Chelsea Carmichael: The River Doesn’t Like Strangers

The River Doesn’t Like Strangers is the debut signing to Shabaka Hutchings’ new label Native Rebel Recordings. Saxophonist Carmichael grew up in Warrington before moving to south-east London where...

BK Trio: Hit It!


Border crossings: 50 years of ECM Records /2

Reviewing Maria Farantouri's and Cihan Turkoglu's Beyond The Borders (2017) this October, John Adcock spoke of “the broad church of the ECM catalogue”. Some may fret that such a...

Still Clinging To The Wreckage 09/20

It is said that to copy from one person is plagiarism. To copy from two is research. I have consulted Dan Morgenstern and Jim Burns, two of the few writers...

Obituary: Freddie Redd

Jazz on stream

The Jazz Standards – A Guide To The Repertoire

The first edition of The Jazz Standards (2012) received unanimous praise from such critics and performers as Will Friedwald, Gerald Early, Dave Brubeck and Sonny Rollins. This revised and...

JJ 01/61: In My Opinion – Humphrey Lyttelton

This is one of a series of taped interviews with musicians, who are asked to give a snap opinion on a set of records played to them. Although no...

John McLaughlin/Paco De Lucia/Larry Coryell: Meeting Of The Spirits

A guitar summit, held in the Royal Albert Hall in 1979, Meeting Of The Spirits brings together three musicians with a collective background in jazz, rock, fusion, Brazilian, classical...

Jazz On A Summer’s Day

A Man Called Adam