Obituary: Carol Fredette

      Obituary: Freddie Redd

      Count Me In 02/21

      Obituary: Sammy Nestico

      Obituary: John Russell

      Obituary: Junior Mance

      Obituary: Eugene Wright

      To get to hear

      Count Me In 11/20

      House party shuts down

      Obituary: Stanley Crouch

      Obituary: Dick Bank


      James Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: Yorkshire Suite

      I thoroughly enjoyed the previous release from trumpeter and composer Hamilton’s Jazz Orchestra, The Lost Tapes (New Jazz Records) - a compilation of live recordings made over a period...

      Jimmy Bryant: Inside Story

      While not many things are certain in this life, I know that everyone reading this has heard the voice of Jimmy Bryant, even if the name is unfamiliar (or...

      “Jazz” that doesn’t swing

      I am 96, with arthritic fingers which prevent me using any keyboard (very frustrating after 40 years in Fleet Street). Hence this scrawl for which I apologise. I am...

      Remembering Bob Efford


      Jazz And Cricket: An Unlikely Combination

      Despite England’s woeful end in the cricket last month against India, Matthew Wright’s new book, drawing on the perhaps unusual yet prevalent connections between jazz and cricket is both...

      The Look Of Jazz


      JJ 06/80: Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee – The Newest Sound Around

      This appeared on American RCA almost 20 years ago and scarcely anyone except Gunther Schuller and me took any notice. Not that this stopped either artist from being very...

      Ronnie’s – the life of Ronnie Scott and his world famous jazz club

      As Ronnie Scott himself said, “only an idiot would open a jazz club in 1959". But he did, along with his close friend and business partner Pete King and...

      Small-screen swing