A Man Called Adam

Jazz On A Summer’s Day




Alan Barnes + Eleven: 60th Birthday Celebration

The extended title of this CD reads “60th Birthday Celebration: New Takes On Tunes From ’59”; subsequently we are treated to 11 selections taken from recordings made during Alan...

Cameron Graves: Seven


Lionel Hampton: an abiding inspiration /1

It was the last night of the 1979 Capital Jazz Festival at Alexandra Palace. The popular fusion group Spyro Gyra was the headline act on the electric stage, whilst...

Still Clinging To The Wreckage 07/20, part 1

Although he had the appearance of a businessman from the city, Harris had an almost schoolboy sense of humour, and would go to any lengths for a good prank. While...

Obituary: Spike Heatley

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 02/80: John McLaughlin and Friends at The Rainbow

Well, well, well. So the age of the instrumental superstar is not quite over, as the cobbled up one off band of John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Jack Bruce and...

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...

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