London Calling

Steve Gadd Band review – LIVE at Ronnie Scott’s

After having had the honour and pleasure of interviewing the mighty Steve Gadd, I was invited to attend one of his shows at Ronnie Scotts. This is not a review. I am in no...

Major Boost for Jazz in the South – UK

Turner Sims Southampton secures £315,755 in Arts Council England funding. Turner Sims Southampton, part of the University of Southampton, will receive over £315,000 for an...

Gig Review |Courtney Pine & Omar live @ Ronnie Scott’s

    Technically perfect and creatively… just brilliant! So to end the month of February, Ronnie Scott’s gave us two dates with the mighty Courtney Pine accompanied...

David K. Mathews Interviewed by Fiona Ross

Editor’s note: Read Fiona Ross’s Interview with the acclaimed pianist Dave K. Mathews. Tomorrow (Saturday) you can read Fiona’s CD review of the new album by...

Ola Onabule – Pizza Express London gig review by Fiona Ross

Editor’s note: Recently returning from a packed out performance at The Chichester Festival Theatre. Ola Onabule performed two sold out concerts at Pizza Express in...

Nigel Kennedy – The unparalleled jazz virtuoso

Violin virtuoso and composer Nigel Kennedy played George Gershwin and more at Ronnie Scott’s in London last week amid a standing ovations furore and utter delight from the...

Postmodern Jukebox To Tour UK In Support Of New Album

Postmodern Jukebox have garnered almost 1 billion YouTube views.The band embark on a 20-date UK tour this month, including two shows at London’s Roundhouse, in support of new...

Orphy Robinson All Stars presents: The music of Bobby Hutcherson

31st January  – Ronnie Scott’s – London.  One word: outstanding! Orphy Robinson and his All Stars band “start their journey” with “Knucklebean”, the 1977...

Monk Misterioso – a journey into the silence of Thelonious Monk

Magical gig by Filomena Campus et al – the perfect conclusion to the EFG London Jazz Festival Another busy and packed EFG London Jazz Festival has concluded. One of the sold...

London Calling | Sunday – The final day at the London Jazz Festival.

Sunday 19 November 2017 Today is the last day of the 2017 London Jazz Festival. The highlight of the closing day is without doubt at the Barbican with a performance of Joe...

London Calling | Saturday 18 November at the London Jazz Festival.

Saturday 18 November 2017 Tonight’s “top tip” for the London Jazz Festival is a a performance of the production MONK MISTERIOSO – a journey into the silence of...