The Darktown Strutters||Dixieland / Traditional Jazz band based in West Somerset||www.darktownstrutters.co.uk|
|Jazz Times Two||Mel Henry (trombone) and Terry Veal (guitar) from Bath||www.jazzduoforhire.moonfruit.com|
|33Records||Independent Record Company based in Luton, Bedfordshire featuring musicians and bands that include Tina May, Deborah Brown, Shaynee Rainbolt, Jackie Ryan, Kat Gang, Sandi Russell, Theo Travis and John Law.||www.33jazz.com|
|Splash Point Records||Independent Record Company based in Kent featuring musicians and bands that include Sue Richardson, Ian Shaw, Ricardo Herz, Liane Carroll and Andy Drudy||www.splashpointmusic.com|
Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Storyville claims to be the oldest independent jazz label in Europe. Named after the New Orleans district where jazz was born, Storyville holds a welath of classic recordings, CD re-releases, special collectors' CD editions of rare jazz recordings and digital downloads.
Upbeat is a UK based company founded in 1989 and run by accomplished musician Liz Biddle. It provides a source of jazz and nostalia CDs with a substantial jazz catalogue. It also features Upbeat Management - a booking agency for bands (including jazz bands) and shows.
Independent UK based company run from Cumbria by Paul and Linda Adams and specialising in jazz and folk labels. The company has won 13 awards for excellence from the Music Retailers Association.
UK company based in Pitlochry, Scotland producing three labels covering jazz in depth from 1930 to the present.
|Bear Family Records||
Record company based in Germany and covering a wide range of music including jazz, American vintage country music and rock and roll.
UK company based in Hertfordshire importing Sackville recordings.
|Jazz 'n' Blues Records||
UK company based in Norwich holding a very large range of jazz and blues CDs.