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Chicagoan trombonist Jeb Bishop (Vandermark 5/Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet/Globe Unity Orchestra/Polyorchard, etc) plays a brace of shows in Glasgow at the beginning of next month. He performs alongside saxophonist Tony Bevan, double-bassist Seth Bennet and drummer Stuart Brown at the Old Hairdressers, Renfied Lane in 1 October, while two days later he drops in at the The Glad Café, Pollockshawes Road in the company once more of Bevan, Bennett and Brown, plus saxophonists Raymond MacDonald and Ntshuks Bonga, as well as guitarist Jer Reid and keyboardist Jamie Bolland.

Spencer Grady

For more info visit www.jebbishop.com

Jazztronica trio Szun Waves have just released the video for 'Moon Runes', the second single to be taken from their critically acclaimed sophomore album, New Hymn to Freedom, which is out now on the Leaf Label. Featuring electronic music producer Luke Abbott, renowned Australian drummer Laurence Pike and saxophonist/electronics man Jack Wyllie (of Portico Quartet) the trio explore nebulas soundscapes, space jazz and rolling beats. Here the video for 'Moon Runes' is directed and created by video artist Sam Wiehl – and features surreal, cellular moons morphing and moving to a dystopian electronica soundtrack.

Catch Szun Waves on tour this autumn at the following dates: Broadcast, Glasgow (21 Nov); Oval Space, London (w/Ulrich Schnauss, 22 Nov); Soup Kitchen, Manchester (24 Nov); Headrow House, Leeds (26 Nov); Hink Festival, The Hague, Netherlands (1 Dec); Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich (2 Dec); The Exchange, Bristol (4 Dec) and NCI Club, Cambridge (6 Dec).

Mike Flynn

Jazzwise is pleased to share the video for 'Moon Runes' - for more info visit www.szunwaves.com


Guitarist Alex Munk returns in emphatic style with his hard-driving band, Flying Machines, as they prepare to release their second album New Life on 19 October on Ubuntu Music. Featuring Munk's fiery and lyrical playing with a top-notch band including bassist Conor Chaplin, keyboardist Matt Robinson and drummer Dave Hamblett, the album explores post-fusion grooves, electronica-tinged bass, epic soundscapes and melodic hooks in abundance. The album is launched on 22 October at Pizza Express Jazz Club, London with a further live date at Soho's Spice of Life on 25 November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival.

The band head out for a UK-wide tour in 2019, dates are: Jazzlines, Birmingham (15 Mar); The Whisky Jar, Manchester (25 Mar); Wakefield Jazz (29 Mar); Derby Jazz (5 Apr); The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen (25 Apr); Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (26 Apr); St Ives Jazz Club (7 May); The Spin, Oxford (19 Sep) and The Lescar, Sheffield (23 Oct).

Mike Flynn

Jazzwise is pleased to premiere the video for the first single 'New Life' - which is released on 21 September

For more info visit www.flyingmachinesband.com

The Royal Albert Hall's venue-within-a-venue, The Elgar Room, has a busy Late Night Jazz programme throughout this year's EFG London Jazz Festival. Pianist Alex Curtis' genre-hopping Sonic Brew sextet kick things off (16 Nov), with vocalist Daisy Chute, violinist Thomas Gould, six-string bass wiz Kevin Glasgow and double-drums/percussion from Jamie Murray and Sophie Alloway all combining on originals and covers from the group's forthcoming debut album, Patterns.

This is followed by acclaimed pianist Elliot Galvin (above left), of Mercury-nominated band Dinosaur, who appears with his Trio (19 Nov), while guitarist Jon Speedy leads his Afro-jazz-fusion band The Boom Yeah (20 Nov). Four emerging vocal talents complete the festival week with appearances from hotly tipped singer Cherise Adams-Burnett (above centre, 21 Nov); Sarah Vaughn and Billie Holiday-inspired Jo Harrop, who lines-up with compelling young saxophonist Alex Hitchcock (22 Nov); imaginative vocalist Fini Bearman (above right), who launches her new album, This Is Not America (23 Nov) and Australian chanteuse Karen Lane explores classics from the Great American Songbook (24 Nov).

Further late night jazz gigs include Alina Bzhezhinska (27 Sept); The MGM Musicals (4 Oct); Joanna Eden Quartet (11 Oct); The Jazz Of Dudley Moore (18 Oct) and Bahala (25 Oct). Jazzwise is media partner for the Late Night Jazz series.

