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Jan Garbarek, Royal Ferstival Hall

Trilok Gurtu, Royal Festival Hall

Jan Garbarek Group, Royal Festival Hall: Rainer Bruninghaus, keyboards; Yuri Daniel, bass; Garbarek, tenor and soprano; Trilok Gurtu, percussion

The Bad Plus, Scala, Kings Cross

Maciek Pysz, The Forge, Camden

Ivo Neame, The Forge, Camden

 

 Albanian singer Elina Duni, an ECM recording artist, at Kings Place

 Rebecca Ferguson in rehearsal, Jazz Voice, the Barbican

American trumpeter Terell Stafford at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho

 

Marcin Wasilewski in concert at Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music 

Jason Yarde at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho

Stan Sulzmann at the Royal Festival Hall

Norwegian opera singer and saxophonist Haken Kornstad at Kings Place

Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho 

Norwegian bassist Arild Andersen at Kings Place

American singing legend Sheila Jordan at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho

 

Above and below: Stanley Clarke at Ronnie Scott's 

Charles Lloyd in rehearsal at the Barbican

Dave Douglas at the Barbican

Joe Lovano in concert at the Barbican

Above and below, Kenny Barron at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Marcus Miller with his band at the Royal Festival Hall

Ambrose Akinmusire at the Royal Festival Hall

Robert Glasper at the Royal Festival Hall

Pierre Chabrele with Claude Deppa's band at the Royal Festival Hall

Yazz Ahmed in rehearsals at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Dave Morecroft, with the World Service Project at the Royal Festival Hall

Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Abdullah Ibrahim at the Royal Festival Hall

Angelique Kidjo in a dancing mood at the Royal Festival Hall

Cuban piano master Chucho Valdes at Kings Place

Theo Crocker with Dee Dee Bridgewater's band at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Irwin Hall, with Dee Dee Bridgewater's band

Marilyn Mazur in the Purcell Room

 

The Dedication Orchestra, featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo on drums, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Bill Frisell at the Barbican

Nathaniel Facey at the Barbican

John Surman and Karin Krog at Ronnie Scott's

Robert Mitchell on piano with strings and choirs in his Invocation project at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Branford Marsalis at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Marcus Mlller at the Royal Festival Hall

Wayne Shorter at the Barbican

Brian Blade in action with the Wayne Shorter Quartet at the Barbican

Esperanza Spalding at the Barbican

Jim Hart at the Southbank Centre Clore Ballroom

Archie Shepp at the Barbican

Jacqui Dankworth at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

 

Tommy Smith solos with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Benet McLean with his quartet at the Southbank Centre Clore Ballroom

John Surman at his Queen Elizabeth Hall concert

Empirical at the Southbank Centre Clore Ballroom

David Sanborn at the Barbican 

Steve Gadd in action with David Sanborn at the Barbican

Kenny Wheeler solos with his quintet at the Southbank Centre Clore Ballroom

Chris Sharkey with Dors at the Southbank Centre Front Room

Photographers David Redfern and Edu Hawkins with their joint exhibition at the Southbank Centre

John McLaughlin with the 4th Dimension at the Barbican

Chick Corea at the Barbican

Christian McBride in action with Chick Corea at the Barbican

Legendary guitarist Jim Hall , who appeared with his trio at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Jim Hall at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Soulful singer Natalie Williams at the Purcell Room

Gabriel Garrick's trumpet in close-up, Purcell Room

Percussionist Spry Robinson in action with Larry Stabbins' Stonephace, Royal Festival Hall

Jasper Hoiby at the Royal Festival Hall

Greg Osby at the Royal Festival Hall

Melody Gardot with her band at the Barbican

Finnish saxophonist Sami Sippola with Black Motor at the Barbican

 

Drummer Olavi Louhivouri framed by guitars, with Odderrang at the Royal Festival Hall

Armenian piano virtuoso Tigran Hamasyan at the Royal Festival Hall

Tigran gets low down and deep at the Royal Festival Hall

ECM recording artist Trygve Seim, who played with Finnish group Kuara at the Barbican

John Surman solos with the Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir, Queen Elizabeth Hall

John Surman at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Kenny Wheeler, who appeared with his big band at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

The Kenny Wheeler Big Band saxophone section at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Kevin Robinson takes five at a rehearsal of the Jazz Allstars, Purcell Room

Adam Waldmann with the Sam Crowe Group at the Royal Festival Hall

Above and below, Roy Haynes at the Queen Elizaebth Hall

 

 

Gregory Porter at Ronnie Scott's

Organist Joey Defrancesco and saxophonist David Sanborn at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Joachim Kuhn at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Marcin Wasilewski at the Barbican

Archie Shepp at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

McCoy Tyner in rehearsal at the Barbican

Lewis Wright and Nathaniel Facey of Empirical, in rehearsal at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Alto saxophonist Peter King and his Quartet in concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Clarinettist Arun Ghosh and his band at the Royal Festival Hall

Jean Toussaint in rehearsal at the Barbican

Oren Marshall at Ronnie Scott's

Stefano Bollani and Martial Solal in concert at the Barbican

All photographs copyright John Watson/jazzcamera.co.uk