Obituary: Stanley Crouch

Obituary: Dick Bank

Obituary: Simon Fell

Obituary: Don Weller

Obituary: Jimmy Cobb

Obituary: Ron Rubin

Obituary: Henry Grimes

Obituary: Lee Konitz

Obituary: Betty Bennett

Obituary: Wallace Roney

Obituary: Mike Longo

Obituary: McCoy Tyner


Sigmar Matthiasson: Arora

More evidence of the current strength of the Icelandic scene, Matthiasson's cracking debut album benefits from the presence of that excellent saxophonist Jóel Pálsson.

Louis Armstrong: ‘more important than Picasso’

From his initial and life-enhancing discovery of jazz, poet Philip Larkin’s love of Louis Armstrong (1901-71) was expressed in broadcasts, correspondence, record and book reviews. As the...

Concert of the century, pretty well

Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Milt Jackson, Hank Jones, Ray Brown & Philly Joe Jones came together for a magnificent but little-known concert in Montréal in November, 1980.

Count Me In 11/19

Obituary: Annie Ross

Jazz Transatlantic Vol II: Jazz Derivatives And Developments In Twentieth-Century Africa

Gerhard Kubik's magisterial, groundbreaking study comprises two simultaneously published volumes, the product of nearly 60 years' fieldwork by this doyen of ethnomusicology. Volume...

JJ 03/70: All What Jazz: A Record Diary, 1961-68

This is a collection of pieces which Philip Larkin wrote for the Daily Telegraph over a period of years. His introduction contains an account of his addiction...

Sarah Vaughan: Live

Aged 50 at the time, 1974, Sarah Vaughan is in her vocal prime here. This release presents two television shows that were under the title Jazz From...