REVIEW: Prom 46: NYJO + soloist Benjamin Grosvenor & conductors Mark Armstrong and Guy Barker
NYJO Photo credit: BBC/ Chris Christodoulou The complete set of ten official pictures is HERE Prom 46: NYJO + soloist Benjamin Gros...
CD REVIEW: Elina Duni –
Elina Duni – Partir (ECM 670 8641. CD Review by Jane Mann) Partir is Albanian-born, Swiss singer/songwriter Elena Duni ’s fifth alb...
PHOTOS: Prom 46 (NYJO/ soloist Benjamin Grosvenor / conductors Mark Armstrong & Guy Barker)
NYJO performing Laura Jurd's The Earth Keeps Spinning Photo credit and © BBC/ Chris Christodoulou This is the complete set of ...
NEWS: RIP Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018). Family Statement in Full
Aretha Franklin at the Obama inauguration in 2009 Photo Cecilio Ricardo, U.S. Air Force, Public Domain Aretha Franklin's family...
NEWS: Bauer Media acquires JazzFM
It is announced this morning that Hamburg-based Bauer Media is to acquire JazzFM. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Here is the ...
CD REVIEW: Chet Baker –
Live in London Volume II
Chet Baker – Live in London Volume II (Ubuntu UBU0014.2 CDs. CD Review by Peter Jones) Chet Baker completists need deep pockets: he...
NEWS: Pizza Express announces its 45-gig EFG London Jazz Fest Programme (16 to 25 November)
Sheila Jordan - who will be celebrating her 90th birthday Photo credit: OhWeh/ Creative Commons Pizza Express has just announced its...
CD REVIEW: Matthew Read Trio -
Anecdotes Vol. II
Matthew Read Trio - Anecdotes Vol. II (BOD: 002. CD review by Nick Davies) Mathew Read ’s music has been described as a multitud...
REVIEW: Joanna Wallfisch –
The Great Song Cycle Song Cycle
at The Space, Surgeon’s Hall (Edinburgh Fringe)
Joanna Wallfisch at Big Sur in 2016 Publicity picture Joanna Wallfisch – The Great Song Cycle Song Cycle (The Space, Surgeon’s Hall...
CD REVIEW: Mike Gibbs Band featuring John Scofield –
Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991
Mike Gibbs Band featuring John Scofield – Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991 (Dusk Fire DUSKCD116. CD review by Peter Bacon) Listening to...
TRIBUTES to Ken Pickering (1952-2018), Co-Founder and Director of the Vancouver Jazz Festival
Ken Pickering Photo from @coastaljazz The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival @coastaljazz put out this sad message on Saturda...
NEWS: Andrew Robb wins First Prize in the jazz bass competition at BASS2018 LUCCA
Congratulations to Andrew Robb , originally from Edinburgh, who has just won first prize in the jazz bass competition at BASS2018 LUCCA,...
NEWS: Third Drayton Court Jazz Festival Programme Announced (17-19 August. London W13, free admission)
The Drayton Court Festival ad Dusk Photo credit: John Ross Photography Dick Esmond, who for many years ran the Ealing Jazz Festival, ...
CD REVIEW: New York All-Stars (featuring Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern) –
Burnin’ In London
New York All-Stars (featuring Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern) – Burnin’ In London (Ubuntu UBU0012. CD review by Mark McKergow) This ...
CD REVIEW: Nat Steele –
Portrait Of The Modern Jazz Quartet
Nat Steele – Portrait Of The Modern Jazz Quartet (Trio Records TR598. CD review by Simon Scott) The sleeve note for this album advise...
REVIEW: Prom 35:
New York: Sound of a City
Nitty Scott Photo credit: BBC/Chris Christodoulou BBC Proms 35: New York: Sound of a City (Royal Albert Hall, 8 August 2018. Late ni...
CD REVIEW: Mimika Orchestra –
Divinities Of The Earth And The Waters
Mimika Orchestra Divinities of the Earth and the Waters (PDV029. CD Review by Peter Jones) Think of them as the Art Ensemble of Zagreb...
CD REVIEW: John Bailey –
John Bailey - Oneiric Sounds (Outhøuse Records Outhouse 03. CD review by Patrick Hadfield) Oneiric Sounds is the latest record by gui...
by Miriam Gould at the Cockpit Theatre
Miriam Gould as Rachel Gould Photo credit: India Roper-Evans Empty Room by Miriam Gould Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone, 8 August 2018, ...
NEWS: Applications now open from bands for "Made in the UK" 2019
Gwyneth Herbert with Ned Cartwright at one of their four shows in Rochester in 2018. Sam Burgess is off-camera. Photo courtesy of CGI R...
NEWS: Large UK presence in Leipzig (Leipziger Jazztage 11-20 October)
Matthew Herbert's Brexit Big Band Publicity picture The Anglo-Saxons will be heading for Saxony in the Autumn. Peter Bacon report...
CD REVIEW: Kris Davis & Craig Taborn -
Kris Davis & Craig Taborn - Octopus (Pyroplastic Records. CD Review by Alison Bentley) Kris Davis and Craig Taborn on this ne...
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