Christian Scott Tag Archive

Gig review – Christian Scott at Ronnie Scott’s

“It is time we created a sound that dispels singular narratives of entire peoples and looks to finally represent the wealth of narratives found throughout the American...

Nominees for the 2018 JazzFM awards announced.

Yesterday, the nominees for the 2018 JazzFM awards were announced. Jazz FM launched the Jazz FM Awards in 2013 with the aim of celebrating the work of jazz, blues and soul...

Op-Ed: The Cold War and the Re-Politicization of Jazz.

Just before Christmas Chris Brubeck (Son of Dave Brubeck) tipped us on an article By Billy Perrigo published in Time Magazine. The article looks at the post WWII tours organized...

Recommend CD’s of 2017 – A Kaleidoscopic Chart by Erminia Yardley

Here I am, on the second weekend of January 2018, as I finalise my “the best” of 2017, I realise it is an utterly impossible task, completely unfair towards other artists and...

London Calling | Wednesday at the London Jazz Festival

Wednesday 15 November 2017 Today marks the halfway point for this years London Jazz Festival. The many concerts that have already taken place have delivered countless highlights...

The EFG London Jazz Festival reaches new heights.

The EFG London Jazz Festival is without doubt one of the greatest celebrations of jazz on the current festival scene. This year the festival features more than 350 performances in...

Herbie Hancock, Craig Taborn & Kamasi Washington shine at Gent Jazz 2017

Gent Jazz Festival 2017 held over seven music filled days between 6th and 16th of July. I was one of the 34, 000 people who came to the festival. I was able to spend six days at...