Jazz

count basie

Count my blessings

June 10, 2020 9:49 pm

Meeting the inimitable Basie

salvant

Salvant grace

May 13, 2020 5:38 pm

Cécile McLorin Salvant’s shock of the new

benny golson

Tenor badness

March 22, 2020 5:01 pm

Benny Golson, last legend of bebop

mccoy tyner

The real McCoy

March 9, 2020 9:36 am

In memory of McCoy Tyner

dave brubeck

The good boy of jazz: Dave Brubeck’s time has come round at last

March 5, 2020 10:58 am

Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time by Philip Clark reviewed

cyrus chestnut

Cyrus the Great

February 22, 2020 8:17 am

A night at Blues Alley with the mighty Chestnut

italian jazz

The soft power of Italian jazz

January 10, 2020 12:20 pm

Eat to the beat

brazilian

Brazilian wax

November 8, 2019 11:43 am

Before the Beatles were boss, there was bossa nova

faddisphere jon faddis

A great time in the Faddisphere

October 11, 2019 11:50 am

Faddis took a break, sat down on a chair onstage near me, then started blowing along with the band again

jazz

Jazz is dominated by men. So what?

November 22, 2018 8:29 am

The Europe Jazz Network conference is trying to impose gender-balance and reduce the dominance of male instrumentalists. What a waste of time.

Vive la Left Bank libération!

March 22, 2018 3:54 pm

We all have our favourite period of Parisian history, be it the Revolution, the Belle Époque or the swinging 1960s…