Swansea Jazz Festival is back on the waterfront
Funk / Jazz / Music / Soul / Wales

Swansea Jazz Festival is back on the waterfront

The much-missed Swansea International Jazz Festival is back this summer. The city’s celebration of jazz has had two years off because of the pandemic, and had already switched to a more low-key autumn event because of budget uncertainties in 2019. But now, thanks to a partnership between the city council and Swansea Jazz Club, it’s … Continue reading

Jazz / Lyrics / Music / Songwriting / Wales

Strong contender for jazz stardom at Brecon

After some turbulent times, Brecon Jazz now seems to be in safe hands, with new operator Orchard serving up an impressive line-up of established stars and emerging talent. Among those surely destined for fame is Anthony Strong, who wowed a packed Theatr Brycheiniog on Saturday. With a show as sharp as his suit, 28-year-old Strong … Continue reading