Fiona Ross – Women In Jazz

The Energy and Exuberance of Lenore Raphael – Interview

Lenore Raphael is an award-winning classically trained pianist who started out as a child prodigy and performed at Carnegie Hall to significant acclaim whilst in her teens. She is...

The Unstoppable – Barbara Thompson MBE

Barbara Thompson writes and performs for the saxophone like no other. With love and unwavering respect, she cherishes the instrument when needed, challenges and pushes it beyond...

J Frisco: Bras, peanut butter and Jazz

J Frisco is an Avant-Garde, Free jazz, all female collective of musicians that have just released their first album ‘Naked’. They create, what they define as ‘improvised...

Interview: Yazz Ahmed and music of the people

Speaking to Yazz Ahmed, I am reminded of the power of exploration of different cultures and themes in music and how this can raise awareness and inspire. The seemingly simple act...

Roseanna Vitro: Telling the truth with the best barbecue sauce

Grammy nominated vocalist, educator, columnist and musical activist Roseanna Vitro has just released her 14th album ‘Tell Me the Truth’. She has interviewed Al Jarreau, Jon...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame – Part 2

I have been very fortunate to meet some truly incredible people through my work in the music industry, but there are two people that stand out for me. They stand out because they,...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame

Maxine Gordon. Historian, researcher, author, producer, scholar, consultant. President of the Dexter Gordon Society and President of Dex Music LLC (which controls the copyright to...

Artist Manager Maria Avgoulis Interviewed by Fiona Ross

Where are all the women in Jazz? They’re here, you just don’t know about all of them. There has been an incredible amount of discussions recently about the lack of women in...

Terri Lyne Carrington talks about Women in Jazz to Fiona Ross.

Terri Lynne Carrington is a Grammy award winning drummer, educator and producer and was the first woman to win the Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. She has worked with an...