Steve Williamson – Rivers Of Song

Saxophonist Steve Williamson has been a mercurial force on the UK scene for more than three decades. He spoke with Kevin Le Gendre about his ongoing inspirations and harmonic investigations, and his mentoring of the next generation of jazz musicians under the auspices of his classically-charged project, StringTing

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #240 – to read the full article and save money click here to Subscribe

The Bad Plus - Rebel Yell

Power trio The Bad Plus are still going strong after almost two decades, no mean feat for a contemporary jazz instrumental ensemble. Besides their genre-busting, collectivist approach to piano, bass and drums, they’ve also built up a huge fanbase with their incendiary live shows and unique cover versions. At the end of 2017 the widely admired post-bopper, Philly-born Orrin Evans, replaced original pianist Ethan Iverson, with the new line-up immediately releasing Never Stop II. Selwyn Harris grills the group on the eve of their debut performance at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, about the band’s initial rebel status, how the newcomer is settling in and what it’s like road-testing the new line-up

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #240 – to read the full article and save money click here to Subscribe

Jan Garbarek - Tundra Spirit

Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek has come to epitomise what’s become known to many as the ‘Nordic tone’ – a crystalline sound with a direct, poetic earthiness. It’s an aesthetic that’s also become the hallmark of renowned German label ECM. As the latter imprint celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, Stuart Nicholson spoke to Garbarek about his singular five-decade relationship with Manfred Eicher’s esteemed label

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #239 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

Branford Marsalis – Shadow Play

Acclaimed saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis speaks to Alyn Shipton about the ins-and-outs of his latest album, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul, the art of arranging, solo performance and the timeless wisdom of Art Blakey

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #239 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

Trish Clowes - Universal Beings

The work of ever-evolving saxophonist, and sometime singer, Trish Clowes has often drawn its inspiration from art beyond music. Kevin Le Gendre finds out how this connection became even more explicit with the arrival of her stunning new album, Ninety Degrees Gravity

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #239 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

Subcategories

Page 3 of 103

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website

If you do not change browser settings, you consent to continue. Learn more

I understand

Making The Cut Mpu 300x500px

Subcribe To Jazzwise

Advertisement

Call 0800 137201 to subscribe or click here to email the subscriptions team

Get in touch

Jazzwise Magazine,
St. Judes Church,
Dulwich Road, 
Herne Hill,
London, SE24 0PD.

0208 677 0012

Latest Tweets

Manhattan Comes To Rottingdean https://t.co/gAWb7OSm6e @GeorgeColligan @Rottingdean @eddiemyer1 https://t.co/aElIbOMfLj
Follow Us - @Jazzwise
Catch the stunning exhibition of African-American photojournalist Ernest C. Withers’ work at the Michael Hoppen Gal… https://t.co/DOVT0ZnZTc
Follow Us - @Jazzwise

Newsletter

© 2016 MA Business & Leisure Ltd registered in England and Wales number 02923699 Registered office: Jesses Farm, Snow Hill, Dinton, Salisbury, SP3 5HN . Designed By SE24 MEDIA