Obituary: Simon Fell

Alt. takes 06/20

Obituary: Don Weller

Alt. takes 05/20

Obituary: Richie Cole

Obituary: Bill Smith

Obituary: Ron Rubin

Obituary: Henry Grimes

Obituary: Lee Konitz


Count Basie and His Orchestra: Time Alone Will Tell

These World War II Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) One Night Stand broadcasts are a mixed bag. On several instrumental numbers – "Beaver Junction",...

Mike Clark, the Oakland Groove behind Herbie, Chet and Charlie Brown /1

For those hip to post-bop, fusion or 70s jazz-funk, drummer Mike Clark needs no introduction. His grooves can be heard on some of the most important records...

Navigating the new

After countless years of collecting my JJ from the paper shop, I was very sorry to see it’s demise as a physical publication, and become a magazine...

Obituary: Jack Sheldon

Count me in 04/19

Shellac And Swing!

The subtitle of this book is "A social history of the gramophone in Britain". That may suggest a rather dry treatise but I’m glad to say I...

JJ 05/80: Camden Festival Jazz Week – Eberhard Weber, Stinky Winkles, McCoy Tyner

Eberhard Weber's Colours/Stinky WinklesWeber's quartet fit all too easily into what has become known as the 'ECM sound'. The group create moody and impressionistic soundscapes, delivered with...

Joe Louis Walker: Viva Las Vegas Live

Joe Louis Walker came to Las Vegas, strapped on his guitar, plugged in and blasted the desert city with a set chock-full of high-energy electric blues –...

Motherless Brooklyn