I hadn’t realised. I wrote last week that there were a few more nice gigs at WayOutWest culminating in a fun end-of-term bash on July 29th. Check out Chris Biscoe’s Band (8/7),Tony […]
The weekly JazzFM mailout had this from Helen Mayhew, newly back on air at JazzFM , on DAB or internet radio….. “I’m delighted to be back at Jazz FM. It feels like […]
Nice piece about Jackson on the Bad Plus’ blog.
LIVE: Partisans. “By Proxy” album launch. Pizza Express I keep going back to “Partisans.” The first time I heard them was in a free gig in the Festival Hall ballroom in the […]
They told the traveller: “Here is your task for the day. You must tell us what is in these three sacks by feeling the outside.” A man brought him the three sacks, […]
I was asked, more than once, after last night’s concert in the City of London Festival, by Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble if I’d noticed a magical glint of sunlight falling […]
LIVE: Kit Downes quadruple bill: (Chris Montague solo/ Kit Downes Trio/ Royst/ Tom Challenger’s MA) Yeah. This was a very smart idea from the Pizza Express in Dean Street under Ross Dines […]
The Scots get passionate about music (as above) . Check out this LINK- a series of very heated exchanges indeed.
It starts this Friday. The Pizza Express in Dean Street is hosting a late night jam on Fridays with resident rhythm section players like on-form and wonderful Barry Green and star drummer […]
Nice one, Patsy Craig of Charlie Wright’s . She’s got three fabulous groups in at the tiny Hoxton venue in July. And a clever ruse on ticket pricing: It’s £14.50 if you […]
The delicacy above is for Jennifer (Euphbass) for first-past-theposting the winners of the Scottish Jazz Awards HERE and provoking quite a discussion. UPDATE: Here’s the official list from HERE LIFETIME RECOGNITION AWARDBobby […]
The South West London-based musicians of WayOutWest who put on the gigs at the RamJam club in Kingston give themselves a break in August. But that means the last gig there on […]
See the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vwos7BHoJjw (Can’t imbed it at the moment) Lively, houseboat-dwelling, conga-leading saxophonist Andy Williamson writes: A few days ago, I was given a very short notice opportunity to repeat […]
BEFORE MELTDOWN David Smyth wrote this in his preview/plug piece in the Evening Standard before Meltdown. It’s that “why jazz?” scepticism which one gets to recognize. Check out particularly, if you please, […]
Maly Rynek Square, Krakow A NICE INVITATION I can’t help it., but I’m really quite excited about this one. I’ve been invited to see, to hear and to write about the 2009 […]