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Henry Mancini, a jazz pioneer in Hollywood

The composer of the innovative jazz score Peter Gunn and standards such as Days Of Wine And Roses would have been 100 years old this month

Mike LeDonne Groover Quartet: Wonderful!

Accompanied by Eric Alexander, Vincent Herring, Peter Bernstein and a gospel choir, the NY organist reminds of the Hammond's churchy roots

Lucia Fodde: Harlem Beats

Using a plugged-in rhythm section and stripped-back arrangements the Berlin-based singer offers an atmospheric update of Ellingtonia

The Jamie Baum Septet+: What Times Are These

Poetry-inspired music from New York flautist has a sometimes funky, sometimes swinging, sometimes elegiac tilt

Zev Feldman: digging out the lost gems

The producer responsible for a host of releases of previously unissued jazz in recent years thinks much of the best music is in the past

Charlie Pyne Quartet: Nature Is A Mother

Guildhall graduate and bassist plays original music ranging from bright and pretty to spiky and disquieting with saxophone, piano and drums

News in detail

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

Lottery awards £247,494 to research black music shops

Leicester-based arts body says the early independent UK record store was a music-fuelled vehicle for resistance against systemic racism

The Dick Patterson Trio – a real-life jazz mystery

Recordings by Dick Patterson, a bassist active in 1960s Chicago, have been issued for the first time - but who played the piano and drums?

London’s Ladbroke Hall hosts major jazz series

Among those appearing at the new west London venue are Zhenya Strigalev, Gareth Lockrane, Jean Toussaint, Steve Fishwick and Femi Temowo

Roman Bulakhov surfs the jazz wave in Ukraine

Ukrainian jazz is safe in the hands of players such as guitarist Bulakhov, whose new album shows how creativity prevails against adversity