(Whirlwind Recordings) This is the follow-up to Volume 1 which the guitarist released in 2011. It’s a two disc set, the second being Price alone or playing with himself via overdubs, the first being his organ trio with Ross Stanley… Read More ›
If you missed the marvellous Gorillabot at Pilgrimage at the Hare & Hounds last night, never mind – they are here. Let the dancing commence.
If you are going to try a few gigs in the English West Midlands this month, these are the ones I’d choose from first: Friday 2 Pilgrimage: Young Pilgrims, Rotunda Of Wonder, Gorillabot Jazzlines, Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham 8.30pm, £10 A… Read More ›
… and the nifty snow that lovely WordPress offers is falling once more. That must mean it’s December, month of The Festive 50. And in fact this will be The Final Festive 50. It’s all change here at thejazzbreakfast in… Read More ›
The French horn has a niche place in jazz, despite making some really famous appearances – in the Claude Thornhill, Gil Evans, Gunther Schuller and Carla Bley big bands. Its appearances as a strong solo instrument in a smaller combo are… Read More ›
The hugely-talented and enterprising saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes created a festival without musical boundaries called Emulsion, and she is bringing it to Birmingham in January. She already has substantial backing for the project to go ahead but she wants… Read More ›
Find out who said these words. He’s the subject of the latest in Garry Corbett’s series Stolen Moments. It’s HERE.
A bunch of good friends together generates positive energy, when they are musicians then their interactions will be more sophisticated, and when they have some music to play that is written and arranged specially for them the interactions will become more characterful… Read More ›
(Whirlwind Recordings) The Canadian sisters, trumpeter Ingrid and saxophonist Christine, have Ben Monder on guitar, Fraser Hollins on bass and Jon Wikan on drums and an album entitled for the concept of boundless possibility. If the possibilities they explore on its ten… Read More ›
(L&H Production) This is the Russian-born, U.S.-resident pianist and composer’s ninth jazz release since 2009. And its follow-up is all ready to go early in 2017. So, prolific Yelena Eckemoff certainly is! You might expect therefore that she would make… Read More ›