Howlin’ Wolf: Little Red Rooster

The 1962 collection of such seminal Wolf singles as Little Red Rooster and Spoonful reappears with six bonus tracks

JJ 11/73: Paul Motian – Conception Vessel

Fifty years ago Martin Davidson was disappointed by the uninspiring material and lack of involvement on drummer Motian's leader debut

JJ 11/73: Passport – Passport

Fifty years ago Barry McRae enjoyed Klaus Doldinger's accomplished fusion record before deciding it wasn't good enough for many JJ readers

JJ 11/73: Barre Phillips – For All It Is

Fifty years ago Barry McRae enjoyed four basses - Phillips, Palle Danielsson, Barry Guy and J.F. Jenny-Clarke - contrapunting with Stu Martin

Sam Eastmond: John Zorn’s Bagatelles Vol 16

London-based composer Eastmond arranged eight pieces by NY avant-gardist Zorn for a British band including Emma Rawicz and Charlotte Keefe

JJ 11/63: Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, Max Roach – Money Jungle

Sixty years ago Sinclair Traill observed his hero the Duke coolly cut rings around the modernisms of his radical colleagues

News in detail

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

Charlie Watts collection for auction at Christie’s

Charlie Parker's union card, his 'alto break' contracts and two Beiderbecke scores are among the jazz-related items on sale in September

Capturing the musical moment: Brian Foskett

Brian Foskett's photo collection, now housed at the National Jazz Archive, captures British and American players in action, 1959-2018

Peter Green guitar auction makes £483,300

The renowned British bluesman had a collection of around 150 guitars, some of which sold at Bonhams for over five times the estimate

Jazzahead 2023, Bremen, Germany

This year's jazz 'trade fair' as usual mixed business with pleasure, including music from Harold Lopez Nussa, Ingrid Laubrock and others