Matthew Bourne, Orphy Robinson and Karen Street are in the line-up for January's Bath Jazz Weekend

Bare bone details at the moment but here is what is in store in the line-up for January's Bath Jazz Weekend presented by legendary UK jazz promoter Nod Knowles and his All of the Above company. The Friday programme includes a screening of The Last …

Published: 7 Dec 2021. Updated: 9 months.

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Bare bone details at the moment but here is what is in store in the line-up for January's Bath Jazz Weekend presented by legendary UK jazz promoter Nod Knowles and his All of the Above company.

The Friday programme includes a screening of The Last of the Blue Devils a 1979 documentary directed by Bruce Ricker followed by Theo May's Odd Unit (Theo May/Gustavo Clayton-Marucci/Will Bracken/Ali Watson/Alex Temple-Heald) and Karen Street's L'esprit du jazz (Karen Street/Sam Dunn/Charlie Pyne/Katie Patterson).

The Saturday line-up begins in the afternoon and continues throughout the day with Rebecca Nash's Redefining Element 78 (Rebecca Nash/Nick Malcolm/Paul Michael/Matt Fisher), Matthew Bourne (solo), Robert Mitchell's True Think (Robert Mitchell/Tom Mason/Saleem Raman/Zayn Mohammed/Alice Zawadzki), Orphy Robinson (solo vibes) and the Paul Dunmall quintet (Paul Dunmall/Steven Saunders/James Owston/Jim Bashford/Richard Foote).

The Sunday programme also begins in the afternoon running until the evening with Comfort in Chaos (Harriet Riley/Pete Judge/Jo Silvorphorperston/Stevie Toddler/Caelia Lunniss/Matt Brown/Jj/ Danni Willey/Hazel Mills), Andrew McCormack (solo) and the Jake McMurchie Quartet (Jake McMurchie/Dan Moore/Riaan Vosloo/Matt Brown). To be held once again at Widcombe Social Club the Bath Jazz Weekend runs from Friday 7-Sunday 9 January. Tickets. Karen Street, main photo top. Orphy Robinson above

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Tone Poet Ornette box set to be released by Blue Note in January

Blue Note's vinyl reissue series Tone Poet is to include a January release of a 6-LP box set of Ornette Coleman recordings titled Round Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note. The edition includes: the two-volume At the ‘Golden Circle’ Stockholm (1965) …

Published: 7 Dec 2021. Updated: 9 months.

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Blue Note's vinyl reissue series Tone Poet is to include a January release of a 6-LP box set of Ornette Coleman recordings titled Round Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note. The edition includes: the two-volume At the ‘Golden Circle’ Stockholm (1965) featuring bassist David Izenzon and drummer Charles Moffett; The Empty Foxhole (1966), featuring Ornette's young drummer son Denardo and bassist Charlie Haden; New York is Now! and Love Call (both 1968) with tenor saxophonist Dewey Redman, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones; and additionally Ornette's lesser-known sideman appearance on Jackie McLean's New and Old Gospel (1967). The set produced by Joe Harley includes a booklet that features photographs and an essay by critic Thomas Conrad. Ornette Coleman, top, photo: Blue Note