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Jazz Performances

Introduction to The National Jazz Archive by Digby Fairweather 31/03/2015

In this introduction to The National Jazz Archive, our Founder Digby Fairweather discusses the recent Heritage Lottery funded 'Story of British Jazz' project and his hopes for the Archive's future.

Glenn Miller 31/03/2015

Watch Glenn Miller and his orchestra perform In The Mood in 1939. Glenn is standing in the centre of the stage playing the trombone.

Waltham Forest Council and the National Jazz Archive unveil Sir John Dankworth commemorative plaque. 31/03/2015

Dame Cleo Laine and her family pay tribute to jazz legend, the late Sir John Dankworth.

"Guido Deiro, the World's Foremost Piano-Accordionist" 31/03/2015

Watch this video of an accordionist, linked to our persuasive writing activities based on jazz adverts from the 1930s.