Month: June 2010

RIP Alan Plater

Very sad to learn today of the death from cancer of dramatist and huge jazz enthusiast Alan Plater. Plater’s recollections about the music he lived through were published, with hilarious cartoons … […]

James Pearson

Music publisher Neal Richardson has sent in a review of a CD he’s been listening to constantly for the past few months. And below that is an interesting gig by James’ group. […]

Review: Monteverdi Revisited

Monteverdi Revisited(The Sixteen, dir. Harry Christophers, Julian Joseph, Mark HodgsonChrist Church Spitalfields, part of 2010 Spitalfields Festival, June 24th 2010,Photo credit Jason Bye/ Sunday Times) “Monteverdi Revisited,” a new collaboration between jazz […]

Europe’s largest ever jazz research project, “Jazz Cultures and European Identities” which will continue for three years, and with a budget of EUR 1m, is having its second meeting. The team of […]