Tom Ranier: This Way

Lauren Bush: All My Treasures

Unplayed, All My Treasures had already met the first of my criteria - good-to-great material. In fact it boasts a songstack to stimulate and breathe new life into...

Avishai Cohen: Arvoles

John Williams in conversation with Steve Voce

The jazz pianist, animal lover and later one-time deputy mayor of Broadway, Florida told Gerry Mulligan why he needed a piano. First published in Jazz Journal, August 1994 'I never...

Alt. takes 12/19

Been a bit out of action for the last umpty-um weeks with a condition that at first looked a bit hairy but has more recently been declared to be...

Obituary: John Oddo

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 12/90: Jan Garbarek – I Took Up The Runes

Augmenting his regular quartet to both colouristic and rhythmic effect, Garbarek has produced an album of striking quality. Compositionally, it is one of his strongest yet; while from an...

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...