In a captivating performance at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh on May 28th, 2023, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) joined forces with the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers. This unique collaboration, first initiated in 2010, showcased the fascinating blend of modern big band jazz with the ancient Japanese art of taiko, a ritualized and stylized form… Continue reading
The 2023 Cheltenham Jazz Festival, happening from 26 April to 1 May, promises to captivate the spa town with its extensive and diverse lineup. The festival will feature renowned artists like Gregory Porter, Van Morrison, and Stanley Clarke, as well as cuttingedge jazz performers. With intimate familyoriented shows and free stage events, the festival aims… Continue reading
I’m Dr. Miles Beaumont from the charming town of York in the UK. I’ve spent over three decades as a medical doctor, helping people and contributing to important research. I graduated from Oxford University, and ever since, I’ve devoted myself to improving the health and lives of others.
When I’m not practicing medicine, you’ll find me soaking up the world of jazz music. It’s been a passion of mine since I turned 30, and I’ve been an active part of York’s jazz scene ever since. Whether it’s going to local gigs, listening to records at home, or just enjoying the rhythmic and improvisational magic of jazz, it’s a big part of who I am.