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Join us for our 2021 AGM

Posted on 24th Nov 2021 by Thomas Kuglin

With COVID-19 still a concern for many, the National Jazz Archive will again hold our Annual General Meeting virtually this year at 7pm on the 6th December 2021. Join us at the meeting to find out all about the many Archive activities from the past year. The proceedings will last approximately 60 minutes and there is an agenda listing the princi …

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Newsletter No. 9 for 2021

Posted on 21st Nov 2021 by Thomas Kuglin

Welcome to our ninth e-newsletter of 2021 with news for our followers and lovers of all things jazz.  Sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with news about the Archive. Read about our most recent fundraising concert with James Pearson and the upcoming concerts in 2022 including Elaine Delmar with Jim Mullen, legendary jazz gu …

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The Tim Dickeson collection

Posted on 28th Oct 2021 by John Rosie

The National Jazz Archive is excited to be able to share its latest online photographic collection from music photographer and journalist Tim Dickeson. Working as a photographer for nearly 40 years, Tim Dickeson started as a music journalist taking pictures of rock artists. He then moved on to combine his two loves of travel and jazz by specialis …

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Newsletter No. 8 for 2021

Posted on 23rd Oct 2021 by John Rosie

Welcome to our eighth e-newsletter of 2021 with news for our followers and lovers of all things jazz. Don't forget to sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with news about the Archive. With lots of news stories this month its a bumper edition. We're excited to be helping the Guildhall School of Music in London in their promoti …

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Newsletter No. 7 for 2021

Posted on 27th Sep 2021 by John Rosie

Welcome to our seventh e-newsletter of 2021 with news for our followers and lovers of all things jazz.  Sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with news about the Archive. We have a review of our first fundraising concert of 2021 by the Darius Brubeck quartet, which was held earlier this month. There are also details of our ne …

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Do you like jazz and want to learn about social media?

Posted on 8th Sep 2021 by John Rosie

Do you like jazz, want to volunteer for the National Jazz Archive and learn about social media? If so, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for Social Media Volunteers and it's an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to learn about social media and help us engage with our many followers. A great opportunity This opportunity is ideal for …

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Newsletter No.6 for 2021

Posted on 15th Aug 2021 by John Rosie

Welcome to our sixth e-newsletter of 2021 with news for our followers and lovers of all things jazz.  Sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with news about the Archive. In a packed newsletter, we have lots of news to share about the Archive. Not least, information about the up-coming Darius Brubeck Quartet concert in Loughto …

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Ballroom and Band

Posted on 10th Aug 2021 by John Rosie

Following our work to make the journal 'Tune Times' available to view online, the National Jazz Archive has now done the same for its rare collection of Ballroom and Band magazine. You can access this great resource from the Journal pages of our Explore section. The monochrome Ballroom and Band was a monthly British magazine that provided dance tu …

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Tune Times magazine

Posted on 27th Jul 2021 by John Rosie

The National Jazz Archive has made its unique collection of 'Tune Times' magazine available to view online, which you can access from the Journal pages of our Explore section. Tune Times was a British magazine that started in September 1934 and claimed to be 'the leading musical monthly'. The run held by the Archive is a complete sequence up to Ma …

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The John Watson collection

Posted on 25th Jul 2021 by John Rosie

The National Jazz Archive is excited to be able to share its latest online photographic collection from music photographer and writer John Watson. John Watson started as a journalist and began his work as a jazz photographer nearly fifty years ago by photographing Chet Baker at the Rep Theatre in Birmingham. His photographs were nominated for Jaz …

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