Obituary: Ethel Ennis

The Miles Davis Reader

Not enough Europe

Zappa’s jazz

Looking for Ted Curson

Liddle matter of Rendell

Tobias Hoffmann Nonet: Retrospective

Recorded at Werner Angerer’s Wavegarden Studio, Retrospective is the debut album by German saxophonist, composer and arranger Tobias Hoffmann (not to be confused with the Cologne-based jazz guitarist of...

Tony Kofi: now’s his time

Since he first appeared on the London scene with the Jazz Warriors in the early 1990s, Nottingham-born saxophonist Tony Kofi has risen to become as one of the finest...

Liddle matter of Rendell

Lance Liddle wonders if I was confusing Don Rendell with Don Lang. My JJ November 2018 article on Ronnie Ross mentioned that Rendell took a very fine tenor solo on "Cloudburst" with the Ted Heath...

New York ramblings

Obituary: Tony Hall

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 06/69: Archie Shepp – The Way Ahead

This is no hit-or-miss session and it offers four titles that underline the leader's widely diversified talent. Damn is for 'Shepp the blues player' and is very relaxed. He...

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 several of...

Syncopation