Jarrett 25th July

The “Choir” seats in the Royal Festival Hall, behind the stage, for the Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack DeJohnette gig on Saturday 25th July have just been put on sale for £45 a pop. […]

Go to work, Gary

BBC Music Magazine carries a nice interview with Gary Burton. It’s about…OK, it’s plugging…. the album he’s recorded with a remarkable quartet of old friends – Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow and Antonio […]

LIVE: Benny Golson

The eighty year-old composer and saxophonist Benny Golson has added many enduring, much-played compositions to the jazz repertory, and it was a privilege to hear him play them – gently and thoughtfully- […]

LIVE : Martial Solal

After his second number, octogenarian French pianist Martial Solal (above) stood up from the piano stool at King’s Place. Ever dapper, he did up the middle button on his jacket, and walked […]

Brian Rust

Ivan Hewett has written an interesting piece saying that blogging is all about “now” and that therefore the risk increases that collective memory evaporates. I have every respect forHewett as a critic, […]