Concert review: Phronesis

mac, Birmingham UK 15-05-2012 It’s an endless source of fascination to me how the classical jazz trio of piano, bass and drums has changed down the years and how freshness and innovation can still be found in this well-worn format…. 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 ›

The week ahead in gigs

One of the most creative and distinctive new strands in British jazz over the last few years has been the consolidation of a strong crossover between jazz and Asian music. Zoe Rahman’s band with her brother Idris on clarinet, is… Read More ›