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James Tartaglia

James Tartaglia teaches at Keele University which is where I met him to talk about how a jazz saxophonist became a senior lecturer in philosophy – and how he has finally brought his two passions together in a band called… Read More ›

Tom Dunnett Sextet

Jazz At The George IV George IV, Lichfield UK 15-06-2016 It was supposed to be a night off – the chance to enjoy a gentle stroll into town, a pint and a half in pleasant company, some live music, with… Read More ›

Mitch Perrins Quintet

 Review and pictures by Garry Corbett The Red Lion, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham UK 26-02-2016 “Atlantic Quartet succeeds with originality, clarity and eclecticism.” So said no less an august body than the New York Times. At the Red Lion on Friday… Read More ›

Mike Williams’ Sama

CBSO Centre, Birmingham UK 09-01-2015 Jazzlines, Birmingham’s premier jazz producers, opened their 2015 season with real aplomb and a project long overdue: a commission for new music from the saxophonist, composer and, perhaps most importantly, teacher, Mike Williams. Williams has been… Read More ›