All-star concert this summer to celebrate legendary promoter John Cumming

A remarkable constellation of leading jazz acts has been announced for a special concert at the Barbican in London this summer to celebrate the life and work of legendary jazz promoter John Cumming who died two years ago. The concert on 16 July will …

Published: 19 Apr 2022. Updated: 7 months.

A remarkable constellation of leading jazz acts has been announced for a special concert at the Barbican in London this summer to celebrate the life and work of legendary jazz promoter John Cumming who died two years ago. The concert on 16 July will feature among others Gary Crosby, Tomorrow's Warriors, Andy Sheppard, Guy Barker, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Nik Baertsch, Jerry Dammers, John Surman and Evan Parker.

Full details of the line-up and ticketing details can be found here

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Nils Kavanagh wins first Young Irish Jazz Musician award

Jazz pianist Nils Kavanagh has won the first running of the Young Irish Jazz Musician prize in Limerick winning a bursary and performance opportunities as part of the prize. The competition included six finalists aged between 17 and 22. Kavanagh is …

Published: 18 Apr 2022. Updated: 7 months.

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Jazz pianist Nils Kavanagh has won the first running of the Young Irish Jazz Musician prize in Limerick winning a bursary and performance opportunities as part of the prize. The competition included six finalists aged between 17 and 22. Kavanagh is currently studying jazz performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.