He digs, ya dig? And we’re not talking just jazz here. Who is Garry Corbett’s latest Stolen Moments subject? Find out HERE.
‘Proper record shops – those guys are like family’
Find out who said these words. He’s the subject of the latest in Garry Corbett’s series Stolen Moments. It’s HERE.
Review and picture by Garry Corbett Symphony Hall, Birmingham UK 10-11-2016 The sitar in popular music has a chequered history. The 1960s of course raised its profile somewhat with the adoption of the instrument by a certain band and in… Read More ›
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 ›
Paul Dunmall Quintet featuring Hamid Drake
Pictures and words by Garry Corbett Hexagon Theatre at MAC, Birmingham UK 04-10-2016 As the music began last night I couldn’t help bringing to mind the title of Val Wilmer’s book on the musical achievements of Ornette Coleman, Coltrane, Albert… Read More ›
Whose are the hands?
He’s responsible for a lot of your Birmingham Friday evening treats… Find out the identity of the latest guest in photographer Garry Corbett’s Stolen Moments series, as well his 5-a-day recommendations. It’s all HERE.
Stan Tracey Legacy Octet
Review and pictures by Garry Corbett Mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham UK 24-09-2016 Throughout its history of 40 years Birmingham Jazz has had a strong relationship with the music of Stan Tracey. The passing of Stan in 2013 could have… Read More ›
Whose hands? Garry’s latest Stolen Moments reveals all
The August edition of photographer and jazz lover Garry Corbett’s Stolen Moments series is now out. The hands can often be seen holding a saxophone or shaking those of visitors to a Midland jazz club. Find out whose they are… Read More ›
KGQ – Under the Influence
Reviewed by Garry Corbett (33JAZZ) Ten tracks from the Kieron Garrett Quartet which wear their influence on their sleeve hence the title of the album. Of those ten tracks eight are Garrett originals plus two co-written with the band’s bass… Read More ›
The hand, the braces… but whose are they?
Find out in Stolen Moments. Garry Corbett’s latest subject in his monthly portrait feature is HERE.
Meet the musicians’ invisible filter
If you’ve been going to jazz concerts in Birmingham – or not far away – over the last decade or so, you have probably heard his work, but you might not have been aware of it. In fact, if you… Read More ›
Who has his ear to the wall?
He’s standing in the rain in Charlotte Street and he’s been catching a Stolen Moment with Photographer Garry Corbett. But who is he? Find out HERE.
JQ Jazz Legends Festival – Friday
By John Watson The Red Lion, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham UK 20-05-2016 What a delight it is when an already accomplished musician reaches a whole new level of musical achievement. It’s been two years since I last heard Bristol-based saxophonist and… Read More ›
These hands enjoy open D tuning on a Tanglewood guitar
Whose are they? Find out in the latest of Garry Corbett’s Stolen Moments HERE.
Words and pictures by Garry Corbett Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton UK 23-04-2016 All but one of the compositions played by the trio known as Malija at the Arena came from their only album to date The Day I Had Everything. That… Read More ›
Matt Ridley – the ant’s eye view
The Matt Ridley Quartet played The Red Lion in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter last Friday, courtesy of Birmingham Jazz, and photographer Garry Corbett was there, down on his knees – well, for some of the evening anyway – looking for a… Read More ›
Zoe Gilby Quartet
Picture and review by Garry Corbett Symphony Hall Cafe Bar 08-04-2016 Zoe Gilby and her band made their first Jazzlines Commuter Jazz appearance on Friday, having failed in an attempt to make the gig a year previously due to unforeseen traffic… Read More ›