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Logan Richardson: Afrofuturism

Kansas City saxophonist Richardson can’t be accused of a lack of ambition or confidence. His sprawling fifth album starts off with a spoken-word rap placing him in the lineage...

Tony Fisher: session ace

'I was born in Manchester in 1936 which is a real hot-bed of brass bands ... There were no half-measures up there because they all took music very seriously' Tony...

Jazz in review: 2019

Obituary: Harold Mabern

Greatly admired and much in demand by his contemporaries, the pianist Harold Mabern was a witty, affable and articulate individual. On a memorable evening in the late 80s or...

Count Me In 11/20

Eberhard Weber: A German Jazz Story 

This is a characterful and consistently entertaining, even compulsive, read. Translator Heidi Kirk has done a fine job in bringing over into English the no-nonsense cadences and dry humour...

JJ 02/61: Teo Macero With The Prestige Jazz Quartet

This album, subtitled "A Modern Concept Of The Ballad", contains some of the most stimulating saxophone play­ing I have heard in a long time. Both Macero and Teddy Charles...

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 Newport, although...

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