jazzlines

February 2016

Here is a list of gigs across the English Midlands for the next 29 days. I don’t claim it’s comprehensive at all – these are just the gigs I know about and/or think thejazzbreakfast readers might be interested in. (Want your gig added? See… Read More ›

Malija

CBSO Centre, Birmingham UK 29-01-2016 The first Jazzlines gig of 2016 augurs well for a strong year: three exceptionally fine musicians familiar to British jazz fans but in a fresh context. Malija is Mark Lockheart (tenor and soprano saxophones), Liam… Read More ›

Lydia Glanville Quartet

Picture and words by Garry Corbett Symphony Hall Cafe Bar, Birmingham UK 22-01-2016 Lydia Glanville at the kit. She led her tight band through a nice mix of self-composed pieces and a number from bass player Trevor Lines. It was Steve… Read More ›

January 2016

Here is a list of gigs across the English Midlands for the next 31 days. I don’t claim it’s comprehensive at all – these are just the gigs I know about and/or think thejazzbreakfast readers might be interested in. (Want your gig added?… Read More ›

December 2015

Here is a list of gigs across the English Midlands for the next 31 days. I don’t claim it’s comprehensive at all – these are just the gigs I know about and/or think thejazzbreakfast readers might be interested in. (Want your gig added?… Read More ›

MSJO Residency Quintet

CBSO Centre, Birmingham UK 20-11-2015 The five members of the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra could have chosen to treat this as a kind of after-show jam, content to take the stand with no prior plans, loosen their ties and unwind in… Read More ›