REVIEW: 4 Wheel Drive (Landgren / Wollny / Haffner / Danielsson) at Ronnie Scott's
Nils Landgren, Prinzregententheater, Munich. April 2019 Photo credit: TJ Photoagency 4 Wheel Drive (Nils Landgren /Michael Wollny /Wo...
INTERVIEW: Claire Martin (new album
and touring – UK dates 1 May-23 June)
Claire Martin Photo credit: Kenny McCracken Vocalist Claire Martin OBE has a new album out on 29 April. Believin' It is her first...
NEWS: Jazz at the 2019 BBC Proms (programme announced / booking opens 11 May)
BBC Proms Launch image Image credit: BBC/Tim Burt Sebastian writes: The programme for the 2019 BBC Proms season has been announced, ...
Richard Turner: A Life In Music
Richard Turner Photo courtesy of Rob Cope Richard Turner: A Life In Music (Directed by Rob Cope. Screening at Royal Academy of Musi...
PREVIEW/FEATURE: Band leader Mike Fletcher takes some imagined questions (MFJO, Surge In Spring 27 April)
Mike Fletcher Photo: © John Watson/ jazzcamera.co.uk Picasso(s):Interactions is a new suite of music for large ensemble inspired b...
NEWS: Manchester Jazz Festival needs unsigned musicians (hothouse scheme – apply by 5 May)
A hothouse of a different kind Free-to-use image Peter Bacon reports: Manchester Jazz Festival – or mjf as it is trendily, lower-ca...
REVIEW: Jazz Jamaica at the Jazz Cafe
Jazz Jamaica Publicity Photo Jazz Jamaica (Jazz Café, Camden. 12 April 2019. Review by Kate Delamere) If you could bottle a good ti...
PREVIEW/INTERVIEW: Fall-Out (Dave Morecroft, Marco di Gasbarro, Simone Memé – UK dates 27 April to 5 May)
Fall-Out Publicity picture Dave Morecroft writes: With Brexit clouds still looming and mass uncertainty hanging over the UK and Europe...
INTERVIEW/PREVIEW: Carla Cook (Pizza Express Dean St 18 & 19 April)
Carla Cook Publicity photo supplied Vocalist Nel Begley writes: Carla Cook is a wicked and groovy jazz singer, with clear influences...
CD REVIEW: Surge Orchestra –
Valley of Angels
Surge Orchestra Valley of Angels (Surge 03. CD Review by Peter Jones) There’s often a great deal of fun to had from listening to a la...
NEWS: New playlist to draw attention to current Scottish jazz scene
Graham Costello Photo credit: Jannica Honey Rob Adams writes: In an imaginative and admirably proactive venture, saxophonist M...
NEWS: Llandudno Jazz Festival (26-28 July) line-up announced
Some of Llandudno's line-up Publicity montage Peter Bacon reports: Llandudno Jazz Festival offers a wide selection of jazz in r...
INTERVIEW: Fiona Ross (New Album
Fierce and Non-Compliant
, Launch Bulls Head, 18 April)
Fiona Ross Album Cover Vocalist, composer, journalist and educator Fiona Ross has enjoyed a long and successful professional life, wh...
CD REVIEW: The Matthew Herbert Great Britain and Gibraltar European Union Membership Referendum Big Band –
The State Between Us
The Matthew Herbert Great Britain and Gibraltar European Union Membership Referendum Big Band – The State Between Us (Accidental. 2CD s...
REVIEW: Henry Lowther's Still Waters Quintet at Cambridge Modern Jazz
Still Waters: Henry Lowther (foreground) and Dave Green iPhone snaps by Sebastian Scotney Henry Lowther's Still Waters Quintet (C...
CD REVIEW: Le Rex –
Escape Of The Fire Ants
Le Rex – Escape Of The Fire Ants (Cuneiform Records Rune 464. Review by Peter Slavid) The Washington DC based label Cuneiform has cham...
NEWS: Tommy Smith celebrates Queen's Hall, Edinburgh's 40th with four concerts
Tommy Smith Photo: Derek Clark Tommy Smith is helping to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. Rob Adams re...
DOWNLOAD REVIEW: Animal Society –
Animal Society – Rise (Available from Bandcamp . Download Review by Patrick Hadfield) Animal Society is a new band led by guitarist ...
FEATURE: Guitarist Alex Scheuerer
Alex Scheuerer's album launch at Pizza Express Dean Street L-R: Alex Scheuerer, Paul Michael,Mike Horne, Chris Whiter Photo from Al...
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