Gary Crosby Receives The Queen’s Medal for Music 2018

Gary Crosby OBE has been announced as the recipient of The Queen’s Medal for Music 2018, making him the first-ever jazz musician to receive this prestigious award. Previously awarded to classical composers and musicians, this is also the first time the honour has been given to an individual of colour. He accepted the award in person today at […]

Gary Crosby on the way to recovery following a stroke on Monday 29 January 2018

Gary Crosby OBE, Artistic Director of Tomorrow’s Warriors and Jazz Jamaica suffered a stroke on Monday 29 January 2018 just a few days after celebrating his birthday with family and friends. via GARY CROSBY ON THE WAY TO RECOVERY FOLLOWING A STROKE ON MONDAY 29 JANUARY —

Dennie Vidal Funeral – 4 November

Sharing details of the funeral of Jazz Jamaica’s former sound engineer, our brother in sound: Dennie Vidal. Still cannot believe he’s gone. One of the good guys. 11.00am on Wednesday 4 November Our Lady of Good Counsel Presbytery Bouverie Road Stoke Newington London N16 0AJ T: 020 8800 5250 The hearse will arrive at 28 […]

RIP Dennie Vidal – Sound Engineer extraordinaire

‪#‎RIP‬ ‪#‎DennieVidal‬ Absolutely gutted to share the news about Jazz Jamaica’s former sound engineer, #DennieVidal who passed away this morning after losing a battle with pancreatic cancer. Just cannot believe it. He was just 51 years old. Coming on top of the death of ‪#‎RicoRodriguez‬, this is truly depressing news for all of us in […]

Irie Jamaica Independence Celebration at SOLD OUT Hideaway Streatham

Plenty fun had by all at Jazz Jamaica’s Jamaican Independence Party at The Hideaway in Streatham on Saturday. Love and respect to our special guest, Myrna Hague from Jamaica and to Chicago bluesman, my friend Fernando Jones. I’m always happy to be back at this club. It’s like a home from home, even if it is on the opposite side […]

Jamaican Independence – come celebrate with Jazz Jamaica!

  Come have some fun with us and celebrate Jamaican Independence on Saturday 8 August at The Hideaway in Streatham, South London on Saturday 8 August. We have the wonderful Myrna Hague as our special guest, plus there’s brilliant comedy with Felicity Ethnic!  

Another sold out show for Jazz Jamaica All Stars

Photos by Kwame Lestrade except where indicated Big thanks to all of the 2,000+ fans and supporters who came to our sold out Royal Festival Hall Love Motown! show on 19 July. Once again, our fans turned up in their thousands on one of the hottest days of the year to see us pay tribute to the music from […]

TimeOut says: DON’T MISS OUT on Jazz Jamaica All Stars’ LOVE MOTOWN!

  To book tickets, click on the image to go straight to the Southbank Centre online booking page! Don’t Stop In The Name Of Love, just get your skates on and book now for this joyous musical extravaganza!