REVIEWED IN BRIEF: Showcase Reactions from jazzahead! 2018
Jazzmeia Horn – chosen by Dominic Reilly Photo Credit: Kat Pfeiffer Sebastian writes: The 39 bands which played at the showcases (...
REVIEW: SNJO, dir. Tommy Smith, feat. Laura Jurd, Irini Arabatzi, Brian Kellock at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
The poster for the concert. Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, directed by Tommy Smith, featuring Laura Jurd, Irini Arabatzi and Brian ...
CD REVIEW: SkyDive Trio –
SkyDive Trio – Sun Sparkle Hubro. CD review by Rob Mallows Norway is a pulsing hotbed of jazz creativity and invention and a sourc...
CD REVIEW: Joachim Kühn New Trio –
Love & Peace
Joachim Kühn New Trio – Love & Peace (ACT Music 9861-2. CD review by Brian Marley) Joachim Kühn ’s earlier trio with J-F Jenny-...
Love & Protest
is the last album to be released on Two Rivers Records"
The Two Rivers Records logo Peter Bacon reports: Founder of Two Rivers Records, Alya Al-Sultani , has announced on Facebook the cess...
CD REVIEW: Spirit Fingers –
Spirit Fingers – Spirit Fingers (Shanachie Records. CD review by Rob Mallows) When an album liner notes helpfully lists the time s...
CD REVIEW: Pablo Held Trio –
Pablo Held Trio – Investigations (Edition Records. EDN1109. CD Review by Patrick Hadfield) The Pablo Held Trio have been together fo...
CD REVIEW: Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette -
After The Fall
Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette - After The Fall (ECM 6716506. CD review by Mike Collins) The Standards Trio, Keith Ja...
CD REVIEW: Draw by Four –
Draw by Four – Framework (Jellymould JM-JJ029. CD Review by Peter Jones) You could call Draw by Four an organ trio with added sax...
LP REVIEW: Quincy Jones and His Orchestra –
The Quintessence/Big Band Bossa Nova
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra – The Quintessence/Big Band Bossa Nova (Vinyl Passion VP 80780. LP review by Andrew Cartmel) There ...
CD REVIEW: Kate McGarry/Keith Ganz/Gary Versace –
The Subject Tonight Is Love
Kate McGarry/Keith Ganz/Gary Versace – The Subject Tonight Is Love (Binxtown Records. Review by Peter Bacon) Against a sumptuous cushi...
PREVIEW/INTERVIEW: Nora Jorba (London Catalan Festival at Pizza Express Jazz Club 8-10 June)
"Fearless bassist and talented composer" One of the four Catalan bandleaders: bassist Giulia Valle Photo credit: Carles Palac...
PREVIEW: 606 Club 30 Years at Lots Road Festival (16-27 May)
Photo Credit: 606 Club London's 606 Club is about to celebrate its 30th anniversary in their current home at 90 Lots Road with a...
NEWS: Jazz at the 2018 BBC Proms
Jacob Collier Photo credit: Monika S. Jakubowska The jazz content at this year's Proms – the programme has just been announced – ...
LP REVIEW: Grant Green –
Slick! Live at Oil Can Harry’s
Grant Green – Slick! Live at Oil Can Harry’s ( Resonance Records INA HLP-9034. LP review by Andrew Cartmel) Guitarist Grant Green ...
LP REVIEW: Grant Green –
Funk in France, From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)
Grant Green – Funk in France, From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970) ( Resonance Records INA HLP-9033. LP review by Andrew Cartmel) Now...
PREVIEW: Stan Sulzmann/Nikki Iles/Guildhall Jazz Orchesta (Milton Court Studio Theatre 2 May, Part of Guildhall Jazz Showcase)
Stan Sulzmann and Nikki Iles Publicity Photo The Guildhall Jazz Showcase takes place over three days, 2-4 May, at Milton Court Studio...
INTERVIEW: Fergus McCreadie (new trio album
and Glasgow dates)
Fergus McCreadie Publicity picture Young Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie marks the release of his trio’s first album, Turas , with a ...
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