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Fundraising Events

Posted on 21st Jul 2020 by John Rosie

We are looking forward to when we will be able to host fundraising events again. This has been a challenging time for charities and live performers and we are keen to promote great jazz music, as well as help generate much needed funds for the archive. We will keep everyone informed of our plans for future events as soon as the Government Covid-19 …

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100 years of Bird: 18 July - CANCELLED

Posted on 1st May 2020 by Nick Clarke

The National Jazz Archive has decided, with great regret, in the interests of the safety and well-being of our patrons and performances, to cancel the Martin Speake and Simon Spillett fundraising concert arranged for 18 July 2020. This decision is in line with clubs, theatres and concert organisers around the country. We will continue to monitor …

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Darius Brubeck celebrates Dave Brubeck: 18 April - CANCELLED

Posted on 9th Feb 2020 by Nick Clarke

The National Jazz Archive has decided, with great regret, in the interest of the safety and wellbeing of our patrons and performers, to cancel the Darius Brubeck Quartet fundraising concert arranged for 18 April 2020. This decision is in line with clubs, theatres and concert organisers around the country. We will continue to monitor guidelines an …

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Simon Spillett Quartet: 15 February

Posted on 1st Dec 2019 by Nick Clarke

The Simon Spillett Quartet – with Rob Barron on piano, Alec Dankworth on bass and Clark Tracey on drums – play a fundraising concert for the National Jazz Archive on Saturday 15 February. It will be a tribute to the music of the wonderful British jazz musician Tubby Hayes. Simon Spillett is a highly respected tenor saxophonist who plays in a …

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Jazz 625 + Archive AGM, 7 December

Posted on 1st Dec 2019 by Nick Clarke

The National Jazz Archive’s Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday 7 December at the Archive in Loughton Library, Traps Hill, Loughton, Essex  IG10 1HD. It will be followed by refreshments, and the opportunity to thank all our volunteers for their great work over the past year. After the meeting, Dr Nicolas Pillai of Birmingham City Unive …

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Big Band Jazz Returns to Loughton

Posted on 11th Oct 2019 by Nick Clarke

The Return of the BIG BAND! Popular demand sees the return of the John Ongom Big Band plus Catherine Lima to Loughton! Both the JOBB and Catherine have enjoyed sell-out fundraising gigs for the National Jazz Archive. The outstanding 17-piece band is directed by Angus Moncrieff and will play the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more. T …

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Adrian Cox and his Quartet play from their album - Profoundly Blue

Posted on 3rd Sep 2019 by John Dale

Adrian Cox presents Profoundly Blue at the next National Jazz Archive fundraising concert. A concert celebrating the music of Louisiana-born clarinettist Edmond Hall. Venue Loughton Methodist Church Date Saturday 28 September 2019 Time 2.30pm, doors open 1.30pm Tickets £15, https://www.wegottickets.com/event/477924  "Adrian makes his own …

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Adrian Cox presents ‘Profoundly Blue’

Posted on 16th Jul 2019 by Nick Clarke

Adrian Cox plays a fundraising concert for the National Jazz Archive as a tribute to jazz clarinettist Edmond Hall on Saturday 28 September, in Loughton, Essex. ‘Profoundly Blue’ is a concert celebrating the music of Louisiana-born clarinettist Edmond Hall. The show stars clarinettist star Adrian Cox with his fine band – Joe Webb (piano), …

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Save these dates

Posted on 25th Apr 2019 by John Dale

Save these dates The Archive is finalising plans for further fundraising concerts this year, so save these Saturday dates: 27 July 28 September 2 November Make sure you keep up to date with the website, social media and our newsletter so that you are first to see the exciting concerts we have planned. Just a reminder that our last fundrai …

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