Dan Tepfer

LJF 2019: Dan Tepfer

LJF 2019: Nils Økland

LJF 2019: Barry Guy


Iiro Rantala: My Finnish Calendar

As anyone who has caught him live will surely attest, Rantala is one special barrel of tumultuous creativity. His distinctive pianism can flow as from some primal...

What’s wrong with easy listening?

Mr. P.C. has his charms. For one thing, he is relaxed, almost preternaturally so. 'Como doesn't just sing behind the beat, he makes you feel he has...

Looking for Ted Curson

I enjoyed making the acquaintance of the new online version of JJ and reading about Brian Morton's encounter with trumpeter Ted Curson in Finland in his excellent Alt....

Obituary: Don Burrows

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 02/69: Mike Westbrook at Red Lion Square, London

The third of six projected concerts in Red Lion Square, WC1, presented by the London Jazz Centre Society under the collective title 'Jazz is Alive and Well'...

Willie Dixon: I Am The Blues

This is a live studio performance by a group of mainly veteran Chicago bluesmen led by Leonard "Baby Doo" Caston and fronted by Willie Dixon, who sings...