Giovanni Sanguineti Nextrio: Remember The Future

In this sixth outing from Italian double bassist Giovanni Sanguineti all eight numbers are self-penned originals. His trio, Nextrio, is joined on four of them by guest alto saxophonist...

Doris Day: a great entertainer, not a symbol of repression

She never won an Oscar, never won a Grammy. But, except for perhaps Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, no other American entertainer left such an impressive legacy as Doris...

Obituary: John Russell

The improvising guitarist John Russell died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of 19 January 2021. Born in Battersea in 1954, John Russell grew up in Ruckinge,...

Count Me In 11/19

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 10/80: Don Rendell – Earth Music

Don Rendell has consistently represented a peak in British jazz achievements, having, in his twin roles as saxophonist and composer and arranger, only peers in his 35 years in...

Sarah Vaughan: Live

Aged 50 at the time, 1974, Sarah Vaughan is in her vocal prime here. This release presents two television shows that were under the title Jazz From Newport, although...

Motherless Brooklyn