2006
NOVEMBER
Julian joined Cleveland Watkiss, Mark Hodgson and the Guildhall Jazz Band for a Tribute to Ian Carr at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, as part of the London Jazz Festival.
Julian played @ the ICIA Arts Theatre, University of Bath.
 
OCTOBER
Julian played solo gigs at the '10 of the Best' celebration at The Space, Isle of Dogs, London, and at the Jazzworld International Weekend Festival at the Hastings Jazz Club.
 
SEPTEMBER
Julian duetted with pianist Mark Latimer in the first of the autumn's Jazz Piano Series at the Sage, Gateshead.
In September's jazzwise magazine, Julian talked about his "Turning Point" recording - Chick Corea's Three Quartets (1981), featuring Michael Brecker, Eddie Gomez and Steve Gadd. He was also featured alongside other well-known BBC presenters in a September issue of the Radio Times, celebrating 60 years of Radio 3. Click here to see his interview.
Julian returned to LSO St Luke's for two full days of workshops on 23 and 24 September with the LSO Fusion Orchestra.
Julian presented a programme celebrating British jazz pianists for BBC4 on Thursday 21 September. 'A Festival of Jazz' featured artists include Stan Tracey, Keith Tippett, Gwilym Simcock and Huw Warren. He also presented BBC Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up live from the Islay Jazz Festival.
 
AUGUST
Jazz Line-Up broadcast a special concert conducted by Julian given at the Floral Hall, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to celebrate the 70th birthday of composer and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett.
 
JUNE
Julian was awarded Jazz Broadcaster of the Year at the 2006 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.
"You don’t have to make a distinction between jazz and classical music." Julian was interviewed by Nick Shave in the June/July issue (no. 30) of Pianist magazine. Click here for more info.
The Julian Joseph Electric Band performed a sell-out gig at The Spin in Oxford.
Julian duetted with cellist Matthew Barley at 'Jazz Connections' in St Luke's Church, London as part of the Chelsea Festival.
 
MAY
The European Jazz Orchestra toured the UK in early May featuring a new commission by Julian ~ 'Mountain of Hope'.
Julian performed solo gigs at Grange Jazz in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria and the St Ives Jazz Club.
The Julian Joseph Trio ~ Steve Williamson (saxophone); Mark Hodgson (bass) ~ appeared at the Riverhouse Barn in Walton-on-Thames.
The Julian Joseph Quartet ~ Steve Williamson (saxophone); Mark Hodgson (bass); Mark Mondesir (drums) ~ performed at LSO St Luke's, Jerwood Hall, London as of the UBS Concert Series.
 
APRIL
Julian Joseph Trio and the Estonian Dream Big Band performed at the Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn. The programme include Julian's big band arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Julian performed Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Liepajas Symphony Orchestra at the Liepaja Theatre, Latvia.
Julian asked 2006 Reith Lecturer Daniel Barenboim a question about improvisation: 'Improvisation is the highest form of art for me' (Daniel Barenboim). To listen to the lecture and questions, click here.
 
MARCH
Julian was asked by Leeds College of Music's Centre for Jazz Studies to write a piece for the Conservatoires UK (CUK) Big Band to be performed at The Venue on 24 March 2006 as part of the Leeds International Jazz Conference. The piece, entitled 'The Reverend - Back Home to Glory', is dedicated to memory of Rev Fitz Allen John.
Julian gave three performances of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue at the Ibirapuera Park Concert Hall in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
The Julian Joseph Quartet performed at the Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold, The Sands in Gainsborough, and with the Modern Art Orchestra at the Budapest Spring Festival, Hungary.
Julian interviewed pianist Mulgrew Miller for BBC Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up at the Aberdeen Jazz Festival.
 
FEBRUARY
The Julian Joseph Trio ~ Mark Hodgson (bass), Mark Mondesir (drums) ~ performed at the Brighton Jazz Club and the Watermill Jazz Club, Dorking.
 
JANUARY
The Julian Joseph Quartet performed at the Norwich Arts Centre.