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Eyebrow/Mammal Hands - St Georges, May 24

Here’s a neat piece of programming. Mammal Hands are everybody’s favourite spiritual jazz/trance/folk/electronica/minimalist (what else have you got?) trio – last seen in these parts at the… 271 more words


Disinterested recommendations

A confession: now and again I urge attendance at a gig here because I’m going, and I’d like there to be a decent crowd. The audience for the various weekly jazz gigs in Bristol isn’t huge. 380 more words

Matt Anderson Quartet - Future Inns, 17 May

“And, we have lift-off.” So I noted down half-way through the third tune of the gig. Not that the two openers weren’t good. This was a very accomplished quartet – led by an up and coming… 417 more words


Bristol jazz this week - 14 May

Lots of stuff going on – in Bristol and, as Tony Benjamin highlights in the Bristol247 preview, in Bath. The Bath Festival doesn’t reach the jazz heights that is used to, but there are several gigs that might be worth a look East. 140 more words


Slightly spoiled of Bristol

Didn’t book on time to get a ticket for Art Themen at the Fringe this week – a shame, judging by the sample from that gig posted on youtube. 303 more words

Wild Beer, Bristol

Now before I get on to the food at Wild Beer, I take full responsibility for the dismal lunch we had. Given the array of talent at Wapping Wharf you could put a blindfold on and find a cracking meal within one of the navy blue cargo containers, even on a Monday when the big hitters are mostly closed. 508 more words

Bristol jazz week - May 7

Somehow, while keeping up with the Cheltenham Jazz Festival for Jazzwise, Tony Benjamin has managed to compile and post a preview of all this week’s gigs in Bristol, so… 88 more words