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      New Orleans High Society

      In these days of modernism, it could be thought that very little contemporary traditional jazz (if that’s not an oxymoron) is about, but this is a misconception – it...

      Sonny Berman: among the titans

      After President Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service act in 1940, big band leaders began recruiting very young replacements for sidemen drafted into the armed forces. Stan Getz...

      The peace of Pipedream

      Still Clinging To The Wreckage 04/20

      Thanks to its anchoring by Alyn Shipton, BBC Radio Three’s Jazz Record Requests has a permanency in the jazz calendar bestowed on it by Alyn’s balanced gravitas and stable...

      Obituary: Don Weller

      Obituary: Elliot Lawrence

      The Inconvenient Lonnie Johnson

      Author, musician and academic Julia Simon argues the case in her book that Alonzo “Lonnie” Johnson is inconvenient for scholars for a variety of reasons; not least of which...

      JJ 12/70: Henry Lowther Band – Child Song

      This is the same group I enjoyed at the 100 Club recently; I wrote about them in June this year, and at that time stressed their resemblance to the...

      Ronnie’s: Ronnie Scott and His World-Famous Jazz Club

      Ronnie Scott was, as someone once put it, a very interesting bunch of guys and Oliver Murray has got together a very interesting bunch of guys to build a...