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Ingrid Laubrock: Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt

Ingrid Laubrock’s Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt is inspired by the dreams she has been documenting for the past decade in a “dream diary”....

Andrew Cyrille: Lebroba

Rhoda Scott: An American in Paris

“I just finished my thesis on Lou Bennett”. Her voice on the phone is fragile like a wounded butterfly. But her answers are clear-cut....

The source of Resonance’s Dolphy tapes

Derek Ansell's review of the Eric Dolphy set on Resonance states that Dolphy left his box of tapes from which this music was drawn with James Newton...

The BBC jazz axe

Desire In Chromatic Harmony

Kenneth Smith has a brilliant new approach to understanding chromatic music. To grasp it, an academic background in music but also in philosophy...

JJ 04/90: Guy Barker – Holly J

Now 31, Guy Barker has been a professional musician since he was 20. Yet he could hardly be described as well known in his native land. As...

Otto Preminger’s Anatomy Of A Murder

This 1959 movie by director Otto Preminger offered two innovations. It was the first time a jazz score had been used exclusively throughout...