NEWS: 2019 Dankworth and Eddie Harvey Award winners
Peter Bacon reports: This is just in from The Musicians' Company: "The Musicians’ Company is delighted to announce the winne...
REVIEW: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox,
Welcome to the Twenties 2.0
, at Cambridge Corn Exchange
Postmodern Jukebox in Cambridge iPhone snap by Richard Bateman Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 (Ca...
REVIEW: Alina Bzhezhinska –
Legacy: Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby
at Kings Place
Alina Bzhezhinska and her band for the Alice Coltrane set Photo: Leah Williams Alina Bzhezhinska – Legacy: Alice Coltrane and Dorothy...
CD REVIEW: Nick Malcolm –
Real Isn’t Real
Nick Malcolm – Real Isn’t Real (Green Eyes Records GE 002 CD Review by Jon Turney) Trumpeter Nick Malcolm has a long working rel...
NEWS: Big names line up for National Youth Jazz Collective fundraiser
The big names taking part Publicity image Peter Bacon reports: A fundraising gala concert is being organised to support the National ...
REVIEW: Nishla Smith Quintet at the Vortex
Nishla Smith Photo: AJ Dehany Nishla Smith Quintet (London debut, Vortex, 12 February 2019. Review by AJ Dehany) The London debut of...
NEWS: Winner of LetterOne ‘Rising Stars’ Jazz Award announced: French pianist Adrien Brandeis
Adrien Brandeis Publicity photo by Florence Ducommun (supplied for use by competition organisers) Sebastian writes. The second win...
REVIEW: Joshua Redman's Still Dreaming at the Barbican
Still Dreaming at the Barbican Photo: Nadworks Joshua Redman – Still Dreaming (Barbican Hall, 18 February 2019. Review by Chris Parker...
REVIEW: Walthamstow Jazz Festival 2019
Binker Golding at Walthamstow Picture: © Mochles Simawi Walthamstow Jazz Festival (Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 16 February 2019. Revi...
INTERVIEW: ELDA (Andrew Woodhead and Aaron Diaz) (new album
and touring 7-14 March)
Aaron Diaz and Andrew Woodward with Kari Eskild Havenstrøm Publicity picture ELDA is two Birmingham-based musicians, pianist Andrew ...
CD REVIEW: Jim Mullen –
Jim Mullen – Volunteers (Diving Duck DDRCD027 – CD review by Mark McKergow) < Veteran Scottish guitar virtuoso Jim Mullen ret...
CD REVIEW: Carsten Hein –
Carsten Hein – This (Unit Records. CDreview by Rob Mallows) I first came across German bassist Carsten Hein playing on Taken from th...
CD REVIEW: Ronnie Cuber –
Ronnie Cuber – Straight Street (SteepleChase SCCD 31860. Review by Peter Vacher) US baritone-saxophonist Ronnie Cuber is a kind of...
NEWS: Finalists announced in 2019 Jazz World Photo competition (Trutnov, Czech Republic)
Roscoe Mitchell (foreground) and Don Moye. Berlin 2018 Photo credit and © Ralf Dombrowski Sebastian writes: The jurors of the 2019 J...
FEATURE/INTERVIEW: John Turville (new album
out 22 Feb, and touring)
John Turville Photo Credit: Rob Blackham The pianist John Taylor, who died three and a bit years ago, left behind not only a discograp...
REVIEW: Mike Westbrook Uncommon Orchestra at Ronnie Scott's
The Uncommon Orchestra in Birmingham in 2017 Photo credit: © John Watson/ jazzcamera.co.uk Mike Westbrook Uncommon Orchestra (Ronnie ...
INTERVIEW: Ariel J Ramos (
The Jazz Standards Progressions Book
Jazz Standards Progressions Book Publicity Photo Front Cover “Without music, life would be a mistake.” US musicians Ariel J Ramos and...
REVIEW: Thrill Festival 2019 (Scottish and Belgian musicians in Edinburgh)
Michel Michel Massot of Mâäk Quintet on sousaphone Photo credit Patrick Hadfield Thrill Festival (Various venues in Edinburgh. 7-9 ...
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