The Brecon Jazz Magazine

The Brecon Jazz Magazine is a British music journalism based on the annual Brecon Jazz Festival, a music festival held in Brecon, Wales. The festival hosts various jazz musicians and jazz performances from all over the globe. The festival was first launched in the year 1983, making the 2019th Brecon Jazz Festival its 36th-year event. Usually held during the month of August, the festival plays host to several well-known jazz musicians every year. The festival is known to ensure an unbroken profile since its founding. Brecon Jazz Festival also broadens the awareness of...

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About Brecon Jazz

History of Brecon Jazz

The Brecon Jazz Festival is a marked event in every jazz enthusiast’s calendar. Approximately three decades since its establishment, the festival has been a stop for internationally-famous jazz musicians.
It all started when a member of the Brycheiniog Association was inspired by Holland’s Breda Festival, a premier jazz festival in Europe. The association was also planning to have an Arts Festival in the small market town of Brecon. Over time, the festival was organized, and that’s the birth of the Brecon Jazz Festival.
Since then, Welsh Jazz Society was …

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Travelling along the waves of the sea could be very peaceful and calming. No land to walk on, no traffic, no hustle and bustle. Just you, your company and the sound of the waves. And then as time passes, you find yourself bored of it. Need background music to pick up the pace? You can see reviews here on this list of 10 songs that are perfect to keep up the beat while navigating the seas.

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Events from Past Brecon Jazz Festival Dates

The annual Brecon Jazz holds exciting events every year, making each festival date a very special occurrence. Here are a few snippets from previous festival events that may excite future attendees of the 2019 Brecon Jazz Festival.
The acclaimed Swing Style Quartet, a group that played on the South Wales music scene, performed on December 11, 2018 on The Muse location. The Line Up included guitarist Mike Frost, violinist Heulwen Thomas, pianist Gareth Hall, and double bassist Donnie Joe Sweeney.
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Turquazz: Anatolian Jazz and Roots Festival in London

A new, inaugural arts and music festival called the Turquazz: Anatolian Jazz and Roots Festival will be held in London in March. It will give focus to Anatolian Jazz, a type of jazz which originated from Turkey. It will occur on the 13th of March 2019 until the 30th. The Turquazz festival will be held at different venues across the city.
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Branford Marsalis Quartet Performs at London’s Barbican Hall

A short opening performance from pianist Nikki Yeoh started the concert. Paired with UK pianist Julian Joseph during their encore, this concert was what John Cumming stated as possibly the leading acoustic jazz quartet in the world. Having Branford Marsalis play his own ‘Life Filtering from the Water Flowers’, his ravishing rendition of Jimmy McHugh’s ‘Sunny Side of the Street’ and many more, and the Cummings’ claim was an absolute fact. Not only that, but pianist Joey Calderazzo also performed his new ballad ‘Cianna’.
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