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 ›
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BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Line-Up is the show to listen to on Saturday (31 Oct) from 5pm. London Jazz News‘ editor Sebastian Scotney has been doing a few things for the radio programme and his latest involved a trip to… Read More ›
I was in the audience at The Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston, London, on Thursday evening – in fact it was a rare full nuclear family affair. So, there was the satisfaction of that, and there was the natural excitement… Read More ›
Yep, the jazz people. They’re the nominees for the PPL 2014 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, instigated by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group, and the awards ceremony is on Tuesday 13 May in the Terrace Pavilion at the House of… Read More ›
The London Jazz News blog has been covering the story of Soweto Kinch’s stolen Selmer alto in exemplary fashion. It all ends in smiles here.
The sheer variety of mood, the things tried and moved on from, the influences summoned from thin air were what stay in the mind. The first improvisation of the second half seemed to start in Debussy territory, become more modal… Read More ›