Hanna Paulsberg Concept + Magnus Broo: Daughter of the Sun

Paulsberg is part of the growing armies of impressive female saxophonists and of adventurous Norwegian musicians playing jazz/jazz-inspired music. After eight years, she felt...

Mulligan memories, part 1

Arlyne Brown (songwriter Lew Brown’s daughter) was married to Gerry Mulligan during the 1950s and for a while she was also his personal manager. Jean Bach arranged...

Shri: beyond the groove

Obituary: John Cumming

British jazz promoter who facilitated first UK visits for numerous American artists and was key in the creation of the Bracknell and London jazz festivals

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 03/80: Stateside Scene – Sheila Jordan

First of all, The Jazz Gallery is an 'art' gallery which will be given over to jazz concerts here and there. Secondly, Sheila was...

Count Basie: Live

The “Atomic” Basie band made frequent tours of the UK, Europe and Scandinavia in the 1960s and this one captures it at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi,...

Motherless Brooklyn