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”, YellowjacketsBest […]

Michel Legrand- at a price

Catherine Deneuve and Francoise Dorleac inLes Demoiselles de RochefortI have an unashamed soft spot for the film Les Demoiselles de Rochefort from 1967 featuring Catherine Deneuve and her elder sister Francoise Dorleac […]


Maria SchneiderLaura 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 is here […]