Best Jazz Musicians #1
British jazz was formed through the recordings and performances of
US visitors to the UK. From the late 1940s British "modern jazz", significantly
influenced by American bebop, began to emerge, led by John Dankworth and Ronnie Scott,
while Humphrey Lyttelton others played traditional jazz. From the 1960s British jazz
took on more influences, including blues and world music.
The Jazz Masters #2
Jazz is a musical genre that came to Britain from the USA around the 1920s. The earliest
encounters were with the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in London in 1917 which inspired a
new breed of musicians who would later shape a British jazz movement.
Jazz Festivals In The UK #3
There are several jazz festivals in the UK, covering every region, so there is no need to
travel far. From the full camp-out experience of a musical festival at Glynde Place to
the 10 days of eclectic music and events in the capital and in Manchester, there is
something for everyone in the UK. Here are some forthcoming jazz festivals to look out