bobby wellins

Rollins remembers Wellins

Sonny Rollins’ tribute is just one of many heartfelt dedications to the Scottish saxophonist Bobby Wellins collected by London Jazz News and published earlier today. Their depth of feeling and respect for this modest, witty and characterful player who died last… Read More ›

The week ahead in gigs

Tomorrow’s Rush Hour Blues session in the Symphony Hall foyer bar features pianist Dave Stapleton and his Catching Sunlight project, written for a saxophone quartet, piano bass, drums and trumpet. The quartet in question is the Lunar Saxophone Quartet. The… Read More ›

CD reviews: 17-11-08

Abdullah Ibrahim: Senzo (Intuition) ***** The great South African pianist on his own, or more accurately with all his teachers and ancestors, present in his heart and mind at least, and revisiting some of his loveliest tunes – The River,… Read More ›