Heshoo Beshoo Group: Armitage Road

Released the year the Beatles broke up, this long-lost South African gem features an Abbey Road-style cover and starts with a Beatley guitar – before moving into Coltrane territory...

EABS: Slavic Spirits

Noemi Nuti – a female perspective

London-based singer-songwriter and harp player Noemi Nuti’s 2015 debut album, Nice To Meet You, was widely acclaimed. Strangely, however, it has taken her five years to follow it up,...

Blood, Sweat And Fred

Still Clinging to the Wreckage 02/19

"I must confess to getting more joy from previously unissued material by Buck, Pres, Hawk, Zoot, Getz, Hodges etc. than hearing some brilliant new wunderkind who has apparently just...

Count Me In 08/20

Obituary: André Previn

Outside And Inside: Race And Identity In White Jazz Autobiography

In 2004, Reva Marin was a finalist for the Fleck Award for the best book in the category Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction. Her entry was Oscar: The Life And Music...

JJ 03/60: Sonny Rollins – And The Contemporary Leaders

This is not the very strongest of Rollins. Indeed, by a purist it might be considered a compromise session. For that reason it is much more intel­ligible than many...

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...