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Valentine’s Day

Where should one go to hear jazz tomorrow, Valentine’s day? Apart from the Vortex, it definitely seems to be singers’ night… I had singled out the Claire Martin/ Richard Rodney Bennett gig […]

2009 Jazz Grammy Winners

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, among the winners at this year’s Grammys. Best Contemporary Jazz AlbumRandy In Brasil :Randy Brecker[MAMA Records] Other nominees: John McLaughlin, “Cannon Re-Loaded”- all-star Adderley celebration, “Miles from India”, […]

Jazzwomen

Maria Schneider Laura Barnett wrote a feature in yesterday’s Guardian about women in jazz. Thank you Oliver for pointing it out to me on the phone. Good piece. The whole thoughtful article […]