Count Me In 11/20

Obituary: Don Weller

Obituary: Jimmy Cobb


Ehud Asherie Trio: Wild Man Blues

Pianist Asherie covers music from Louis Armstrong to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie on this release and throws in some Spanish music and Autumn Nocturne for good...

Stan Levey: Grand Stan

Anton Eger: Æ


Border crossings: 50 years of ECM Records /2

Reviewing Maria Farantouri's and Cihan Turkoglu's Beyond The Borders (2017) this October, John Adcock spoke of “the broad church of the ECM catalogue”. Some may fret that...

The peace of Pipedream

Mike Osborne, powerful and passionate

It was good to see Barry Witherden’s piece on Mike Osborne. Ossie was one of a select group of unique and original players who graced the British...

Count me in 05/19

Alt. takes 01/19

The Geography Of Jazz

The Geography Of Jazz is collection of poems by Lenard D. Moore. Moore is an acclaimed poet, author and founder of the Carolina...

Free Jazz Communism

JJ 04/60: John Coltrane With The Red Garland Trio – Soultrane

If there is one phrase to sum up the essential character of John Coltrane's music, it is "magnificent unconcern". What appears to be his unvarying tone, coupled...

Green Book

Fifty-six years after LBJ officially ended racial discrimination in the USA with the pen-stroke that signed the Civil Rights Act, the years immediately preceding February 1964 are...