Read about the latest news from the Archive

Jazz Hub comes to Loughton

Posted on 6th Sep 2023 by John Rosie

The National Jazz Archive was in the news this week promoting its new grassroots Jazz venue and additional research space in Loughton Library, Essex. Interviewed by Jazzwise for its online magazine, the Archive's CEO and Chair of Trustees Mark Kass, launched his concept of national Jazz Hubs. The first of these will be opened in Loughton Library i …

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A tribute to Sir Michael Parkinson

Posted on 17th Aug 2023 by John Rosie

We were sad to learn of the death today of one of our Patrons, Sir Michael Parkinson CBE.  Much loved as a distinguished interviewer, broadcaster, journalist and Jazz lover, Sir Michael was a long time supporter of the National Jazz Archive. Michael Parkinson became a household name after his chat shows were broadcast on the BBC during the 1970s …

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Meet our Trustees

Posted on 21st Jun 2023 by John Rosie

Following our registration as a CIO1 in April 2023, we have updated our Trustees page to introduce our Board of Trustees to friends of the Archive. You can meet the team and find out about their personal backgrounds and experience. They each bring enthusiasm for the work of the Archive and a broad range of relevant and complementary experience. …

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Our 2022 virtual AGM

Posted on 14th Dec 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

The National Jazz Archive held its third virtual Annual General Meeting on 5 December 2022.  Since the restrictions brought about in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of videotelephony has enabled charity organisations to maintain contact both internally, as well as with partners and supporters. The National Jazz Archive has been no exce …

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Join us for our 2022 AGM

Posted on 23rd Nov 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

The National Jazz Archive will again hold our Annual General Meeting virtually this year at 7pm on the 5th December 2022. 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. There will be a Q&A session afterwards when you will have the opportunity to ask …

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Newsletter No. 8 for 2022

Posted on 19th Oct 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

Welcome to the latest newsletter from the National Jazz Archive, with news of our upcoming fundraising concerts, plus details of an illustrated online talk by photographer and author Alan John Ainsworth on the Archive’s Collection of images by Brian ‘Freddy’ Foskett. The talk, on Tuesday 2 November is free and the presentation (on Zoom) sta …

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Newsletter No. 7 for 2022

Posted on 17th Aug 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

Welcome to the August newsletter from the National Jazz Archive, with news of our upcoming fundraising concerts, summer book sale with more than 75 books at special sale prices, an appeal for help with a project on the Jazz Book Club, and other news from the Archive. Don't forget to sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with …

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Newsletter No. 6 for 2022

Posted on 27th Jul 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

Welcome to the July newsletter from the National Jazz Archive. We’ve full details for you to book tickets for our next two fundraising concerts and regular readers will notice the different logo in the heading… Don't forget to sign up to automatically receive our free monthly emails with news about the Archive. Read our latest e-newslett …

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Newsletter No. 5 for 2022

Posted on 31st May 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

Just in time for May is our latest newsletter. Read a fantastic review of the recent Elaine Delmar gig and news of an exciting gig in November. We have the latest news about an upcoming documentary on the life of Irish singer, Ottilie Patterson. Added to that is the celebration of David Nathan’s 25 years of service to jazz and the Archive. Don …

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Newsletter No. 3 for 2022

Posted on 6th Apr 2022 by Thomas Kuglin

Welcome to our third newsletter for 2022. It contains a reminder that a few tickets are still available for our next fundraising concert, with the wonderful Elaine Delmar and Her Friends featuring the legendary jazz guitarist Jim Mullen, on Saturday 9 April 2022. You can book tickets for the concert, but they are subject to availability. We als …

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