Obituary: Sammy Nestico

Obituary: John Russell

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Obituary: Ron Mathewson

Obituary: Cándido Camero

Count Me In 11/20

Marcin Wasilewski Trio and Joe Lovano: Arctic Riff

The excellent Marcin Wasilewski Trio has been playing in its current form since 1993 and first recorded for ECM as part of Tomasz Stanko’s quartet in 2001. Over the...

A Tower Of Inspiration: Dave Weckl’s Master Plan at 30

Some dismiss it as a time of mullets and macho chops, but 1990 gave birth to the much-admired debut album by the Missouri-born drum virtuoso who had come to prominence with Chick Corea

Obituary: Ron Rubin

Ron Rubin, the pianist, bassist and poet for many years at the centre of the British jazz scene, has died aged 86. Ron Rubin was born in Liverpool, on 8...

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Alt. takes 09/19

Outside And Inside: Race And Identity In White Jazz Autobiography

In 2004, Reva Marin was a finalist for the Fleck Award for the best book in the category Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction. Her entry was Oscar: The Life And Music...

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 with the...

Thelonious Monk Quartet: Live

I saw Monk in concert three times: first with his quartet at Jazz Expo 69, then with the Giants of Jazz in 1971 and 1972. I had originally found...

Count Basie: Live