Thomas Fletcher

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Thomas engaged in his passion for music from the early age of eight, receiving saxophone lessons before deciding to embrace his musical passion with his studies.  Thomas currently writes for Jazz Journal and Jazz In Europe investing his time on writing album reviews, interviewing musicians and writing reviews on live performances. Thomas states the proudest moment of his brief journalism career was interviewing saxophonist Chris Potter. 

The Jazz Saxophone Book


Snorre Kirk Quartet with Stephen Riley: Tangerine Rhapsody

The fifth album from Norwegian jazz drummer and composer Snorre Kirk turns out to be yet another fine recording from this remarkable musician. It follows Blues Modernism (2012), Europa...

Amund Kleppan: Venture

April in Denmark

Among its many contributions to jazz, Denmark can point to the impact of such long-esteemed record labels as Storyville, Steeplechase and Sundance/Stunt Records, founded respectively in 1952, 1972 and...


While it’s good that you are continuing in virtual form I still miss the monthly print fix – having started (at a young age I might add) in 1966...

Obituary: Jimmy Cobb

Gerry Mulligan: Writings On A Jazz Original

The former drummer with Bobby Troup, Anita O'Day and others has assembled into a book 52 articles illuminating Mulligan's work and life

Prehistory Of Jazz

JJ 04/91: Bill Evans Group – Let The Juice Loose

Where some of his fellow fusioneers have ventured along more esoteric avenues, Bill Evans has kept faith with the central values of the genre. At worst this policy manifests...

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool – the DVD

Stanley Nelson's bio-doc of Miles Davis (reviewed in theatrical form in February) not only takes its title from the name of one of the trumpeter's famous albums but also...

Count Basie: Live