Category Archives: Forthcoming Shows

Here I will post concerts, lectures, movies and other events I believe to be interesting for the average jazz buff in Hamburg. Please check back, since the data here will be updated at irregular intervalls.

BERLIN: Mississippi Blues & Barbecue, July 26 and 27, Kulturbrauerei Kesselhaus

For the last thirteen years the Mississippi Blues Night has had a reputation as part of the Köpenick Jazz and Blues Festival; a show mostly designed for the fans of Old Time Jazz since 1995 that easily filled the yard … Continue reading

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Obituary. Author Albert Murray dies at age 97

One of the most influential American writers on blues and jazz culture, Albert Murray (*12 May 1916) of Alabama, died on August 18 in his Harlem home. He is survived by his wife Mozelle and their daughter Michele. He was … Continue reading

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Berlin: Lecture on Jazz, Dance, Ragtime and Cakewalk

Dr. Bernd Hoffmann of the WDR will hold a guest lecture at „Theaterwissenschaftliches Institut“ (Department of Drama and Theatre) of the FU Berlin this week. On Friday, June 21, he will be

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Jazz Journalists Association announces 2013 ‘Jazz Heroes’ nominees

The New York based Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) just announced the 2013 “Jazz Hero” nominees. The chosen few are usually “activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz who

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Welcome www.popcultureshelf.com, the popular culture twin of jive-talk.com

I just launched a new site called www.popcultureshelf.com where I will enlarge on

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Hamburg: Swing Dance Orchestra Andrej Hermlin live March 7

If you have not been to a concert of a good American swing big band yet … never mind, since here comes your chance to listen to possibly the best German swing big band around.

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Hamburg: Another free concert “Jazz in der Taverne”

On Thursday, February 21 you can enjoy another free (!) jazz concert with some of Hamburg’s finest jazzmen; and have dinner at the same time. The quartet consisting of 

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Hamburg: NDR Big Band Concert “a minute experience” March 1st

The famous German NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk) Big Band will hold another concert at their home studio, Studio 1. This time with musical director Mischa Schumann, piano. Schumann originally started out as a drummer, then switched to the piano. A wise decision

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Hamburg: Famous Jazz location MOJO CLUB is back! ADHD concert

Legendary jazz club, jazz cafe and stage for many classic and mostly very modern jazz artists and DJs MOJO CLUB will reopen on February 2. After

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Congratulations! Jazz Standards: Episode 20 feat. Roland Kirk

Jazz Standards, the WVIA weekly radio broadcast, is a superbly produced and researched show by jazz buff, author, editor, poet and expert on the literature of jazz Sascha

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