Mike Flynn

 All EFG London Jazz Festival shows are available at £5 for students, under 26s and unemployed – for full details visit www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/series/late-night-jazz/

The full programme for this year's EFG London Jazz Festival, which runs from 16 to 25 November, has been announced and includes some significant additions across concert hall, club and free stages. It was also announced at the festival launch party on Monday 17 September that the title sponsor, EFG Private Bank, has extended its partnership with the festival for a further five years until 2023.

Among the new additions to the programme are the guest vocalists for the opening night vocal-jazz gala, Jazz Voice (RFH, 16 Nov), who are Brooklyn-based jazz singer Allan Harris, UK vocalist Anthony Strong, Taj's daughter and rising vocal star Deva Mahal, Canadian chanteuse Laila Biali, Brit-soul diva Lisa Stansfield and the award-winning Zara McFarlane. They will be backed by Guy Barker's 42-piece jazz festival orchestra on bespoke arrangements of classic songs that chime with historically important musical anniversaries.

The aforementioned McFarlane will also feature as part of vibes virtuoso Orphy Robinson's jazz take on Van Morrison's classic album Astral Weeks (QEH, 19 Nov), alongside soul-jazz singer Sarah Jane Morris. There's also a welcome appearance from exciting US flautist Jamie Baum, who appears with her top-notch septet to play music from their excellent recent album Bridges, with trumpeter Amir el Saffar and British expat pianist John Escreet (Kings Place, Hall Two, 17 Nov). There's also the debut UK appearance by the new super-trio Rymden (above centre), that comprises Norwegian keyboard king Bugge Wesseltoft and former EST rhythm-section Dan Berglund and Magnus Öström, all appearing ahead of their forthcoming debut on Jazzland Records, while Led Bib bass-ace Liran Donin opens things with a set from his kinetic acoustic 1000 Boats band (QEH, 22 Nov).

Lining-up at the Southbank that same night is revered Brit saxophonist Stan Sulzmann who celebrates his 70th birthday with a concert from his Neon Orchestra, whose stellar line-up includes Henry Lowther, Mark Nightingale, Nikki Iles and Josh Arcoleo, among others (Purcell Room, 22 Nov). Further concert hall additions include an appearance by Tomorrow's Warriors Female Frontline in support of Monty Alexander (Cadogan Hall, 25 Nov); soulful-jazz-blues singer Melody Gardot with Orchestra (RFH, 25 Nov) and Mercury-nominated tabla master Talvin Singh collaborating with beatboxer Jason Singh, flautist Shriram Sampath and cellist Francesca Ter Berg (Bridge Theatre, Tower Bridge, 25 Nov).

The club programme is brimming with leading UK and international artists such as rising US vocalist Jazzmeia Horn (Ronnie Scott's, 20 Nov); heavyweight jazz drummer Jeff 'Tain' Watts with esteemed guitar great Kurt Rosenwinkel (PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 20 Nov); UK-based Ugandan trumpeter Mark Kavuma (PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 22 Nov); Snarky Puppy's drummer Robert 'Sput' Searight and percussionist Nate Werth's 'conscious funk' Ghost-Note project (Ronnie Scott's, 23 Nov). Three names to watch out for include guitarist Rosie Frater-Taylor, saxophonist Quinn Oulton and collective Brothera's Testament (Waterloo Creative Studio/IKLEKTIK, 24 Nov) and the burning free-funk-into-hip hop jazz of the James Brandon Lewis Trio (Vortex, Dalston, 24 Nov).

Colleen Murphy's Classic Album Sundays series arrives at Kings Place Hall Two for a pair of intimate listening and discussion sessions featuring Dave Brubeck's Time Out, discussed by his son Darius Brubeck (2.30pm, 25 Nov), followed by a playing of Joe Harriott's Abstract, which will be discussed with saxophonist/broadcaster Soweto Kinch (4.45pm, 25 Nov). And chief among the myriad free stage concerts will be the Nordic Jazz Comets (1.45pm-7pm, FreeStage, Barbican, 25 Nov) with five new bands from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in the form of Baldvin Snær Quintet, Signe, I Just Came From The Moon, Bouncealarm! and Don-Quifive. These concerts join those already announced in Jazzwise, who is festival media partner.

Mike Flynn

For full listings and tickets visit www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk

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