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19th May 2017: Paradigm Shift summer dates: Ronnie Scotts, Glasgow / Love Supreme Festivals + Midwest USA

MJ’s ‘Paradigm Shift’ will be playing some dates this summer including Glasgow Jazz Fest (June 22), Ronnie Scott’s (June 26), Love Supreme Festival (July 2) and some dates in the Midwest USA to be confirmed soon. Check the ‘live’ page for more info and updates.       .             […]

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27th April 2017: jazzahead, Bremen, Germany – April 27 – 30 – stop by the Whirlwind Recordings stand

If you happen to be in Bremen, Germany for the jazzahead! conference, please stop by the Whirlwind Recordings stand and say hi to MJ and the team!  

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3rd April 2017: Two new Never Group videos from Girona, Spain

Here’s two new NEVER GROUP videos featuring MJ on electric bass taken during their 20+ date Euro tour. The band will have a new website soon with tour dates in Nov/Dec 2017 + a new album to record.    

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3rd March 2017: Live recording @ Vortex with Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’ March 10/11

The Cloudmakers Trio tour contines this week (dates below) with a live recording at the Vortex in London on the 10/11. March 7 – Watermill Jazz, Dorking, UK March 8 The Jazz Bar (Edinburgh) – Trio only, UK March 9 The Jazz Bar (Edinburgh) – Quintet, UK March 10 The Vortex, London, UK March 11 […]

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9th February 2017: Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift to appear at Love Supreme Festival

  Big news: Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift will be appearing at Love Supreme Festival this year. The Love Supreme Festival takes place at: Glynde Place The St Glynde Lewes BN8 6SX More details on timings coming soon…

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20th January 2017: MJ to tour with Tim Armacost throughout February in UK/Austria/Spain/Slovenia

  MJ will be performing on double bass with NY-based saxophonist and composer Tim Armacost in February to promote his new Whirlwind Recordings release Time Being.  Tour dates below as well as information on Tim’s new album. . FEBRUARY Time Being EUROPEAN TOUR FEB 6 – Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London, England * FEB 7 […]

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15th January 2017: Live photos from Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’ at Kings Place in London

Here’s some great photos from the Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’ recent concert at Kings Place in London. The band is currently on tour. Photos were taken by Victor Guidini (www.victorguidini.com).

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5th January 2017: New video from Never Group ‘Strange Party’

Here’s the next video in a series that were recently filmed in London from Never Group, the brainchild of Zhenya Strigalev featuring MJ on bass and Marc Ayza on drums.   Never Group will be touring throughout 2017, stay tuned for dates:    

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2nd January 2017: Happy New Year

Happy New Year… Wishing everyone a happy and healthy, musically enriched 2017. Thank you for all the support in 2016. -MJ

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20th December 2016: Stream a full concert from Andrew Bain’s ‘Embodied Hope Quartet’ on BBC Radio 3

Drummer/composer/bandleader Andrew Bain premiered a new seven movement last month featuring pianist George Colligan (Jack DeJohnette, Cassandra Wilson), saxophonist Jon Irabagon (Dave Douglas, Tom Harrell) and bassist Michael Janisch (Lee Konitz, Kurt Elling). The band recorded for a future Whirlwind release (scheduled for October 2017) at Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City during the tour and […]

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