Acoustic Triangle (the trio of bassist Malcolm Creese, saxophonist/bass clarinettist Tim Garland and pianist Gwilym Simcock) is about to embark on a 20th Anniversary tour. Feature by John Fordham. In June 2001, […]
On 25 September The Jazz Repertory Company will return to Cadogan Hall, London with The Roaring 20s, a programme originally devised by the much missed Keith Nichols, and featuring a dozen of […]
52 Jazz Tracks for 2021. 36. ‘Song and Dance’, Joe Lovano: Quartets – Live at the Village Vanguard, 1994.
The 36th of Jon Turney’s weekly selections features a thrilling encounter between two great horn players. Joe Lovano’s long tenure with Blue Note mostly produced studio recordings, but they had to do […]
Jake Baxendale and Jasmine Lovell-Smith – Sanctuary (Paintbox Records 003. Available from BandCamp. Album Review by Patrick Hadfield) A collection of two large-scale suites and two shorter pieces, Sanctuary is a bold work. Through-composed with lots of space […]
Harvey/O’Higgins Project – That’s The Way To Live (Ubuntu Music UBU0094. Review by Leonard Weinreich) My late chum, Al, an omnivorous jazz fan, often referred wistfully to the kind of music that, if you were […]
Walking the Changes: Legends of Double Bass in Jazz (Film documentary directed and produced by Nick Wells. Review by Mary James) A labour of love, almost by definition, takes a long time […]
Art is about what can be done, not just what is allowed to be done. The 41st Saalfelden Jazz Festival, which took place in Austria from 16 to 22 August 2021, relied […]