NEWS: Ronnie Scott's International Piano Trio Festival line-up (29 July - 5 August)
Chick Corea Akoustic Band Publicity picture Peter Bacon reports: The full line-up for the fifth annual Ronnie Scott's Internati...
CD REVIEW: Frode Haltli –
Frode Haltli – Avant Folk (Hubro CD/LP 2604. Review by Peter Bacon) The album title is pretty accurate, but the cynical might think: ...
INTERVIEW: Dana Murray –
Suite Kaepernick/Negro Manifesto
Dana Murray Publicity picture US drummer and producer Dana Murray’s album Negro Manifesto places him in the vanguard of a wave of ar...
REVIEW: Wynton Marsalis Quartet at the Barbican
Wynton Marsalis Quartet L-R: Dan Nimmer, Wynton Marsalis, Mark Lewandowski, Jason Marsalis Wynton Marsalis Quartet (Barbican Hall....
PODCAST INTERVIEW: Chick Corea
Chick Corea at Cheltenham 2017 Photo credit and ©John Watson / jazzcamera.co.uk Sebastian writes: I was invited to send in some que...
INTERVIEW: Jeremy Sassoon (new album
Jeremy Sassoon and Friends
, launch gigs at Pizza Express Dean Street 6 and 7 July + Berlin and Manchester)
Jeremy Sassoon at Goostrey Festival, Cheshire, 2010 Photo credit: William Ellis Singer-pianist JEREMY SASSOON has a new album out, Je...
PREVIEW: 2018 Suedtirol Jazz Festival Alto Adige (29 June - 8 July)
Ben van Gelder and Reinier Baas, featured artists at the 2017 Festival Photo credit Ralf Dombrowski Alison Bentley writes: This yea...
INTERVIEW: Peter Tregear (
Barry Humphries Weimar Cabaret
- Barbican,11-29 July)
Barry Humphries and Meow Meow in Weimar Cabaret in Edinburgh in 2016 Photo supplied by EMG Media "Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabar...
NEWS: Vibraphonist Jonny Mansfield wins 2018 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize
Jonny Mansfield Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music Peter Bacon reports: This year’s Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize, its eighth annual a...
PREVIEW: 2018 Brecon Jazz Festival (10-12 August)
Adam Glasser (third from left) with his South African Jazz Sextet Publicity picture Festivals rise and festivals fall but Brecon just ...
REPORT: Jazz Promotion 2018
Conference at Turner Sims, Southampton
Opening keynote speaker at Look Out Rebecca Root Photo courtesy of Kim Macari The "Look Out" Jazz Promotion Network Confer...
NEWS: Band On The Wall gets £1.65m from Arts Council England
Band On The Wall of the future Supplied picture Peter Bacon reports: It started as The George and Dragon pub where the musicians pl...
REVIEW: Phronesis -
at Pizza Express Jazz Club
Jasper Hoiby at Dean Street, June 2018 Photo credit and © Mochles Simawi REVIEW: Phronesis - Walking Dark (Pizza Express Jazz Club, ...
INTERVIEW: Coen Molenaar (Dutch band Tristan, UK Tour Dates Jul-Sep 2018)
Tristan - with Evelyn Kallansee, vocalist, and keyboards player Coen Molenaar far right. Publicity photo Jazz-funksters Tristan are th...
REVIEW: David Byrne -
at New Theatre Oxford
David Byrne onstage at New Theatre, Oxford, 2018 Drawing © Geoff Winston 2018. All Rights Reserved David Byrne, American Utopia (New...
PREVIEW: Nik Bärtsch's Ronin (new album
and appearances at Love Supreme, Turner Sims and the EFG London Jazz Festival
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin Photo credit: Jonas Holthaus/ ECM Nik Bärtsch's new album Awase (ECM) is the first with his Ronin group...
NEWS: 2018 Ed Renshaw Music Award – applications invited
Ed Renshaw Peter Bacon reports: The 2018 Ed Renshaw Music Award , the bi-annual award in memory of the young musician whose guitar t...
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