NEWS: Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Organizer's Contract Not Renewed
Poster for the 2012 Guiness Cork Jazz Festival Sebastian writes: The Irish Times' Cormac Larkin is reporting some sad news con...
PREVIEW: Peter Evans & Sam Pluta with BEAST (16 February at Bramall Building, Birmingham)
Peter Evans and Sam Pluta Photo credit: Sam Pluta's website Peter Bacon looks forward to a special collaboration: It’s not only ...
REVIEW: Julian Lage Trio at Pizza Express Dean Street
Julian Lage Photo credit: Monika S. Jakubowska Julian Lage Trio (Pizza Express Dean Street. 17 January 2018. Review by Sebastian Sco...
REVIEW: Royal Academy of Music Big Band with Dave Douglas and Evan Parker at Duke's Hall
Dave Douglas 'clearly enjoying himself enormously' Photo credit: © Simon Jay Price Royal Academy of Music Big Band with Evan ...
CD REVIEW: Andreas Schaerer
A Novel of Anomaly
Andreas Schaerer A Novel of Anomaly (ACT 9853-2. CD Review by Jon Turney) Wildly creative Swiss voice artist Andreas Schaerer ha...
FEATURE: Elon Turgeman (new album
Elon Turgeman Publicity picture Editor-at-Large Peter Bacon finds out about Israeli guitarist ELON TURGEMAN and his new album with drum...
CD REVIEW: Elliot Mason –
Before, Now & After
Elliot Mason – Before, Now & After (Archival Recordings 1585. CD review by Tom Green) Mention Elliot Mason ’s name to any trombo...
PREVIEW: 2018 South Coast Jazz Festival (Shoreham, 20-27 January)
Sebastian writes: The South Coast Jazz Festival keeps on growing in scale and confidence. This year's is the fourth Festival and...
CD REVIEW: Maciej Obara Quartet -
Maciej Obara Quartet - Unloved (ECM 5764562. CD Review by Patrick Hadfield) Unloved is the first studio recording by the Maciej Ob...
REVIEW: Samba Azul at the Jazz Café
Samba Azul with Mishka Adams (foreground) Samba Azul (Jazz Café. 14 January 2018. Review by Peter Jones.) London on a cold, drizzly ...
NEWS: Frisell/Morgan, Sheppard, Black, Rollers added to Cheltenham Jazz Festival line-up
Thomas Morgan and Bill Frisell Publicity picture Peter Bacon writes: There are more names added to the programme for this year’s Che...
BOOK REVIEW: Peter Kerr –
The Other Monarch of the Glen
Peter Kerr – The Other Monarch of the Glen (Oasis-WERP, 139pp., £7.99. Book Review by Rob Adams) Peter Kerr is a former jazz musi...
CD REVIEW: Ashley Henry & the RE:ensemble -
Ashley Henry & the RE:ensemble - Easter EP (Sony Music. CD review by Rob Mallows) At what point does innovation become the mai...
REVIEW/ PHOTOS: Alexander Hawkins - Elaine Mitchener Quartet –
album launch at Kings Place
Elaine Mitchener and Neil Charles Photo credit and © Monika S. Jakubowska Alexander Hawkins – Elaine Mitchener Quartet - Uproot album...
REVIEW: Pigfoot Shuffle at 1000 Trades, Birmingham
Pigfoot Shuffle: Chris Batchelor, Paul Clarvis, Liam Noble and James Allsopp at 1000 Trades Photo credit: © Brian Homer Pigfoot Shuffle...
REVIEW: Cloudmakers Five at Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham
Cloudmakers Five at Eastside Jazz Club Photo credit: jazz student Cameron James Aitken Cloudmakers Five (Eastside Jazz Club, The Roya...
REVIEW: Guildhall Studio Orchestra with Liane Carroll at Milton Court
"A richly enjoyable evening." Liane Carroll at Milton Court Guildhall Studio Orchestra with Liane Carroll (Milton Court.....
CD REVIEW: TRICHOTOMY -
Live with String Quartet
TRICHOTOMY - Live with String Quartet (Available via Bandcamp. CD review by Simon Scott) Trichotomy are an Australian trio formed in...
REPORT: NYJO reception at Ronnie Scott's with Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Royal Patron
Prince Edward at the NYJO reception Sebastian writes: Friends, supporters, band members, music directors and others associated with N...
NEWS: Helena Kay, Olly Chalk, Faye MacCalman and Jasmine Whalley announced as Peter Whittingham Award Winners
Help Musicians UK (formerly the Musicians Benvolent Fund, has announced that Helena Kay is the winner of the Peter Whittingham Jazz Awa...
NEWS: A new New York Listings/Reviews Initiative from Ethan Iverson: DO THE G!G NYC
Screen-shot of a recent review on Do thegigNYC Sebastian writes: An impressive new initiative from Ethan Iverson coincides with his ...
TRIBUTE: Kevin Mahogany by Arthur Kaletzky
Kevin Mahogany Press photo from artist website Singer and sound engineer Arthur Kaletzky pays tribute: Kevin Mahogan y, who died of ...
PREVIEW: Dave Holland & Evan Parker (Vortex, 2 March 2018)
Evan Parker and Dave Holland Photo from Vortex website Editor-at-Large Peter Bacon writes: Talk about a meeting of the giants! We...
TRIBUTE: Richard Havers by Martin Chilton
Richard Havers Photo from his Linkedin profile Music writer RICHARD HAVERS, the author of Verve – The Sound of America and Uncomprom...
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