Friday, 21 October 2011

Friday Roundup: Cullum Masterclass

  • On Tuesday, Jamie conducted the Big Audition Masterclass with the Top 10 at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in London. The videos are now up. Watch each performance and Jamie's comments here! Vote for the Top 10 now - details
  • Following this week's news from Sander Kleinenburg about the pair working together again, Jamie joins Kleinenburg as special guest in Amsterdam this Sunday. UPDATEdue to unforseen circumstances, Jamie will not be appearing with Sander Kleinenberg at the Melkweg this Sunday. We apologise for any incovienience caused. If you wish to apply for a refund please e-mail
  • Check out the photo of Jamie with Charlese Allen & band at this week's masterclass
  • Reviewphotos and videos from Jamie's gig at HMV Forum on Tuesday
  • Fans speak after Jamie's London show - video and tweets
  • Special song dedication to Kirsty at the London show. Watch here
  • Free JC wallpaper! Photo taken at the HMV Forum gig courtesy of Anuli Photography
  • The Huffington Post ran an interview with JC 
  • Joe Simpson's Musicians Portraits exhibition, which includes an amazing portrait of Jamie Cullum is open in Greek Street, Soho until October 30th so get down there if you can!
  • News of another collaboration, this time with hip/hop duo The Domino Effect
  • A piano lesson with Jamie and Fabulous Magazine
  • Audio: Interview with Jamie on BBC London
  • Look out for news of a Jamie Cullum Special coming soon from radio presenter Coral Rose!
  • Sophie Dahl's shoes charity auction (for Small Steps Project) ends on October 23rd, so just a couple of days left to get your bids in
  • Interview with Sophie Dahl in The Independant 
  • Gregory Porter - New album news here and here! Plus a great video interview at Jazz FM. Gregory joined the ranks of Twitter this week! Follow him @I_GregoryPorter
  • Singer-songwriter Jonny Taylor has recorded an acoustic version of 'Spotlights' - a song he wrote with Ben Cullum. Watch here
  • Another great new song from singer-songwriter Melissa James to listen to - Little Caged Bird
Don't miss: 
  • Jamie has a Count Basie track from the archives for us this Tuesday
  • On November 1st, tune in for a session with pianist Zoe Rahman
  • Also on November 1st, Jamie joins the panel at the Radio Academy Festival. Yet to find out whether this will be broadcast live, watch this space!
  • Canada - Jamie's radio show is now aired every Saturday at 11am on Jazz FM 91 so don't forget to tune in!
  • France - Jamie's radio show is also aired every Sunday at 11am on TSF Jazz
  • Download Gregory Porters 1960 What? remixes from October 25th 
  • Gregory is back in Europe! Playing France for the first time, tonight he is at the Festival Jazz en Tete and New Morning in Paris tomorrow. Check his tour page for details
  • If you can, catch Anthony Strong on tour in the UK right now! Tonight and tomorrow he's in Birmingham and Milton Keynes. Also, new dates added for Italy and Germany! 
  • JAMIE CULLUM DAY is less than 3 weeks away - November 9th! Look out for my new competition that will launch on the day. I would love to know how you will be marking the second anniversary since the release of The Pursuit. Leave a comment here or tweet me
  • In the run up to the big day, we will re-visit interviews & lots more from the Jamie Cullum archives, so make sure you subscribe to the blog for daily updates straight to your inbox! Here are the first two...
  1. Touring is like training for the Olympics - video interview
  2. The Explosion

I'll leave you this week with one of Jamie's new songs 'Rayleigh Road', performed on Tuesday in London. 
I think it is really gorgeous, what do you think?


  1. I love your Friday roundups,it's a quick precis of a virtual weekly index with links. It's really great & useful, esp as often I miss things when I'm at work & it's perfect to catch up on !!