Advertisement
Advertisement

Jeremy Rose & The Earshift Orchestra: Discordia

Glowering Australian 18-piece plays a largely atonal set that's sometimes free, often reflective, occasionally rocking

John Gamba: Mr. Counterpoint / Claude Williamson: The Fabulous Claude Williamson Trio

Seventy-minute CD collecting two LPs offers insights into two perfectly competent but little remarked pianists from the early 1960s

Marco Marzola Trio at Spike’s Place, Beckenham

Graham Thomas saw the London-based Italian bassist lead his trio on tunes including Satin Doll, Caravan, Estate and My Little Suede Shoes

Michaël Attias: Quartet Music Vol. I – LuMiSong

New York altoist variously reminds of M-Base and Eric Dolphy in a set of originals mixing modalism and abstraction

Charles Lloyd: The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow

The breathy, octagenarian tenor legend follows his Blue Note trio sets with a quartet featuring Jason Moran, Larry Grenadier and Brian Blade

Mike Stern Band at Ronnie Scott’s, London

In a group with wife Leni, Dennis Chambers, Hadrien Feraud and Bob Franceschini, Stern again proved that he doesn't always turn it up to 11

News in detail

David Sanborn dies

The American alto saxophonist, whose highly charged sound came to define soul-jazz in the 1980s, has died aged 78

Michael Cuscuna dies

A jazz archaeologist before it became fashionable, Cuscuna was famed for unearthing overlooked Blue Note material and founding Mosaic Records

Keith Emerson reimagined for strings and more

An unplugged tribute to the British progressive rock pioneer by eminent French arranger Thierry Eliez is reissued this month

Gypsy Jazz Festival of London, 6-13 May

Festival director Tobie Medland looks forward to seeing Stochelo Rosenberg, Gismo Graf, Tcha Limberger and more

German jazz trade-fair strikes a political note

The opening night of jazzahead! in Bremen combined declarations of the jazz-as-freedom idea with music from Han Bennink and others

The great wine world of Quincy Jones

Wine from the cellar of the renowned arranger and producer was sold in an auction conducted by Christie's from Los Angeles

Cadillac’s Joy reissue gets Presto award

The 1976 album Joy, featuring Jim Dvorak and Ernest Mothle, has been recognised as Jazz Best Archive/Reissue Of The Year

Stan Sulzmann’s 75th birthday gig at Watermill Jazz

The saxophonist's 75th birthday gig in Dorking featured his Neon Orchestra with special guest Nikki Iles on accordion

Steve Voce, 1933-2023

The long-serving and popular Jazz Journal columnist and reviewer Steve Voce died in Liverpool this week, aged 89

Val Wilmer looks back on jazz

Work by the British photographer and jazz journalist Val Wilmer is on show in north London until the end of November