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Centenary Celebration: Jean-Baptiste ‘Illinois’ Jacquet (1922-2004)

Sometimes in life you get an offer that’s just too good to refuse. So, when I was asked if I would like to write a tribute to one of the most influential tenor saxophonists...

Emma Rawicz and Sophisticated Giants

Women in Jazz Media presents ‘Maxine Gordon – Sophisticated Giants’, an evening of celebration of the inspirational work of award-winning Arts Advocate, Jazz Historian,...

Hannah Horton and Sophisticated Giants

Women in Jazz Media presents ‘Maxine Gordon – Sophisticated Giants’, an evening of celebration of the inspirational work of award-winning Arts Advocate, Jazz Historian,...

Ami Oprenova: Enjoying ‘Precious Days’

Bulgarian jazz vocalist, band leader and composer Ami Oprenova kicked off a UK album tour at London venue Toulouse Lautrec on Sunday 26th September 2021, presenting arrangements...

ALBUM REVIEW: AMI OPRENOVA ‘PRECIOUS DAYS’

Brand new album ‘Precious Days’ from Bulgarian jazz vocalist, composer and band leader Ami Oprenova features 9 original tracks (3 co-written with guitarist Daniele...

Drum Roll Please For The Incredible Daisy Palmer.

As a passionate and dedicated jazz musician married to a drummer, I welcomed the opportunity to celebrate the tenth International Jazz Day by delving deeper into the world of a...

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...