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Jazz Guitarist Chris Standring ~ A Live London Recording Session with special guest artist Mica Paris

Erminia Yardley talks to jazz guitarist Chris Standring in anticipation of his “very special” gig at Cadogan Hall in London on 5th March. 1) Chris, at the end of this...

Jacqui Dankworth presents |“Shakespeare and all that Jazz” | special guest: Simon Callow

Ronnie Scott’s – Sunday 29th January. Rain is pouring by the bucketful outside, but inside Ronnie’s there is always a welcoming atmosphere and on the night the crowd is...

Curtis Stigers – the perfect crooner

Last month saw many varied performances again at the epic Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, but one that really stood out, that made the crowd AND this writer feel energized and breath...

Gigi – “Invisible Ink” – Ltd. edition LP

Miss Harold aka Gigi does it again… with a limited edition LP to be released on 33 Jazz Records late in January 2017. Her vocals on the new album are multi-faceted, refreshing,...

Marcus Strickland – London Concert Review – “Intense and beautiful”

Marcus Strickland – Twi-Life @ Ronnie Scott’s – Wed 16th November (night 1 of 2) There was a hush in the air on the first night Strickland played at Ronnie Scott’s,  on...

“A Sardinian extravaganza” Filomena Campus

Filomena Campus Quartet ft Gavino Murgia @ Pizza Express – Soho – London As part of the 2016 EFG London Jazz Festival, Pizza Express in Soho, London, hosted the...

Angus Bayley CD Review and Q&A.

“Scrapbook”, a 9-track album released in autumn this year on the Spark label, is the work of Angus Bayley, composer and musician as well as scientist!  All of the tracks but...

CD Review – Sara Dowling “From Shadows into Light”

9 tracks & 37.39 minutes of pure delight. (Sara Dowling – vocals; Rob Barron – piano; Jeremy Brown – bass; Matt Home – drums) Apart from singing beautifully on the...

Pimping the jazz fantastic…

Soil & Pimp Sessions @ Ronnie Scott’s (1st night) Line up: Shacho (agitator, spirit), Tabu Zombie (trumpet), Takeshi Kurihara (sax), Josei (piano), Akita Goldman (bass)...

Binker & Moses interview – The super London duo!

Sunday 3rd July @ The Love Supreme Festival – The Artists area On the last day of the Love Supreme Festival, I popped to the Artists area to sit on a bench outside, sun...

Interview with Alan Gorrie – Average White Band

The last day of the Love Supreme Festival saw many artists and performances; it was an incredibly packed day, full of music and chats. One of the scheduled interviews on my list...